Archive - Apr 2007 - Event


April 27th

Dandelion Festival VII

Come one come all to the Annual Celebration of the Dandelion Saturday MAY 5th 2007

This year's festivities include, several raffles, a Treasure Hunt, a Tournament of Spring both Heavy and Rapier, the Dance of the Maypole, children's activities and too many other things to name.

A sumptuous Feast will be prepared by Lady Gudrun and her assistants. A lunch counter will be prepared by Lord Sven and Lady Kersteken. Location:
Stronghold of TorBrant (Pembroke, Ontario)

Feast of St. Pyre

Drop your heavy burdens and travel to Logan, Utah to celebrate with the Shire of Côte du Ciel as we observe the feast day of our venerable and flammable patron, Saint Pyre. A source of warmth and light to those around him during his lifetime, and especially at the end of it, Saint Pyre's feast day is celebrated with mirth, merriment, and a distinct lack of seriousness.

The day's activities will include a heavy tournament, the traditional carrot-nosed melee, in which one lives only so long as one's carrot remains intact, a jovial round of light-hearted rapier activities, an A&S competition, and dancing. Location:
Shire of Côte du Ciel (Wellsville, Utah)

April 26th

Viking Village VI

Calling all Vikings! It's time once again to set up our Viking Village at the Annual Jamestown Scandinavian Folk Festival. The Scandinavian Studies Program of Jamestown, New York has invited us back for their Sixth Annual Scandinavian Folk Festival. We have been asked to set up an as authentic as possible Viking encampment. This year the festival director has expressed the desire for a larger SCA presence at the festival. We would love to have as many people as possible join us in this celebration of all things Viking. Location:
Shire of Heronter (Jamestown, New York)

Fortuna's Champion

Once again, the Shire of Isengau holds the quest for Fortuna's Champion. This event deals with the subject of medieval games, practicing competitive gaming and playing. As before the winner will hold the honorary title of Fortunas Champion until the next quest. If you want to bring games just contact the event or reservations steward. The quest will start on Saturday at 10AM and will end at 6PM.

Shire of Isengau (Ambach, Germany)

Border Wars North War Faire

To Arms! To Arms! There have been rumors of unrest and raids in the lands along Selviergard's northernmost borders! It has come time to march in defense of our lands! Sharpen your swords, make ready your armor! For on June the sixteenth we march North to the battlefield of Tolsona.

Tolsona Campground, Glennallen, AK
June 16 & 17, 2007

Not only fighters, but all of the populace are encouraged to come and Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Glennallen, Alaska)

Hunt for the Prize Part Dux

It's all about Dux, Ducks and Deuces. (You'll have to come to the event to figure out what we mean.)

The Hunt for the Prize Part Dux
Gleann Abhann's Second Live Weapons Championships
June 1-3, 2007

King's Arrow Ranch (aka The Gulf Wars Site)
26 Kings Highway, Lumberton, MS

Their Majesties Havordh and Mary Grace will be choosing their:

  • Live Weapons Champion
  • Queen's Yeoman Location:
    Barony of Axemoor (Lumberton, Mississippi)

Crescent Guard's Atlantian Games

The Crescent Guard Archery Company of The Barony of Bright Hills cordially invites all archers and like-minded folk of the Knowne World to join us for a weekend of non-stop archery! To encourage people to arrive early, the MiC, Lord Seamus McRay, will be running an evening critter shoot Friday night. Saturday will be a full day of exciting and challenging archery. Many of your favorite Bright Hills targets will once again make an appearance. Bring plenty of arrows - this will be a shooting-intensive event. Minimum arrows needed to complete all stations - 1 dozen. On Sunday, The Crescent Guard plans to run though the course again before breaking it down. Any hardy souls wishing to join us are welcome! Location:
Barony of Bright Hills (Glen Arm, Maryland)

April 25th

Border Raids

Rumbles of discontent are being heard on the Northern Borders. It's once again time to sharpen your swords, feather your arrows and join their Meridien Majesties as they meet the forces of the Dragon Crown on the field at Border Raids.

June 22 thru 24, 2007
Camp Carlson, 9210 US Route 60, Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121

Join us as the forces of Meridies and the Middle once again clash on the fields of Fort Carlson in Fort Knox Kentucky. We promise plenty of melees and more fighting than you can shake a stick at. Location:
Kingdom of Meridies (Fort Knox, Kentucky)

Winchester Pilgrimage II

West Dragoningshire invites all lords, barons, knights, and esquires, along with their ladies and all other gentles of any station, to join them in the second Winchester Pilgrimage.

The medieval buildings of the Hospital of St Cross are again the setting for the Winchester Pilgrimage, as we journey along the water meadows to Winchester Cathedral testing our knowledge of medieval saints, symbols, and Location:
West Dragoningshire (Winchester, England)

Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday

The East and the West have been discovering and rediscovering each other for centuries. Rome knew of strange peoples to the East they called Seres, the Silk People, who created the ethereal fabric favored by wealthy Roman women. Gold flowed from the Empire in rivers so Roman wives displayed more of their bodies then Roman husbands felt strictly necessary.

Surprisingly, the Roman Senate tried to ban silk on both moral and economic Location:
Barony of Sacred Stone (Booneville, North Carolina)

An Tir/West War


The site opens at 10am on June 29th for preregged and merchants and 1pm for everyone else. Gate fees are US$15 for adult members NMS applies to all adult nonmembers, and US$10 for those 12-17. US$5 Children 6-11 and 5 and Location:
Kingdom of An Tir (Gold Beach, Oregon)


The annual event of ARRG is back once again for it's sixth time! From it's birth in the lands of Ripon to it's new home of the estates of Michael St. Christian, ARRG has and always will be a haven of friends, fighting, and festivities.

Please join us over Memorial Day Weekend (May 25th-28th) for good times and a variety of rapier combat activities and scenarios brought to you by MIC Robert Talbot. Location:
Barony of Jararvellir (Montello, Wisconsin)

Schutzenfest on the Steppes

Come one and all to celebrate another summer of shooting and riding! After six celebrations of the German Schutzenfest, we're taking a trip to Mongolia. Called "the second-oldest Olympics," this summer festival has celebrated archery, horse-racing, and wrestling for centuries, reportedly since the time of Genghis Khan!

Shoot 'til you drop, ride 'til you fall, compete for the title of Schuetzenkoenig, and feast and revel into the night. The event opens with a torchlight shoot on Friday evening. Saturday starts with some challenging twists on the standard Schuetzenkoenig competition, the Nordskogen Archery Championship tourney, and an afternoon of novelty shoots and a youth-only shoot. Equestrian activities include a challenge course and horse archery. Location:
Barony of Nordskogen (Waconia, Minnesota)

April 20th

Atlantia Northern Regional War Practice

Greetings warriors of Northern Atlantia, there will be a Northern Regional War Practice on Sunday May 6th within the Barony of Storvik. Our fighting cousins, Galicia, have extended an invitation for us to join them for a day of melee. Let us honor them by giving them a great fight and many stories to share at the Pennsic campfire.

The simple plan for the day is melee, melee, melee.

Pickups start at 10 am, with Melees to start at 11am. Location:
Barony of Storvik (Glenn Dale, Maryland)

Border Keep Hosts an SCA Birthday Party

Come Join Us as We Celebrate the Society's 41'st Birthday!

Hosted by the Barony of Middle Marches and the Incipient Canton of Border Keep
Place: Barlow Fairgrounds at the intersection of SR 339 at SR 550, Barlow, OH
Date: Saturday May 5th, 2007
Time: 9am - 9pm (Anyone left after 9pm will be considered part of the cleanup crew)
Troll: $8 pre-reg, $9 at the door
Feast: $9 pre-reg, $10 at the door Location:
Incipient Canton of Border Keep (Barlow, Ohio)

Fun with Weasels

On May 4-6, 2007 The Iron Weasel and Wire Weasel will come back for another year. This year they are joined by their little brother, the Weasel Pup!

Ever wonder what the SCA would do with the Ironman Triathalon? Well this is your answer.

The various Weasel events are 3 part competitions to find the best all around warrior in Heavy Armored Combat (Iron Weasel), Rapier Combat (Wire Weasel), or Youth Boffer (Weasel Pup). Each competitor will compete in a fighting tournament, archery competition and dance competition, ALL in full gear! Location:
Shire of Eastwatch (Burton, Ohio)

April 19th

May Captaincy

Come join the Barony of Winter's Gate as it celebrates the month of many moons! This May includes two moons, called the Flower Moon and the Blue Moon. The usual Captaincy activities are expected: tourney to select the Captain of the Militia to lead our barony during the Border War Faire, a fabulous potluck feast, the pageantry of our noble courts, and children's activities which will include a stick weaving class, A&S classes will consist of Advanced Kumihimo, Drop Spindle, and Heraldry 101: placement. Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)

Merry Month of May

Once again the tender breath of spring has melted the icy heart of winter in the mountains of Atenveldt. Come join the good folk of the Shire of Granite Mountain as we celebrate the Merry Month of May! There will be tournaments to find a champion in Archery and Combat as well as in the Arts and Sciences. The Champion's Challenge will offer a special prize for entries in the Categories of Needlework, Heraldic Display or Metalwork. Location:
Shire of Granite Mountain (Chino Valley, Arizona)

Kingdom of Atenveldt Arts and Sciences Collegium

The Autocrats for the June 2nd Arts & Sciences Collegium welcome all gentles of the glorious Kingdom of Atenveldt to join us for a beautiful day of classes, displays, games, food, and fun.

There will be several classrooms and an outdoor area available for our use in passing on knowledge of the arts, sciences, and combat. Other activities include:

*A break in the day to relax and have some lunch (including an opportunity for those culinary enthusiasts to participate in a Populace Choice vote in the best pre-17th century dish) Location:
Barony of Sundragon (Glendale, Arizona)

Martial Collegium

Hear Ye, Hear Ye all Gentles, Lords and Ladies of the Southern Outlands. Just when it was thought that the Shire of Nahrun Kabirun was asleep it springs back, in the Spring no less, like the Phoenix, to host a grand fighter practice in the form of a Martial Collegium!

The practice will transpire on the 29th of April (a Sunday) from 10 AM to 5 PM (or later as desired) at Veteran's Memorial Park on Location:
Shire of Nahrun Kabirun (Las Cruces, New Mexico)

Melee at Roswell: A Very Civil War

Join the Marche of Alderford as they host "discussions" between Their Excellencies of Brendoken and the Middle Marches. After last year's collaboration to fend off the Duchy of Lozengy, there's the matter of whether or not taxes are owed .

Melee at Roswell: A Very Civil War
(That's our story and we're sticking to it)

In the Barony of Brendoken
July 13-15, 2007
B&A Primative Weapons Club Location:
Marche of Alderford (Roswell, Ohio)

Celtic Revolt

The Celts are Revolting! The Celts are Revolting! Please join the Barony of Wealdsmere as we fight off the Celtic Revolt. There will be plenty of heavy armored combat during the war as well as a rapier tournament. Merchants are welcome with no additional fees. Please contact the merchant autocrat (listed below) for your space reservation. The site will open at noon on Friday and close at 2:00 PM on Monday. Location:
Barony of Wealdsmere (Kingston, Idaho)

April 18th

May Revel

Dust off your pavilions and air out your bedclothes, the camping season is once again upon us. And what better way to start the year off than with Highland Games! So Lads and Lassies, gather around the field and watch as those who are brave enough compete in Scottish wrestling, tug o'war, the axe hold, the weight walk and our own version of caber tossing!

For those who choose not to compete in the more physical part of the Location:
Barony of Eskalya (Anchorage, Alaska)

Melees & Mayhem XI

In just over a month, the Shire of Crescent Moon will bring you Melees and Mayhem XI: The Power of Three!

May 18-20, 2007, at Camp Hammond near Topeka, KS.

NEW this year: A FEAST (limited to 30) Thordr has promised Germanic food that will stick to your ribs. Reservations ($8) accepted with the event stewards: Lady Caitlin de Bruis: Location:
Shire of Crescent Moon (Topeka, Kansas)

Flame Tree Ball

As has been the custom, the College of St Malachy and its surrounding shire of Adora being blessed with many young people of most excellent grace and vigour, do we hold the Flametree Ball each year, a most entertaining evening of song, dance, food and merriment to the delight of all who attend.

And so, on Saturday 26th May A.S. XLII (2007), do we propose to once again open our doors and entreat all who would join Location:
College of St Malachy (Bulli, New South Wales)

4th Ynys Fawr Baronial Investiture

The Barony of Ynys Fawr invites one and all to witness the stepping down of our third Baron and Baroness, Arnfinr Akasson and Anna Caterina del Cossa, and the Investiture of our fourth Baron and Baroness, Master Snorri Bloddrekkr or Odinslundi and Lady Stella de Ravenscar.

The weekend will begin with a Potluck lunch & Tournament in the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens, not far from the University of Tasmania in Location:
Barony of Ynys Fawr (Hobart, Tasmania)

Grand Outlandish Tournament XXXIV

Greetings and Welcome to Grand Outlandish Tournament XXXIV! Novograd in the 12th Century hosted by the Barony of al-Barran

Site Opens:
Merchants Only: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 8am
Pre-Registrered Only: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 Noon
General Admission: Thursday, May 24, 2007 8am

Site Closes:
All: Monday, May 28, 2007 Noon

From Albuquerque,
Take I-40 East to Exit 187 (Edgewood), Location:
Barony of al-Barran

WMA Camp

As the grand finale of the SSG studygroup Riga semester we arrange a three day Fiore weekend in the marvelous Latvian countryside. It will be a retreat with good food, fantastic teaching held by Colin Hatcher and lots of fun filled fellowship.

On the 13-15th of July Schola Saint George Riga Study group are hosting a three day Fiore weekend led by Gilbert Deschampes (Colin Hatcher) from the honorable West Kingdom. Gilbert is a fighter schooled in the Location:
Schola Saint George (Riga, Latvia)

Jester's Folly

Come join us for a weekend of games with bow and arrow (with rapier and heavy thrown in just for fun). Attendees will be encouraged to try archery. Loaner gear and instruction will be plentiful. The heavies will enjoy a woods battle (if the creek aka Platte River don't rise). Rapiers will have a snowball tournament. After dark we will be hosting the same night shoot and flaming arrows made famous at St. Sebastian's. The monkeys versus flamingos challenge will take place during this event. Location:
Caer Galen (Kersey, Colorado)

April 17th

Potreo War

The Barony of Calafia would be pleased for you to join them for Spring Potrero War, Thursday May 24, 2006 - Monday May 28, 2006, at Potrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Road, Potrero, CA 91963.

May Potrero War has been called “the Best Little War in the Known World”. Come find out why! There will be plenty of fighting for warriors of all forms to have their fill. Skilled merchants will be on hand for those who desire the full-contact shopping experience. Classes in the Arts and Sciences will be available during the day for both adults and children. Practitioners of the Bardic Arts will be there to inform, entertain and inspire us all. Come and be a part of it! Location:
Potrero Regional Park, 24800 Potrero Park Road, Potrero, CA 91963