Archive - Oct 21, 2011

[WES] Selviergard Samhain

Celebrate the last harvest of the season and the coming of the dark times! The  hobgoblins will be about making merry with the traditions of the season. There  will be heavy and rapier prize tourneys, with an additional contest for the most  realistic death. Fighting will take place outside, so dress appropriately.

[WES] Eskalyan Yule & Feast

Please join the Their Excellencies of Eskalya and their jolly populace once more to help us celebrate the winter season with feasting, fighting, and contests. 

A letter from the Board of Directors

The SCA Board of Directors offers a letter commenting on the recent meeting and some plans for the future.

[CAL] Toys For Tots Tourney

Toys For Tots Tourney will be held on November 19, 2011 in a new location: Blair Oaks Middle School in Wardsville, Mo.

[AET] Gypsies in the Land of the Candle

It's Fall, lets have some fun! See the caravan attack! Watch the knife duels! The gypsies are invading!

[ANS] Feast of St. Brigid - Candlemas 2012

Celebrate the feast of St. Brigid in an Irish manor house. While attending some of the finest arts and science classes view local artisans and talented bards as they vie for the prestigious title of Baronial Champion.

[ART] Toys for Tots 2011

Please take this Opportunity to give back to the Community by joining us in a Day of ...Feasting, Fun & Revelry... and by donating to the U.S. Marine Corps' ...Toys for Tots Program... and the local Food Bank.

Optional Steps to Take to Discontinue Your Paper Newsletter

Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the SCA Board of Directors, has issued a memo concerning members' option of discontinuing paper copies of their kingdom newsletters starting March 2012.

[GLE] Christmas Revel around the World

The Barony of Axemoor presents Christmas Revel around the World

SCA issues press release concerning allegations against Mr. Fremon Seay

The SCA Media Relations Officer has issued an official statement concerning the recent police allegations that a man in the northwestern U.S. used simulated medieval weapons to abuse his daughter.

[LOC] Guards! Guards!

The Barony of Krae Glas, in conjunction with the College of Saint Monica's presents a series of challenges to determine the Baronial Captain of the City Watch.

[WES] Cynagua-Mists War

His Highness of Cynagua, Prince Achilles, and His Highness of the Mists, Prince Miles, agree to disagree, which means WAR at the Yolo County Fairgrounds, in Woodland, CA, November 11, 12, and 13, 2011.

Michelangelo's David heralds beginning of modern science

Most people viewing Michelangelo’s magnificent sculpture of David admire its artistic beauty and proportion, but to Dr. Kelly Cline, the statue symbolizes something else: the birth of modern science. The article appears in the Independent Record (Helena, Montana).

[LOC] St Catherine's Picnic

All are welcome!

[MID] Red Dragon

The Marche of Tirnewydd presents Red Dragon, October 29, 2011 at Camp Mary Orton.

[NOR] Griffin Needle Challenge

Please join us for an exciting costuming challenge - Teams of up to six members each meet at 10PM Friday night and have until 6PM on Saturday evening to complete an entire outfit in an all-night sewing extravaganza!

[MID] Royal University of the Midrealm

The Barony of Sternfeld is proud to present... Royal University of the Midrealm Saturday, November 12, 2011

[ANS] Queen's Champion

The Stronghold of Hellsgate cordially invites you to Queen's Champion and Guardian of the Queen's Hope Tournament

[WES] All Hallows Feast

Recession got you down? The Barony of Vinhold invites you to its All Hallows Feast October 22, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. to join the Danse Macabre leading noble, merchant, peasant and pauper through the travails of famine to the joys of feasting.

[MER] Castle Wars VIII

The Barony of South Downs presents Castle Wars VIII November 4-6, 2011 Sandy Beach Park, Macon, GA

[LOC] Ursulan Birthday Feast

Just a reminder that the College of St Ursula will be having a Greek themed Feast and that you should all come. There will be food, music, dancing and there will also be a tournament.

Interactive history of the British house

The Guardian website offers an interactive history of the British house in its "British architecture guides" section. The site includes homes from the Saxon era to contemporary, with options to zoom in for more detail and description.