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Outlands Toys for Tots Challenge Totals

Master Adam Stedefast of the Kingdom of the Outlands reports on this year's Toys for Tots Challenge and the amazing number of toys collected for charity in that Kingdom.

Middle Eastern Potluck and Dance Party

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Greetings! Please join me in Dragonsspine on Saturday, February 24th to rid yourself of the winter doldrums. Bask in the warmth of good friends, stuff your mouth and belly with delicious food, share your best "No ****, there I was . . . " Estrella War stories, and dance and drum to your hearts content.

There is no site fee but please bring food to share for the potluck feast (Middle Eastern / Mediterranean food is suggested, but any and all fare is Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Viking Vinter Vunderland IX

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Greetings to all and singular! Gone-a-Viking lately? Why not?! Well here is your chance to make up for lost time! Viking Vinter Vunderland, that crazy, hilarious and silly event is back to cause havoc in the Outlands once again!

Welcome to the event that has no schedule, that has prizes that you fight over to not win and food to fill the belly of even Erik the Red. No matter the weather, no matter the temperature; we will still be out fighting away and warming ourselves with the company of one's friends. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Rivka Vladimirovna Rivkina vigiled in the Outlands

The Honorable Lady Rivka Vladimirovna Rivkina has been placed on vigil by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the Outlands to contemplate entry into the Order of the Pelican.

Outlands Spring Crown Tournament

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Their Majesties have honored the Barony of al-Barran by allowing us to host the spring crown tournament. It will be a glorious day for one and all.

The site is at the Moriarty Civic Center at 202 Broadway Moriarty New Mexico which is 36 miles east of Albuquerque. Directions to the site are:
Take your best route to eastbound 1-40 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Head towards Moriarty (roughly 36 miles east of Albuquerque) and Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Moriarty, New Mexico)

Winter Oasis

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First, this is THE Middle Eastern/belly- dancing/all you can eat/all you can dance/all you can drum wonderful event that is one of the cornerstones of Unser Hafen! We have classes in beginning belly dance, Asian-infused belly dance, and a multi-hour Hafla! We will also have wonderful classes such as Middle Eastern Personas, Turban Wrapping, Arabic Alphabet, and the art of Henna! Or, if you just want to eat and eat and eat and eat and eat...you are definitely in luck! Bring your feast gear, because we will have a glorious feast consisting of lamb, meat wrapped in pastry, pilaf, couscous, a flatbread bar, haroset, an immense array of vegetable delicacies including carrot tzimmes, stuffed dates, baklava and ...? And if this inspires you to try your hand at cooking, we have a class on the Culinary Quest of the Middle East. If you've already been inspired to whip up a delicacy, we will greatly appreciate anything you wish to pass. (We do request that you bring an ingredients card with your dish, so people with allergies do not put themselves in harms way.) You may also wish to note that this is a wet site for those above the age of 21, so please feel free to bring anything that you have made! Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)

Chinua al-Naran to be knighted at Estrella

Their Majesties of the Outlands have offered THL Chinua al-Naran admittance to the Order of the Chivalry. Chinua will sit vigil at Estrella War XXIII.

Dragonsspine Candlemas and The Consorts Tourney

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As the far off and distant drums of WAR call to us, many are left to wonder…..Who will plant our crops, take care of our cattle and raise our children while we are away? Who do we trust to pay our ransom should we be in need? Who among our peoples will be left to carry on as the glorious fighters of the Outlands go off to WAR? As any fighter will tell you, those we leave behind are as important as those who fight next to us. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Twelfth Night (Southern Pass)

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Ves Heill!!! Welcome to the Dark Ages, Rome has retreated from mainland Europe, the Germanic and Celtic tribes are finally freed from the yoke of Roman suppression it is the time of the Sagas! Come to the Citadel of the Southern Pass and help us celebrate 12th Night the final night of Christmas. Saturday : We will begin the day with a team tourney, a chance to practice your WAR! Skills, each team will consist of three fighters, so bring your two best buds and test your mettle! The Prize for the heavy list is rattan, 3, 9ft staves for 1st Place and 3, 36 inch sword length pieces for 2nd. Rapier tourney will run the same way to help fighters prepare for WAR! Location:
Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass (El Paso, Texas)

Viking Vinter Vunderland IX

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Are you going to be missing something to do on January 13? No more college football and you just can't get into the Wide World of Televised Bowling and Darts (although those trick bowlers are REALLY amazing!)?

Then make the short trip out to hopefully play in the snow at Viking Vinter Vunderland! This is the only event in the Outlands daring enough to be held OUTSIDE in January! But, you say, "that must be horribly cold?!" Fear not, Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Caer Galen Arts and Sciences

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All ye gentles, hearken to the joyous words of Carrick and Katherina, Baron and Baroness of Caer Galen. Come learn, come enjoy, come view the amazing works of our local artisans at the Caer Galen Baronial Arts and Sciences Competition.

Competition Categories:

  • Best Blue & Gold or Baronial Entry
  • Youths' Open Category (up to age 16)
  • New Skill (anything new to entrant in last year) Location:
    Barony of Caer Galen (Longmont, Colorado)

Tana à l'Esprit Fort Placed on Vigil in Outlands

A vigil in honor of Tana à l'Esprit Fort will be held Saturday December 16, 2006 at al-Barran's Midwinter celebration. Tana is to be offered entry into the Order of the Laurel.

Caerthen 12th Night

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This event will showcase the best of Caerthe. Our Guilds, Artisans and Fighters are some of the best in the Kingdom. It's time to bring all of our finest together in 1 place, throw in some games and it is to be the most glorious event ever had in our fine Barony. Pomp and Circumstance, Heraldry and carnival style games, merchants galore, heavy & light fighting, archery (yep archery), A&S and Bardic. Location:
Barony of Caerthe (Denver, Colorado)

Caer Galen Midwinter

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Welcome to Rome, 1497. As you admire the wondrous art and high culture of this, the finest of cities, be sure to watch your back. Intrigue is at its height as noble families vie for prominence. Even the mightiest houses are rocked with scandal. Lucrezia Borgia has accused her husband, Giovanni Sforza, of impotence and is filing for a divorce. In retaliation, Giovanni claims that his young bride has indulged in incestuous affairs with both her brother and her father! But beware of whom you share gossip with. Spies are everywhere in the courts, and the assassin's blade is ever ready to avenge a perceived slight. Location:
Barony of Caer Galen (Boulder, Colorado)

Outlands Fall 2006 Coronation Photos

Arwen Southernwood reports that photos taken at the recent Fall 2006 Coronation in the Kingdom of the Outlands are now available to view online.

Winter Festival of Lights

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Once again the Shire of Windkeep will be holding a winter fun and feast. Please come and join us on the 2nd of December from 12 noon to 10:30 pm as we celebrate the coming of another wonderful yule season. We will holding a cribbage tourney that will run throughout the day with a handmade cribbage set (made by His Grace Olaf) as the prize. We will also be holding the second annual Chivalry card game tournament. As if this weren't enough, we will cap off the evening with a feast prepared by Mistress Location:
Shire of Windkeep (Cheyenne, Wyoming)

Julklapp Toys for Tots

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The Shire of Gleann Medonach would like to invite you once again to Julklapp! There will be much to do. Lord Lance with be hosting the Defender Tourney for heavies. Lady Michaela will be hosting the Defender for lights. Mistress Bennet will be hosting the Defender for Arts and Sciences. Baron Ben will be planning archery activities as well. A prize will be given for each as well as for the best Viking outfit. There will be an afternoon children’s activity and court dancing in the evening. Needless to say there will be something for everyone!! Location:
Shire of Gleann Medonach (Roswell, New Mexico)

Queen's Collegium Photos Posted

Simon Drake has announced that he has posted photos from the Barony of Dragonspine's Queen's Collegium which took place recently in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Helm and Crossbow Stolen in the Outlands

Baron Larke reports that his truck was broken into November 19, 2006 in the area of Aurora, Colorado. A helm, mundane tools and a combat crossbow were stolen.

Firenze e Milano

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A chill is in the air, and the leaves have turned. The harvest is being taken and the bounty of the land lends to celebration. This means that winter comes soon. But even in the bleak midwinter, there is cause for celebration.

Their Excellencies Sir Gregor and Lady Monika invite one and all to celebrate the Midwinter with them in their Barony of al-Barran upon the Feast of Saint Valentine. There will be classes in the morning, Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Pictures from Royal Court at Caerthen A&S

Arwen Southernwood from the Kingdom of the Outlands has posted photos from the recent A&S Competition event held in the Barony of Caerthe (Denver, Colorado).

Steitan der Bogenschutz Elevated in the Outlands

THL Steitan der Bogenschutz was elevated to the Order of the Laurel by Their Majesties of the Kingdom of the Outlands at Coronation November 11, 2006.

Warlord and Champions 2007

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This June, the 14-17, 2007 Dragonsspine will be hosting its Baron's Brewing Competition yet again. This time, we offer it with the enticement of celebrating the Brewers as well as the Outlands at the Outlands' 21st Birthday Party later following the competition!

This event will not be your typical Champions as there will not only be tournaments, but also battles of a grand scale fought in and around a castle Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Tir Ysgithr Members Help Each Other in Tucson

Members of the Barony of Tir Ysgithr recently hosted "Dragon's Horde," an annual event at Himmel Park in Tucson, Arizona, where they spoke about what makes the SCA special. Davida Larson of the AZ Wildcat Online had the story.

Outlands Event Photo Albums Online

Arwen has posted a series of photos albums from events in the Kingdom of the Outlands for 2005. The events include Outlands 20th Year, Estrella 2005, Straight and Narrow 2005, Stag's Con 2005 and Queen's Prize 2005.

Smashing Pumpkins: SCA-Style

Wes Poulin knows how to have fun at Halloween time: he drags out the trebuchet and hurls a few pumpkins! Kathyrn Mayer of the Aurora Sentinel & Daily Sun has the story.

Baroness Anne Bigod Vigiled in the Outlands

Baroness Anne Bigod recently sat vigil to contemplate entry into the Order of the Pelican.

Stagscon Photos Online

Lady Arwen has posted photos from the recent Stagscon event which took place October 14, 2006 in the Kingdom of the Outlands.

Readstan Pas d'Armes Photos Online

Lady Arwen and Lord Guillaume have posted photos from the the Incipient Canton of Readstan's Pas d'Armes which took place recently in Denver, Colorado (Kingdom of the Outlands).

Al-Barran Toys for Tots

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Greetings Generous Outlanders, Thier Excellencies Sir Gregor and Lady Monika and Myself welcome all to come to our glorious event and support a wonderful cause. We continue to support our Mighty King and his challenge to the Known world, Al-barran will be glorious in the hearts of children again this festive season and show the known world our grand generosity. There will be our traditional tourneys for our Toys for Tots champions both Heavy and Light. Lord Bolslav is our current Heavy weapons T4TChampion and he is planning a wonderful tourney for your entry and Lord Coinneach is our current light weapons T4Tchampion and he too is planning his tourney. We look forward to a wonderful day filled with genourosity and fun. Please also join us for a donation lunch of Stews. Location:
(Albuquerque, New Mexico)