Archive - Mar 3, 2009

Plenary Indulgences again available in the Catholic Church

In 1517, Martin Luther denounced the selling of indulgences by the Church, setting off the Reformation. Now the modern Catholic Church is reinstituting the practice.

[MID] Bardic Roundhouse

The Barony of the Cleftlands presents an open gathering of the bardic community to share and learn.

Collegium Cantorum to offer concerts in Washington D.C. area

Roy B. Scherer reports that Collegium Cantorum, under the direction of Timothy Kendall, will present two concerts of Renaissance sacred music in Washington D.C. and Bethesda, Maryland.

[WES] Spring Fools Tourney

Spring is here and the Barony of Rivenoak is celebrating in high style!!! We're pulling out all our tricks for a fun filled afternoon that will include, but not be limited to, some serious fighting, both hardsuit and rapier. Some silly fighting, a pilgrimage to the Fountain of Trivia, some dancing, lots of eating,... munch... munch.. munch. Some string games and some chair games. But most of all SOME EGG GAMES!!!

[ATE] Bacchanal

Please join us for the sixth annual Brymstonne Bacchanal on Saturday April 4th, 2009.

[ATL] Spring Crown Tournament

As the soft spring breezes drift over the coast of Atlantia, Their Majesties call forth all warriors to a glorious day of combat to determine the Heirs to Their throne. The Stronghold of Raven's Cove has the distinct honor of hosting this event and promises the populace a day filled with fighting and camraderie. Come join us on the coast at a lovely site overlooking the water where dolphins have been known to frolic and the sunsets are spectacular.

[ANT] Irish Feast

Join the goode folkes of the Shire of River's Bend in celebrating their 24th annual Irish Feast. This year we will be celebrating our Irish families and history with all things Irish. We invite all of the folks of the Kingdom of An Tir to bring their Irish bits, foods and skills to our feast and share. Wear your finest Irish garb and have fun.

Can I buy a vowel?

Looking for the perfect gift of an SCA linguist or herald? Wondering what to get that shire-mate with a Welsh persona? How about Scrabble yn Gymraeg, Scrabble in Welsh?

[NOR] The Pheasants are Revolting Too

THE PHEASANTS ARE REVOLTING TOO!" FEATURING The Tournament of Erehwon That should keep those revolting pheasants in line.

[OUT] Caerthe Arts & Sciences Championship

As the snows melt and spring comes to the aspen groves, it is time for the mighty Barony of Caerthe to bring its thoughtful attention to the great beauty created not only by nature, but also by our talented artists. Please join us as we marvel at the diverse works of our populace and choose a new champion for the upcoming year.

[ATL] Crescent Guard Archery Games and Lochmere Arrow Competition

Please join us as we follow Dante and Virgil on a journey into the underworld. We are assailed by beasts (a lion, a leopard, and a she-wolf). We fall into a "deep place where the sun is silent" -- the Inferno. We will be assaulted by wasps and hornets, wrapped in Minos tail, face the 10-eyed devil himself and angels both good and evil! All of this and more in the span of one brief day.

Lysts at Castleton video highlights best of the SCA

"The most beautiful event in the SCA" (at least to Ansteorrans) is featured in a wonderful short film posted by Sir Giotto" on YouTube. The beautifully-edited film advertises the upcoming Lysts at Castleton event.