Archive - Sep 2008

September 12th

[ATE] Rampage on the River

The 15th Anniversary Celebration of the founding of the Shire of Ironwood Loch! Come share in the festivities as we revel in the 15 year milestone of the only shire to eventually expand the boundaries of the Atenveldt realm into the Kingdom of Caid by celebrating our humble and honorable creation of Ironwood Loch back in October 1993.

Rampage on the River
Shire of Ironwood Loch
September 27th ~ 28th, 2008 Location:
Shire of Ironwood Loch (Blythe, California)

[ANS] Hunter's Moon CANCELLED

The Shire of Emerald Keep invites you to attend Hunter's Moon, October 17-19, 2008

Site opens at 12 p.m. on Friday and closes at noon on Sunday

Site Fee $15 per person over 11, 5 - 10 $10 and under 5 free. Family max of $35. There is $3.00 surcharge for non-members. Please make checks payable to SCA, Inc, Shire of Emerald Keep

Event Steward
Lady Olivia VanMeteren Location:
Shire of Emerald Keep (Waco, Texas)

[OUT] War of the Staked Plains

The local inhabitants of the shire of Blackwater Keep are in need of a strong Overlord. One to protect us and support us in our endeavor to maintain our humble shire.

During the weekend of Sept. 27 - 29 we will be hosting a tournament to determine, from all the courageous fighters who attend, whom will become our Dread Overlord. There will be combats for Fell Overlord and Dread Archer along with minor (fun) competitions for all through out the day. Sir Berold will be hosting an unbelted tourney as well. Our artisans have worked hard and we have dipped into to our coffers in order to present grand gifts to our champions. The evening feast will prove a glorious event in it's self. There will be a choice of three meats, several seasonal side dishes and a tasty sweet to finish. After all the tedious chores of feasting are done, there will be a bardic around a toasty fire. Come join our company, share our camaraderie, warm yourself by our fire. All are invited to attend and are most welcome. Location:
Shire of Blackwater Keep (Clovis, New Mexico)

[ATL] University of Atlantia

Greetings from the Chancellor of University of Atlantia, Master Eldred AElfwald, unto the populace of Atlantia! I am pleased to announce that the incipient canton of Abhainn Iarthair will be hosting the October session of University of Atlantia.

The site address is:
Warren County Middle School
550 West 15th St.
Front Royal, VA 22630

Please also be advised that no edged weapons, no food preparation, no alcohol, and no smoking are permitted anywhere on school grounds. Location:
Incipient Canton of Abhainn Iarthair (Front Royal, Virginia)

[ATL] Atlantian Fall Crown 2008

Their Majesties Jason and Gerhild have decreed that Their Heirs shall be chosen at this time, in this place. Herald the day, gather the contestants, and let them gird themselves in full panoply, for the winner of the day shall be the one that fights in most worthy fashion for their Consort.

Site: Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center, 804 Cedar Lane, Reidsville, NC 27320.
Site opens at 7 PM Friday, September 7 and closes at 10 AM on Sunday, September 9. Location:
Barony of the Sacred Stone (Reidsville, North Carolina)

[ATE] Wealhhnutu Chainmail Gathering and Potluck

WHEN: October, 18, 2008 (It's a Saturday) from 1:00pm - 5:00pm
WHERE: Castle Brandhard in Wealhhnutu March

WHAT TO BRING: Bring projects to work on or to show. Bring mandrels (cranks for making springs) if you have them. Bring 2 pairs of pliers if you have them. If you have wire you may bring it. Construction tie wire is good to begin with, as it is cheap and fairly easy to work with. Two methods of spring making will be available. Some wire will be available. Wire cutters will be available. THIS CLASS IS FOR CHAINMAIL ARMOR-MAKING AS WELL AS JEWELRY-MAKING. WE WANT TO SEE IT ALL!!! Location:
Wealhhnutu March (Nogales, Arizona)

Kubb 2008 Championship of the Carolinas

Kubb a classic Viking game, has traveled thousands of miles from a distant and magical land and now resides in the USA! KUBB is perfect for 2-6 players and for ages 8-80! Come and learn about the game, participate and ENJOY!

When: Sunday, October 26, 2008 1:00PM-6:00PM

Where: On the grounds of the Salisbury Civic Center 315 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Salisbury, NC

Cost: $5.00 per participant/General Admission: FREE Location:
SAGA (Salisbury, North Carolina)

[ART] Baronial Arts & Sciences Competition

The Barony of One Thousand Eyes sends greetings to one and all! Long have men searched throughout the ages to find the secrets of turning base and raw objects into objects of renowned beauty. Nowhere is this skill more evident than in the artisans of the Barony of One Thousand Eyes. This skill is especially exhibited in those who hold the coveted title of Baronial Arts & Sciences Champion.

Barony of One Thousand Eyes (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

[DRA] Civil War

There is unrest in the shire of Juneborg. The dispute over the estate granted by the King continues. Who is the rightful owner? Is it true that the winner of last year’s war signed away the rights to a loyal general from his side? It seems we must once again settle this cause on the field of honour with swords and axes. For the more peaceful people there will be classes, workshops and arts and science exhibition as well as a bazaar where items pass from one owner to another. On Saturday a great feast will be served to the hungry and to the survivors. Please bring your banners to help decorate the feast hall. Location:
Shire of Juneborg (Mullsjö, Sweden)

[ANS] Winter Weasel Wonderland

I would like to invite and welcome the populace to Wiesenfeuer Yule that will be held on Saturday, December 6th from 10 am to 10 pm at Camp Dakani in Oklahoma City.

The name of the event is 'Winter Weasel Wonderland', so...guess what it is all themed, not wonderland...WEASELS!!!

Competitions include: the Baronial Bardic Competition, the Baronial Arts and Sciences Competition, Table Decorating Competition, Subtlety Competition, Best Weasel in any Medium, and the Best use of a Weasel in a Costume. Location:
Barony of Wiesenfeuer (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

Mobile Renaissance Faire

Mobile Renaissance Faire

3603 Mobile Highway,
Pensacola, Florida 32505
or P.O. Box 36333,
Pensacola, FL, 32516.
Mobile phone (850) 572-1407- office (850) 429- 8462-Fax (850) 470-0012 GCRENFAIRE @ AOL.COM WWW. GCRF. NET

Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Information Sheet Faire is on Nov. 15-16, 2008, 10a-5p, at the Mobile Fairgrounds, 1035 Location:
Mobile, Alabama

[WES] Borgia Feast

Lucrezia Borgia is giving a feast in honor of her father, the Pope, but beware, there is poison in the air. Caution is your only hope. Come to the feast and see who will be the last noble standing in this game of trust and betrayal. For those that wish to come and just watch the spectacle, items will be provided to ensure your safety. There will be a cap of 60 tickets sold, as the Pope is in his elder years and large crowds leave him ill. Location:
Canton of Caer Darth (Santa Cruz, California)

[EAL] The Dance Event

You are most cordially invited to join us, In the Canton of Greyfells, Within the Barony of Skraeling Althing for: The Dance Event A Day of Learning, An Evening of Revelry

When: October 4th, 2008 from 9am to 9pm

St. Margaret’s United Church,
690 Sir John A MacDonald Blvd.
Kingston Ontario

Why: To spend the day learning dances and music of the Renaissance, in a casual (mundane clothing please) instructional atmosphere from some of Ealdormere’s best dancers and musicians. Location:
Canton of Greyfells (Kingston, Ontario)

SCA at 1968 Worldcon

Photos from the earliest days of the Society for Creative Anachronism are available on FANAC, the Fan History Project website. The photos date to 1968.

September 11th

[LOC] Harvest Feast

Come one and come all. Join the Suth Gild Heall Cooks and Brewers in the second of the Succession of Salubrious Soirees - Harvest Feast.

Lady Isobel de la Rose of Arrowsreach has never cooked for over 8 people on her own (she is a great kitchen helper though), She has been working extremely hard at getting up the nerve and getting together her first "big" feast. She is ready !!!

Her challenge on the night "Cook a successful feast for 24 people". The Location:
Suth Gild (Mt Waverly, Australia)

[OUT] Champions of al-Barran

Come one, come all! al-Barran's Baronial Champions event is nigh upon us! Come test your mettle against those who wish to seek glory in battle upon the field of combat. Come test your voice for those who wish to seek glory in song and tale.

The event is free for all comers, so you should be there! The site is at Land's End, where there is great camping and wonderful scenery. (Stay tuned, as site may change, weather un-permitting) Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Stanley, New Mexico)

[EAL] Kingdom A & S

Come one and all to support your Kingdom-wide Artisans as they compete for acclaim and accolades from their peers and competitors.

Fighters, be aware that Marshall Artists will also be welcome; Sword and Dagger, or Sword and Shield only, however, as we have a low ceiling indoors.

Revel in the wondrous and wonderful feast planned by The Honourable Lady Aislinne of Alainmor.

Please reserve by November 1st to ensure your spot, as we will not have Feast reservations on the day of the event. Location:
Canton of Vest Yorvik (Burlington, Ontario)

[ANT] Bardic Championship and Kingdom University

Their Majesties of An Tir & Their Highnesses of Tir Righ invite One & All to join Them for this historic event, hosted by the beautiful Barony of Lions Gate.

Site opens at 9am -5pm Sat.& Sun.

New Westminster Masonic Hall
508 Agnes St.

...2 blocks EAST and 1 block south of Douglas College Site opens at 10am-2am Saturday only. (Pay parking only - Please be careful about no parking zones... New West is very vigilant about ticketing illegally parked vehicles.) Location:
Barony of Lions Gate (New Westminster, British Columbia)

[MER] Knight's Gambit

Welcome one and all to ALL the fighting you can Stand. Come fight those elusive Knights that you've heard about, but have yet to meet. This again, will be a training session with the Knights- one on one with each Knight until you are too tired to do anything but sit for an amazing feast and relax.

There will also be a squire and men-at-arms list- double elimination. Armor inspection will start Location:
Shire Brantestone (Cullman, Alabama)

[AET] Agincourt

We invite one and all to join us for our third annual celebration of the feast of Saint Crispin! Our event is themed on the battle of Agincourt that was fought in northern France as part of the Hundred Years' War. The battle was fought on a rainy Saint Crispin’s Day, in 1415 between the English and Welsh army of King Henry V and the French army of King Charles VI.

The many fights to be had throughout the day will sate Fighter and Fencers alike. For the fencers, your day will begin with a melee on an hourglass shaped field; you will later fight the Tavern Brawl as well as a Fencing Tourney. For the Heavy Fighters, you have many battles ahead of you, all with combat archery. The Heavy Tavern Brawl will take place in the afternoon, hand weapons only please. Location:
Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Dorseyville, Pennsylvania)

[ATE] Feast of Knowledge

Do you hunger for Knowledge? Then feed your hunger! Join the Shire of Windale for our Feast of Knowledge. There will be plentiful classes to satisfy all appetites.

Our Feast will start at 10:00am on Saturday, October 18, 2008. It will be in the cool, tall pine trees of the Hualapai Mountains.

Our Feast includes classes in Arts & Sciences, and Fun and Sex in the Middle Ages. All sorts of fulfilling classes on Combat Basics such as Fighting, Armor, and Archery will be available for those with heartier appetites. Spear your hunger with all day rapier activities. There will be child sized portions available with parent/guardian supervision. To zest up the Feast, we will have delicious classes on All Things Slavic. Location:
Shire of Windale (Kingman, Arizona)

[ANS] Samhain XXVIII

We invite one and all to travel to the lands of the Barony of the Eldern Hills for our twenty-eighth annual Samhain Celebration. Bring your best skills for our Thrown Weapons, Bardic, and Arts & Sciences Competitions, which will determine our newest titled champions. Our array of activities will delight both you and your children, including our first ever Youth Chivalric Class and Tournament. And don?t forget to bring treats for our traditional Mischief and Morsels activity on Saturday evening! Location:
Barony of the Eldern Hills (Granite, Oklahoma)

[ATL] Feast of St. Andrew

Come down to the Canton of Tear Sea's Shore for a day of fighting, fun and feasting for the annual Feast of St. Andrew. This will be a lovely event to celebrate the holiday season and what better way than to spend it with your SCA family.

Martial Activities:
A full day of fighting is planned. Three rounds of fighting. The First round is Mass Weapon and shield in the tradition of the Scots. Extra points will be given for use of anything other than a sword. The Location:
Barony of Hidden Mountain (Harleyville, South Carolina)

[LOC] Canterbury Faire


[ANS] Protectorate XXXII

Their Excellencies, Donnchadh Beag mac Griogair and Muriel ingen Gille Crist do bid all warm greetings and are pleased to invite all the populace of the known world to Namron's Protectorate!

This year, as every year, courageous warriors from around the kingdom and the known world will compete to be named Protector of Namron. Three champions will be selected by way of honorable combat. One protector each will be selected in the arts of Armored Combat, Rapier Combat and Equestrian Combat. Location:
Barony of Namron (Cleveland, Oklahoma)

[ANT] Game of Thrones : Stormgods

Game of Thrones : Stormgods Barony of Stromgard Sept 12-14, 2008 Vancouver, WA

Note the NEW site. The grass-rich rolling hills near Woodland Washington host sunshine, frivolity, camaraderie, open fields and sheltered meadows of an ancient family farm.

Count Sir Tiernan Mor Dal Cais’ landmark tournament “A Game of Thrones and Stormgods” is returning to Stromgard. This format pits teams of heavy fighters in war for supremacy in Stromgard's famous castle, while simultaneously competing for baronial heavy champion. Last year fighters raved it was EPIC! Location:
Barony of Stromgard (Vancouver, Washington)

[EAS] Fall Harvest

Come one, come all, be you from one of the many far away shires or baronies of the knowne worlde, or one of our very own citizens of the sleeping dragon, the Baronie of l'ile du Dragon Dormant is opening its doors to help celebrate the 23rd annual Fall Harvest on Saturday, October 18th, 2008, at the Centre Communautaire de Verchères, in Verchères, Québec.

The event will be a multi-faceted affair, and will feature the Northern Shores Regional Rapier Championship from the morning leading into the afternoon, and will be run by the current and exiting Champion, Don Cosmano. Letters of intent will be required, and must be received by no later than October 10th. Send all intents to: Location:
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (Verchères, Quebec)

[NOR] Clothiers Seminar North

Clothiers Seminar North Hosted by the Village of Blachemere with the Barony of Nordskogen. Saturday, November 8, 2008

Site opens 9am Closes 7pm

Site Fee: Adults (ages 13 and up) $7 (Additional $3 for non members)

Lunch: Available for $4 and will be served between 12-130pm. Local fast food and other eating establishments are available near the site.

Coon Rapids Free Church Location:
Village of Blachemere (Coon Rapids, Minnesota)

Jewelry finds help illustrate history of Jamestown

The recent discoveries of a small pendant depicting a Virginia native American, and several other pieces of jewelry, will help historians understand more fully the history and life in the Jamestown colony.

[AET] Archers to the Wald

The Canton of Steltonwald invites one and all to come and fling your arrows and other sharp pointy objects at this year's Archers to the Wald. Many of the well-known archery marshals of our Kingdom including many Scarlet Guard members will be running various ranges throughout the day, including several roving, novelty and long distance ranges. There may even be some archery classes offered.

Members of the Scarlet Guard have agreed to make themselves available Location:
Canton of Steltonwald (New Brighton, Pennsylvania)