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Middle Kingdom

Extreme Makeover! SCA Style

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The Incipient Shire Qal'at Ja'far and the Barony of Sternfeld present Extreme Makeover! SCA Style February 23-24th, 2007

Boone County Child Development Academy
AKA: Keith Campbell Community Center
1005 South Meridian Street
Lebanon , IN 46052

Site opens 7:00 pm Friday night and closes 10 pm Saturday

Activites: This is an overnight working event (bring your sleeping bag). Bring your projects to work on, share or show. Classes will be offered throughout the event. Check the website for class lists and further information. This is a dry site. An on-site gym and the Regional Marshal are available for heavy weapon fighting. No showers on site, but we can make accommodations. Location:
Incipient Shire Qal'at Ja'far (Lebanon , Indiana)

Midrealm Tournament of Chivalry at Winter's End

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The Barony of Fenix hosts a Tournement of Chivalry at the fest of Winter's End. Hartwell Recreation Center 59 Caldwell, Dr Cincinnati, OH 45216

February 17, 2007 AS 41

Schedule :
Site opens : 9:00am
Inspections begin 10:00
Chivalry Tourney 11:00am
Rapier Combat list opens 10:00am
Open list to follow Chiv Tourney
All combat ends 4:30
Court: 5:30 Location:
Barony of Fenix (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Better War Through Archery

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THE BARONY OF STERNFELD Proudly Presents A BETTER WAR THROUGH ARCHERY. NEW archery building!!! Clean, new concrete floor (no more dust!); good lighting; more space; totally enclosed; easy to see from the main parking lot.

January 27, 2007
Hancock County Fairgrounds
620 N. Apple St.
Greenfield, IN 46140

Site opens 9:00 am—closes 11:00 pm; Merchants 8:00 am (must be out by 4:30 pm) Location:
Barony of Sternfeld (Greenfield, Indiana)

Freezing Our Haffla Off!

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The Barony of White Waters invites you away from the heat of the desert to: Freezing Our Haffla Off! Saturday March 10, 2007

Site opens at 9am closes 9pm

Central Christian Church
418 W. Franklin St.
Elkhart, IN 46516

NOTE: Site has no elevator, classes upstairs, common/dancing downstairs.

If you are interested in TEACHING, please contact lady Zafirah (Sarah Neverly) at sarah_neverly@netzero.net. Location:
Barony of White Waters (Elkhart, Indiana)

Reenactors to gather in Illinois

Folo Watkins reports that reenactors of many different timelines are invited to participate in the Forest Glen Preserve Timeline Event April 28, 2007.

Artes Draconis goes digital

Editor Baroness Katarina Peregrine has announced that the latest issue of Artes Draconis, the A&S newsletter for the Middle Kingdom, is now available in digital format.

Midrealm armorer prides himself on period look and feel

Several years ago Midrealm subject and machinist Ben Scheiner learned he would need armor to take part in SCA fighting in the Barony of the Fenix. Now he has parlayed the hobby and his flair of metalworking into a fulltime job as an armorer. The Cincinnati Enquirer has the story.

Terpsichore at the Tower XIII

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Terpsichore sings! Come dance, while she sings. Terpsichore sings! Feel the flow of the music while Terpsichore sings.

Dance with us while the Muse sings.

http://www.cynnabar.org/terpsichore Location:
Barony of Cynnabar

Brendoken Christmas Present

Lord Duncan has announced the birth of Christanna Marie Nussbaum to Lady Shannon and Lord Gabriel of the Marche of the Thistle in the Barony of Brendoken (Midrealm).

Montessori students "kings for a day"

Children at Garfield Montessori School in Decatur, Illinois were recently given the chance to discover the wonders of medieval life through the efforts of their teacher Baroness Mor (Mary Kearney) who is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Valerie Wells of the Herald and Review had the story.

Midrealm Adds Citizen

Santa delivered a Christmas package early to Lady April and Lord Gabriel de Porte of the Marche of Alderford (Canton, Ohio). Cameron Floyd Hetrick was born December 19, 2006.

Shire of Grey Gargoyles subject of feature article

Don't tease the gargoyles! Members of the Shire of Grey Gargoyles, in modern-world Chicago, Illinois, say they occasionally are thought odd for their hobby, but that onlookers can't help but respect the weaponry. Blake Rachowin of the Chicago Maroon has the story.

Farewell to Count Sir Sarnac, of Ealdormere

Count Sir Sarnac Kir (Ba'adur), eighth King of Ealdormere, died on December 4 after a brief illness. Friends in Ealdormere, the Midrealm, and elsewhere this week must say farewell to a Knight who will be fondly remembered.

SCA joins with University Library in Toys for Tots drive

Thieves who stole Toys for Tots toys from a Salvation Army facility couldn't dampen the generosity of SCA members and Michigan University Library staff and patrons, who collected hundreds of toys. Mistress Siobhan O'Neill reports on the collection at Toys for Tots in Three Hills tournament.

Carenza's Caravan Brings Middle Eastern Dance to Muncie, Indiana

When Carenza bint Asya (Diana Eckart) became involved with the SCA, she was given the choice of pursuing a Viking persona or that of a belly dancer. She chose the dancer. Now, six years later, she owns a dance studio and heads a troupe of dancers. Thomas Fraley of the Ball State Daily News has the story.

Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) cancelled due to weather

Due to severe winter weather, dangerous roads, and a power outage, the fall session of the Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) has been cancelled.

Twelfth Night: A Day of Gifting

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From ancient times, midwinter is the season of giving and receiving gifts. Come Bearing Gifts! Help us Celebrate! Gifts are the things that we share. Gifts come in all shapes and sizes, some wrap-able, some not. Celebrate your gifts in the SCA -- what do you have to do, to teach, to donate? And in return, enjoy the bounty that the SCA has to offer to you.

We have several gift exchanges planned; come prepared to offer an item or a service for the day (No gifts over $12.00 please). Or bring canned goods for a food drive to give to our greater community. Location:
Tree Girt Sea (Chicago, Illinois)

Candlemas XX

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The Shire of Dragonsmark presents… Candlemas XX Saturday, February 24th, 2007, from 9:00am to 11:00pm

NEW SITES!! NEW SITES!! NEW SITES!!

All day activities will take place at the Lexington Civic Center.

THIS SITE IS 3X THE SIZE OF THE OLD SITE!!

The Feast will be held at Central Christian Church. (about 1 mile away)

"THE CANDY CRUDADER" will challenge the children of the Middle Kingdom to a great melee halfway through the tourney and will take all challengers under 10 years old!! None will defeat him and take his tasty treats!!! Location:
Shire of Dragonsmark (Lexington, Kentucky)

Pesky Peasants

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This year’s event will be held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in beautiful Berea, Ohio!

There will be two heated buildings, one for classes, food and merchants and another for combat. Although the buildings will be heated, the walk to and from will not be, so please dress for the weather. Unless it is snowing/raining, we will be having a winter archery range as well. We will be serving an ala carte breakfast, hot lunch and the feast will be Alsace theme based (French/German). Location:
Cleftlands (Berea, OH)

Festival of Maidens 34

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The 34th annual Festival of Maidens will take place on 20 January, 2007, at the Historic Lincoln Hotel in Urbana, Illinois. It will feature combat, dancing, classes, vendors and a craftsman's fair. For the latest information see http://www.advancenet.net/folo/maidens34.htm. Location:
March of Frostí inn Snæmaðr (Urbana, Illinois)

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.

Toys for Tots Tournament

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Come all gentles to prove your strength of arms and strength of heart. Bring your armor, your smiles, and toys!The Canton of Three Hills Presents a Toys for Tots Tournament Saturday, December 2, 2006.

9 AM -- 10:30 PM
Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI

General Site Information
Site opens at 9am; closes at 10:30pm. Holiday-themed clothing is encouraged (red, green, gold, etc.). Baron Garth & Baroness Kassia will be in attendance to oversee the festivities. Members of the local Marine Corps will be in attendance to collect toys. Location:
Canton of Three Hills (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Windsor Ontario reporter discovers the Current Middle Ages

Reporter Roberta Pennington of the Windsor Star visited an SCA event in the Middle Kingdom region of Pentamere, and returned with tales of spinning, calligraphy....and war.

Performers shine at Midrealm Bardic Madness

On November 11, the Middle Kingdom's "Bardic Madness" event attracted performers not only from the Midrealm but also from as far away as Northshield, Ealdormere, and Aethelmearc. SCAtoday.net's own THL Milica of Varna, ever the consummate Chronicler, was there with her camera.

Dernehealde Throws A Snowball!

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Dernehealde Throws A Snowball! & Middle Marches Baronial Championships: A CHARITY EVENT TO BENEFIT TOYS FOR TOTS, December 9th 2006

At The Historic Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center in Athens Ohio

Site opens at 9am and closes promptly at 12am. (At 12:15am we release the Mountain Troll, all revelers left over will be eaten or enslaved.) Come join us for a day of dancing, fighting, dancing, classes, dancing, merchants and a feast not to be missed. Location:
Shire of Dernehealde (Athens Ohio)

Photos & Video from Catteden's "Pounce"

Hauptmann Konrad Mailander of the Midrealm has posted photos and video from the Pounce event which took place in the Canton of Catteden on September 23, 2006.

All Souls Day: Dark Dark Ages

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They came from across the sea...first as mercenaries, then as invaders. Settlers followed and spread throughout lands occupied by others. War ensued. From the mists a leader did come, to unite his people and sit at round tables. Success was theirs....for a while. For the strength of the invaders was greater, and their victories more. And out of ruins of a conquered people new kingdoms were built. The rest is but legend... Location:
Shire of Vanished Wood (Elgin, Illinois)

Christmas Tourney XXXV

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Christmas Tourney XXXV: A Russian Event, December 2nd 2006

Sun Valley Community Center
6505 Bethany Lane
Louisville, KY 40258

Site Opens 9:00 AM
Site Closes 10:00 PM

Site Discretely damp
NO PETS: service animals only

Site Fees
Adult site: Pre-Reg $7.00, $10.00 at the door
Child 12 & Under: Pre-Reg $4.00, $7.00 at the door

Family cap for 4 or more is $22.00 pre-reg and $30.00 at the door Location:
Barony of the Flame (Louisville, Kentucky)

Midrealm Crown Tourney Finals on YouTube

His Grace Duke Palymar has posted video from the recent Crown Tournament in the Middle Kingdom on YouTube.

MacFarlane Swords and Accessories, LLC

MacFarlane Swords and Accessories, LLC, is a low-price provider of swords, knives, axes, helms, pouches, and accessories. They invite inquiries about items not listed in their catalog and are willing to try to find hard-to-locate specialty items.

MacFarlane Swords and Accessories also creates custom leather items upon request, with each item being individually priced according to difficulty