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.

Ealdormere Kingdom A&S Competition

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Come one, come all and celebrate the Arts and Sciences at Ealdormere’s Kingdom A&S. This year activities beyond the competition include, classes, and demonstrations. Please note that fighting will take place as an entry to the competition only.

25 November, 2006
Kingston, On
Site opens at 0900
Site closes at 2300

Site Fee:
Adults $8
Age 12-18 $6
Age 5-11 $3 Location:
Barony of Skraeling Althing (Kingston, Ontario)

A Day in Ireland

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The Shire of Trelac Presents A Day in Ireland

Slainte! Come and join us as we honor the Irish traditions and lore of Samhain, November 3-5 in Water Valley Park. It's only 20 minutes north of San Angelo on Highway 87. There will be feasting, fun and tournaments to honor Her Majesty, Queen Britta, who will be present to help celebrate the harvest! Be on your best behavior, however, as she will also be meting out justice to those who offend her! Be of good cheer, though, for the clergy will be available with indulgences for your sins! Location:
Shire of Trelac (San Angelo, TX)

Louvre Atlanta opens at the High Museum

An unprecedented partnership between Paris' Louvre and Atlanta's High Museum of Art is bringing a number of works of art from the famous French museum to the American South. Many of these works have never before left France. On October 14, two exhibitions open:

"Mercurius Civicus: Drachenwald's Intelligencer"

Lady Anya announced that the first issue of Mercurius Civicus: Drachenwald's Intelligencer is "hot off the presses".

Gryphon's Lair A & S Championship & Baronial Collegium

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The Beauteous Baroness Bianca doth invite the Populace of Her Fair Barony, and any others interested and willing, to attend Her Arts and Sciences Competition and Collegium.

The learning and other festivities will take place on the 21st day of October in the city of Ogden. There will be lots of classes, including a fighting class track, and an A&S competition to choose the Baronial Champion. There will also be a fabulous fundraiser lunch. Come have hot and hearty soup prepared with love by the goode cookes in our Barony and contribute to the Baronial Pavilion fund. If you would like to donate a period dish for the lunch AND enter it in the A&S, that is an option but not a requirement for the dish. Donations are greatly appreciated. Location:
Barony of Gryphon's Lair (Ogden, Utah)

Gulf Wars XVI

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Gulf Wars XVI will take place March 11-18, 2007 at King's Arrow Ranch, 26 Kings Highway, Lumberton, MS.

There are many scheduled events for the war. Not interested in Evil Fiber arts or fighting? There are dozens of areas of activities at Gulf Wars. Including children's activities, Middle Eastern activities, creative activities of any nature you can imagine. A small sample...

  • Volunteering Location:
    Kingdom of Gleann Abhann (Lumberton, Mississippi)

Norse Learning Days

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Norse Learning Days are Back! Oct 21 & 22 Classes: Sagas & Eddas, Wire braiding, Naalbinding, Embroiderie, Norse Herbs, Silk, Wedge tents.

Activities: Dutch oven cooking, Thrown weapons (ax & knife only)

Contests: Brewing, Dessert (Chocolate & cheesecake are period!), Best period use of Norse veggies.

Site opens at 9 am Sat, Classes start at 10, site closes 6 pm Sun. We Location:
Barony of Blatha An Oir (Tacoma, Washington)

Danelaw XV: Cattle Raids

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Come on out to Cattle Raids the weekend of Oct 28 at Camp Daniel Morgan at Hard Labor Creek State Park in Rutledge GA. The Cows have taken over the Barony of Bryn Madoc and we are planning a day full of fun, silliness and of course - Cattle Raiding!

Bring your herd and see if you can protect them from the scoundrels! The group with the most cows at the end of the day wins... a fabulous prize! Location:
Barony of Bryn Madoc (Rutledge Georgia)

Toys For Tots

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Once again it is that time of year that we, the Shire of Arrows' Flight, do call upon the most noble and chivalrous folk of our great kingdom. We invite you to join us this day and show all the honor and generosity of our most noble society. The year is 1400 and we are somewhere in Greece, and it's Christmas Day. For days now everyone at the castle has been busy preparing the special food dishes to be served that night in the Grand Hall. All the castles rooms and halls have been cleaned and decorated in preparation for this special day and now all are waiting for the arrival of you, our guests and friends, so the fun and games can begin. Location:
Shire of Arrows' Flight (Spanish Fork, Utah)

Stefan's Florilegium Updates for October 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous shares updates to Stefan's Florilegium for the month of October 2006.

Photos from Rockwall's "Day of Arbeau"

Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal for the Kingdom of Northshield, shares tidings - and photos - from the recent Day of Arbeau--Siege Your Partner event.

Day at the Races III

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Two years ago we brought you the Thrill of the Palio with hobby-horse racing at Day at the Races I! The following year, we Sailed the Seven Seas and held boat races at Day at the Races II! This year, we are bringing you Flights of Fancy, where we will be flying falcons at Day at the Races III! Falcon gliders that is!

November 11, 2006
Barony of Ponte Alto

Site:
King of Kings Lutheran Church Location:
Barony of Ponte Alto (Fairfax, Virginia)

St. David's 30th Year Celebration

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Come one, come all! Join in the merriment as the College of St. David celebrates its 30th anniversary! We'll have Prize Tourneys for both heavy and fencing fighters, Bardic Competitions, and Artisan's Row for A&S and merchant display - all in a festive indoor/outdoor picnic setting on the lovely UC Santa Cruz campus. Bring food and an appetite, musical instruments (preferably ones you can *play*), dancing dogs, period games, and anything else to add to the fun. Location:
College of St. David (Santa Cruz, California)

Estrella War XXIII A&S Collegium “Call for Instructors”

Mistress Elspeth von Bremen, Collegium Steward for Estrella XXIII, is seeking instructors for the upcoming War.

Fall Harvest

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The summer draws to an end, and the might of our most benevolent Baron Pellandres, has assured the safety of our Barony's great harvest. Our mills are grinding the grain for our winter bread, our pastures are filled with stock, and our cellars are too full!

Therefore, by her Excellency Valeria's grace and generosity we offer you a chance to sup upon a feast in celebration of the Harvest and in acknowledgement of the prowess of our new Baronial Rattan Champion, who shall be chosen upon this same day. Location:
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (L'Ile Perrot, Quebec)

al-Barran Arts and Sciences Collegium

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We hope that you will join us at our Arts and Sciences Collegium. There will be classes in the Scribal Arts, Fiber Arts, Needle Arts, Costuming, Jewelry, Heraldry, Cooking and Food, Performing Arts and much more! If you would like to teach an arts or sciences class or classes, have suggestions for teachers that you would like to see teach at the Collegium, or suggestions for topics for an A&S class, please contact the Autocrat, Lady Jayne Barber. Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Queen's Collegium 2006

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Come one, come all to the Queen’s Collegium! Our most gracious and fair Queen, Her Majesty Claudia Lisabette Senetori, has granted the Barony of Dragonsspine the Honor of hosting Her Collegium. This will be a day filled with many classes of the Arts and Sciences to fulfill everyone's and anyone's curiosity in just about any field.

Her Majesty has decreed that the finest Artisans and Teachers of the Realm attend Her to help spread the vast knowledge that surrounds us in Her Great Kingdom. An entire listing of classes along with their times and descriptions is just below. Take care to adequately plan your day as there are many classes worth attending that will interest many. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Dreiburgen Anniversary

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Greetings to one and all! The Barony of Dreiburgen invites all good gentles to join us for a festival of frog frenzy in celebration of our 32nd Anniversary.

Site fee: $5.00 with proof of membership, $8.00 non-members; Children 6-12 $3.00; 5 & under are guests of the Barony. $20.00 maximum per family. Make checks payable to: "SCA, Inc./Barony of Dreiburgen." We are sorry, but merchants are not allowed Location:
Barony of Dreiburgen (Riverside, California)

Grand Ithra

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You are invited to join in late period classes and feasting at this rapier academy/Ithra. Combat and non-combat classes including core Ithra classes will be available for all. A snack bar will be run throughout the day by Fire Mountain Keep, and a period feast is being served Saturday evening. There is also a field just waiting for a heavy practise.

Crashspace Coordinator: Heidi Mathuson / hsg6363@yahoo.com Location:
Barony of Glymm Mere (Napavine, Washington)

Last Chance

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Greetings unto the populace of An Tir! Enjoy the day watching (participating in) as the combatants vie in the areas of Archery, Thrown Weapons, Youth, and Equestrian to become the new Dragon's Laire Champions! The Captain of the Dragon's Laire Rapier Musketeers will also be determined.

There will also be heavy fighting, A&S classes of glass bead making and scribal arts, a Arts and Sciences display, Ladies Tea with bardic Location:
Dragon's Laire (Port Orchard, Washington)

Moon Festival

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Greetings and salutations unto the populace of An Tir from the Shire of Coeur du Val! We cordially invite you to join in our celebration of the harvest season as we honor the Moon in the traditions of our Khan and Khatun of the Summits. It is a time to reflect on the year and to see your loved ones in the shining moon. There will be wondrous foods of lands far to the East, beyond the rising sun. Classes will be held, so that all may be scholars of the arts. Location:
Shire of Coeur du Val (Corvallis, Oregon)

Border Quest 5: The Search for Enlightenment

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Since our last Border Quest, we have been working hard to bring you a special event. One of diverse classes, a full range of the arts martial, child care and of course, a splendid feast!

Co-Autocrats: Caitriona inghean Ui Bhraonain (Linda Ullman) cat.the.elf@gmail.com, and Brighid inghean Diarmata (Laura DeLancy), emperess.silvara@gmail.com . A list of area motels is available on request. Location:
Incipient Canton of Border Keep (Marietta, Ohio)

Red Tower Photos

THL Roger Luc Besson of the Barony of the Southdowns in the Kingdom of Meridies has posted photos from the recent Red Tower event.

Tourney of the Diamonds Photos Online

Antonio Felluci has posted photos from the Kingdom of Atlantia's Tournament of the Diamonds.

Christmas Revel

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Axemoor returns in full force to carry on the tradition of Christmas Revel with the energy and vigor of old.

The stellar William Marshall List will again prevail as a fun and cherished tradition. Youth combat, archery, and rapier championships are all expected to have a grand turnout. Toys For Tots is also on the agenda. Rules and regulations will again be posted so that all will be informed and able to participate. Location:
Barony of Axemoor (Covington, Louisiana)

Pas d'armes de l'Arbre d'Or

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Let it be known that on the eleventh day of November, Anno Societatis Forty One, the Canton of Elvegast in the Kingdom of Atlantia will host a Pas d'armes in celebration of the marriage of Margaret of York to Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, for such a day of pageantry, chivalry, and celebration shall not soon be repeated. - Baroness Adriana la Bretonne rumored combatants who should wish to take the field may seek counsel from Mestre Callixtus Gill regarding the day's combat. Those of gentler talents may find advice from Lady Rosalind Delamere who shall serve as the day's minister of the arts and sciences. Location:
Canton of Elvegast (Leasburg, North Carolina)

Castle Schola

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An exciting scribal and textile arts schola is being held at the newly constructed Branstetter-McCandless Castle at 755 Stonegate Road, Wexford, PA 15090 on November 4 from 10 am to 10 pm. Several of the classrooms will be in the castle towers or the Great Hall. A feast by Margaret MacFee will be served in the Great Hall and galleries. Great Hall seating will be available for on-board only.

Fees are on board Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (Wexford, Pennsylvania)

Royal University of Scir Hafoc (RUSH)

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Burg Al Mudirah (St. Louis Community College) Under the protection and the guidance of the Barony of Three Rivers is delighted to host the Fall Session of Royal University of Scir Hafoc (RUSH) Saturday - September, 30, 2006.

Due to the incredible generosity of the Barony of Three Rivers there is NO SITE FEE

Activities will include classes and demonstrations of medieval fighting, costuming, weaving, dying, woodworking, the bardic arts, and other diverse arts and sciences. Location:
College of Burg Al Mudirah (St. Louis, Missouri)

Harvest Tourney: Crimson Sky War

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As the summer fades away the sky will turn crimson in the Barony of Terra Pomaria. Come help us defend our lands from the threat of a long cold winter on Friday the 6th of October at Willamette Mission State Park in Kaiser Oregon with the return of Crimson Sky War. In addition to the war there will be a Two Man tournament to celebrate the harvest and the great bounty of our barony will go to the most worthy fighters on the field. Archers, Bring your Bows to help us hunt to build up our supplies for winter and Bards bring your bardic talents for all to celebrate and listen to by the warmth of our fire. Artisans Come display your wears and rapier fighters come hone your skills. Location:
Barony of Terra Pomaria (Kaiser Oregon)

Day of the Troubadours

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The Barony of Ben Dunfirth invites one and all once again to Day of the Troubadours - The Pride of the Shah

Rockton Fairgrounds
812 Old Hwy 8,
Rockton, Ontario
L0R 1X0

Saturday, November 11, 2006
9 am open, 10:30 close

Site fees: $9 adults, $5 students (13-18) and $3 children (5-12), Feast $14, students and children $8.00, children under 5 free. (Non-member surcharge of $4 will be in effect) Location:
Barony of Ben Dunfirth (Rockton, Ontario)