Archive - Feb 2007 - Event


February 26th

Wastelands 2007

Wastelands: A Journey to Constantinople

June 22-24, 2007

As long, sunny days and warm nights herald in the summer months, we invite you to travel with us. Our destination is the heart of the Eastern Roman Empire, the jewel of Byzantium, the glorious city of Constantinople.

So don your traveling clothes and spend the first weekend of summer with friends, fighting, feasting and fun! Location:
Elchenburg Castle, Barony of Sacred Stone, Atlantia

February 24th

Atlantia Coronation

Atop the Capitoline Hill, Jupiter, Juno and Minerva are greatly pleased by the statesmanship, virtue and skill of Valharic and Arielle. As the Spring sun rises, they grant their favor upon Coronation Day and bless fair Atlantia.

The Barony of Sacred Stone proudly hosts a weekend of Roman and Byzantine revelry including a great mythological Quest in honor of our new Monarchs. The format will require knowledge of the history and mythology of Rome and will provide entertainment to a broad section of Atlantia's citizens. Location:
Barony of Sacred Stone (Reidsville, North Carolina)

Hawkwood's 3rd Baronial Birthday

April 27-29, 2007 As Spring warms the mountains and the sun's tender glow brings forth flowers and the youth of the MacGregor farm, those doggone Viking raiders are on the move again!!!! They want our breeding cattle and sheep! We say NO! and call for all our friends and neighbors to help up defend MacGregor's farm in the well-loved tradition of the TOURNEY OF THE GOLDEN MOON! The Barony of Hawkwood is celebrating its third birthday and all are invited to join us for a weekend of fun and frolic and fighting! Location:
Barony of Hawkwood (Arden, North Carolina)

Borderwinds Court of Love

The annual Borderwinds Court of Love has been overrun by wild Amazon warriors from the cold steppes of the north! Come share challenges and feast with the Lady of Love and Beauty Kathryn Blackhart and her thrall, the Lord Protector Achmere ib’ Tamim at the Montana de Oro Horse Camp, outside of Los Osos, Ca.

With the Amazon theme we are trying to recreate an ancient Scythian nomad camp, but other Amazon themed guests and their retinues are Location:
Barony of Tarnmist (Los Osos, California)

Vision of the Twelve Goddesses

"The Vision of the Twelve Goddesses" is an early 17th century masque, written by Samuel Daniel, was originally commissioned by Queen Anne in 1604 in honor of James I ascension to the throne.

Vision of the Twelve Goddesses
A Masque: Presented by the Barony of Carolingia
Saturday, March 17, 2007
10 Am - 6 PM

First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street

The Masque will be performed by Carolingian dancers and directed by Duke Vissevald Selkirkson and Countess Mara Tudora Kolarova Location:
Barony of Carolingia (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

St. Anne's Guild Costumers Symposium

The St. Anne's Costumers Guild and the Barony of Black Diamond are proud to host the St. Anne's Guild Costumers Symposium in Charlottesville, VA. There will be classes all day for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced costumer, ranging from Roman to Elizabethan, undergarments to outergarments, children's garb to fighter's kit. For those with questions about SCA period clothing, a consultation table will be available. University credits will be given to students and teachers attending these classes. Location:
Barony of Black Diamond (Charlottesville, Virginia)

February 22nd

Ides of March Feast and Combataive Arts Workshop

On this excellent V Ides of March we plan to celebrate the coming of the Vernal Equinox. The site opens at 10:00 am and closes at 10:00 pm. The activities planed shall begin at 11:00 with a workshop of all things related to archery given by the Cynaguan Minister of the Bow continuing until 2:00.

At noon we shall start the armored combat workshop continuing until the start of the single elimination tourney. The Kingdom Rapier Marshal will

Newcomers Feast and Tourney

On Sunday 25th February there will be a combined demo and event at Blackbutt Reserve, New Lambton Heights, in the Mahogony Drive section of the reserve. The demo is for the Scouts. The Scouts event starts at 9am and finishes at 3pm. I think that we should turn up between 9 and 10 for setting up and getting ready. From about 10:30am onwards we can start doing demos.

Newcomers Feast and Tourney Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (New Lambton, Queensland)

Panther Vale Collegium

The Shire of PantherVale invites you to our Collegium, a day of classes for both fighters and artisans. Featured topics include illumination, brewing, weaving and madrigals. The class list will be posted and frequently updated at . A dayboard will be provided, please contact the feastocrat if you have any special dietary needs. Location:
Shire of Panther Vale (Montpelier, Vermont)

Red Hot Rapier IV: What's Your Point?

Get ready for five days of unrated Rapiers Gone Wild tm. Once again the Central regions Rapier bash is back and this time we Plan to daze and confuse you with never before seen Scenarios, unheard of Classes and daring Instructions. We will teach you how to go home as the Fop of the Block and the Skills to keep the title. This shall be one event where fencing has priority.

We don't mind if you bring your Heavy stuff, too, your A&S projects and Location:
Shire of Turmstadt (Forchheim, Germany)

Mystery Event

It's that time of year again for Arrows' Flights' annual "And now for something completely different" event. This year's mystery is ... Where are the Arrows' Flight Archers?!!! This is to be a great event. There will be fighting of both styles with the criteria for prizes to be announced.

As is tradition (two years now) there will also be a "bad garb" contest with prizes in at least two categories: outrageously awful garb, and mix-and-match garb. So celebrate the end of winter, drag your awful garb out of the back of the closet, and come party with the Shire. Location:
Shire of Arrows' Flight (American Fork, Utah)

February 21st

Double Wars XX

Gentles of the known world, you are once more invited to the fair shire of Attemark to join another Double Wars, one that will be marked in the history of our Kingdom - Double Wars XX. This year's highlights will be many, and we will all do our best to bring the Dream to life. We will spend time having classes in the form of a mini University. We will have fighting classes, tourneys of classic and yet a set of more period fighting forms with Pas D´Armes and two grand battles; Magna Carta war and the Knäckebröd war. Archery, fencing and dancing will as always be a part of the event. Location:
Shire of Attemark (Sweden)

February 20th

Feast of St. Pyr

The Canton of Azurmont is hosting the Feast of St. Pyr on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, in Vinton, VA. We have a fabulous A&S class lineup scheduled, including a full track of archery classes. Come and learn a new skill! Enter one of our A&S competitions!

Track 1
10am: Duc de Berry's collections (Baroness Metylda the Cunning)
11am: Millinery (head coverings, Lady Anne Balfour) Location:
Canton of Azurmont (Vinton, Virginia)

February 15th

Mid Summer Tourney

Join us for our Ancient and Honourable Midsummer Tourney, Come and take your ease, Fight if you so please, eat drink and be merry in such way as is pleasant to you.

Friday June 29- Sunday July 1

We Return to the parish of Holmbury St Mary, in Surrey

Site: Holmbury St Mary WI Hall, in Surrey It's a splendid little village hall, with a fine Pub just up the road, and nice woodland adjacent. Location:
Westdragonshire (Surrey, England)

Irish Feast & Ithra

On April 7th, the Shire of Rivers Bend and the University of Ithra invite you to Irish Feast & Ithra!! This event will be held at Shekinah Christian Center in Longview, WA. Irish Feast & Ithra has a pirate theme this year!

Bardic, A&S competitions, and children's equestrian activities will also be performed throughout the day. For the most up to date event information, please go to the Shire website: Location:
Shire of Rivers Bend (Longview, Washington)

Meridian Maneuvers

Meridian Maneuvers February 23-25, 2007 at The Parks at Chehaw, Albany, GA

Lady Birna de Gourdon
Barbara Gagnon

Feast space will be available by reservation only and will be limited to 100 seats. Contact the Autocrat:
Lady Maegwynn Attewode
Megan Byrnes Location:
(Albany, Georgia)

Ealdormere Coronation

The Barony of Ramshaven Presents The Coronation of Edouard and Domhnail

April 28, 2007

Paris Agricultural Fairgrounds
139 Silver Street
Paris, Ontario
N3L 3E7

Site opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 10:00 p.m.
Site Fees: Adults @ $8, Children 6 - 16 @ $5, Children under 6 free. $4 adult non-member surcharge where applicable. Location:
Barony of Ramshaven (Paris, Ontario)

Principality of the Mists Spring Coronet

The seasons turn, the Sun warms the land, the fields are planted, and Brion and Ysabella, Prince and Princess of the Mists seek through their demesnes for worthy successors.

Their Highnesses, Brion and Ysabella, invite all who would contend for the Coronets to gather at the Elm Grove Camping Area [ Friday night Their Highnesses will host a Hafla (Middle Eastern dance party) to welcome those who choose to attend. Saturday evening They will also host a party on the List Field to celebrate Their Heirs. So come and camp in the beautiful lands of the Mists! Location:
Principality of the Mists (Milpitas, California)

Sapphire Joust VIII

The event will be held at Tom Scott Park in Amelia County. Alcohol is permitted. This event will be run liken to Pennsic: i.e. A camping event with tents and pavilions in which all activities will take place. There will be shower area provided, but there is no ability to run water to all private camps.


  • Armored Fighting
  • Rapier
  • Archery
  • Thrown Weapons
  • A&S Displays and Competitions Location:
    Barony of Caer Mear (Amelia Court House, Virginia)

Baronial Investiture Anniversary II: A Storm is Brewing

The Holy Days are now long gone and we are approaching the celebrations of the Spring Equinox. Lady Winter's grasp on the land is failing and the Great River has already started to break her clutch.

During the rough months of the Northern Shores' Winter, it has not been unheard of that L'Ile du Dragon Dormant would not get news or messengers from the Havre des Glaces, as the inns are few and far between. This year Location:
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (Montreal, Quebec)

Middle Eastern Potluck and Dance Party

Greetings! Please join me in Dragonsspine on Saturday, February 24th to rid yourself of the winter doldrums. Bask in the warmth of good friends, stuff your mouth and belly with delicious food, share your best "No ****, there I was . . . " Estrella War stories, and dance and drum to your hearts content.

There is no site fee but please bring food to share for the potluck feast (Middle Eastern / Mediterranean food is suggested, but any and all fare is Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Heraldic Collegium

Once again it is time to gear up for the tourney season and we invite any and all of you who have an interest in voice heraldry to come out and join us.

The topics included will cover: Pronouncing Names, Calling fights on the field with Field Practicum, Roundtable on Philosophy/History/Little Things, How to Arrange Court, Timing Court, Basic Faking a Ceremony, Court Practicum. There should be lots here for the beginner all the way to the expert herald. There was a great turnout for the January meeting at 12th Night and we hope to see you all the next day in Berkeley and the monthly meeting as well as at this fun-packed Collegium. Location:
West Kingdom College of Heralds (Suisun City, California)

AEthelmearc Spring Coronation

Unto the populace of the glorious Kingdom of Æthelmearc we invite all to come to the Incipient Shire of Riversedge sponsored by the Shire of Stormsport for the Coronation of Rurik and Angelik, and celebrate the legacy of King Christopher and Queen Morgen.

The coronation will be held on April 14th 2007 at Seton Catholic School, 385 Pine Street, Meadville, PA 16335. The site will open at 9am and will close Location:
Incipient Shire of Riversedge (Meadville, Pennsylvania)

A Day of Game(s)

The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn extends an invitation to one and all to visit us for a day of game(s). There will be a variety of medieval board games for all to learn and play including the wee ones. There will be heavy fighting, boffers, and fencing (if we get a marshal). Also there will be some game to eat! Heavy fighting will take place at our wonderful indoor location, though the marshal might move some activities outdoors, weather permitting. There will be children's activities, dancing for all and a prize for whomever plays the most different games during the day (fighting/fencing does count)! Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Stickfighting in the Park

The Houston Stickfighting Association will be at it again for the first of quarterly scheduled combative events featuring martial artists of all "stick-based" fighting styles and NOT LIMITED TO, the Filipino MA systems, but also open to Japanese, Okinawan, Chinese, Thai also including European-style MAists.

[SCAtoday Note: This is not an SCA event, although SCA folk are welcome.]

Oyster Creek Park (Houston area, Texas)

February 13th

Viking Vinter Vunderland IX

Greetings to all and singular! Gone-a-Viking lately? Why not?! Well here is your chance to make up for lost time! Viking Vinter Vunderland, that crazy, hilarious and silly event is back to cause havoc in the Outlands once again!

Welcome to the event that has no schedule, that has prizes that you fight over to not win and food to fill the belly of even Erik the Red. No matter the weather, no matter the temperature; we will still be out fighting away and warming ourselves with the company of one's friends. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

February 12th

Arts & Archery

The Baron and Baroness of Lyondemere invite all archers and artisans of the Kingdom of Caid to their fair shores for a tournament like no other. On this day, there shall be no tournaments of swordsmanship, but a plethora of events designed to showcase the arts and archery.

Arts Competition
The winner of the day must have at least three entries, at least one entry in an Art and one in an Archery category. The Baronial Championship will not be counted as an entry. The winner Location:
Barony of Lyondemere (Los Angeles, California)

Living History Conference and Trade Show

The Historic Military Establishment of Upper Canada is proud to announce that after a one year hiatus the Living History Conference and Trade Show will be returning to the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Ontario on March 2nd and 3rd 2007.

The schedule is similar to the 2005 conference with a pub social on Friday night including period music, period games, a history trivia contest as well as a great evening to reacquaint yourself with old and hopefully meet some new friends. Saturday will feature our key note speaker Rick Green and 20 seminars to choose from being led by your fellow friends and peers on various historical topics covering times periods from the French & Indian War to World War I. Saturday evening will once again feature a period dinner and ball with period music and entertainment. Location:
Toronto, Ontario

Caid Crown Tourney

Unto the populace of Caid does the Barony of Starkhafn send greetings and happy tidings. We are honored to have been chosen to host Spring Crown Tournament, and would be honored further by your company at the celebration of TRM Edric and Faizeh, Their Heirs and Caid! Please come enjoy the hospitality that is Starkhafn and the camaraderie of friends in the wondrous desert.

Nevada State Museum & Historical Society Location:
Barony of Starkhafn (Las Vegas, Nevada)

February 10th

Cooking Thyng III and Brewing, Also

Come one, come all, to a day of all things edible and potable! Take, or teach, classes in the culinary and brewing arts. Spend time with friends in the large gathering room. Visit the merchants. At the end of the day, partake of a teaching feast, serving food and facts in a delicious combination.

Dayboard will also be the A&S display. Do you have a special soup? Create a gratifying grain? Whip up a delectable dessert? Put it on our dayboard and Location:
Shire of Caer Adamant (Newark, Delaware)