Medieval skills showcased at Hobbyfest

Residents of Sarnia, Ontario were transported to the Middle Ages while viewing the fighting prowess of SCA members wielding swords and shields. The demo took place at the city-sponsored Hobbyfest. Cathy Dobson of the Observer has the story. (photo)

"It was a very violent period," said Steve Belval about the Middle Ages. "But I'm drawn more to the honour of the battle, the chivalry." The SCA was one of 51 groups presenting their hobbies at the festival.