Archive - Oct 21, 2010

[ART] Harvest Court

Join us as we celebrate the completion of another year's harvest and we hold our Heavy Fighters Tournament.

[OUT] Raven's Faire

Come to the Ravensfaire for laughing and singing
Everyone will be there, fighting and dancing
To the tap of the drum and the ching of the bell
Tell all your friends we're going to have a party
At the Ravensfaire!

[MID] 3rd Annual Feast of Winter Nights

Velkomen!  Winter Nights or Old Norse Veturnætur was a Norse winter festival that was initially celebrated in pre-Christian Scandinavia. It was said by Snorri Sturluson that Winter Nights is one of the three most important festivals. This festival also marks the end of the summer and start of the win ter meaning the end of the harvest work and it was a time to celebrate.

Meridian Grand Tournament 2010 photos online

Baron David le Ymagourhas created an album of photos from the Meridian Grand Tournament which took place recently in the Shire of Glaedenfeld. The photos are available on Picasaweb.

[WES] Collegium Occidentalis XLV

Collegium Occidentalis XLV The West Kindgom's autumn educational event.

[WES] Vinhold All Hallows

The Barony of Vinhold invites you to a potluck feast of Myths and Legends on October 23, 2010. The Barony will be providing meat. Please bring a PERIOD PLAUSABLE dish according to your mundane last name A-H appetizer/salad I-R side dish,S-Z dessert. 

[EAS] Carolingian Cooking Schola

The warm Summer sun is beginning to cool and soon the Autumn breezes will be rustling the leaves. 'Tis a time of harvests and preparing for the cold winter ahead, when game will be less plentiful and gardens will be asleep under deep snow.

[ART] Kingdom Collegium

The Barony of Sentinels' Keep is pleased to host Kingdom Collegium on Nov. 6th 2010. The event will be held on the third floor of the University Center on the U of M campus in Missoula, MT. There is elevator access for your convenience. The site will open at 9 AM and close at 8 PM.

Vikings raid southern Maryland

The Calvert Marine Museum in Maryland (USA) had some unusual guests when a company of Vikings - longship and all - sailed into port. The Longship Company sailed their ship, the Sae Hrafn, to the museum's boating basin for a day of education and entertainment.

[WES] Yule of Cloth of Gold

Pageantry, contests, fighting, and fabulous food! All are invited to join the Barony of Eskalya as we celebrate the turning of the year in grand style.

[ATE] Burning Ship

Do you think you're pirate enough to brave the dreaded Burning Ship, avoid the flames, fight with other pirates and live to tell the tale?? Then join us for Burning Ship tourney!!

[MER] Japanese Games

Oengus-Danshaku and Muirenn-Danshaku-fujin invite you to join the Barony of Bryn Madoc for Japanese-style fighting, games & activities, a poetry contest, and a tea ceremony.

SCA and MSR members extras for "Running Wilde"

Several SCA and MSR (Medieval Scenarios and Recreation) members were on hand recently to serve as extras at Sands Point Preserve in New York for a filming of the Fox television series Running Wilde. Farrah Weinstein of the Port Washington Patch has the story. (photos and video)

Cædmon's Hymn in Old English online

On his blog, Unlocked Wordhoard, Richard Nokes, professor of medieval literature at Troy University, has posted video of a performance of Cædmon's Hymn, an early piece of West Saxon poetry, recorded by Bede in the 7th century.