[MID] Masque of Courtly Love XVI

Marche of Alderford Presents The Masque of Courtly Love XVI
February 18, 2012

Come join Alderford for a reprieve from the harsh winds of winter and cabin fever as we celebrate our Sweet 16th Masque of Courtly Love.   A day of fun, frolicking, fighting and games to be followed by a splendid feast and a Masked Ball.

TRM Eikbrandr Solgyafi and Runa Eikbrandrswif will be in attendance.
Grace United Methodist Church
1720 Schneider St NW
North Canton, OH 44720

Site is handicap accessible.

Site opens at 9am – Site closes at 9 pm

Site Fees    Adult (18+) Pre-reg Event:  $6      Adult day of Event:   $8
                    Youth (10-18) Pre-reg Event: $3    Youth day of Event: $4
                    Children under 10 Free
Feast Fees    Adult (13+): $10        Child/Youth (5-13): $8

Make Checks payable to SCA Inc. - Marche of Alderford

Pre-registration should be sent by February 10, 2012 to the event steward.


    Soap 101
    Kumihimo (Japanese cord making)
    History of the Harp- (lecture and "Harp Tasting" - an opportunity to actually play)
    Turkish Coffee (a history followed by a demo)
    Preparing for Performance (How getting ready to perform is as important as the performance)
    Teaching Basic SCA Dances (The oldies, but goodies)
    Mask Making for Children
    Mask Making for Adults
    Coming of Age in the Middle Ages (“Sweet 16 Parties" during the Middle Ages)

Dance and Ball

Music will be played by real live musicians!! There will be a "Grand Promenade" at the beginning of the Masque of Courtly Love Ball where all the masks brought for the event or made that day can be displayed. The dances will be the oldies, but goodies. If you aren't sure of the steps, there will be a class earlier in the day when the dances will be taught.

    Carolingian Pavane  (Belle Pavane) (The Known World Pavane)
    Official Bransle (Toss the Duchess) (Toss a Wench) (Bransle de l'Official)
    Horse's Bransle (Bransle des Chevaulx)
    Maltese Bransle (Bransle de Malte)
    Montarde Bransle (Bransle de la Montarde)
    Sellinger's Round
    Black Nag
    Rufty Tufty
    Hole in the Wall
    Female Sailor
    Strip the Willow


Event Steward:  Baroness Francesca de Onorati (Norma Storms) snostorm55@yahoo.com
1334 College St SE,
North Canton, OH 44720
Deputy Steward: Baron Einar Blakklar (Darby Greene) EinarBlakklar@att.net
Any Dietary Restrictions need to be sent to the Feast Steward by February 4, 2012.
Feast Steward: Lady Genovefa da Terranova (Holly Taylor) hollolly@yahoo.com

Class Co-ordinator: Baroness Catriona nicHugh Mclaey catriona@4th.com

From north, south, or west:Take your best route to Canton, Ohio, and proceed to I-77. Exit onto US Route 62 east (the "Alliance" exit, number 107B, from I-77). Take US 62 east to the Market Avenue Exit. *Go north on Market Avenue for about 1.5 miles to Schneider, and turn left (west). The church will be on your left after just a block or so.
From the east
If you approach Canton via US Route 62, simply take the Market Avenue exit and (Follow from * above)