Pennsic War

Gleann Abhann photos from Pennsic 38

Jakob from the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann has posted two albums of photos from the recent Pennsic war XXXVIII. They are available on his SmugMug website.

Eastwatch prepares for Pennsic War

In late July, members of the Shire of Eastwatch prepared for Pennsic 38 with a fighter practice/demo at the Fairport Harbor VFW Park. Erich Hiner of the News-Herald (Painesville, Ohio) has the story. (photo)

Pennsic XXXVIII A&S and Opening Ceremonies photos online

Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh has posted some wonderful photos taken at Pennsic XXXVIII including pictures of the procession and Opening Ceremonies, which, due to rain, took place in the Barn.

Living the life of luxury at Pennsic 38

THL Rowena ni Dhonnchaidh has posted an album of photos taken at Pennsic 38 featuring "Lifestyles of the Pennsic Rich and Famous." The album, available on Photobucket, offers a tour of the "stately homes" of a number of Pennsic attendees.

Drachenwalder photos from Pennsic XXXVIII

Aryanhwy of the Kingdom of Drachenwald reports that she has created an album of photos from Pennsic War XXXVIII. The photos are available on her Facebook page.

East Kingdom Teen Party at Pennsic

Baroness Leonete and Mistress Ardenia report that the East kingdom will sponsor a Teen Party on Monday August 3, 2009 at at the east Kingdom Royal Encampment.

Known World Players to present "Much Ado About Nothing" at Pennsic 38

Midrealm Bard and founder and director of The Known World Players, THL Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia, has announced that the known World Players will present William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing at Pennsic 38.

"SCA Fairy Godmother" calls for bubbles at Pennsic

The "SCA Fairy Godmother" urges Pennsic attendees to blow bubbles on the battlefield as a way of having some light-hearted fun and remembering those who have passed away.

Heraldic Walking Tours at Pennsic

Mistress Rhiannon ui Neill reports that the Kingdom of Atlantia will host two Heraldic Walking Tours of the Pennsic War.

"Waves on the Shore" CD available online

THL Emer nic Aidan (Emily Holbert Kellam) of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that her first CD of bardic folk music is now available for purchase online.

In Need of Volunteers for Children's Fete

Lady Elisabeth Hänsler reports that volunteers are still needed for the Children's Fete at the upcoming Pennsic War.

Stefan's Florilegium updates for July 2009

THLord Stefan li Rous offers new articles and updates to Stefan's Florilegium for July 2009.

Pennsic University class list online

Baroness Aldermoureis Ventzke, Pennsic University Chancellor, has announced that the class lists for Pennsic XXXVIII are now available to view or download online.

Needed: Pennsic Children's Fete Volunteers

Her Majesty Queen Esa of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports that volunteers are needed for the Atlantia-sponsored Children's Fete held each year at the Pennsic War.

Pennsic University Class List posted

The list of classes for Pennsic University has been posted on the official Pennsic 38 web site.

Archery range relocated at Pennsic War

The staff of Pennsic War XXXVIII has announced that, due to insurance concerns, the archery range has been relocated from the top of Mount Eislinn to a new field above the B Blocks.

Warriors of History Tournament returns to Pennsic War

Baron Diomedes Sebastianus reports that the 4th Annual Pennsic Warriors of History Tournament, sponsored by the Kingdom of the East, will take place on the Wednesday of Pennsic XXXVIII's War Week on the main battlefield. This is a new location.

Pennsic 38 Blood Drive: Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson, Pennsic Blood Drive Liaison, requests the attention of Pennsic attendees for an announcement regarding this year's Pennsic Blood Drive.

No Children's Theatre at Pennsic 38

Mistress Rhonwen glyn Conwy and THL Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia have announced that there will be no Children's Theater at this year's Pennsic War.

Public Service Announcement: Pennsic Proof of Membership

Patrick Anderson, President Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., addresses the issue of what constitutes a valid proof of SCA membership at the gate of Pennsic War XXXVIII in a "Public Service Announcement."

Volunteers needed for Pennsic War XXXVIII

Baroness Rosamund Beauvisage, Division of Interdepartmental Matters Deputy for Pennsic War XXXVIII, reports on an effort to encourage volunteerism at this year's War.

Pennsic Independent Seeking Review Materials

The Reviews Department of the Pennsic Independent is seeking new SCA-related CDs, books, and other works of art for review in the Pennsic 38 volume of the Pennsic Independent.

Pennsic Troll announces changes

Viscount Edward Zifran of Gendy, Public Information Deputy for the Pennsic War 38, has announced a change in gate entry policy for this year's War.

Pennsic online pre-registration ending soon

Pre-registration for Pennsic War XXXVIII will be ending soon. Mail-in registration was due by May 15, 2009, while online registration ends June 15, 2009. Don't miss out on your opportunity to participate in the SCA's largest gathering.

Invitation to the Enchanted Ground

His Grace, Duke Cariadoc of the Bow, offers an invitation to visit the Enchanted Ground at Pennsic, a place which states at its border: "within these boundaries the twentieth century does not exist."

Pennsic War may lose post office

Mistress Zaynab Yasmine bint Hasan, and other members of the Spalding Abbey Philatelic Society, report that the United States Postal Service may cut costs by eliminating the Pennsic Station. For years, this service has been a Pennsic landmark, appreciated by merchants and the populace alike. Mistress Zaynab is asking for help to try to save the station.

Pennsic Choir Online Registration Open

Attention all choristers! You are cordially invited to join the Known World Choir at Pennsic 38, also known as the Pennsic Choir.

Registration deadline for Pennsic University instructors approaches

Pennsic University Class Scheduler, THLady Fiadnata, reminds prospective teachers for this year's War that the deadline for Teacher Registration is May 1, 2009. After that date, classes will not be included in the Pennsic Site Book.

Martial activities at Pennsic 38

Their Highnesses EikBrandr and Runa of the Kingdom of the Middle have announced the battle schedule for the upcoming Pennsic War XXXVIII.

Judith and Gerhardt new Heirs to Drachenwald Crown

This past weekend, in the Spring Crown list of six couples, Sir Gerhardt von Wustenburg, inspired by Lady Judith de Northumbria, Ordo Laurensis, was victorious over HE Baron Lutr Ruckstandwerfe, who fought for the honour of his lady Baroness Siubhan inghean Fhearghuis and their infant daughter Valerie.