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.

Eskalyan Cherry Blossom

The Temperatures are rising and the birds are singing.....The sweet smell of the cherry Blossoms are here.... Come out and enjoy the Company of friends at the Eskalyan Cherry Blossom viewing.

Sunday April 9, 2006 at the IBEW building , in Anchorage.... 3333 Denali Street (Catty corner from the Century 21 theater parking)

Site opens : 11am

Fight in a Tourney, make your best guess at what the fighters are Location:
Eskalyan (Anchorage, Alaska)

Middle Kingdom Spring Crown Tournament

The Barony of the Flaming Gryphon welcomes you to the Middle Kingdom Arts & Sciences Faire and Spring Crown Tournament of Their Royal Majesties Felix & Madeleina May 27th and 28th, 2006.

Event Information:
Greene County Fairgrounds
120 Fairground Rd
Xenia OH 45385
Phone: 937-372-8621

Event Fees Location:
Barony of the Flaming Gryphon (Xenia Ohio)

University of New Mexico to Host Medieval Lecture Series

The University of New Mexico's Institute for Medieval Studies will host Medieval Innovations: How the Middle Ages Changed Western Culture, a series of six lectures and a concert, Monday, April 3-6, 2006 on the university's main campus in Albuquerque.

High Inquisitional Council of Peerages cries foul on Aoife's Links

Pursuant to new SCA corporate-level administrative sanctions, a High Inquisitional Council of Peers met recently behind closed doors and voted to censure Dame Aoife Finn of Ynos Mon, creator of the popular Aoife's Links column. has learned that the worst may be yet to come.

War of the Lilies XX

The Kingdom of Calontir welcomes you to the War of the Lilies XX: Pelicans vs. Laurels Friday June 9th to Sunday June 18th 2006 at Smithville Lake, Barony of Forgotten Sea, (KC, MO)

This years Event Steward
HL Seraphima Iaroslava

Theme - Pelicans vs. Laurels Location:
Barony of Forgotten Sea (Smithville Lake, Missouri)

Fool's Revel

Come join the Barony of Winter's Gate as we celebrate the coming end of cabin fever and the silliness of Spring. We invite you to our Fool's Revel on Saturday, April 22 from 11:00am until 10:00pm.

Activities will include, but not be limited to:
A Tourney for the Champion of the College of St. Boniface. This is a heavy tourney and the list is not limited to Baronial members. However, we do ask that just as our Captain of our Militia, either the fighter or the consort be a member of the Barony. List will open at 12:00 noon with armor inspection to start at 12:30pm. Location:
Barony of Winter's Gate (Fairbanks, Alaska)

Black Prince's Birthday

The year is 1359, the site is England. In celebration of Edward, the Prince of Wales' upcoming birthday a day of tournament, feast and revelry has been declared. The Barony of Black Diamond calls forth the most Noble of combatants, to bring their weapons of choice, their skill and prowess to this most Honorable field. Heralds declare that this is a day for all Atlantia, to celebrate one of the most historical men in history, and quite possibly of the 14th century. It is a day filled with tournament of martial skills, of Heavy weapons, of Rapier, of Archery. It is a day for the artisans to come forth and bring their finest projects for display and competition. It is a day for the novice, of both the arts and sciences and the martial fields, for you are the future of fair Atlantia, and we celebrate your growing skills as well. Location:
Barony of Black Diamond (Bland, Virginia)

Fool's Fest 2006

Join us back in Grimfells at Bunch Park, in Elkins, AR, for the annual March Warden Tournament! Come on down and participate in the tournament (featuring heavy weapons, archery, and thrown weapons), A & S competition, and RUSH classes. A sumptuous feast (limited to 80) will be prepared by our own Duchess Susannah Griffon, and a free children's feast will be prepared by Mistress Christiaen Janssen. Share in more revelry at Calontir's first camping event than you can shake a jester's wand at! Location:
Shire-March of the Grimfells (Elkins,Arkansas)

East Kingdom University

The Incipient Shire of Wyndeham is hosting an East Kingdom University on Saturday, May 20, 2006 in beautiful Vermont. Come and learn.

We have a wonderful site that will allow a plethora of classes. We have a kitchen with the potential for cooking and brewing classes (it's a wet Location:
Incipient Shire of Wyndeham (Bellows Falls, Vermont)

Awakening XX: The Sugar Coma

The Shire of Baile na Scolairi presents: Awakening XX: The Sugar Coma Annual Armored Easter Egg Hunt and Kingdom Fighter Practice.

Saturday May 6, 2006

Tri-Lakes Park, 2100 S. Bunn Street, Bloomington, IL. 61702 #309-829-1848

Site opens at 9 a.m. (8:30 a.m. for Merchants) and closes at 10 p.m. Site is Bone Dry and smoking is prohibited in the building. Site is handicap accessible. Location:
Shire of Baile na Scolairi (Bloomington, Illinois)

Gallow Games VI

Greetings from the Shire of Crystal Crags. With the Sun and warmth of spring on its way we would like to invite one and all to the sixth annual Gallow Games.

We will be holding our annual arts and sciences competition. All attendees are welcome to enter into this competition where Lord Ely of Silver Oak will be offering the prize for this year's champion. All entries will need to be in no later than 10am Saturday the 27th. We'll have games, contests, competitions and prizes. We will also be having our Shire auction, and all auction donations will enter you in a raffle. Location:
Shire of Crystal Crags (Kalispell, Montana)

Photos from TMT VI: The Feast of St. Patrick

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield, has posted photos from TMT VI The Feast of St. Patrick which took place March 18, 2006 in the Canton of Coille Stoirmeil.

Hawkwood Baronial Birthday

The Barony of Hawkwood invites attendance at its Birthday Celebration. This is the second birthday celebration for the Barony of Hawkwood. the theme for this event is "Knightly Virtues".

Martial Activities: There will be heavy fighting, archery and a Tournament of the Courtier wherein all available Companions of the Order of the White Scarf of Atlantia shall stand and hold the field against all comers, without let or hindrance. Location:
Barony of Hawkwood (Arden, North Carolina)

Mountain Mayhem II

Oyez, Oyez You are cordially invited to a VERY informal event, Mountain Mayhem! There will be Fun, Mayhem, and Madness for all who attend. Yes, we will have fighting for both heavy and light, bring your blue and green cards please. Yes, we will have an A&S showing and competition by populace choice. Yes, the kids will have lots to do. Yes, we will have dancing and the pursuit of the gentler arts. And of course some other surprises will be in store, concocted by the fiendish, and fecund mind of Viscount Sterling, also known as the High Sheriff of Naughtiness. Warning! Be prepared for bizarre and strange activities! DO bring your cash, as this is a fund raising event for Caerthe's Incipient Canton of Bloodstone Keep. DO bring your vendettas, as this is a great place for the populace to witness justice. Don't bring your fancy pants, as this is going to be Denver in April and an outdoor site. Do bring shade, hats, sunscreen, chairs, and a fun attitude! Location:
Incipient Canton of Bloodstone Keep (Littleton, Colorado)

Photos from Northern Lights XV

Alaxandr MacLochLoinn de Creig-Elachie has posted photos from the 2006 Northern Lights A&S Competition in Montpelier, Vermont.

Hit List XX: Venetians Celebrate the Greek Gods

Join us as the Venetians recreate the Greek Gods for the Doge. There will be multiple types of both heavy and rapier fighting. Other activities include Youth combat, non-fighting children's activities, archery, live weapons, and various classes.

Hit List XX
The Barony of the Osprey presents:
The Venetians Celebrate the Greek Gods
Woodsmen of the World Camp near Evergreen, Al Location:
Barony of the Osprey presents (Evergreen, Alabama)

Ragnarok VII

Join us for the season's first camping event. Activities will include: Heavy fighting, Fencing, Archery, Youth boffer (pending marshal), plenty of Bardic goodness and A&S classes. Fishing is also permitted on Lake Belwood, pursuant to the laws of Ontario (bring a fishing license).

The Barony of Ramshaven Presents:
Ragnarok VII
May 19-22, 2006

Camp Bellaleo
860 8th Line Location:
Barony of Ramshaven (Fergus, Ontario)

Dreamstone Tourney 27

DREAMSTONE TOURNEY XXVII: A Great Tournament Tradition Continues! The People's Barony of Bryn Madoc invites one and all to Dreamstone Tourney 27 to be held on April 21-23, 2006 at A.H. Stephens Historic Park, near Crawfordville, Georgia.

Newcomers Collegium VI

The Shire of Owl's Nest would like to invite you to a once-a-year event specifically tailored for newer members and those wishing to learn the basics of the SCA.

Summer's Return

As it has happened for centuries, the seasons continue to change. In October, Lady Autumn held the peace until it was time for Lady Winter to take over. It is now April and Lady Spring holds the peace until it is time for Lady Summer to return. The Stronghold of Nebelwald invites you to join us for a day dedicated to the arts and sciences honoring the eventual return of Summer. The theme of this event is all things summer. By honoring Lady Summer, we hope to speed her return. The morning will be dedicated to the Mything Quest, a Gathering of Goslings, and an assortment of classes for all ages and interests. Lunch will be served at midday so we can mentally and physically prepare for the afternoon activities. The afternoon will be dedicated to another set of classes as well as discussion groups, populace choice contests, and whatever activities the populace wishes to engage in.

May Day Celebration: Let's Go Fly A Kite!

Come one and come all to Caer Galen's famous May Day celebration, an event just for kids (or kids at heart)! This is a fun-filled celebration of the glories of Spring! Hear the history of kites as you build and fly (weather permitting) your very own kite! Engage in a challenge of wits and mettle to conquer games and win the boffer tournament to find the next worthy Guardian of Caer Galen's fabled Unicorn Horn.

Night on the Town

On an unusually warm and sunny winter afternoon, the Mayor of Smeewick steps up to the podium to deliver his address. "Good people of Smeewick, our town were once a beacon onto the Kingdom. Now, it has been ravaged beyond recognition by pirates and gypsies. We owe it to ourselves and our children to restore Smeewick to its former glory!"

Irish Feast & Ithra

Come and join us at the Irish Feast & Ithra April 1st in Longview, Washington. All classes are "first-come, first-serve," so we encourage you to register early!

Great Western War X- CANCELLED

From across the Known World, we meet on the grassy hills and meadows of Loch Prado (Prado Regional Park in Chino, California) to celebrate the arts of war and of peace at the Great Western War.

Tuesday October 3 to Monday October 9, 2006

Pre-reg opens Apirl 1st 2006, more information coming soon. Location:
Loch Prado (Chino, California)

Beltane Celebration

Come and join the people of Hrafnsfjordr as they celebrate Beltane. With the coming of warmer weather and longer days, the people are looking forward to planting things to make this our homes a greener place.

Three Stags: Autumn Battle & Faire

Horns sound and drums roll, banners dance on the breeze, Chevaliers parade in armor shining and merchants call their wares. Mummers prance, jesters grin, laughter swells like the seas, Archers shoulder their quivers full and music fills the air. Juggler's entrance, food delights, excitement buzzes like the bees, Fencers flash their blades dazzling and little children stare.

Students Learn About Medieval Life from Caidans

Craig Tenbroeck of the North County Times attended a recent Medieval Festival at Lincoln Middle School in Vista, California where students took part in A&S activities and watched a siege engine contest.

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for March, 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for March 2006.

Useful Peeps

Mistress Therasia von Tux has a novel use for peeps: sealing wax. Enjoy a detailed description of the procedure - with photos of how to turn cute little Easter peeps into something useful.

Gulf Wars XV Class List Online

A list of classes to be offered at Gulf Wars XV is now available online.