Archive - Aug 21, 2009

[AET] Archers to the Wald

You stand waiting, focused downrange, fingers lightly touching the string of your bow. The range is declared clear and permission is given shoot. You take aim and watch as the arrow streaks toward its intended target, striking home.

[AET[ Children's Crusade

With another glorious Pennsic War behind us the Canton of Steltonwald invites one and all to assemble for a weekend of fighting, fencing, and feasting.

[LOC] Feast of Sir Percival

Join Their Excellencies, Christopher and Clare, Baron and Baroness Southron Gaard, in this celebration of chivalric and courtly virtues.

[LOC] St Vitas Dance and Music Weekend

St Vitas Dance and Music Weekend - Politarchopolis (Canberra) 29th & 30th of August 2009.

[DRA] Passage of Arms

House Brandenberg invites you to a Passage of Arms – join us in an attempt to recreate the atmosphere of the times of Charny and Du Guesclin, with Men-at-Arms meeting at a certain time and location to test their skills. Thus, the event will begin in the morning and end at sunset and camp will be kept small to emulate a journey environment.

SCAdian finds opportunity in "Napa Valley of mead"

For years, Adam Kittel made mead in his garage before perfecting his product. Now, the Loveland, Colorado SCAdian has opened Bacchus Meadery in "the Napa Valley of mead." Shelley Widhalm of the Loveland Reporter-Herald reports. (photo)

Eastwatch prepares for Pennsic War

In late July, members of the Shire of Eastwatch prepared for Pennsic 38 with a fighter practice/demo at the Fairport Harbor VFW Park. Erich Hiner of the News-Herald (Painesville, Ohio) has the story. (photo)

Castle builders "go medieval" in France

A group of medieval enthusiasts in Burgundy in France are building a castle using only medieval tools and techniques. An MP3 version of the radio story is available to download online.