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December 22nd

[MID] Festival of Maidens 35: Þorrablót III

description:
It's time again to come together in mid-winter, enjoy the warmth of friendship & eat questionable food as Würm Wald Presents FESTIVAL Of MAIDENS 35: ÞORRABLÓT III

Saturday 19 January 2008

Historic Lincoln Hotel 209 South Broadway • Urbana, IL 61801 Come Join Us for the Usual Mayhem and Fun! Site Opens 9 am • Site closes 12 midnight

Make checks payable to SCA--Würm Wald Location:
Würm Wald (Urbana, Illinois)

[MER] Jour d'Amour III: Viking Love

description:
You are invited to attend Jour d'Amour III: Viking Love and experience a weekend of fun and friends. Get your team together for the IRON GARB II competition! We are also hosting a skaldic competition and a tablet weaving contest. Come see the beautiful Valkyries escort heroic warriors off the field of battle!

As this year's event has a Viking theme, many of Shire of Drakenmere will be wearing Viking garb to help set the stage. We invite all who wish to participate by wearing Viking garb to please do so! If you need some simple patterns for ladies' wear, they can be found here: Viking Apron (can be worn over a simple T-tunic or over the Viking Underdress), Viking Underdress, Viking Cap. Viking brooches and other accessories can be found at Raymond's Quiet Press and other places on the Internet. Location:
Shire of Drakenmere (Flovilla, Georgia)

[EAS] Winter Brawl

description:
Once again House Serpentius and House Wilmot, under the generosity of the Barony of Bhakail and the Bailiwick of Ivyeinurst, are sponsoring a celebration of all things involved in hitting! Last year's event was such a success, we have already outgrown our site. This year's site has a much larger area for fighting, fencing and merchants! the only thing this site does not have is free parking -- the parking costs $8/day for a lot with an attendant and $5/day for a lot without an attendant, as a result, House Serpentius will cover the entire site cost. THE EVENT IS FREE! Location:
Barony of Bhakail (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

[MER] Northern Cavalry Practice

description:
Just a friendly reminder, the Northern Cavalry Practice will be held Saturday December 29 in Mentone Alabama. We have well trained rentals available for $10 you get a horse for the day, for any level of rider from first timers to the more experienced. If you are interested in attending the practice please e-mail me off list (logansilveraxe@gmail.com) so I can make arrangements for the horses. Location:
Kingdom of Meridies (Mentone, Alabama)

[MID] Seven Deadly Sins

description:
The Province of Tree-Girt-Sea presents our Annual Twelfth Night Celebration! Join us in celebrating the season and the traditions that make this time! Our theme is the Seven Deadly Sins – so expect some examination of them along with ways that we can combat them and embrace the virtues.

Site Fee:.
Adults $8 before 1/1/8,$10 day of, Children 6-12 $5, Children under 6 free, family cap $26 pre-reg, $30 day of. A $3 non-member surcharge applies to anyone without proof of membership. Please make checks payable to Society for Creative Anacronism, Inc./Province of Tree-Girt-Sea." Location:
Province of Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, Illinois)

[MID] Oaken Regional Cook's Symposium

description:
Join the Marche of Three Towers for the second Oaken Regional Cook's Symposium. Join us as the cooks of the kingdom share knowledge, discuss and learn new techniques (and old techniques), share recipes, and, of course, eat. The site is handicapped accessible. There will be activities on both floors, and there is an elevator between.

St. Timothy's Lutheran Church
1262 Ashland Rd
Mansfield, OH 44905 Location:
Marche of Three Towers (Mansfield, Ohio)

[MID] Middle Marches Baronial Twelfth Night

description:
The Barony of the Middle Marches is pleased to invite all gentles to Middle Marches Baronial Twelfth Night: A day of Dancing, Feasting and Bardic Revelry!

January 19, 2008, A.S. 42
10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Hilliard Presbyterian Church
3600 Leap Rd
Hilliard, OH 43026

Site fees: $6.00 per gentle over age 12, $3.00 for children 6-12, Free for babes in arms. Family fee maximum is $18.00 (does NOT include the $3.00 per person non-member surcharge, if applicable) Location:
Barony Middle Marches (Hilliard, Ohio)

December 20th

[ATL] Tourney of Ymir XXXIII

description:
"From the fury of the Northmen, O Lord deliver us." Strap on fur and buckle leather. Hone your ax and stow your gear. Set your sail for the southlands And the Tourney of Ymir.

Do you lust for battle? Join us!
Strive with warriors far and near.
Bring your hoard of hammered silver.
Many merchants gather here.

Gather in our grander feast hall.
Bring your brew and mugs along. Location:
Canton of Elvegast (Reidsville, North Carolina)

[GLE] Gleann Abhann Fighters' Collegium & War Practice

description:
The Shire of Loch Bais is proud to present Gleann Abhann Fighters' Collegium & War Practice February 22nd - 24th, 2008

To be held at the
Caney Conference Centre
1163 Methodist Camp Road
Minden, LA 71055

The shire of Loch Bais asks that you provide your own feast gear for all meals.

http://www.lsmsa.edu/lochbai Location:
Shire of Loch Bais (Minden, Louisiana)

[WES] Winter Hunt

description:
The Diablo Bowmen of Clayton, CA will host a Winter Hunt on Sunday, 1/6/08. 32 3-D animal targets (no rabbits but a few animals in trees like bears and cougars) Also a Buffalo. 2 arrows at each target. Unmarked yardage. Hunting conditions. Rain or Shine. No rangefinders. 10-8 scoring. Awards to all bow styles and classes. Starts 9 AM sharp. Registration 7 AM - 8:45 AM. Hot Breakfast and lunch will be available. Location:
Diablo Bowmen (Clayton, California)

[ATL] Bright Hills Baronial Birthday

description:
Tis the drear, dull, cold Winters day. It seems Winter shall never end, Spring never arrive and yet...wait...what is that Sound? Why, tis a harp song, perhaps a lark, no...a far distant voice, raised in song. Whatever could possess someone to come out into the cold just to sing?

Listen close, my friend, tis the sound of Bright Hills bards and musicians tuning up for our annual Baronial Birthday gathering. Come, join us as we have some fun indulging in a Feast of Fools day! Location:
Barony of Bright Hills (Manchester, Maryland)

[ATL] Yule Revel

description:
And the running of the deer Well... it's a night event: there's no actual organ; and the only deer will be in the stew. But we'll have a choir if we have to kidnap gentles at random. It's all part of the diversion that will be the Barony of Storvik's Yule Revel.

We will be offering a wide variety of amusements for your delight. Besides the aforementioned kidnappings and caroling, there will be: dancing; various contests; a decidedly bardic-friendly atmosphere; and a general warmth and light to drive the dark away. Arts & Sciences Activities: A space will be made available for those wishing to display their period desserts. There will be a gaming contest, a riddling contest, and a dessert contest (both for period and non-period desserts). Musicians and performers are welcome. Location:
Barony of Storvik (College Park, Maryland)

[EAS] Third Baronial Investiture Anniversary

description:
All hail and pray attend! We, the proud citizens of the Barony of l'ile du Dragon Dormant, are pleased to invite one and all to come and celebrate the Third Anniversary of the investiture of Pellandres and Valeria and our Barony's birth! All residents, old and new, ex-patriots who have left our lands for adventures far away, great friends and neighbors who have shared their experience with us in the past, are ALL warmly invited to return to Location:
Barony of l'ile du Dragon Dormant (Verchères, Québec)

[MER] Saltare 2008

description:
Come dance the night away with the Shire of Loch Cairn as it hosts Saltare! There will be classes all day and dancing all night! Other activities include a Midde Eastern Hafla, various contests, Hors D'heuvres during the evening and more!

Henry Horton State Park
4358 Nashville Hwy
Chapel Hill, TN.

Accomadations are available at Park Inn located at Henry Horton State Park. There are 72 rooms including 4 suites with kitchenettes. Each unit has 2 double beds. All rooms are carpeted, air-conditioned, and equipped with TV's and phones. For reservations call 1-866-836-6757, ask for the SCA, reservation code 1840, we have a block of rooms reserved at a special rate but the rooms will be released on December 1, 2007 so reserve NOW! Location:
Shire of Loch Cairn (Chapel Hill, Tennessee)

[AET] Feast of the Seven Deadly Sins

description:
See sins, swashbuckling and spice at the Feast of The Seven Deadly Sins as the Barony of Delftwood celebrates the Silk Road on February 16, 2008! Come join us at a site not visited in many years, May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church in Dewitt, NY, where we will offer you a variety of pleasures from the Near and Far East including a hoffla, a Japanese tea ceremony, a Japanese dayboard, and a Feast starting in China and working westward to Europe through the removes. Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Dewitt, New York)

[ATL] Midwinter's Revel

description:
Their Excellencies Vladimir Vladimirovich Vladimirov and Medb ingen Brain, Baron and Baroness Lochmere, invite all to the Barony of Lochmere for a day of revelry, feasting, and entertainment.

Website: http://lochmere.atlantia.sca.org/mid2008.php

Martial Activities

Arts & Sciences Activities:
Their Excellencies will be hosting an Arts and Sciences display as well as a competition. Our theme this year is Spanish art focusing primarily on the late 15th Century. Location:
Barony of Lochmere (Lothian, Maryland)

[MID] Masque of Courtly Love XII: Play On!

description:
If music be the food of love – play on! The Marche of Alderford proudly presents The Masque of Courtly Love XII: Play On! February 23, 2008

9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Grace United Methodist Church
1720 Schneider St. NW
North Canton, Ohio 44720

New larger site ~ more list space ~ heavy and rapier fighting ~ spacious populace lounge ~ three tracks of classes ~ theatre and bardic performance opportunities ~ Brendoken baronial court ~ additional feast places ~ Medieval Science Fair. Location:
Marche of Alderford (Canton, Ohio)

[OUT] Citadel Twelfth Night

description:
Before we meet our foes upon the fields of battle at WAR! The Barony of The Citadel of the Southern Pass wishes to invite all peoples of the Known World to venture forth on a great journey where East meets West.

Citadel Twelfth Night: East Meets West
January 12, 9 am – 9 pm
January 13, 10 am – to the final death

Tourney/Feast location: Tobin Park United Methodist Church, 9410 Roanoke, El Paso, TX. War practice location: Memorial Park, El Paso, TX Location:
Barony of The Citadel of the Southern Pass (El Paso, Texas)

[ATE] Kingdom War Practice

description:
The winds of war are upon us! Estrella War is near. Now is the time to prepare for WAR! Bring your weapons and your courage to the Kingdom War Practice on Sunday, January 6, 2008.

We will be at the Empty Acres Equine Resort in Buckeye on the large grass field south of the resort, beyond the line of trees. Site will open at 8 am with practice to commence shortly thereafter.

The site is wet but no glass containers are allowed. Site will close at 6 pm. Location:
Barony of the Sun Dragon (Buckeye, Arizona)

December 18th

[LOC] Rhythm & Brews Tourney and Feast

description:
Unto the populace of Lochac does Mordenvale extend its invitation to join in on our very first annual Rhythm & Brews Tourney and Feast.

Come along for a Rose Tourney to honour the time old court of love in a spectacular St Valentine's boast of chivalry and prowess.

Settle in for an evening of entertainment from the bawdy to the harmonic. Be refreshed by period beverages of the alcoholic and Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Kariong, New South Wales)

[LOC] Second Stormhold Punitive Expedition

description:
In the summer of A.S. XL1 the Cairnfell Surveying Expeditions of the Baronies of Innilgard and Stormhold set forth. The aim was to determine whether the region fell under the domain of his Excellency Baron Innilgard or his Excellency Baron Stormhold.

In the course of their endeavors they were set upon by bandits and wild men of this remote region of the realm. After a series of skirmishes in which the forces of the two Barons acquitted themselves with a degree of competence, they were met by combined forces of bandits and local hill men. Location:
Barony of Stormhold (Glenlyon, Victoria)

[WES] Hawks Feast and Darkwood Winter Archery Tourney

description:
We look forward to welcoming you to the Winter Darkwood Archery Tourney, held this year at the Machado School in Morgan Hill. We will be running the Royal Rounds as usual, with submissions going towards IKAC ranking. Marshals and time permitting, we shall also be holding a variety of other shoots. If you have anything that you would like to see run, please contact the archery organizer at the email address below. Location:
Barony of Darkwood (Morgan Hill, California)

[ANS] A Day of War

description:
A Day of War January 19, 2008 Ninety Six Open Field Battles held Over the Course of Ten Hours

The sides will hopefully be balanced by skill or numbers!

This is the last event to practice fighting under Gulf War rules!

Imagine a “Lay On!” once every six minutes!"

A full day of fighting from sun up to sun down or until exhaustion, which ever comes first!

6:00 AM Armor inspection, Location:
Canton of Lindenwood (McKinney, Texas)

[DRA] 12th Night Coronation

description:
The Coronation of Drachenwald's 30th new King and Queen, Sir Sven and Lady Jovi, will be held in Nordmark!

The Shire of Gotvik bids the populace of Drachenwald a warm welcome to celebrate 12th Night Coronation!

The event will be held in Munktorp's communal house west of Västerås in Sweden.

For those who can and want to it is OK to come on thursday evening, we will hang out in Tallåsgården (the crash space a little bit away from the main site) and do last minute preparations and perhaps fight a little. No food arranged or anything but there is crash space there and we will go eat pizza etc., for more information email to Location:
Shire of Gotvik (Västerås, Sweden)

[MER] Diverse Pleasures V

description:
Join us for a day of pleasuring the mind through interesting and entertaining classes. This event will include topics so diverse that everyone will find something to love.

We will keep young ones (5+) busy with a Bocce' tournament while the parents feast their minds. For the body, a sumptuous Irish feast from the kitchen of Baron Sir Jean Claude of Adlerstaat. For the less intellectually interested, an area will be available for pickup fighting, weather permitting. Classes include: Blacksmithing, Embroidery, Medieval Games and much more! Fund-raiser lunch, silent auction, and merchants! Schedule and more information will be posted as it becomes available. If there are any dietary concerns, please contact the Feastcrat. Location:
Canton Des Forges (Birmingham, Alabama)

[EAS] King's and Queen's Bardic Championship

description:
The Shire of Anglespur, the Jewel of the East, is pleased to host this year’s King’s and Queen’s Bardic Championship! Bards, Singers, Musicians and Storytellers from all over the East Kingdom are invited to come and share their talents in this illustrious competition.

The Bardic Competition is to be divided into three rounds. Please note that the theme of the event is "Heroes of the Empire," and Their Majesties wish to hear songs, tales, and poems of the East Realm's greatest men and women. Also we would remind the bards that Their Majesties will be basing their decision on all three rounds. Location:
Shire of Anglespur (Hoosick Falls, New York)

[AET] A Fool's Court in Myrkfaelinn

description:
Come journey to the fool's court of Myrkfaelinn for a day of pun and games. Are you up to the challenge? There will be something for both heavy and youth fighters, as well as games and youth activities.

Merchants welcome, but space is limited, contact autocrat. The event will be at the magnificent Risley Hall at Cornell University (515 Thurston Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850.)

Doors open at 10am. We will be having a light lunch board in the afternoon. Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

[OUT] Plattefordham 12th Night

description:
The Shire of Plattefordham will be holding our 12th night (conveniently) on the 12th of January at St Stephan's Church, 4700 S. Poplar St, Casper WY 82601.

Site opens at 10AM and closes at 10PM and is very dry. Site fee for adults is $7 and $7 for feast, as well. Child (10 and under) site is free, $3 feast fee for children 5-10. A $3 NMS applies to all adult non-members.

Activities for the day include a Senet tournament, Barding, a number Location:
Shire of Plattefordham (Casper Wyoming)

[ANT] Midwinter's Feast: Shakespearean Celebration

description:
Toward the end of the 16th century, England was ruled by Queen Elizabeth and a new playwright by the name of William Shakespeare was becoming quite well-known. Please join us for our annual Midwinter's Feast as we celebrate all the sumptuous bounty this era had to offer, both in food and entertainment! A dazzling display of gastronomic delights awaits you, including vegetarian options, and we are gathering the best performers from throughout the Summits to regale us with song, story, and dance! And, of course, there will be much dramatic performance, both taken from and inspired by the works of the Bard himself. Location:
Barony of Adiantum (Eugene, Oregon)

December 12th

[CAI] 12th Night in Caid

description:
Come enjoy the day as the Barony of Dreiburgen hosts this year’s 12th Night Celebration.

This year’s theme is Fun and Games. Throughout the event there will be a number of activities to entertain you. The day will include games, music, dancing and feasting.

The event will be held at the United Methodist Church in Hemet, California 530 S Buena Vista St. Hemet, California 92543 Location:
Barony of Dreiburgen (Hemet, California)