Games and Gambling

Games of skill and chance as enjoyed throughout the Middle Ages

[MID] Harvest Day

Join us for our Barony's 30-year Anniversary as we celebrate "Harvest Day's Greatest Hits", a collection of favorite activities from Harvest Days of yore:

[WES] Barony of Tarnmist Harvest Feast

The Barony of Tarnmist invites all good gentles and nobles to celebrate the beauty of the fall season at our annual Harvest Feast on October 23, 2010.

[ATE] Barony of Atenveldt's Baronial Anniversary

As has now become the tradition, it is time to pick a new lord and lady of love. The couple need not be a married pair, and the lord and lady of love will be chosen individually.

[ATE] Chocolate Revel

People have been marking and celebrating the Autumnal Equinox for thousands of years.

[DRA] Yule Ball

To the luminous and enlightened populace of Drachenwald whose radiance shines forth upon the Knowne World like a guiding light unto the travel-weary, doth the Shire of Flintheath light their beacon to welcome all to their great winter festival of Yule Ball.

[ANT] Harvest Feast

The Shire of Midhaven has had a plentiful harvest and we invite you to share of it at our Harvest Feast on Saturday, November 20, 2010. The feast will be in the Byzantine fashion in honor of Their Excellencies Hauk & Rosamund of Aquaterra.

[AET] Post-Pennsic Picnic

The laundry is done and the tent is finally dry and put away. What else is there to do but come to a nice, laid-back event? The Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands is hosting a Post-Pennsic picnic on August 28, 2010, at the Overlook Shelter in Schenley Park, Overlook Drive (no street address), Pittsburgh, PA 15213. The site opens at 10 and closes at 5pm.

SCA members create guild on World of Warcraft

Alastair Ronal Kester Aeyalweard has announced the creation of a guild on World of Warcraft for SCA folk who want to adventure together in cyberspace when they can't be together in person at events.

2010 Palio takes place in Siena, Italy

The Tartuca (Tortoise) neighborhood is the winner of this year's Palio, a bareback horse race that takes place in the middle of Siena, Italy.

Shava's photos of Thatsa Mare online

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva has posted photos from Thatsa Mare, which took place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield.

[GLE] Academy of Performing Arts

Bored and looking for something fun to do? Got an itch to go to an event but don't want to be outside in the heat? The Shire of Iron Ox invites one and all to the Academy of Performing Arts that will be held *indoors* in the comfy, cool air conditioning at the Cabot Lodge Millsaps in Jackson MS on July 31.

[MER] Thing in the Woods VI

Are you tired of the heat? Looking for a nice cool place to lay down? Come on over to The Shire of Easaraigh's Thing in the Woods VI: The Return of the Thing on July 30 through August 1, 2010. We've got just the ticket for hot and tired.

[GLE] Ardanroe 30th Anniversary

The Shire of Ardanroe Is Celebrating Thirty Years!

[WES] Celtic Games and Festival

Fall is upon us and our flocks have once again faired well and fattened during the summer.  Our hardy sheep were strong enough to withstand Winter as his wrath rose against our hapless Barony; but a new threat has arisen.  Enemies are rumoured to be stirring in the North and once again it seems we must protect our flocks . . .

[NOR] Youth Get A Castle, The Adults Get A Tent

Caer Anterth Mawr's Youth Event The Youth Get A Castle, The Adults Get A Tent! Oct 15th to 17th, 2010

[ANT] Dragon’s Down

The Shire of Fire Mountain Keep invites one and all to join us at Dragon’s Down! Compete in the Shire Championship Heavy and Rapier Tourneys. There will be an Archery Tournament for adults and children as well competitions in Brewing /Vinting, and Siege Cooking.

[ATL] Sacred Stone's Baronial Birthday

Sacred Stone's Baronial Birthday August 27-29, 2010 Kings Mountain State Park, SC

Hurling takes root in the USA

During practice, members of the Worcester Hurling Club hit a sliotar (ball) with their hurleys (stick). That's Worcester, Massachusetts, not England.

Amtgard brings "limitless creativity" to Santa Fe park

Every Sunday members the Shire of Lost Souls bring their fantasy role play to Railyard Park in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The group is part of the fantasy world of Amtgard. Alexa Schirtzinger of the Santa Fe Reporter has the story. (photo)

[MID] A Simple Day in the Country

The Barony of Sternfeld cordially invites you to enjoy yourself at A Simple Day in the Country!

[LOC] Darton Anniversary

The Shire of Darton wish to advise the Annual camping event - DARTON ANNIVERSARY - is on once again.

[OUT] Baron's War

Are you an honorable Scot looking to defend your home from sea-faring barbarians? Are you a noble Norse looking to bring civilization to the savages of Scotland? If you are either or have friends who are, come to Baron’s War in the beautiful mountains of Dragonsspine this year and pick a side for a competition of The Norse vs. The Scots: In Games & War.

[ATL] Pennsic Pity Party

While many of our friends and neighbors will be heading north in support of our beloved Kingdom, not all of us are about to expend the time and resources that a trip to Pennsic requires. So to those left behind, I would like to extend the invitation to a "Pennsic Pity Party".

[OUT] Tailteann Games

Barony of Unser Hafen presents Tailteann Games June 19, 2010

[WES] Mid-Summers Revel

Tis a beautiful place, well into the mountains bordering Rivenoak, so many trees that everyone can have a shady camp. The Feather River but a short stroll from your camp. Large Tree covered Eriks. A street of stores, nooks, craneys and balconies, oh what a wondrous battleground.

[ATE] Dante's Inferno

Welcome to HELL!

[MER] Lusty Month of May

It's the Lusty Month of May, and the Shire of Talmere invites you to come walk amongst the menagerie and celebrate our main annual event!  The theme is 15th century Florence and Rome and a historical wedding celebration.

[GLE] Loch Bais Birthday Bash

The seasons have once more run their course, and the Shire of Loch Bais once again celebrates the occasion of its birth.

Renaissance Faire

his is the 16th year that Cote du Ciel is hosting a Renaissance Faire to benefit the community center where we have our weekly practices.  This Faire is one of the ways in which we "pay" for our use of the building. This is NOT an SCA event.

"Dante's inferno", a new take on Hell

The marketers of Electronic Arts' videogame Dante's Inferno had an unusual rollout plan: self-protest the game, based on Dante Alighieri's 14th century work, as an evil, anti-Christian entertainment to drum up publicity for the game. Reviewers found Inferno to be less hellish and more of a dud. Mark Oppenheimer of the New York Times has the story.