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[OUT] Border Clash: Attack of the Huns

You are invited to Hinterland!!! Border Clash: Attack of the Huns Shire of Hinterland August 22, 23, 24

Site opens at noon on August 22 - closes at noon on August 24

Site Fees: $9 per Adult; $10 feast, Non member Charge $3 – Children 13 and under FREE

Alcohol is permitted - Leashed pets only

The Huns have invaded Hinterland. Pyromelody and her populace in Hinterland invites one and all to join them in removing the Huns from Location:
Shire of Hinterland (Bridgeport Nebraska)

[TRI] Harvest Raid

The year is 146O. It has been a good year and the shire harvest has been bountiful. But danger threatens. The Act of Accord has been passed by parliament naming Edward, Duke of York as the rightful heir to the thrown. Queen Margaret is marching south with her Scottish recruits determined to protect her son's interests. Her hungry army has been promised unlimited plunder and the Shire residents face starvation. Who will Protect them? Who will Defend them? The townspeople offer a great prize to the champions who step forward! Location:
Shire of Sangre del Sol (North Miami, Florida)

A Day of Lectures with Robin Netherton

I am pleased to announce that on October 11th, 2008, the Medieval Society of Miami University will be welcoming Robin Netherton to the campus. She will be speaking on Medieval costuming and dress.

Robin Netherton is an internationally known researcher and lecturer of medieval dress history and co-editor of the journal Medieval Clothing and Textiles ( Location:
Oxford, Ohio

[CAL] St. Augustine's Faire

St. Augustine's Faire Frolic with us in the picturesque woods of Sherwood Forest. Combat, archery, A&S, food and youth activities!

Winnebago Scout Reservation
2543 Glass Road
Marble Rock, IA

Take your best route to the Avenue of the Saints (aka Hwy 218/27/18). Turn south onto Glass Ave at Rudd (15 miles east of Mason City and 7 miles west of Charles City) and go south, away from Rudd, about 4.5 miles. Turn left onto CR-B45 (because Glass Ave turns into a gravel road here) and go east just under a mile. Turn right onto Hickory Ave and go 4.5 miles south. Turn right (west) onto Glass Road and go 1/10th mile to the scout reservation at the first bend in the road. Location:
Shire of Heraldshill (Marble Rock, Iowa)

[ATE] Kingdom of Atenveldt Arts & Sciences Competition

The time is rapidly approaching for you to complete those final touches on your projects and confirm your documentation for the Kingdom Arts & Sciences Competition.

The AS .xxxxiii. (2008) Competition will take place in Wickenburg, AZ, at the Wickenburg High School [WHS], on Saturday 4 October 2008 and promises to be an exciting and fun-filled day for all. In addition to the glorious displays by our talented Kingdom to enjoy and envy, there will be dancing, a chess tournament, and many other surprises to entertain you. Dancing will be taught and lead by the ever so graceful and patient Mistress Jehanne le feu du Christ. Our Chess Champion has issued a challenge to all, and there will be prizes. THL Eden Blacksmith, granted by the contributions of many generous groups of the Kingdom, will provide a sumptuous buffet luncheon. [Our gratitude!!!] And, your entertainments are most WELCOME for the pleasure of the populace—please contact the Event Steward to set a schedule. Location:
Kingdom of Atenveldt (Wickenburg, Arizona)

[ATL] Tourney of Diamonds II - CANCELLED

The time is upon us again for the great warriors of Atlantia to become familiar with our vast coastlines. Renew your spirit listening to the clashing of steal; renew your soul listening to the lapping sea upon the shore. Make your presence known! Allow your heraldic display to be seen by our enemies across the sea to warn them of the now well guarded Atlantian shores. Bring your small ones so they begin their training! Remember your tankards and drums, for upon the setting of the sun grand merry making shall commence. Location:
Incipient Canton des Iles des Diamants (Point South, South Carolina)

[ATL] Chalice of the Sun God V

Once again, the cry goes forth for all heroes to vie for glory and honor in the Chalice Championships. And for those who choose to attempt it, there is the legendary 'Chalice of the Sun God', the cup of Helios given to Hercules in the course of his labors. This year the theme is Persephone's story and her journey to the Underworld. Please join us for this unique challenge!

Fighting: There will be a heavy and rapier fighting; each in the same format competitors shall fight in a Challenger's tourney for the right to best the Heavy Weapons Chalice Champion* or the Rapier Chalice Champion**. The winner of each of the 'Champion Battles' shall become the Chalice Champion in his discipline, and may fight as Chalice Champion next year. Questions should be directed to Sir Thomas of Calais (heavy weapons) ( and Baron Marcellus Capoziello da Napoli (rapier) ( ) Location:
Barony of Ponte Alto (Triangle, Virginia)

[ATL] Hidden Mountain 25th Birthday Celebration

The year was Anno Societatis 18. His most noble and Gracious Majesty, King Olaf Askoldsson was traveling the southern reaches of his Kingdom, and came upon a Mountain, Hidden at the southern tip of Atlantia. King Olaf found the people there to be good, strong, and wise. He and his beautiful Queen Aislinn Schattenwald saw fit to charter a Barony in these southern lands, and was inspired to named it for the mountain he had found. He ordered the populace to choose leaders for their new Barony, and with His Blessing, Eldon Ungol of the Phoenix and Marie-Simone de Barjavel la Fildena became the first Baron and Baroness of these new lands. Then, as the night fell, the Mountain became Hidden once more, only to reappear once a year, to celebrate her recognition and the work by these fine people, and all who have followed. Location:
Barony of Hidden Mountain (Kings Mountain, South Carolina)

[EAS] Sleepy's Challenge

Greetings unto the Populace of our fair Barony. Come to The Northern Keep for a camping weekend of archery by day and song by night.

Saturday: Range opens 9am - Intro courses, Royal Rounds, small tournament geared towards next year's archery championship, free shooting. 5pm - Range closes. (Open to all who wish to learn and play). Much revelry around the campfire after dinner. Sunday: 9am - Range Opens for Royal Rounds until 1pm. The site is Location:
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (Ste-Emilie-de-l'Energie, Quebec)

[CAL] Calontir's 50th Coronation

Join the Shire of Deodar in celebrating the ascension of Luther II & Maerwynn as 50th King & Queen of Calontir.

Friday, September 12 to Sunday, September 14. Site opens 5 PM on Friday. Site closes 12 Noon on Sunday.

Site: Camp Hitaga, 5551 Hitaga Rd, Walker, IA 52352

Directions: Take your best route to I-380 towards Cedar Rapids. Go to the Toddville exit (Exit 28, CR-E34/County Home Rd). From the South, take a right (from the North, take a left) on to County Home Road. Go East on County Home Rd (approx. 4 miles) to CR-W58/Alburnett Rd. Turn North (left). Go approx. 10 miles to Paris Rd (you will pass through the town of Alburnett). Turn left on Paris Rd, following the signs. Turn right on Hitaga Rd. Camp is 1 mile north on Hitaga Road on the right. Location:
Camp Hitaga, Walker, IA