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Mid-Winter Brawl

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Come join the Households of Serpentius, TOAD, and Wilmot along with the Barony of Iron Bog in celebrating the art of hitting other people for fun! We have planned a day of indoor fighting, fencing and feasting to be held at the Cherry Hill Holiday Inn.

Heavy Weapons Fighting: There will be both a novice (fighter authorized for two years or less in the SCA) and a regular double elimination tournament. Location:
Barony of Iron Bog (Cherry Hill, New Jersey)

A Death in the Family: Milton Friedman, Father of Master Cariadoc of the Bow

Nobel-Laureate economist Milton Friedman, father of Dr. David Friedman (Master Cariadoc of the Bow, Duke of the East and Midrealm) has died at age 94. The news was announced late afternoon November 16, 2006.

Swords Clash in NYC Park

Battle cries blend with street noise in the Incipient Canton of Broken Bridge in New York City as SCA fighters interact with the locals. Village Voice reporter Silke Tudor has the story.

Griffyth FitzWilliam New Prince of the East

Griffyth FitzWilliam was the victor of the November 4, 2006 Crown Tournament in the East Kingdom. Sir Griffyth fought for the honor of his lady wife, Aikaterine Lukanina FitzWilliam.

More than just "Chivalry" grows in Brokenbridge

When the Canton of Brokenbridge in the Crown Province of Ostgardr hosted its first event, "Chivalry Grows in Brooklyn" in May, 2006, little did Brokenbridge (mka, Brooklyn, New York) realize that a lot more than just "chivalry" was about to grow.

SCAdians at fighter practice unhurt after fleeing fire

No one was hurt, but SCA members at a fighter practice and meeting in a church basement had to flee the building along with everyone else when an altar candle upstairs set the structure ablaze. The Republican has the story.

Passing of Baron Sir Tristen Von Halstern

Baron Sir Tristen Von Halstern (John Paul McLoughlin) died October 12, 2006 in Cincinnatti, Ohio at the age of 41. Sir Tristen's obituary is available to read online.

Inter-Kingdom Exchange List Created

Lady Hrefna Ulfvarinnsdottir has announced the creation of the Inter-Kingdom Exchange, a Yahoo group to share information and resources across the Kingdoms of AEthelmearc, Atlantia and the East.

Fall Harvest

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The summer draws to an end, and the might of our most benevolent Baron Pellandres, has assured the safety of our Barony's great harvest. Our mills are grinding the grain for our winter bread, our pastures are filled with stock, and our cellars are too full!

Therefore, by her Excellency Valeria's grace and generosity we offer you a chance to sup upon a feast in celebration of the Harvest and in acknowledgement of the prowess of our new Baronial Rattan Champion, who shall be chosen upon this same day. Location:
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (L'Ile Perrot, Quebec)

SCAdians Offer Fun and Educational Opprotunities at Pennsylvania Faire

The Middletown Grange Fairgrounds in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania were the seen of the recent seventh annual Village Renaissance Faire where the public was invited to learn about the Middle Ages, take part in activities and have a lot of fun. Aleea S. Slappy of the Bucks County Courier Times reports.

East Kingdom Group Joins with Lions Club for Charity Event

Brian Prince of the Ashbury Park Press recently paid a visit to the 25th annual Charity Renaissance Faire, hosted by the Lakewood Lions Club and the Society for Creative Anachronism at Pine Park in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Kingdom Crusades

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Drums beat along the border of the Kingdom of Atlantia andthe Kingdom of the East. Scouts report increased Military activity. Rumors of skirmishes abound. War is afoot!

Camp Ramblewood
2564 Silver Road
Darlington, MD 21034
800-466-CAMP (800-466-2267)

Site opens on Friday, October 6th, 2006 at 5:00pm and closes on Sunday, October 8th, 2006 at Noon.

RULES

  • No open flames or cooking are allowed in the (very old, wooden) cabins or on the porches. Cooking over contained flames / stoves is allowed at outdoor campsites. Location:
    Kingdom of Atlantia (Darlington, Maryland)

Vermont Youth Fighter Practice Draws Media Interest

"They are medieval enthusiasts, but you could also call them history buffs. You could also probably call them geeks or weirdoes, but it's hard to look someone in the face and say anything even remotely derogatory when they're holding a broadsword," says Jacob L. Grant, staff writer for Caledonian-Record in Concord, Vermont in a recent article.

Bergental's Crestfallen Tournament

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On September 16, 2006, the Baron and Baroness of Bergental invite all who may to join them in celebrating the coming of the fall. And to that end, they invite all valiant fighters to join in the Tournament at the Barriers for the honor of becoming the Baronial Champion at Arms. It is asked that those valiant fighters wear a crest upon their helms of most simple or most elegant faire.

Come and join us in the pageantry of our court, show your best black and gold if you wish or your best heraldic dress. It will be a relaxed day upon the field, pleasant conversations with friends old and new, working on or viewing of beautiful pieces of arts & sciences, lunch and a potluck and dinner. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Springfield, Massachusetts)

East Kingdom Fall Crown Tourney

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Pay heed good gentles of the realm, as you are cordially invited to attend Their Royal Majesties Lucan and Jana's Crown Tournament in the Barony of Stonemarche come Saturday, November 4th, 2006.

This event will take place on 146 acres of the Lone Tree Scout Reservation in Kingston, NH. There will be a large outdoor fighting area for the tournament and a 40'x60' shade/rain pavilion for the general populace. On site is an outdoor fort in which will be held a youth combat tournament. There is a dining hall with a fireplace to provide warmth, where a hearty luncheon banquet will be served for all from 12:00-4:00pm. Location:
Barony of Stonemarche (Kingston, New Hampshire)

Hunter's Moon

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On behalf of our Industrious Shire of Hartstone wish to invite one and all to join us for our annual "Hunter’s Moon" on October 21. Our site this year is the Wellsville Elementary School, 98 School Street, Wellsville, NY 14895, some may remember the site from last fall, when we were honored to host Crown Tournament there last year. The site will open from 9 am to 9 pm.

Among the activities planned for the day include an opportunity for instruction from the Order of the Chivalry, as we are honored to carry on the "Gold Chain" Series. For those who prefer the gentler arts, a regional scriptorium is being planned. Location:
Shire of Hartstone (Wellsville, New York)

Schola in the Hinterlands

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The Shire of Montevale invites you to make the long trek through the colorful Autumn forests and across the mountains to reach the furthest south and west corner of the Kingdom of the East and help us as we prepare for another Winter.

Event Focus: The winter snows will soon be blowing across our land, and our classes this year are focused on those things which pertain to preparing a medieval keep for the winter months. Location:
Shire of Montevale (Fort Littleton, Pennsylvania)

Metalsmiths' Symposium 5

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It rained. It poured. It was cold and soggy. But, we had so much fun last year at our first Frosted Hills Gets Dirty that we just had to do it again. Even with the wettest weather we could imagine, lots of people learned to make lots of neat things and had a blast.

Therefore, we are once again pleased to invite you to come for an exciting weekend of dirty classes that don't fit into a regular schola or EKU format. In addition to hosting the 5th Metalsmiths Symposium, we anticipate having classes in almost any craft, including blacksmithing, casting, silversmithing, lampwork, pottery, woodworking, leatherwork etc. If it's dirty, or involves heat or needs a large space, we plan to have it. There is even a pottery pit firing being scheduled. Location:
Shire of Frosted Hills (Salt Point, New York)

New Peers Made at Pennsic

The Pennsic Independent reported on a number of peerages offered and accepted at this year's Pennsic War.

Photos from Great Northeastern War 2006 Online

Lady Zaneta "Gavlinne" Angiolieri has posted photos from the 2006 Great Northeastern War which took place in the East Kingdom.

Lady Brianna MacBain Elevated to the Order of the Laurel for Falconry

Lady Brianna MacBain, Royal Falconer to King Brion Anthony Uriel Tarragon of the East Kingdom, was elevated to the Order of the Laurel for her skill and teaching of the arts of falconry at the East Kingdom's Southern Region War Camp on Saturday, July 22, AS 41.

Peregrine the Illuminator Placed on Vigil

Her Excellency Baroness Aurelia Rufinia of the Barony of Carolingia in the East Kingdom has announced that an open vigil will be held for Peregrine the Illuminator who will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at Pennsic.

"Lion in Winter" in the Summer

"The Masquerade Medieval" is planning a performance of Lion In Winter for Pennsic 36. This is new company forming in the East Kingdom and Atlantia under the direction of Baron Lorcan Dracontius of Bhakail.

Carolingian Baronial Championships: Archery & Thrown Weapons

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In the name of Baron Jehan, all gentles are invited to attend the Archery and Thrown Weapons Competitions for the Barony of Carolingia on Sunday, July 9, 2006. During the day, the mighty archers and weapons throwers of Carolingia will compete to choose the best among them for the Baron's Champion.

The event will be on the Town Fields of Bedford, MA, located on Mudge Way (no street number). Location:
Barony of Carolingia (Bedford, Massachusetts)

Baronial Investiture Features "Rock, Paper, Scissors" A&S Tourney

Kayleigh McWhyte, Event Coordinator for the East Kingdom's Rock, Paper, Scissors II, reports on the event which took place June 3, 2006 in the Barony Beyond the Mountain. The event honored the investiture of the new Baron and Baroness Dinsdale and Aelgifa.

Great Northeastern War XX

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Great Northeastern War is an annual event sponsored by The Province of Malagentia, which is the Southern Maine chapter of The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA). It is a recognized SCA event, and all SCA rules apply.

http://www.gnewar.org/

Hebron Pines Campground
400 Buckfield Rd
Hebron, ME 04238

Hebron Pines Campground is site that caters to large weekend events for private groups. The site has a small bath house with flush toilets and showers, as well as a goodly-sized hall (suitable for holding court, or dancing, or what you will), and a limited number of pre-built firepits. Location:
Province of Malagentia (Hebron, Maine)

Panteria Photos

Panteria, held recently in the East Kingdom, was sunny and beautiful, and very photogenic. An online photo album captures over 400 scenes as recorded by several photographers.

Athena's Grove

Athena's Grove, Inc., provides gorgeous trims that will make your garb dazzling. They have Celtic, European and Middle Eastern styles and many other beautiful designs. They also carry many Pagan and new age items including Amy Brown pendants and earrings and tarot decks. Mention that you saw them listed on SCAtoday.net, and they offer a discount.

East Kingdom Spring 2006 Crown Tourney Photos Online

Lady Gavlinne has posted photos from the recent Crown Tournament that took place in the Eastrealm.

Inner Vagabond destroyed by fire.

From a report from the Owners, AJ & Andrew, it appears that the Inner Vagabond, a migratory middle-eastern styled coffee house, jewelry and household goods shop, was destroyed by fire on Mother's Day. There was no loss of life, only personal goods.