Archive - Aug 27, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 19:39
The 2,000-year-old skeleton of a Roman greyhound has been donated to a Lincolnshire, England charity shop. The bones were first discovered at the Lawn in Lincoln in 1986, and are believed to date to the Roman era.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 16:44
Harvest Day and Tournament of Chivalry
When: September 5-7, 2008
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 16:20
Tis the hunting season once again in Politarchopolis. Join us on Saturday in a quest, rapier tournament, roving round, kite flying and twilight heavy tournament. At night enjoy the Wild Hunt: dancing, music, feasting and masquerade under the stars. Sunday sees the excitement of the Hunt through the forests and glades of Politarchopolis. Price includes camping, lunches, masquerade and dinner. Gas cooking provided for breakfast. Prize to be awarded for best mask. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Sheldricks Lane, NSW)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 16:14
The Shire of Korsvag will be hosting Northshield Rapier Academy on Saturday, September 6th, AS 43.
Where : Oak Grove Park, Fargo, ND (directions and a map on the linked page)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 16:09
This event is intended to be a fun get together of people interested in the Arts and Sciences to share and learn about different types of Arts and Sciences and get ideas and feed back. This is not an Arts and Sciences competition but instead a forum of sorts to learn, teach, and share with each other. There will also be a fighting demo on Friday where we hope to have both rapier and heavy fighting. This will be on the University of Minnesota campus and is intended to get the attention of students and show off the fun things we do. Location:
College of Tor Aerie
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 15:35
St. Eligius, the patron saint of artisans and metalworkers will be celebrated at Dragonship Haven's upcoming Arts and Sciences Competition and Schola. The craftspeople of the East Kingdom are invited to participate in the Saint Eligius Arts and Sciences Competition. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of individual categories. Special prizes will be going to those whose entries are recognized for Judges' Choice, Peoples' Choice and Baron's Choice. His Excellency will also be selecting the DSH Baronial A&S Champion. Location:
Barony of Dragonship Haven (Stratford, Connecticut)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 15:20
Rannveigr and I will be holding a free authorization/rider clinic on September 6, 2008, from 11 AM until 3 PM at Van Dee Stables in Waterford , PA.
This is not an event. However, it will be the last official practice we
hold in Stormsport for the balance of 2008. Since we have paid for SCA
equestrian insurance we can do authorizations. We will provide equipment
for basic games and a few specialty authorizations. To a more limited
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 15:16
The Forests of Hornwood hold many dangerous animals on four feet...and on two. After the war, fleeing mercenaries and defeated warriors infiltrate our shire, pillaging what spoils they can find and causing great scenes of discord. Join with us, The Shire of Hornwood, on September 6th from 9am until 8pm in our efforts to clear out the rabble and fill our larders for the coming winter. The promise of great rewards awaits you at our Hideaway Homecoming! Location:
Shire of Hornwood (Brockport Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 15:06
Escape to the Current Middle Ages with the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Shire of Rokeclif as they celebrate fourteen years of hosting their signature Autumn Rose event. See the Arts of War (armored combat, fencing and archery) side-by-side of with the Arts of Peace (medieval crafts and demonstrations).
Trempeleau County Fairgrounds (Galesville, WI)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 15:00
In a series of videos posted on YouTube, Midrealm HR specialist Syr Kyppyn Kirkcaldy offers suggestions for recruiting new members to the SCA and how to keep them.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 14:46
The Central Region is pleased to present the Central Regional Rapier Academy October 26th in Athens, TX.
The site has indoor and outdoor venues in which to teach. If you wish to teach a class in our Historic Swordplay track, please contact
Lord Corvin at email@example.com.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 11:34
Not everyone goes to Pennsic! SCA members in Wisconsin who did not attend the War gathered recently in Marshfield to trade blows, practice their skills and have a relaxing day of fun. Reporter Adam Rodewald of the Marshfield News-Herald visited the event.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-08-27 08:07
Gavin Menzies, who in 2002 theorized that the Chinese reached the America's 7 decades before Columbus, has a new theory: Leonardo da Vinci's drawings were based on scientific encyclopedias brought to Italy in 1430 by a Chinese fleet.