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Pennsic War XXXVII

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The 37th Annual Pennsic War July 25 - August 10, 2008 Hosted by the East Kingdom with the sponsorship of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc & the support of the Middle Kingdom at Coopers Lake Campground 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057

FEE SCHEDULE
July 25 to July 31 GATE FEE DUE ON ARRIVAL
Nonmember Adult (18 or older) - $155
Member Adult (18 or older) - $130
Minor (6 to 17) - $20 Location:
East Kingdom (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

Results of parrot food experiment: why a seed-only diet wouldn't have worked in period

Lady Aisin Biya has concluded a six-week test of parrot feeding habits, and concludes that parrots would not have survived in medieval Europe on a diet composed only of the seeds available locally.

Barony of Stonemarche welcomes newest Eastrealm subject

Mistress Fia Kareman and Lord Matthew Moraveous Avdenmork joyfully announce the birth of their son, Galen Thomas Begnoche, at 8:09 EST on February 29. The family resides in the Barony of Stonemarche, in the East Kingdom.

[EAS] Spring Crown Tourney

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The snows melt, the grass greens, and the buds appear on the trees. The first brave flowers blossom, and it is time to think of the future of our Kingdom. The King and Queen need heirs to Their thrones!

Please join us for the Spring Crown Tournament to be hosted by the Shire of Lyndhaven. The site is CFB Gagetown. The tournament, feast and accomodations are in different buildings, but there will be a shuttle service running during the entire event. Location:
Shire of Lyndhaven (Oromocto, New Brunswick)

Making MEaD at Dartmouth

Taylor Campbell, SCA member and the president of MEaD, the Medieval Enthusiasts at Dartmouth, submitted to an interview by a reporter from the Dartmouth Mirror about life as a medieval reenactor.

Aviculture Classes Announced for BBM EKU

Lady Biya, guildmistress of the Company of Medieval Aviculturists, is pleased to announce she will be teaching three classes this year's East Kingdom University at Barony Beyond the Mountain on April 5th.

[EAS] Northern Region Rapier Academy & Champion's Tourney

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Come join us for a revival of Northern Region Rapier Academy. Captain Christian Woolfe is organizing a morning of classes for all skill levels.

A tournament to determine the first Northern Region Champion of Fence will be held in the afternoon.

Please join us for a day of fencing & socializing, and enjoy a light mid-day day board prepared by our Province's talented cooks.

Anyone interested in teaching classes should contact Captain Christian Location:
Province of Malagentia (Saco, Maine)

[EAS] Black Griffin Inn

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The Canton of Gryphonwald (in the Barony of Settmour Swamp) is hosting a wonderful event April 19, 2008: Black Griffin Inn

The Log Cabin at Rutgers Gardens
112 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519

http://www.settmourswamp.eastkingdom.org/gryph-meetings.html

I have heard rumor that there is going to be (weather permiting) Heavy Fighting, Fencing, Hurley, Brewing contest, A&S Display, Games, Great Food, and lots of FUN!! Location:
Canton of Gryphonwald (New Brunswick, New Jersey)

[EAS] Fools Of Gotham

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Come to Gotham and play the foole! Rumor has it that our good King John will be visiting soon, looking to make a King's Highway ("I heard it was a hunting lodge!" "SHHHSHHHH!!!!!!") RIGHT ON TOP of Gotham!! All hands are needed to travel to Gotham--er, to travel to OSTGARDR-- to play the foole for the king's Tax Collectors, to disport themselves in foolish pastimes and games (including a Foolish Archery Shoot; it will be safe--we're fools, not idiots 8), to tell and hear foolish tales and songs, and to partake of a Foolish Feast in which nothing is as it appears. Location:
Crown Province of Ostgardr (Huntington, New York)

[EAS] Northern Lights XVII

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The Northern Lights Competition is a chance for gentles to display their wonderful talents in the fields of the Arts and Sciences. Come and share those projects you have been working on during the cold winter months. Gentles can enter into the competition or simply attend to peruse the variety of exhibits, competition entries, talk to old friends, and make a few new ones.

Deadlines:
Written Works and Papers: February 1 Location:
Shire of Glenn Linn (Glens Falls, New York)

[EAS] Bellringers

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Winter is upon us, cold winds blow from the north, the sea is grey, the forests are bare, and the creatures of the wild sleep in their burrows. Gentles huddle in their homes and dream of warmer times.

It is in this darkest of seasons that warmth and friendship are most needed.

To lighten your hearts and fill your bellies the Barony of Carillion is once again proud to present our annual Baronial gathering known as Bellringers. Location:
Barony of Carillion (Barnegat, New Jersey)

SCA Board of Directors Meeting

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The SCA Board of Directors will meet October 18, 2008 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Kingdom of the East
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront
1919 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS B2T 0A2
CANADA Location:
Halifax, Nova Scotia

[EAS] Mudthaw

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One and all are invited to attend the Barony of Settmour Swamp's 28th annual Celebration of the Thawing of the Mud. As always Mudthaw will feature a wide variety of activities: tournaments in Armored Combat, Rapier, and Youth Combat, Archery, Thrown Weapons, a brewing competition and an array of Fine Merchants. Mudthaw will again be held at the beautiful and spacious Salaam Shrine in Livingston, NJ. Location:
Barony of Settmour Swamp (Livingston, New Jersey)

[EAS] Winter Brawl

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Once again House Serpentius and House Wilmot, under the generosity of the Barony of Bhakail and the Bailiwick of Ivyeinurst, are sponsoring a celebration of all things involved in hitting! Last year's event was such a success, we have already outgrown our site. This year's site has a much larger area for fighting, fencing and merchants! the only thing this site does not have is free parking -- the parking costs $8/day for a lot with an attendant and $5/day for a lot without an attendant, as a result, House Serpentius will cover the entire site cost. THE EVENT IS FREE! Location:
Barony of Bhakail (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

[EAS] Third Baronial Investiture Anniversary

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All hail and pray attend! We, the proud citizens of the Barony of l'ile du Dragon Dormant, are pleased to invite one and all to come and celebrate the Third Anniversary of the investiture of Pellandres and Valeria and our Barony's birth! All residents, old and new, ex-patriots who have left our lands for adventures far away, great friends and neighbors who have shared their experience with us in the past, are ALL warmly invited to return to Location:
Barony of l'ile du Dragon Dormant (Verchères, Québec)

[EAS] King's and Queen's Bardic Championship

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The Shire of Anglespur, the Jewel of the East, is pleased to host this year’s King’s and Queen’s Bardic Championship! Bards, Singers, Musicians and Storytellers from all over the East Kingdom are invited to come and share their talents in this illustrious competition.

The Bardic Competition is to be divided into three rounds. Please note that the theme of the event is "Heroes of the Empire," and Their Majesties wish to hear songs, tales, and poems of the East Realm's greatest men and women. Also we would remind the bards that Their Majesties will be basing their decision on all three rounds. Location:
Shire of Anglespur (Hoosick Falls, New York)

Crossroads at Canterbury photos online

Robert Nydahl of the Kingdom of Drachenwald chronicled activities at September's Crossroads at Canterbury event in a photo album.

[EAS] Toys for Tots Tourney

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It is that time of year again for the Barony of Iron Bog's last big push for the Toys for Tots campaign.

This Saturday, Dec 1st., we will gather in Pemberton, NJ for your annual Toys for Tots Tourney. The entrance fee for the day is one new unwrapped toy. There will be both a heavy tourney and our baronial fencing championship. The heavy tourney will be a double elimination feat with the combatants able Location:
Barony of Iron Bog (Pemberton, New Jersey)

[EAS] Yule Gathering and Feast

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Greetings and gracious felicitations, all ye good gentles. It is that time of year once again, with the leaves fallen, and the air now crisp with pending snow. It is also that time for the Barony of Bergental to welcome all unto the Great Hall to enjoy the company of friends; to entertain and to be entertained; to browse the wares of merchants... In all, a time to come together in fellowship and enjoy the season. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Springfield, Massachusetts)

First AOA for aviculture awarded to guild founder

After seventeen years of service to the dream, Aisin-gioro Biya was awarded arms for her work in aviculture by King Andreas and Queen Gabriella at Warrior's Naadam, Silver Horde's 10th anniversery celebration held in Ostgardr, East Kingdom. Given Biya's own Jurchen shaman persona, the setting for her award couldn't have been more appropriate.

[EAS] Market Day at Birka

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The Barony of Stonemarche would like to invite everyone to attend our Market Day at Birka event on January 25th through January 26th, 2008

We have have set the prices for Birka 2008, you will notice a change in the pre-registration price, but not the at the door price. The pre-registration for adult members will be 12.00, same as the at the door fee. Adult non members will be required to pay the non member Location:
Barony of Stonemarche (Manchester, New Hampshire)

East Kingdom Crown Tournament photos

Master Liam St. Liam has posted an album of photos from the recent Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the East.

Konrad and Brenwen new East Kingdom Heirs

East Kingdom Autumnal Crown Tourney was won on Saturday by Sir Konrad von Ulm, fighting for Lady Brenwen the Fair. Sir Konrad is a member of House Bloodguard and is a former squire of the current King, Andreas derEisfalke.

Barony Beyond the Mountain Forming Cooks Guild

The Barony Beyond the Mountain in the East Kingdom is forming a baronial level cooks guild. The first meeting is on November 10th, 2007 in Terryville, Connecticut.

[EAS] 100 Minutes War

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The Shire of the Rusted Woodlands bids you welcome to attend the return of 100 Minutes War!

This year's event shall feature:

  • The traditional 100 minute melee battle (fighters – please see reservation instructions below)
  • 100 minutes of fencing (indoor fencing space - fencers need to remember to bring/wear non-marking footwear, sneakers rather than boots)
  • 100 minutes of archery/thrown weapons Location:
    Shire of Rusted Woodlands (Washingtonville, New York)

[EAS] Fall Crown Tournament

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The Barony of Concordia of the Snows is honored to be the hosts of this year's Fall Crown Tournament, to be held on the Third day of November in the year 2007. The festivities will commence at the Midway Fire Dept. Grove and Banquet Hall, 1956 Central Avenue, Colonie, NY 12205. The feast will feature the culinary delights of our own Lady Deirdre O'Rourke. And as is tradition in our Barony, there will be a side board provided. Location:
Barony of Concordia of the Snows (Colonie, New York)

[EAS] Fall Harvest

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The cold northern winter is near upon us, and from the battlements of the keep at Ile du Dragon Dormant glad tidings are sounded. A message is sent to all the neighboring lands - Ile du Dragon Dormant will again celebrate the last days of fall with a feast of rare kind.

This harvest festival promises to be no simple affair. Mistress Hawise and her staff slave for hours preparing an all day feast, jesters and dancers Location:
Barony of L'Ile du Dragon Dormant (Montreal, Quebec)

Medieval Maidens merit badge

Toi Poisson de Mortagne reports that Girl Scouts in the Montachusett Girl Scout Council in the Worcester, MA area have the unique opportunity to earn a "Medieval Maidens" merit badge.

Crossroads at Canterbury: Basking in the Glow

Peregrine recounts a wonderful day spent with members of the Shire of Quintavia in the Eastrealm at Crossroads at Canterbury, an event "inspired by those famous tales of Chaucer's."

Armor stolen in Eastrealm

Andris Lowenstein reports that his car containing his armor was stolen in Hartford, Connecticut. He is seeking help to watch for the stolen armor on eBay or other sites.