Atlantia

Kingdom of Atlantia

Volunteers Needed for Pennsic Children's Fete

Their Excellencies Countess Denise and Baroness Kisaiya of the Kingdom of Atlantia are looking for volunteers to help with the Annual Known World Children's Fete at Pennsic XXXV. Needed are performers, craft helpers and general volunteers who like to work with children.

SCA Helps Library Hold Renaissance Faire

The Canton of Attilium, in the Barony of Windmasters Hill, Atlantia, helped the Cliffdale Library hold a very successful demo, and Jarel Loveless of the Fayetteville Observer was on hand to cover the story.

Chalice of the Sun Gods III: Return of Poseidon

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Once again, the cry goes forth for all heroes to vie for glory and honor in the Chalice Championships. And for those who choose to attempt it, there is the legendary 'Chalice of the Sun Gods', the cup of Helios given to Hercules in the course of his labors. Please join us for this unique challenge!

http://pontealto.atlantia.sca.org/chalice.php Location:
Barony of Ponte Alto (Triangle, Virginia)

New Atlantian Born

Estienne de Cond has announced the birth of Ethan Owen Augustas Harner to Christopher Gos and Una the Good Natured.

Kingdom of Atlantia Seeks Bids for New Crowns

Under the direction and Patronage of Michael and Seonaid, King and Queen of Atlantia, the New Regalia Committee is seeking bids for the design and construction of new crowns.

Medieval times relived at Renaissance Festival

The Hagerstown Morning Herald reports from Highland River Melees in the Barony of Highland Foorde.

Storvik Post Pennsic Revel

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As we return to our homes after a long summer campaign, the sounds of war fade and the sounds of merriment grow. Laughter replaces the battle cry as the populace of Atlantia gathers to celebrate the glories of Pennsic in an atmosphere of frivolity and fun.

The glorious Barony of Storvik invites you to an evening of enjoyment at its traditional Post Pennsic Dessert Revel. This year's theme is "Fun and Games," so come out and play some games! You may already know that cribbage and chess are period, but have you ever played Nine Men's Morris (featured in the most recent Tournaments Illuminated), Fox and Geese, or Hazard? Bring your cards, dice, board games, and toys. Weather permitting, you can try outdoor ball-and-stick games in the small, woodsy glen (no martial activities). Veteran game players are encouraged to teach the rules and strategies to new contestants of all ages. Location:
Barony of Storvik (Adelphi, Maryland)

Stierbach Baronial Birthday

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Their Excellencies Colum and Briana are honored to announce that they are celebrating Stierbach's Argent Anniversary in July A.S.XLI. His Majesty's army will gather in the forests of Stierbach to prepare for the Pennsic War. Come and join us for fighting, feasting, admiration of artisans' skills, and a last chance to authorize before the war. Site: Miller's Farm, 12101 Orange Plank Rd, Locust Grove, VA 22508. Site opens Friday July 21st, at 4pm and closes on Sunday July 23rd. Troll will close Friday night at 11pm and reopen at 7:30am Saturday. This is a primitive camp site. Bring your own drinking water and solar shower bags. Shower water and Port-a-johns will be provided. Site is WET, no original containers. Dogs allowed but must be on leashes at all times. Location:
Barony of Stierbach (Locust Grove, Virginia)

Atlantia Celebrated Silver Anniversary with Tourneys

Sir Bryce de Byram of the Kingdom of Atlantia reports on tournament action at the Sapphire Joust event which took place May 27 in Amelia Court House, Virginia. The event celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Sapphire Joust Photos Online

Lord Skorri from the Kingdom of Atlantia has posted photos from the recent Sapphire Joust event.

Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday

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It is my great pleasure and honor to announce Sacred Stone's Baronial Birthday Celebration. Mark your calendars and plan to come, relax and enjoy.

Name of Event: Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday
Date(s) of Event: September 8-10, 2006
Hosting Group: Canton of Brigte

Description: Come relax and celebrate the founding of Sacred Stone. Come tell your war stories and laugh and sing with friends. In the tradition of the Location:
Canton of Crois Brigte (Booneville, North Carolina)

Wastelands

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In the past months, we have seen war rage in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann. We celebrated great victories and mourned our losses. Rumors have now reached the ears of His Majesty Michael and His Highness Ragnarr that war will rage yet again between the Kingdoms of the East and the Middle. As we gear up to again take up arms in support of our Sovereigns, we look to find solace while we can. We look to the Wastelands, an oasis in the heart of our fair lands, a meeting place for the fierce enemies and loyal friends alike to gather in peace for a day of tournament, feasting, and fun.   Location:
Canton of Hindscroft (Booneville, North Carolina)

More Atlantia Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lord Skorri has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers

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The Canton of Aire Faucon in the Barony of the Sacred Stone will be hosting an event to welcome newcomers to the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) in Western North Carolina near Rutherfordton on August 26,2006. All interested members and friends of the SCA are encouraged to come and bring along a friend.

The Canton of Aire Faucon Presents
Flight of the Falcon II: Heroics for Newcomers Location:
Canton of Aire Faucon (Bostic, North Carolina)

Coastal Regional Fighter Practice

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Not going to Assessments? The Shire of Seareach invites you to come for a weekend of good fighting and good fun. Bring your armor/fencing gear, your A&S projects, and your camping equipment for our Regional Fighting Practice. There will be A&S classes including basket weaving and kumihimo. Please bring any projects that you may be working on to share with the rest of us. Other activities may include thrown weapons and archery (marshal pending). Location:
Shire of Seareach (Wilmington, North Carolina)

Atlantia Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lady Caterine has posted photos taken by her lord husband at the recent Crown Tourney for the Kingdom of Atlantia.

Ragnarr and Anneke New Prince and Princess of Atlantia

Ragnarr Blackhammer defeated Keegan Broussard in the finals of the Kingdom of Atlantia's recent Spring Crown Tourney.

Atlantia Kingdom Heralds & Scribes Symposium

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Please join us for an all day extravaganza of classes and workshops to satisfy heralds and scribes of every level of experience! Bring your pens and paper, books and tabards and share in the wealth of knowledge that the Kingdom of Atlantia has to offer!

Arts & Sciences Activities:
Heraldic and Scribal classes will be held all day. A schedule of the classes is available on the website. Location:
Canton of Buckston on Eno (Durham, North Carolina)

Folger Shakespeare Library Worth the Trip

Julienne fille Gaspard of the Kingdom of Atlantia discusses a recent visit to the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C.

It's the SCA, Silly, Not Monty Python!

"In a forest clearing 16 miles from downtown Washington, scores of Vikings, knights and their ladies knocked lumps out of each other with three-pound rattan swords at the weekend and I swear it wasn't Monty Python," opens British journalist Elaine Monaghan in her tribute to the SCA.

Hidden Mountain's Baronial Birthday & Pilgrimage

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Hidden Mountain invites one and all to join the pilgrimage to see the miracle of the Hidden Mountain revealed! Stop by the various shrines of saints on your way and gather badges. Sharpen your swords for there are bandits and highwaymen galore! Shop till you drop and play games of skill and chance or drink from the waters of the enchanted well.

We encourage everyone to host a shrine, make a badge to supply to the Pilgrims Location:
Barony of Hidden Mountain (Cordsville, South Carolina)

Tempore Atlantia Winners Announced

Lady Martelle von Charlottenburg, Deputy for Tempore Atlantia, and MOAS for the Barony of Bright Hills, has announced the winners of the Tempore Atlantia which took place at the Kingdom's recent Coronation.

Atlantian Crown Tournament

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By decree of Their Most Royal Majesties, Michael and Seonaid, King and Queen of Atlantia, a Grand Tournament shall be held to determine Their Heirs. The Barony of Tir-y-Don is pleased to host such an historical occasion and invites the people of Fair Atlantia to join them in honoring a great tradition. It is Their Majesties desire to see a marvelous display of heraldry on the field for this most magnificent event. Please bring your banners and other heraldic accoutrements to brighten our surroundings. Location:
Barony of Tir-y-Don (Williamsburg, Virginia)

Tournament of Hope

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The Shire of Cathanar invites you to the Coast for a day of fun and the opportunity to help us rescue a damsel in distress.

On April 22, 2006, we will be holding a Tournament of Hope, in order to raise funds for Amy Holliday, a local woman who is desperately in need of a lung transplant due to cystic fibrosis.

(More information about Amy and the fund-raising efforts being undertaken on her behalf may be found at: http://www.kintera.org/FAF/home/default.asp?ievent=130665. If you are unable to attend but would still like to send a donation, there are instructions on this website.) Location:
Shire of Cathanar (New Bern, North Carolina)

Atlantia June University

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As the warm breezes of late spring blow gently through the beautiful hills of Isenfir, scholars and students, teachers and pupils, purveyors and seekers of wisdom and knowledge, will gather together from across the Kingdom and beyond to immerse themselves in the erudite environs of the University of Atlantia.

Site: University of Virginia, New Cabell Hall, 1605 Jefferson Park Ave., Charlottesville, VA 22901 Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Feast of St. Hildegard of Bingen

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Come join the Canton of Falcon Cree as we venture to Germany between the years 1098 and 1457 to celebrate the accomplishments of two great Germans: St. Hildegard of Bingen and Hans Talhoffer.

The Feast of St. Hildegard will be held at the verdant Camp Wabak, (36 Camp WaBak Rd. Marietta, SC 29661). The site features a lovely, shaded field with plenty of space for period pavilions and merchants. Gentles interested in merchanting should contact Lord Gospodin Pavel Rurik Chyorni Lebedov in advance for details (Ryan Matthews, anoanar@yahoo.com or 864-232-4310 no calls after 9pm please - baby in house). Location:
Canton of Falcon Cree (Marietta, South Carolina)

A Midsummer's Twilight Tourney

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A Ghost walks at midnight, there's treachery afoot and suspicion is in the air. Join the Canton of Buckston-on-Eno for a tribute to Shakespeare?s Hamlet around the eve of Midsummer. In this non-traditional event there will be fighting in the twilight hours, a feast at mid-day and many activities sure to delight all ages.

Martial Activities: There will be Heavy and Rapier Tournaments in the twilight hours beginning in the late afternoon. Atlantian heavy fighters will also have the benefit of an afternoon martial class in Western Martial Arts. His Excellency, Baron Geoffrey Athos von Ulm, has decreed that the Baronial fighter practice will take place at the event site on Sunday, June 18th and all visiting fighters are welcome to stay for the additional fighting. Location:
Canton of Buckston-on-Eno (Leasburg, North Carolina)

King's Assessment

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Wham! The ground shakes as another projectile impacts the castle wall. There it comes, the enemy army approaches. Several walls of shields merging - right here, archers shooting overhead...and right there - The King himself assessing his armies.

Welcome to the King's Assessment! Grand melees will be held, including siege warfare, castle attack, open field, town, and possibly even woods battles. Combat Archery will make an impression and there will be lots Location:
Barony of Black Diamond (Vinton, Virginia)

Atlantia Tournament of Chivalry

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The young adults of Atlantia bid you welcome to a day of tournaments to celebrate martial prowess and chivalry. The Shire of Isenfir invites one and all to attend the third Tournament of Chivalry on 15 April 2006 in Madison, Virginia>

Martial Activities:
As the focus of martial activities, Atlantia's Knights shall challenge any who would face them on the tournament field in a variety of weapons forms. A small area shall also be available for those who wish to ply their skills outside of the tournament. Though no points will be kept during the tournament, Her Majesty and her Ladies will be casting watchful eyes upon the field, and taking particular interest in chivalric acts. Prizes shall be awarded for valor and prowess. Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Madison, Virginia)

Large Album of Gulf Wars Photos Online

Lady Cassandra of the Kingdom of Calontir reports that Ursus of Anglesy has posted nearly 800 photos from Gulf Wars XV.