Archive - Feb 2008 - Event

Date
Type

February 28th

Cloudcroft Renaissance Faire

description:
Mountain forest area 9,000 feet above stress level with large field for all types of combat. Free space for demonstrations and performers. Camping and Ale House. Web: http://skylinecyberworld.com/. Fun for the whole family. Vendors and performer applications taken till April 15th. Location:
13 Miles past Cloudcroft, New Mexico at mile marker 30 near Mayhill. 25 minutes from Alamagordo.

February 18th

[TRI] Cattleraids

description:
The Shire of Starhaven once again presents Cattleraids, at Camp Winona, "Featuring the cattle raids, a five man melee team tourney. This year it will be a weekend event with camping facilities. More info to follow.

February 16th

[EAL] Spring Tune Up V: Septentria's 30th Birthday

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That's right, Septentria is going to be 30 this year! To kick off the year long celebration, come and join us at Spring Tune Up V-Septentria's 30th Birthday! This will be a 3 day GREAT HALL event. This means that our guests will be invited to spend the night in Caer Draeth's spacious great hall. Bring your blankets, sleeping bags, or maybe a cot to sleep on. Sleeping areas will be communal but what the heck, that's what they did in the real Middle Ages. Location:
Caer Draeth (Cookstown, Ontario)

February 15th

Renaissance Faire Auditions

description:
Midsummer Productions (a division of Subtle Hint Productions and the Taurian Merchants Guild) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Midsummer Renaissance Faire!! This event will be held the first weekend in June of 2008! Auditions for cast and crowd-workers will be held next month at the Banana Factory in Bethlehem, PA. Anyone interested in participating in the event should email ahead to schedule an audition time with our director:
Location:
The Banana Factory - Bethlehem, PA

February 14th

Day of Blood

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DAY of BLOOD, March 29th, 2008 Now that the Shire of Hrafnafjordr has awoken from its winter rest, we would like invite all to take part in our annual Day of Blood tournament. This event will again feature a heavy prize tourney, A&S contest of best roman footwear, a Roman Chariot Race, and we will again call for a champion of the shire. Yes that means two heavy tourneys (Blood, Blood, Blood)! Location:
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Soldotna, Alaska)

[CAI] Potrero War

description:
The Barony of Calafia wishes to cordially extend an invitation to the entirety of the Knowne World to join us once again for a weekend of fighting, frolicking, and revelry in the shade of the beautiful oak trees of Potrero.

Potrero War
Hosted by the Barony of Calafia, in the Kingdom of Caid, at the Potrero Regional Park
Thursday May 22, 2008 - Monday May 26, 2008

This year we have added an extra day to the Potrero War experience. Gates will open at 10am Thursday for those who choose to spend an extra day with us and at 8am Friday for all other attendees. Attending Thursday will cost an additional $5 for adults and children over the age of 13, but only an additional $2 for children between the ages of 6-12. Children under the age of 5 continue to be guests of the Barony. There will be combat scenarios or tournaments on Friday. Location:
Barony of Calafia (Potrero, California)

February 13th

AQT Marksmanship Training

description:
On June 7-8, 2008 the Revolutionary War Veterans Association will conduct a marksmanship and history clinic in Minerva, Ohio.

AQT Marksmanship Training
No range fee.

For Sunday only participants, The majority of the skills will be taught on Saturday. We'll attempt to catch you up best we can, but can't devote a great deal of time to review.

Canton/Minerva, Ohio - June 7 - 8, 2008 Location:
Revolutionary War Veterans Association Canton/Minerva, Ohio

February 12th

Lizapalooza! A weekend of Learning with Drea Leed

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CostumeTalk.com is pleased to welcome Drea Leed, independent scholar and owner of the most extensive Elizabethan and Tudor costuming reference on the Web, The Elizabethan Costume Page (www.elizabethancostume.net), as our speaker in April 2008.Two full days of lectures, capped off with two hands-on limited attendance workshops!

Ms. Leed has studied Renaissance clothing and textiles for over ten years. She’s presented papers at the International Congress of Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo and the Medieval Congress at Leeds, England. Ms. Leed has given several talks and seminars on the topic of Renaissance and Elizabethan dress for various groups, and taught a six-week class on Elizabethan Dress at the CostumeClassroom.com. Location:
Eugene, Oregon

February 8th

[OUT] Corned Beef Bash

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Come one, come all to celebrate the Ides of March at the Corned Beef Bash!

On March 15, 2008 the Barony of Dragonsspine will celebrate the Ides of March with a day of fighting, fencing and revelry at Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs , CO . The site fee is $5.00. A donation lunch will be offered from noon to 1:00 p.m. This is a DRY, very DRY, no alcohol site.

The site opens at 10:00 a.m. Open court will be at 11:00 a.m.. with the consent of Their Excellencies, Lothar and Lydia, Baron and Baroness of Dragonsspine. Fighting and classes will Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

[EAS] Northern Region Rapier Academy & Champion's Tourney

description:
Come join us for a revival of Northern Region Rapier Academy. Captain Christian Woolfe is organizing a morning of classes for all skill levels.

A tournament to determine the first Northern Region Champion of Fence will be held in the afternoon.

Please join us for a day of fencing & socializing, and enjoy a light mid-day day board prepared by our Province's talented cooks.

Anyone interested in teaching classes should contact Captain Christian Location:
Province of Malagentia (Saco, Maine)

[ART] Sentinels' Keep Arts and Sciences Competition and Rapier Tournament

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War is over! As our fighters make their way home and slowly nurse their wounds and heal their aches; consorts, family and friends entertain themselves with various projects of the arts and sciences nature. Many days (and nights) have been filled with spinning and weaving, hammering and polishing, scribing and painting, boiling and baking, stitching and b-----ing?(blush)

Now it is time for all clans, tribes and families to come together in the Location:
Barony of Sentinels' Keep (Missoula, Montana)

[NOR] Fighter School XIV

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The drums of war can be heard droning in the East. Dust off your armor and come to Windhaven to learn the arts of war from Northshield's best at the premier winter fighting event in Northshield.

Janssen Elementary School
420 Wallace St.
Combined Locks, WI 54113

Armored Combat Classes
Rapier Combat Classes
Unbelted Team Practice
Baronesses Afternoon Salon (courtly entertainment sponsored by the Baronesses of Windhaven) Location:
Barony of Windhaven (Combined Locks, Wisconsin)

February 7th

Shoe Workshop

description:
Ed the Tinker is having a shoe-making workshop Sunday, 17 Feb 2008 12:00-5:00. Cost of the workshop is $30 for each pair of shoes you make. This covers the cost for all materials and supplies. Required tools will be provided. (Although if you happen to have your own, bring them).

Location: 8604 Slate Hill Circle, Frederick, MD 21704. (See Directions below)

This is the shoe we will plan to make: Location:
Frederick, Maryland

[MID] Clancy Day

description:
Clancy Returns to Japan Hosted by Starleaf Gate and the Barony of Roaring Wastes At the Hazel Park Recreation Center 620 W Woodward Heights Hazel Park, MI 48030

5th of April, 2008 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Site Fee:
6 and under: FREE
6 to 12: $5.00
0ver 12: $8.00
Non-Member Fee: $3.00
$1.00 off if you come in Japanese garb.
Feast: $12.00 per person.

Feast will feature authentic Japanese cuisine, including: (No Fish) Location:
Shire of Starleaf Gate (Hazel Park, Michigan)

[MID] Saint Valentines Day in the Canton of Three Hills

description:
Saint Valentine's Day in the Canton of Three Hills February 9, 2008, 9am-10pm; Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49001

BIGGER & BETTER THIS YEAR!
More Room for Heavy Fighters, Melees, Fencers and Spectators!! Including space in the large fight hall for small seating areas along the walls!! Don’t forget we have the Best Shopping this side of the Pennsic War!! Location:
Canton of Three Hills (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

[AET] Stormsport's Winter Event

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The Shire of Stormsport will host its annual winter event on March 1, 2008. This year we have a new site, St. Teresa's Catholic Church, 9 Third Avenue, Union City, PA 16438. The site opens at 9am and closes at 9pm.

The theme for this year's event is love- yes, this can be romantic love, or courtly love, but we mainly want to focus on our love of AEthelmearc, of the Society and of the Dream. Join us for fun and Location:
Shire of Stormsport (Union City, Pennsylvania)

[ATL] Barony of Highland Foorde’s Collegium

description:
The Barony of Highland Foorde’s Collegium March 22, 2008 Sponsored by the Interested Group of Gryffons Vale (Washington County)

Site location: Wilson Ruritan, 16204 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Site Restrictions: Animals are permitted on site, but not in the building.

Autocrat: Lady Cordeilla atte Black Starre
Deputy Autocrat: Lord Kedivor Tal mab Cadwgan

Cost: Location:
Barony of Highland Foorde (Hagerstown, Maryland)

[LOC] Second Anniversary Feast and Tourney

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Come, join with Radburne in celebrating our Anniversary with feasting and fighting as we commence our third year - this year it becomes tradition!

The feast will be held on Saturday 19 April 2008 at CWA Halls, Wingewarra Street, Dubbo. Doors will open at 5.30pm. An attempt at pre-1600 clothing is be required. Limited clothing will be available from the Hospitaller. A night of diverse entertainment and pleasures will follow good food, make new friends and reacquaint with the not so new! Entertainment with include dancing, a play and the Radburne Bardic challenge - a poem, a tale or a song to win the prize. Location:
Shire of Radburne (Dubbo, New South Wales)

[ATE] Aurora's Feast/Ered Sul Baronial Investiture

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Hear ye, hear ye! May this announcement cause all ears to ring in the most pleasant of ways! We of Sankt Vladimir College in the cold northernmost regions of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, standing alongside the Barony of Ered Sul, would like to invite all who can come to join us on March 8th, 2008 to attend Aurora's Feast!

Join us as we celebrate the life of Lady Aurora de la Croix and Thegn Antonio Biagi as well as witness the final court of Their Excellencies Gunnar and Saeunn, protectors of all things wooly, and the Investiture of Lord Christopher FitzArthur and Lady Miana ní Chonnagáin as the next Baron and Baroness of Ered Sul! Location:
Sankt Vladimir College (Flagstaff, Arizona)

[EAL] War College

description:
THE CANTON OF BRYNIAU TYWYNNOG IS PROUD TO PRESENT WAR COLLEGE Saturday, April 12 2008

Scholar's Hall 888 Trillium Dr. Kitchener, Ontario

Doors open: 9:00 am
Doors close: 6:00 pm
(note time changes)

Autocrat: THL Yoshikuri Nagayori
ticat1@hotmail.com

$5 site fee $3 Non Memeber Surcharge in effect
$5 pizza supper

ON SITE SHOWERS Location:
Canton of Bryniau Tywynnog (Kitchener, Ontario)

[NOR] Haire Affaireski

description:
On March 29th this year the Shire of Falcon's Keep shall once again hold their spring Haire Affaire event at Marathon Park in Wausau, Wisconsin.

We would like to cordially invite you all to attend,,,, Haire Affaireski ! A Polish themed event.

We shall have heavy and light weapons tourneys, classes, a silent auction, our evening feast and much more.

To find out more details on the event you can check out our website at www.falconskeep.org Location:
Shire of Falcon's Keep (Wausau, Wisconsin)

February 2nd

[ATL] Defending the Gate VII

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Once again, as the weather warms, the snows thaw, and the world begins to stir anew from its winter slumber, the Canton of Sudentorre looks to its gates with anticipation...of celebration! In previous years we have eagerly awaited our allies to aid in the defense of our lands.

This year, we will be opening our gates and welcoming all our allies and any others from far and wide to a proper spring festival and tournament in honor of the new Baron and Baroness of Stierbach. Join us as we gather to welcome and greet Their Excellencies, hoping to curry their favor through competition and merry making! Location:
Canton of Sudentorre (Spotsylvania, Virginia)

[OUT] Shake the MidWinter Blues

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Greetings! Please join me in Dragonsspine on Saturday, February 23rd 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.

Shake the MidWinter Blues: Middle Eastern Potluck and Dance Party

There is no site fee but please bring food to share for the potluck feast Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

[AET] Blackstone Raid XVII

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Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! The rumors of Midrealm aggression are true! For the 17th year, the Midrealm army intends to invade the southern lands of glorious Aethelmearc. Their soldiers intend to take your coal and test your steel. We are putting out the call to our fellow countrymen to come defend the land.

We beg the attendance of all heavy weapons fighters and fencers to repel the foreign hordes. Weapons Location:
Barony of Blackstone Mountain (Ripley, West Virginia)

[EAS] Black Griffin Inn

description:
The Canton of Gryphonwald (in the Barony of Settmour Swamp) is hosting a wonderful event April 19, 2008: Black Griffin Inn

The Log Cabin at Rutgers Gardens
112 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519

http://www.settmourswamp.eastkingdom.org/gryph-meetings.html

I have heard rumor that there is going to be (weather permiting) Heavy Fighting, Fencing, Hurley, Brewing contest, A&S Display, Games, Great Food, and lots of FUN!! Location:
Canton of Gryphonwald (New Brunswick, New Jersey)

February 1st

[DRA] Double Wars XXI

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Starring: Master Ranthulfr Asparlundr

April 25 - May 4, 2008

  • Knäckebröd War
  • Lots of Tournaments,
  • Competitions, workshops and classes!
  • King Sven’s Fivemen Melee
  • Fabulous Marketplace
  • Grand Feast
  • SCA New Years Eve

Don’t miss the chance to attend the most diverse Double Wars ever! More information at: Location:
Shire of Attemark