Arts and Sciences

Activities and research related to trades, crafts, occupations, or daily life in the Middle Ages, as well as performing and fine arts.

Baroness' Champion

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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 Location:
Barony of Selviergard (Houston, Alaska)

Field of The Cloth of Gold: The Resurrection

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The Sheriff of Silverkeep requests all populace to report to Silverkeep to uncover the culprit to a horrible crime! The body of a courier was found in our southern lands. He had been robbed and stripped of his livery. If anyone has any information, please bring it with you to FOTCOG: The Resurrection. During your visit, please take part in our heavy tourney and battle scenarios. There will also be a Torchlight Tourney using the infamous "Wheel of Death." There will be Rapier activities as well. We will have children's activities throughout the day, as well as classes for all ages. The case of who killed the courier will also be solved during this fun weekend! Location:
Shire of Silverkeep (West Yellowstone, Montana)

Pillage on the Plains III

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Shire Eagle, in association with House Aylekeepe and Clan Darkwood, invite you to Pillage on the Plains III: Gathering of the Tribes. We return to Gibson's Plantation View in Tallassee, Alabama on October 6-8 for a great weekend of fighting, classes, feasting and fun! Make your plans to attend now....

Event Stewards:
Lord Alywin Watkyns watkijm@auburn.edu Location:
Shire of the Eagle (Tallahassee, Alabama)

Pennsic University Class schedule is now on-line

The Honorable Lord Cathan MacCullaich, Chancellor of the Pennsic University, today announced the release of the University Class schedule.

Lonely Mountain Defender

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Greetings all good Gentles and be of good cheer for the great Lonely Mountain Defender draws nigh! Enjoy days of frivolity, fighting and fun in the lovely high mountain meadow. This year's event will include such delites as A&S classes (details to come), ax throwing, archery, heavy and light weapons tourneys and of course the Defender gauntlet. There will be Royal Courts, children's events, and dancing into the night. Saturday evening their will be a potluck in the meadow with the Shire of Drygestan providing the main course. Bring your best smile and come join us at this beautiful site for this joyous celebration Location:
Shire of Drygestan (Los Alamos, New Mexico)

Caer Galen Defender

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Harken and Greetings to all. While Henry the VIII and Francis I regale and outshine each other at their Fields of the Cloth of Gold In France, the Barony of Caer Galen searches for it's next Defender and Lt. of the Guard. We request your presence, participation and lounging in  our Fields of Blue and Gold at Pickle Gulch Campground. Heavy fighters will battle in the morning in a Bear Pit with Alternate Weapon Styles. The afternoon fighting will be Snow Ball. Prizes will be given to the new Defender, and for the Most Chivalrous Fighter, Best Death, and the most Patriotic fighting Garb of Blue and Gold, Location:
Barony of Caer Gaeln (Black Hawk, Colorado)

Warders of the Western Gate

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The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable presents Warders of the Western Gate June 23-26, 2006 at Wines of the San Juan in Farmington, New Mexico.

When: June 23 – 26, 2006 (Opens Friday at 12noon and closes Monday at 12noon)
Where: Wines of the San Juan – 87412 (see map)
Why: Baronial Champions Event
Who: The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Farmington, New Mexico)

Site Fees: Adults $10, Children 6 – 12 $5, under 5 years free
-Checks payable to SCA Inc. – Fontaine dans Sable Location:
The Barony of Fontaine dans Sable (Farmington, New Mexico)

Tocal Baronial Birthday 2006

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Come one, come all. Yes, it’s tocal time again! Fight, feast, and fall over into your nice warm bed.

When: 8 – 9 July, 2006
Times: Site opens 10am Sat, 12pm Lunch, 6pm Feast

Address of Site
CB Alexander Agricultural College
Tocal Road Paterson

Cost of Event:
Event and Accommodation - $40
Feast Only (includes lunch) Members $25
Saturday Day Rate - $5 Location:
Barony of Mordenvale (Paterson, NSW, Australia)

Myrkfaelinn Summer War Practice

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As days lengthen and thoughts of martial victories loom closer, join the forces of Myrkfaelinn once more for a rousing weekend of heavy melee, fencing, archery, arts, music, feasting and a frolic in the green woods of the lovely Dominion in summer.

Myrkfaelinn Summer War Practice
June the 23rd - 25th
Site opens at 5pm 6/23, closes noon 6/25

As in years past, Aethelmearc's mighty warriors will have the opportunity to Location:
Dominion of Myrkfaelinn (Ithaca, New York)

Field of the Cloth of Gold

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Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! My Lords and Ladies! To every man, woman and child of the realm, good gentles all! Their Excellencies Thorvald and Bianca, the Founding Baronage of Gryphon's Lair invite you to the Lair's Premiere Baronial Championship. Come one, come all and join us on "The Field of the Cloth of Gold", A Celebration of the Tournament.

Field of the Cloth of Gold/ Baronial Championships Barony of Gryphon's Lair Location:
Barony of Gryphon's Lair (Terrace, Utah)

Darkwood A&S Tourney

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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.

Where?
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. Location:
Barony of Darkwood (Tres Pinos, California)

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.

Warlord and Champions 2006

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There comes a time each year that the Coronet of the strong and noble Barony of Dragonsspine requests that fighters from throughout the Kingdom come test their mettle in tournaments of skill and chivalry. These tests of skill will include all of the fighting arts such as heavy combat, rapier finesse and the art of the long strike with archery. And new to this year, a tournament of fun and skill; a boffer tournament to showcase the Pride of the Outlands will be held. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Drachenwald Kingdom University

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The Shires of Aventiure and Baernau are happy to invite all and everyone to this years Kingdom University in the fabulous Town of Luebeck in the Central Region of Drachenwald. Join us in a 2 day celebration of the Arts and Sciences of the beautiful Kingdom of Drachenwald.

Site: Jugendherberge "Vor dem Burgtor", am Gertrudenkirchhof 4, 23568 Lübeck; Site opens at 16:00 on Friday and closes at 12:00 Location:
Shires of Aventiure & Baernau (Luebeck, Germany)

Meridies Court Photo Album Online

THLord Roger-Luc Besson, of the Barony of the Southdowns, has posted photos from the Meridies Kingdom A&S event sponsored by the Shires of Marion Glen and Ravenwood.

Medieval Minnesota

Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will be hosting a unique "summer camp" to study medieval history and life, for students aged 13-17.

Nordwache 23rd Anniversary

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The Barony of Nordwache invites the populace of Caid to join us for the celebration of our 23rd Anniversary at the exact center of California, North Fork!

Autocrat:
Michael of Boulton
sekim@myway.com

Location:
North Fork Recreation Center
33507 Road 230
North Fork, CA. 93643

Directions:
From Hwy. 99. Fresno: Take Highway 41 north to Road 200 (from the 2nd stop light on Hwy 41 [i.e. Hwy 145] it is 8 miles to Road 200.) Turn right on Road 200. Travel 18 miles on Road 200 to North Fork. Once in North Fork Road 200 turns right into Road 230, turn left at the sign for the Recreation Center, Road 230 will dead end at the site. Location:
Barony of Nordwache (North Fork, California)

Mad Dogs 2006

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The Shire of Border Downs Presents Mad Dogs 2006 June 23-25, 2006 at Polar Bear Forge, 45437 275th St, Parker, SD, 57053

Site opens Friday at 6PM, Closes Sunday at Noon (must be off site by noon)

Located in Parker, SD. Discreetly wet. Merchants are welcome -- bring your own tables, no extra fee.

Fee Schedule:
Adult - $7.00
6-17 years old - $5.00
5 and under - Free Location:
Shire of Border Downs (Parker, South Dakota)

Warlord's Tourney

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Our current Warlord, Geoffrey Scott, assures us there will be a great deal of fighting on this day. The format of the tourney will be determined once the number of participants is known, so come on out and vie for the title of Southern Shores Warlord! There will also be classes in marshalling, youth combat, and dance. There will be a needlework circle and an A&S display as well.

Site Information: The event will be held from 10am to 7pm at John D. Location:
Province of Southern Shores (Campbell, California)

An Tir July Coronation

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The Barony of Dragon's Laire welcomes all to witness the Coronation of the Heirs to the Mighty King Sven and the Beautiful Queen Signy as They take Their rightful places upon the Sable Throne of An Tir.

This weekend of July Coronation also bears witness to the challenge required of all those who would compete to become the next Champion of An Tir.

Other activities over the weekend will include Arts and Sciences displays (including a Phred), Archery and Thrown Weapons, other marshallate activities, Bardic performances of all kinds, as well as the many meetings usually associated with a Coronation Event. Location:
Barony of Dragon's Laire (Port Gamble, Washington)

AnTir - West War

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As the sun peaks in strength, so does the restlessness of the An Tirian Warriors. WAR will soon tear at our friendly borders and the West Kingdom does call to arms all heavy fighters, light fighters, rapiers, archers and equestrians alike.

Autocrat: m'lady Ryssza Polander
June 30-July 2, 2006
West / An Tir War
Kingdom of the West (Yreka, CA)

We have established a location friendly to warriors and travelers alike - we Location:
Kingdom of the West (Yreka, California)

Storvik Post Pennsic Revel

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As we return to our homes after a long summer campaign, the sounds of war fade and the sounds of merriment grow. Laughter replaces the battle cry as the populace of Atlantia gathers to celebrate the glories of Pennsic in an atmosphere of frivolity and fun.

The glorious Barony of Storvik invites you to an evening of enjoyment at its traditional Post Pennsic Dessert Revel. This year's theme is "Fun and Games," so come out and play some games! You may already know that cribbage and chess are period, but have you ever played Nine Men's Morris (featured in the most recent Tournaments Illuminated), Fox and Geese, or Hazard? Bring your cards, dice, board games, and toys. Weather permitting, you can try outdoor ball-and-stick games in the small, woodsy glen (no martial activities). Veteran game players are encouraged to teach the rules and strategies to new contestants of all ages. Location:
Barony of Storvik (Adelphi, Maryland)

Stierbach Baronial Birthday

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Their Excellencies Colum and Briana are honored to announce that they are celebrating Stierbach's Argent Anniversary in July A.S.XLI. His Majesty's army will gather in the forests of Stierbach to prepare for the Pennsic War. Come and join us for fighting, feasting, admiration of artisans' skills, and a last chance to authorize before the war. Site: Miller's Farm, 12101 Orange Plank Rd, Locust Grove, VA 22508. Site opens Friday July 21st, at 4pm and closes on Sunday July 23rd. Troll will close Friday night at 11pm and reopen at 7:30am Saturday. This is a primitive camp site. Bring your own drinking water and solar shower bags. Shower water and Port-a-johns will be provided. Site is WET, no original containers. Dogs allowed but must be on leashes at all times. Location:
Barony of Stierbach (Locust Grove, Virginia)

Summer Collegia III

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The Incipient Shire of Drakenmere, sponsored by the Barony of Bryn Madoc, Proudly Presents Summer Collegia III
Venimus   •   Vidimus   •   Fundimus

Put on your tunica, toga and sandals and join us on August 19, 2006 for a fun day of classes, fighting and food!  Your day will begin with our breakfast Traveler's fare and end with the Roman Auctionarius Dapifer (table server auction), Acroama (live entertainment) and a delightful summer Roman feast prepared by Mistress Derbail. Children's activities will be provided. For Roman garb links, click here. Location:
Incipient Shire of Drakenmere (Waynesboro, Georgia)

Rajahs on the Red: A Journey to Medieval India

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Escape to a time of magic and mystery in the fabled lands of Hindustan. Join your fellow travellers at the Rajah's court and marvel at the wonders on display.

Highlights: Performance by the Manohar Indian Dancers Henna tattoos Mahabharata Tournament (heavy fighting) Indian Bazaar Astrological consultations Raffle Feast

Friday Evening: Pre-Event Archery Tourney

Sunday Post-Event Activities: Tour of the new Hindu Temple Tour of Sage Garden Herbs Location:
Barony of Castel Rouge (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Back to Basics

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This is an event that is designed to introduce people to the SCA. There will be a lot of beginner classes taught on what the Society is and how to play, basic tourneys for those who are just getting started in competition, and fun entertainment in the evening. But we encourage the "old timers" to come out as well - to help meet and teach newcomers, and to enjoy fun and feasting with old friends!

Location:
Shire of Glaedenfeld (Columbia Tennessee)

Barony Wars & Bazaar

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Long have The Barony of the Endless Hills and the Barony of Delftwood been peaceful allies, with minor offenses in protocol overlooked, and friendship blooming.  No hint of unease, no glimmer of unhappiness in their relationship...Until now.  Recently there have been rumors of growing hostility, tensions are beginning to run high.  All is not lost, These two mighty Baronies have agreed to meet in Neutral Ground, within the Shire of Sterlynge Vayle's Borders on the weekend of June 9th to the 11th (Camp Sertoma, Johnson Road (no number listed), Windsor, NY).  Rest assured that peaceful negotiations will prevail, and that the rumors of martial recruitment are false. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Windsor, New York)

Encampment at the Castle VI

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The Marche of Three Towers presents Encampment at the Castle VI June 16, 17, & 18, 2006 at the Mansfield Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio.

Mansfield Reformatory
100 Reformatory Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44905
419-522-2644

Pre-register with the Event Steward by June 9, 2006:

$8.00 per adult for the weekend (Max $24 per family)
$5.00 per adult Saturday only
Ages 6 to 13 half price Location:
Marche of Three Towers (Mansfield, Ohio)

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)

Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday

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It is my great pleasure and honor to announce Sacred Stone's Baronial Birthday Celebration. Mark your calendars and plan to come, relax and enjoy.

Name of Event: Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday
Date(s) of Event: September 8-10, 2006
Hosting Group: Canton of Brigte

Description: Come relax and celebrate the founding of Sacred Stone. Come tell your war stories and laugh and sing with friends. In the tradition of the Location:
Canton of Crois Brigte (Booneville, North Carolina)