Pennsic War

Request for Pennsic University Volunteers

Countess Ceinwen is looking for a few good women and men to volunteer their time at University Point for Pennsic XL.

A Pennsic how-to for electric medical devices

Master Phillip the Pilgrim has written an article explaining how to keep your CPAP machine or other electrical neccessities running at Pennsic.

Flaming Gryphon "Fight for the Cure" at Pennsic

The fighters of the Barony of Flaming Gryphon, in the Middle Kingdom, are organizing a Pennsic fundraiser for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® breast cancer research foundation.

Second invasion of Gaul, Pennsic XL

The Centurions of Legio XIII Senex Crepitus report that the second invasion of Gaul will take place August 11, 2011 at Pennsic XL.

Pennsic War 40 class schedule online

Class listings for the University at Pennsic 40 are now available to review online.

New SCA documentary looking for backers

Zorikh Lequidre, known in the SCA as Lord Ervald the Optimistic, producer of The Pennsic War: A Video Documentary, is seeking backers for a new production to be filmed at Pennsic War XL.

Pennsic Independent seeks works for review

Ursula the Widow, Reviews Editor for the Pennsic Independent, is seeking SCA-related works of art and literature for review in the Pennsic paper.

Heralds' Point at Pennsic wants YOU!

Pennsic 40 is extra large and therefore closer than it appears ... start planning now!

Pennsic 40 Blood Drive - Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson offers information for the blood drive which will take place August 5 and August 8, 2011 at Pennsic War 40.

Deadline to Pre-Register for Pennsic

The deadline to pre-register online for Pennsic 40, which takes place July 29 - August 14, 2011 at Cooper's Lake Campground in Slippery Rock, PA, is rapidly approaching.

Invitation to the Enchanted Ground

This Pennsic, as usual, some of us will have an in persona encampment, an attempt to create a place within whose boundaries one can maintain the illusion of being somewhere, sometime, in period.

Pennsic 40 Grand Ball to have red and white theme

Countess Judith de Northumbria, Head of European Dance for Pennsic 40, reports on preparation for the Grand Ball to be held August 9, 2011 at Pennsic.

Fighters needed for Pennsic Known World Children's Fete

Herrin Emeludt Haensler, Known World Children's Fete Coordinator, reports that fighters are needed for the Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic.

Pennsic 40 class registration deadline approaching

Helena Sibylla, Chancellor, Pennsic University, Pennsic 40, reminds Pennsic attendees that the deadline for registration to teach classes at the War is rapidly approaching.

Pennsic 40 Artisans' Row Deadline Approaching

Unto the Artisans of the Known World, a reminder to sign up to participate on Artisans Row at Pennsic 40.

Pennsic War 40

Pennsic is an annual event, in the guise of a "War", between the Kingdoms of the East and the Middle of the Society for Creative Anachronism Pennsic is also the largest Society event, with attendance in recent years exceeding 10,000.

Enchanted Ground at Pennsic

His Grace, Duke Cariadoc, has announced that the Enchanted Ground will again be open for campers and visitors at this year's Pennsic War.

SCA folk bid sad farewell to Frank "Mack" Cooper

SCAtoday.net has received word that Frank "Mack" Cooper, part of the Cooper family who have hosted us for so many years at Pennsic, passed away this morning.

Woodworkers needed for Pennsic Artisan's Row

Master Brusten de Bearsul is seeking woodworkers to participate in the Artisans' Row project at Pennsic  war 40.

Volunteers needed for Known World Children's Fete, Pennsic 40

Herrin Emeludt Haensler, Chancellor of Youth for the Kingdom of Atlantia, reports that volunteers are needed for the upcoming Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic 40.

Pennsic XL University instructor registration open

Lady Helena Sibylla, Chancellor for the Pennsic University, reports that registration for instructors for the Pennsic XL University is now open.

SCA crafters invited to participate in Pennsic 40 Artisans Row

TH Lady Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn, Dean of the School of Applied Arts & Sciences (Artisans Row) for Pennsic University 40, extends an invitation to all Known World artisans to participate in the Artisans Row project at Pennsic 40.

Pennsic 40 Artisans Row, An Invitation

Unto the Artisans of the Known World, An invitation to participate in the Artisans Row at Pennsic 40. 

Wanted: People who make their own armor

Photographer E.F. Kitchen wanted to find "people who make or collect their own armor." She found them in the SCA and documented their work in her book Suburban Knights. Claire O'Neill of NPR's The Picture Show has the story. (photos)

A "snappy" tale of Pennsic XXXIX

Master William, of the Kingdom of Meridies, relates a tale of danger and salvation from Pennsic XXXIX involving a snapping turtle and a tent stake. Master William shares the tale on his blog, Will's Miscellanous Musings.

More Pennsic XXXIX photos online

Tarmach Yehuda al-Khazar, of the Middle Kingdom, reports that he has published a large collection of photos taken at Pennsic XXXIX on his Shutterfly website.

Alexander Hamstzhelm knighted at Pennsic XXXIX

Viscountess Astrid of the Yellow Rose reports that Their Majesties Tom and Sigrid of the Kingdom of Northshield have invited Alexander Hamstzhelm into the Order of the Chivalry.

Pennsic Artisans' Row quest and survey

THL Fiadnata ó Gleann Àlainn, Dean of the School of Applied Arts (Artisans Row) for Pennsic University 39, requests the help of Pennsic attendees to locate a lost item and to fill out a survey relating to the activity.

Pennsic bumped forward in 2013 by National Fireworks Convention

Cooper's Lake Campground will play host to the National Fireworks Convention in August 2013, bringing $4.5 Million to Butler County, PA and bumping the Pennsic War forward to July.

I Genesii photos online

Master Broom reports that he has published an album of photos from a performance of the Comedia dell'arte group I Genesii. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.