Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-06 09:55
Fun, Fighting, Feasting!! Sad and blue because the Great Western War has been cancelled this year?! Then have no fear!! The Rivenoak Championship Tourney is here!
Come join in the revelry and excitement as Baron Coronado and Baroness Jehnene seek a new heavy fighting champion and a new rapier fighting champion!
The Rivenoak Championship Tourney will be held at 5 mile in Bidwell
Park in Chico on Oct. 7th 2006. The site opens at 10 a.m. and closes
Barony of Riveroak (Chico, California)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 14:07
If you went to Purgatorio and were thrilled and inspired by the spectacular processions, the jousting, or already interested in horses and want to get more involved, the College of Equestrian Arts has just the event for you!
Fall Equestrium is on Saturday, October 14, in Golden Rivers at the
Central Park Arena (Rio Linda, CA). A number of classes will be
presented for both mounted and unmounted participants. Basic riding
Golden Rivers (Rio Linda, California)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-08-29 14:33
Ysabella Dolfin, Autocrat for the West Kingdom's Purgatorio event, has posted photos from the day.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-08-29 09:03
The lovely Baroness Katarzina invites one and all to come to Peters Creek in Chugiak to vie by right of heavy weapon combat for the chance to become Her new Champion. No claimant shall be denied, yet only one shall prevail.
Peters Creek Community Park
There will be an Arts & Science table set up to display the fine
craftsmanship of Oerthan's skilled artisans. Please bring your A&S
Barony of Selviergard (Chugiak, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-08-28 15:34
Time has a way of passing swiftly. For those of us who are have not
marked it's flow, be now aware of how fleet it's passage. The Bard of The Mists Competition is September 9th! The victor shall become the 25th Bard of the Mists.
Much entertainment and merriment is planned. As well as a Feast, with
delicacies from the Silver and Silk Trade Routes.
In honor of the occasion, the theme piece will have two themes. Use
Principality of the Mists (Santa Clara, California)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-08-21 19:15
Sir Gavin and Baronesse Cara Michelle have announced a problem with Prado Park in Chino, California, the site of the upcoming Great Western War X. Due to extensive problems, an alternative site is being sought.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-08-10 19:59
Martin of Rivenstar, Seneschal for the Shire of Esfenn in the West Kingdom, has posted photos from the First Sword Tourney which took place July 29, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-27 13:10
Greetings lords and ladies fair and Hearken to these words I say. Ye Olde Buzzards Inn is open and under new management and is now known as The Hairy Dogg Inn, to be held at Sir Georg and Mistress Katarzina's home at 6424 Barclay Court, Anchorage, Ak.
Hairy Dogg Inn
Sept 23, 2006 AS XLI
Site opens 5:30pm-12:00 midnight
Site fee $6.00 for members (includes one bag coin)
$8.00 Non-members Extra Coin $2.00
Barony of Selviergard (Anchorage, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-27 13:03
It started as an idea and has grown into a legend. Alas, all good things come to an end. That's right, Oertha has a new prince and princess and as the summer wanes, it's time for "Who's Afraid of Beowulf 4!"
This will be the last installment of our saga. The great Hrafnafjordr Axe of Might has long carried the spirit of The Beast Grendel within it and has corrupted the shire's Champion. Now the call goes out to find a new hero, one who can defeat the old champion, now turned wicked, and lay waste to the spirit of Grendel himself, freeing the Shire from evil, once and for all....In addition to the championship tourney there will be contests aplenty to celebrate the Viking spirit in all of us including miniature Viking boat building (extra points for authenticity and if it is able to float and hold a small amount of weight), Viking booty call (fashion show) and a good old fashioned beserker contest. As the evening winds down, come over Byfrost to Valhalla, where we will feast with those who died in honorable combat against the monster that day. Bring your own spirits and a good voice to the Bardic fire. This is the LAST BEOWULF!! Be there or be...uh... square! Lord Gunnar's duties call him elsewhere and he has passed the torch on to other shire folk.
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Soldotna, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 14:28
Come and join The Divines as we frolic amongst the trees in Scotts Valley on Aug. 12 at the Mists Rapier Tourney and Salon.
For non-fighters we have a theme: Come dressed as a 16th C Courtier
masking as a Greek god. Costumes can be pretty simple: wear a chemise
(with a bathing suit under it, perhaps, for modesty) and drape
yourself with garlands. Use your imagination and have fun with the
Principality of the Mists (Scotts Valley, California)
Submitted by patsmor on Mon, 2006-07-24 10:22
At the Spring Mists Investiture, Siobhan Medhbh O'Roarke of the West Kingdom issued a challenge to a quest of learning, in loving memory of her recently-departed namesake, Mistress Siobhán ní hEodhusa.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-07-23 17:37
Mistress Margaret Anne of Somerset reports that Prince Dietrich and Viscount Cyrus were offered knighthood by Their Majesties of the West at the recent Coronet in the Principality of Oertha.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-22 08:47
Elizabeth has announced that Fergus MacThomais and Margarita de la Calviare are the new Lord and Lady Borealis in the Principality of Oertha (Alaska). Combatchris has posted photos of the Coronet.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2006-07-20 18:27
Scott Farrell, two time King of Caid, has had some experience in ruling. Recently he put that experience to good use by taking on the role of King Arthur in the American Rose Theatre's production of Camelot. Patricia Morris Buckley of the North County Times (California) reports.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-20 15:29
Come one, come all to Winter's Gate Harvest Captaincy Tourney held Labor Day weekend September 2nd and 3rd. Activities will include the Heavy tournament for the Captain of Winter's Gate Militia. This list is open to all interested fighters but either the fighter or the consort must be a member of Winter's Gate Barony.
There will also be a Baroness' Rapier Champion
tourney.and a flower tourny for both heavy and light.
Barony of Winter's Gate (Wainwright, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-20 15:13
The Shire of Windy Meads, in league with the Principality of Cynagua, is hosting a newcomers' collegium on Saturday, August 5, at the Masonic Hall in Esparto. That's about 15 miles West of Woodland.
We have numerous instructors already, but we could use help in a few
subjects. We need instructors for cooking, heavy fighting, dancing
and "fun in the SCA", an overview of all the different things you
Shire of Windy Meads (Esparto, California)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-07-20 14:38
An event of Olympic proportion, do you have what it takes to be a top beer maiden in Valhalla? Is your eye-hand coordination lighting fast for combat spud? Come and find out. This one-day event will test your skills with a motto of "for the fun of it".
Selveirgard - for the fun of it
August 25- 27, AS XLI (2006)
Location: 24657 W. Sunnyside Way, Willow AK.
Camping is available on site for those who wish to come out and do so.
Selveirgard (Willow Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-17 22:12
Viscount Fergus MacThomais and Viscountess Margarita de la Calvi of the Principality of Oertha are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Rowan Marie.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-15 10:05
House Bearhaven and Chateau de Camville have announced that they will host a vigil in honor of Viscount Richard de Camville who will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel July 15, 2006 by Their Majesties of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-12 06:27
Ragn Solvi reports that photos taken by Adisa at Oertha's May Revel are now available to view online. The event was sponsored by the Barony of Eskalya.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-07 22:36
Duke Cariadoc of the Bow (David Friedman) has announced the recent publication of his first novel. Harald is a cross "between a fantasy without magic and a historical novel with invented history and geography."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-05 14:22
During the day, we will have passes at the barrier, Grande Melees, and honorable challenges to fill the day. Join the Gallery in cheering on the fighters and declaring challenges. After the tournament, there will be a feast in the style of 16th Century Spain to fill our bellies and pass the evening. Join us in feasting upon three courses of delicacies from Libre del Coch! We will have Empanadas, Armored Hen, Pastries of Fine Sugar with Apple Pottage; along with many, many more delectable dishes!
Province of Silver Desert (Sparks, Nevada)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-04 19:29
Esmeralda of the Lakes has posted a gallery of photos from the recent Cynaguan Coronet in the Kingdom of the West.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-03 14:21
Ay, tis time once again for the Gathering of the Clans and MY BIRTHDAY! A BALLOON Prize Tourney, a FENCING Prize Tourney, a Chefs of STEEL COOKING Tourney, an ARCHERY Prize Tourney, and if time allows HIGHLAND GAMES TOURNEY, BARDIC till you can't sing any longer!!!
WHEN: July 8 2006, starting at 10:00 AM until the bugs drive us off!
WHERE: at 2252 S. Lodge Dr. Big Lake AK, Rolynnda's and Ardrude's
Barony of Selviergard (Big Lake Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-03 14:16
Come! It is time once again to gather and make merry in the village of Houston, Alaska! Pitch your pavilion within the Selviergard encampment and partake of good fighting, good food, dancing and fireworks! The Barony's officers have combined their forces, knowledge and skills to make this a most memorable event!
On Saturday the lovely Baroness Katarzina invites one and all to vie
by right of heavy weapon combat for the chance to become Her
Barony of Selviergard (Houston, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-06-28 16:30
His Grace Duke Rolf the Relentless, fighting for Lady Rhodry ferch Arianwyn, was the victor of the June 24, 2006 Crown Tournament in the West Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-06-24 18:49
At the recent Investiture in the Principality of the Mists, Martin of Rivenstar captured a performance of To the West on video and has posted it online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-22 20:19
Mistress Isela di Bari and Mistress Theiadora Groves have announced that Catherine Lorraine of Stonegate Manor will sit vigil before her elevation to the Order of the Pelican at the upcoming West Kingdom June Crown.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-06-22 15:18
Martin of Rivenstar has posted videos from the finals of the 2006 Spring Mists Investiture in the West Kingdom.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-19 09:48
Join the Barony of Darkwood for our annual Arts and Sciences Tourney! We will have a full weekend of classes and workshops, a potluck dinner Saturday evening, the Bard of the Oaks Competition, and the first Oaken Chef competition.
We are at a NEW SITE this year! At Bolado Park in Tres Pinos, we will be camping at the Gate 4 campgrounds. This is across the street from Gate 2, where we usually enter and welcome our Barony population and visitors for our events.
Barony of Darkwood (Tres Pinos, California)