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[WES] Heraldic Gathering in Southern Shores

On Saturday, February 27, 2010 Southern Shores will be hosting a Heraldic Gathering at His Grace, Duke Cariadoc's home to assist as many as we possibly can to create submissions to the College of Heralds for their Devices and SCA names.

[WES] Warrior's Gate Spring Coronet

Spring Coronet for the Palatine Barony of Warrior's Gate.

Helicopter crash claims SCA member

Tragedy struck the Fresno office of the California Department of Fish and Game January 5, 2010 when a helicopter carrying three of the office's four wildlife specialists clipped a power line and crashed, killing the three men and their pilot. Among the three was SCA member Tom Stolberg, known in the Current Middle Ages as Thomas of St. Brendans.

[WES] Fantastic Fairytale Fete

The Shire of Pavlok Gorod (Kodiak, Alaska) is pleased to announce the seventh annual Fantastic Fairytale Fete!

Kennric and Rolynnda new Prince and Princess of Oertha

Bjarn Eðwarðarson í Jórvík reports that Lord Kennric Maur, inspired by Mistress Rolynnda of the Azurestone, was the victor of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Oertha, Kingdom of the West.

Tarnmist Yule photos online

Zinaida the Horsegal reports that she has created an album of photos from Tarnmist Yule, which took place recently in the Kingdom of the West. The album is available to view on Flickr.

[WES] 12th Night - POSTPONED

12th Night, Saturday January 9, 2010, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Principality of the Mists Investiture photos online

Duchess Megan reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Investiture in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West. The photos are located on Flickr.

Mists investiture videos on YouTube

A series of videos, created by rogansax, from the recent Investiture in the Principality of the Mists, Kingdom of the West, have been posted on YouTube.

[WES] Shopping Dongdaemun

Shopping Dongdaemun / Sewing Saturday December 5, 2009 All Day

Craft offers chainmail tutorial

In a tutorial entitled Battle Chic, Annalee Newitz demonstrates how to make chainmail, a skill she learned from Henrik of Havn, six-time King of the West Kingdom. The article is posted on the Craft website.

[WES] Winter Solstice Celebration

The darkest part of the Winter is upon us! Come help us celebrate the Winter Solstice and the return of sunlight and longer days. Come join us as we share in the warmth of friendship, the joy of laughter and the delight of good food. Games, songs, and dancing will be encouraged! There will be an autocrat's whim contest for the best table decorations, an A&S contest for black and white in any mode, and a Heart's whim contest for the person who is best able to stay in persona. Dust off your creativity and imagination and give these contests a try!

[WES] Tarnmist Yule Revel and Feast

Come join us as we celebrate the season and while away the winter hours in merriment!

[WES] Silver Desert Yule

Come join the Silver Desert for our Yule feast. This year the feast will be potluck. Please bring a dish to share. (Bread will be provided and desserts are a separate competition.)

[WES] Darkwood Archery Tourney and Hawks Feast

We in the Canton of Hawks Haven look forward to welcoming you to the Winter Darkwood Archery Tourney on January 16, 2010. We will be running the Royal Rounds as usual, with submissions going towards IKAC ranking.

Feasting in Oertha

Most members of the press who visit SCA events stop at the fighting. Recently Sam Friedman of the Kodiak (Alaska) Daily Mirror went further and investigated the cooks.

[WES] Rivenoak Yule Feast

The Barony of Rivenoak invites you to join us at Rivenoak Keep for our annual Yule Feast. Please join us in celebrating Yule with a late period Italian Masque.

[WES] Southern Shores Juvenalia

Come one, come ALL to Southern Shores' JUVENALIA Celebration on December 5th!!!! (formerly called Jingles)...

Mari Alexander knighted in the West

Sorcha reports that she has created an album of photos from the knighting of Mari Alexander in the Kingdom of the West. The ceremony took place in Court at the Fall 2009 Cynaguan Coronet Tournament.

Rolf and Aurora new Heirs to Cynagua

Baroness Bella Caterina Malatesta reports that Rolf the Relentless was the victor of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of Cynagua, Kingdom of the West. Rolf was inspired by Lady Aurora. (video)

[WES] Golden Rivers Anniversary Banquet

Golden Rivers Anniversary Banquet is fast approaching. Do you have your ticket yet?

[WES] Vinhold All Hallows 30th Anniversary Feast

His most generous, temperate, and exalted Baron of Vinhold, Gavin, invites you to a culinary and bardic adventure in celebration fo the Barony of Vinhold's 30th Anniversary on November 14th, 2009.

[WES] Eskalyan Yule

Eskalyan Yule: Barony of Eskalya, Principality of Oertha (Anchorage, AK) University of Alaska, Anchorage, University Lake Building Annex* (3800 University Lake Dr. Anchorage, AK 99508)

[WES] Heralds' Collegium

All are welcome to a day of classes for both heralds and scribes, including some crossover material, like how to read the tricky hand that you're sure was done by a drunken weasel that the award scroll is in, and what exactly does "a fish counter-urinant, rayonny-fitchy pean" mean. There will be other classes as well, and an open scribal all day. Please see the heralds' website: www.heralds.westkingdom.org for further information.

[WES] Winter Coronet

Their Highnesses Riddari Georg of Glacier's Edge and Katarzina Porjaski, Prince and Princess of Oertha, welcome one and all to a celebration of Oertha's 50th reign by bearing witness to Their Coronet Tournament and the selection of Their heirs by right of combat on January 16th and Their investiture January 17th, 2010.

Four new Peers in the West Kingdom

Anne reports that several citizens of the Kingdom of the West have been offered elevation by Their Majesties at Their recent Crown Tournament.

Rumble in the Jungle: New Palatine Baron Invested in Bangkok

On Saturday October 24th, 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand the Palatine Barony of the Far West held its Coronet Tournament and Investiture. This year, to reflect the event’s location and it being the first event of the Canton of the Golden Plains, the theme was ‘Rumble in the Jungle’.

[WES] Medieval Faire and Turkey Tourney

On November 14, 2009 Gavilan College is presenting a Medieval Faire in conjunction with Darkwood´s Canton of Hawks Haven. It will basically be an all day demonstration of medieval life similar to the Rennaisance Faire.

Leohtulf of the Silver Hills new Lord of the Mists

On the West Kingdom list, it was reported that Leohtulf of the Silver Hills defeated Loy Schiemann der Klein in the finals of the recent Coronet Tournament in the Principality of the Mists. Leohtulf was inspired by Gillian Trenowyth. (video)

[WES] Mists Investiture

Alfar, by right of arms Prince of the Mists and Leticia, by her grace and beauty, Princess of the Mists, invite you to join them for the Investiture of Their Heirs, Leohtulf and Gillian.