Kingdom of Æthelmearc
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-24 19:58
The Shire of Misty Highlands is proud to host a day long of learning at the AEthelmearc AEcademy on June 23, 2007 at Salem International University, 234 West Main Street, Salem , WV . In addition to the many A&S classes you would expect to find, we are seeking classes on "SCA Life". There is also plenty of field for martial classes, so ready your weapons and skills. Teacher registration is now open & you may register here until June 8. Watch for class listings on the AEcademy website here. There will be an A&S display and a scribal backlog display with prizes, so bring your finest projects to share. In addition, we'll also be hosting an "Ask a Laurel" table, so make sure you bring your questions. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Salem, West Virginia)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-24 19:54
The Shire of Misty Highlands once again challenges all to join us for battle and competition in the forests of Sherwood. This year Robin and his band will boldly face the Sheriff's forces in scenic Sherwood Forest, where they will attempt to best each other in contests of rapier, archery and full armored engagements on the field with combat archery. Of course the merry men will also offer thrown weapons, an A&S display, a scribal tea, rapier woods battles, plus a medieval Italian feast created by Don Anias Fenne. The evenings will also see bardic activities, drumming, and dancing. Location:
Shire of Misty Highlands (Ellamore, West Virginia)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-23 20:26
The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle invites our friends and neighbors to join us for our weekly fight practice and picnic in Otsiningo Park on Sunday, July 15, 2007. This will be a very relaxed get together for fighting, eating and socializing with our friends.
We will begin gathering around noon, and will go until people are tired of fighting. Please come join us to share stories and swordplay. If you know of anyone who is interested in checking out SCA fighting for the first time, this will be the perfect opportunity. Please bring any loaner gear that you may have for newcomers. This will be in a beautiful public park, so there will probably be people wandering over to watch the fighting and maybe ask some questions. Garb is strongly encouraged. We will provide meats to cook on the grill – hamburgers, hot dogs, and sausages, as well as rolls, fixings, and ice. Please bring your picnic gear, a dish to pass, and drinks.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-23 15:47
Madness in the form of battle fever has once again descended upon the Barony of Endless Hills! The Barony invites all to join us as Melee Madness returns with the classic Warlord tourney and five man melee team combat. Enjoy a day of melee combat in preparation for Pennsic.
A Gold Chain Tournament will be hosted by Earl Sir Yngvar the Dismal and Sir Murdoch Bayne. For the fencers, there will also be a fencing "Armor-as-Worn" tourney and a Warlord tourney. For both the heavy and fencing Warlord tournaments all are invited/requested to bring along something to place in the Warlord's treasure chest. Sir Murdoch humbly asks that participants in the Warlord’s tournament refrain from using duct tape or pads as their submission to the Warlord chest. Torch lit fencing will also be held, weather permitting. In addition to heavy fighting and fencing, there will also be archery, youth combat and thrown weapons available. A number of A&S classes will be held as well.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-22 11:26
Sir Tristen reports that videos from the Spring 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have been added to the SCA Crown Tournament Video Collection.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-19 18:37
Master Hogge de Watlynge (aka Master Huen Damebrigge of Gode Cookery) has created a YouTube channel with videos relating to "Medieval & Renaissance food, cookery, feasts, and related subjects."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-11 13:40
Once again, good gentles, do we invite all that is good and great from these Sylvan Lands to celebrate the medieval origins of the carousel and to give aide to the good gentles of the Herschell Carousel Museum. As always, this is a FREE event to all SCAdians who attend in garb and troll in. The day will be full of entertainment, pageantry, arts, games, food and tournaments in Heavy Weapons, Archery, Thrown Weapons, Fencing and, yes, Equestrian. Period dogs under their owner’s control, are welcome. Location:
Barony of the Rhydderich Hael & Canton of Beau Fleuve (North Tonawanda, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-10 22:40
Posted by Hrólfr on the Legio Draconis website are the results of the May 5, 2007 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The winner was THL Duncan Von Halstern, inspired by Baroness Ilish O'Donavan.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-09 08:08
Take a bunch of Harry Potter fans, add some local SCA members, a few Monty Python Society afficionatos and, for good measure, throw in belly dancers and what do you get? A recipe for an entertaining evening as students of Penn State University found out recently during Red Nose Day. Leslie Finlay has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-05 15:11
It is time again to prepare for the upcoming War, and to properly prepare. The Canton of Steltonwald would like to invite all to join us for our War Practice XVIII.
We will be meeting once again at Coopers Lake Campground, 205 Currie Road,
Slippery Rock, PA 16057. The event will run from noon on Thursday May 17, 2007
through Sunday May 20, 2007 at 3:00 pm. Troll will close on Saturday at 3 pm;
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-01 07:47
Thorpe has posted a large album of photos from the recent Spring 2007 Coronation in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-04-29 18:07
Christopher and Morgen, recently King and Queen of AEthelmearc, have announced that Their daughter, Josephine Helen Nesbit, was born April 19, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-26 17:10
Countess Caryl Olesdatter, Seneschal for the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, has announced the list of combatants and their consorts who plan to take part in the upcoming AEthelmearc Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-26 14:19
Calling all Vikings! It's time once again to set up our Viking Village at the Annual Jamestown Scandinavian Folk Festival. The Scandinavian Studies Program of Jamestown, New York has invited us back for their Sixth Annual Scandinavian Folk Festival. We have been asked to set up an as authentic as possible Viking encampment. This year the festival director has expressed the desire for a larger SCA presence at the festival. We would love to have as many people as possible join us in this celebration of all things Viking. Location:
Shire of Heronter (Jamestown, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-12 11:14
Giulietta da Venezia, Reporting Herald, reports that at the Canterbury Tales event in Their Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, Their Majesties, Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, elevated one citizen to the Order of the Pelican and placed another on vigil for the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-07 14:13
Spring is in the air and it's time determine who our fair kingdom's next heirs shall be! The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all to Crown Tournament held at Camp Amahami (a Girl Scout camp), Page Pond Road (no street number), Deposit, New York 13754, on May 4-6 2007. Gates will open at 6 pm on Friday and close at noon on Sunday. There are not a lot of nearby hotels or restaurants, but there is a *lot* of room for camping, and GS tents with cots in them will be *all over* the place. There is one hill, but the site is otherwise handicapped accessible. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Deposit, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-28 08:03
Meg the Mad reports that she has posted photos from the recent Ice Dragon event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc. The photos were taken by her lord husband Leonardo of Sunderoak.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-03-19 16:16
Come one, come all to the first ever Blackwater Hunt! On September 22, the Shire of Blackwater will hold the first annual Blackwater Hunt at Rock City Part in Olean, NY. The day will be filled with all things hunting archery, thrown weapons, atl-atl.
After a sideboard lunch (plenty of picnic space) the truly brave will depart on a dangerous boar hunt among the rocks! Evening will feature a feast, baric circle and dance it is discreetly damp... The site is partially handicapped accessible. Watch the next AEstel for more information! Contact the Autocrat Lord Nugg (mka Russell Chamberlain) at email@example.com with any questions or concerns. If you would like to teach a hunt related class or help martial archery.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-09 11:34
Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Æthelmearc, recently elevated Alienor Russeal to the Order of the Laurel. The elevation took place at the College of Three Ravens in the Barony of Thescorre.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-06 15:39
The Shire of Sylvan Glen is holding its annual event - the Defenders of Sylvan Glen July 6-8.
There will be heavy fighting! There will be rapier duels (a "pearls and swine" if enough brave souls enter)! There will be youth fighting! There will be thrown weapons of all sorts! There will be an archery contest (if I can find someone willing to be the archery Marshall)! All martial activities are "tourney" style (up to each marshall to devise what kind of tourney he would like to Marshall, within the combat rules of AEthelmearc), with pick-up fights after the tourney. There will be prizes galore - including $10.00 gas cards to each winner in the above categories. Not to mention, the winning heavy fighter, rapier contestant, and each youth fighter will receive commerative wooden long swords. The Thrown weapons winner receives a ceremonial knife. Archery prize to be determined when I have an archery Marshall. ***A&S*** = In order to encourage more A&S projects, we are offering a $35.00 SCA gift certificate (good for a 1 year membership), to the winner of our A&S competition. The theme is - Medieval Monsters, and Bestiary Beasts. All youth A&S participants will receive a token of participation. AND classes - right now we only have one fine offering - a basketry class, material cost $5.00, taught by the renown Beth of Sylvan Glen. Last year we offered an entire tract of scribal activities, so be looking for scribal arts to be featured at this event. For the entertainment of our youth, we offer a periodish fishing kit (a stick, a string, a hook, and some worms). To be used with parental supervision only! There is a fishing pond at the site. In WV, all fisher persons under the age of 15, may fish without a license. If I can find a fishing marshall, we will organize a period fishing derby (I have permission). WV offers a one day fishing license., which can purchased on line for $15.00, or stop in at the Martinsburg Wal-Mart on your way to the event. A fine feast is in the final stages of planning by our own Joy of Sylvan Glen. Finally, come watch the hounds run, as a demo of coursing will be held (and a real competition held if enough dog people attend). Please see our website - Defenders of Sylvan Glen. or contact me, Marianna Molin di Salerno (also known as Noor or Nancy) at firstname.lastname@example.org Bardic competition - bring your best story, song, or poem. Winner will receive a $10.00 gift cert. from SCA and a $10.00 Sheetz card.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-03 09:29
Lady Barbary Rose of Endless Hills has posted photos from the recent Seven Deadlies event in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-02 17:37
Welcome good gentles and come rest yourself from your long winter's Journey at the "Chanticleer" Tavern. Where you can regale your fellow pilgrims and travelers with tales from far off lands as you enjoy our hearty tavern fare prepared by our own Margaret Makafee. If you wish just to pass a quiet day, there will be a selection of Tavern games you can play, or you might just sit and enjoy listening to the tales Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-15 18:55
Unto the populace of the glorious Kingdom of Æthelmearc we invite all to come to the Incipient Shire of Riversedge sponsored by the Shire of Stormsport for the Coronation of Rurik and Angelik, and celebrate the legacy of King Christopher and Queen Morgen.
The coronation will be held on April 14th 2007 at Seton Catholic School, 385
Pine Street, Meadville, PA 16335. The site will open at 9am and will close
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-15 17:14
The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn extends an invitation to one and all to visit us for a day of game(s). There will be a variety of medieval board games for all to learn and play including the wee ones. There will be heavy fighting, boffers, and fencing (if we get a marshal). Also there will be some game to eat! Heavy fighting will take place at our wonderful indoor location, though the marshal might move some activities outdoors, weather permitting. There will be children's activities, dancing for all and a prize for whomever plays the most different games during the day (fighting/fencing does count)! Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-08 16:15
Giulietta da Venezia, Reporting Herald for Twelfth Night, reports that Their Majesties, Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Æthelmearc invited Master Creature Twyne Dragon into the Order of the Pelican at the recent Twelfth Night celebration in the Shire of King's Crossing.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-02-02 16:17
The Dominion of Myrkfaelinn would like to invite all who wish to attend to a regional heavy weapons muster on Sunday, March 25. We've got the space for it, so we'll be practicing melee! Join us for the fun!
Time and location are the same as all of our
fight practices during the academic year, Sunday,
1pm-5pm at Risley Hall's dining hall on the
Cornell University campus. Directions can be
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-31 14:35
Thorpe has posted an album of photos from the recent 12th Night event which took place in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-26 15:54
Come celebrate Purim with the good gentles of the Barony March of the Debatable Lands on Sunday, March 4 at the Branstetter-McCandless Castle, 755 Stonegate Road, Wexford PA, 15090. The site will open at noon and close at 8pm. There will be an all-day side-board of Jewish foods cooked by Mistress She'erah bat Shlomo from several cuisines (meal will be meat, non-dairy, and vegetarian-friendly). The site is wet. Location:
Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands (Pittsburgh Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-25 21:18
The Shire of Port Oasis invites all lovers and fighters to the 11th annual Tournament of the White Hart, February 23 -25, 2007, at the Cabell County 4-H Camp (6040 Booten Creek Road, Barboursville, WV, 25504). The event will feature the traditional heavy weapons tournament emphasizing love and chivalry. Other activities of the day will include fencing, an Arts and Sciences competition, children’s activities, and more. Location:
Shire of Port Oasis (Barboursville, West Virginia)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-17 15:07
The Shire of Stormsport welcomes all to the Annual Spring Bears Event on February 24th, 2007.
Activities this year will include heavy weapons as per normal, embroidery/blackwork classes, an Italian themed set of children events and medieval Dance.
This year's event will be held at the Erie Day School,
of 1372 West 6th Street, Erie PA 16505. With the site
opening at 9am am and closing at 9 pm.