Archive - Jun 10, 2010

12 new Northshield videos on YouTube

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted 12 new videos on her ShavaSue website on YouTube.

[AET] Spring Thing Event

The Canton of Westland Mor would like to invite everyone to attend our annual Spring Thing Event. The Privateer themed event will be held at our usual location of the Flax Scutching Grounds in Stahlstown, PA (no street address) on Saturday, June 19th, 2010. The site will open at 10:00am and close at 9:00pm. This is a wet site.

[GLE] Mid Summer Knight's Dream XVIII

The Shire of Smythkepe presents Mid Summer Knight's Dream XVIII: A Day in the Life of a Noble September 3-5 at Camp Cahinnio south of Booneville, AR.

[EAL] War of the Trillium

Trillium War is back and better than ever. This year we are featuring a Baronial Olympiad, which promises to make for some great events. As such there will be many Olympic style games with the activities we do in the Society in place of the usual Olympic games with Baronies and Shires representing countries.

(Canada Day Weekend, 2010)
Heber Downs Conservation Area Whitby, ON

[AET] Tournaments Through The Ages

At the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Readiness Center in Cambridge Springs, the warriors heed the call to action while loved ones and well-wishers look on. But tis not the soldier in camo and kevlar who rallies to the trumpets call on this, the 19th day of June. It is the Knight, the Squire, the Viking, the Samurai. With sword and shield, axe and spear, the warriors of centuries past gather at Tournaments Through the Ages in the Shire of Stormsport!

[OUT] Baron's War

Are you an honorable Scot looking to defend your home from sea-faring barbarians? Are you a noble Norse looking to bring civilization to the savages of Scotland? If you are either or have friends who are, come to Baron’s War in the beautiful mountains of Dragonsspine this year and pick a side for a competition of The Norse vs. The Scots: In Games & War.

DARC Historical Presentation

The Dark Ages Recreation Company (DARC) is inviting those interested in history to come visit us as we illustrate daily life during the Viking Age.

[ANT] A Game of Thrones and Stormgods

Join in our Game of Thrones and Stormgods- Comes Sir Tiernan Mor Dal Cais' legendary tournament pitting war units with fortifications in a snowball format.

[ATL] Pennsic Pity Party

While many of our friends and neighbors will be heading north in support of our beloved Kingdom, not all of us are about to expend the time and resources that a trip to Pennsic requires. So to those left behind, I would like to extend the invitation to a "Pennsic Pity Party".

[MID] Festival of Joseph of Arimathea

The Shire of Wurm Wald is proudly hosting The Festival of Joseph of Arimathea on Saturday August 28, 2010 at the Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St. in Urbana IL 61801.

"Indiana Jones" of brewing recreates ancient New World drink

When Patrick E. McGovern read an article about traces of an "unidentified beverage" being found inside 2800-year-old pottery vessels in Central America, he was inspired to collaborate with the author, anthropologist John Henderson, and eventually to recreate a brew made from cacao beans.

[ATL] Stierbach Baronial Birthday

Please help celebrate the Barony of Stierbach’s natal day. There will be a full slate of martial activities and several artistic competitions. We promise to deliver a low-key and low-stress event with fun for the whole family.

[MER] Southern War College

Come join the Incipient Canton of Ironstone Springs as we hold a college for the warriors of the Kingdom of Meridies. 

[ANS] Summer Tourney Day

Not enough fighting opportunities in the months of June and July? Not going to make Pennsic so you won't even get much action in August? Then you are in luck. The Shire of the Shadowlands presents to you the Summer Tourney Day, A.K.A. the Just Cause Tourney, A.K.A The Last Chance Tourney.

[OUT] Tailteann Games

Barony of Unser Hafen presents Tailteann Games June 19, 2010

[LOC] Mordenvale Deed of Arms

Hear ye, Lords, Knights, and squires. We make known to you a very great deed of arms and very noble Joust that will be performed by a good Man-at-Arms who will carry a shield, quartered blue and white, with on it a red cross having a crown at it's centre, and stars at it's points. And the said Man-at-Arms accompanied by ten Men-at-Arms all dressed in one color.

[MID] It Takes My Child to RAze a Village III

It Takes My Child to RAze a Village III October 23, 2010 10am - 6pm

Sacred Caves of the Silk Road

A recent issue of National Geographic visits the Mogao caves of Dunhuang, China. Located along the Silk Road, the Mogao caves are a series of man-made caves carved into the cliffs between the 6th and 14th centuries.