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.

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

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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)

Photos from "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Crusades"

Northshield Kingdom Seneschal, Elashava bas Riva, has posted photos and shares her memories from the recent A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Crusades event which took place in Gimli, Manitoba in the Barony of Castel Rouge.

HallowTide II

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As the Harvest is in, the animals sequestered safely once again, and the seasons change, we, in the Incipient Shire of Blackwater, under the sponsorship of the Shire of Heronter, invite the Glorious Populace of AEthelmearc and her friends to join us in celebration of Hallowtide. We are thrilled to host this event at Trinity United Methodist Church 131 N 9th St Olean, NY 14760. Site opens at 9:00 am and closes at 9:00pm. As the days grow shorter and the winter chill is in the air, knowing that the winter storms are to soon break upon us, gather with us to feast and listen to the tales of old. Location:
Shire of Blackwater (Olean, New York)

Gathering at Oakheart

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Come, the populous of Calontir and help to settle this deep rooted Scottish feud between the Clan Davidson and the Clan Macpherson. This Feud has gone on long enough! We will need both Lords and Ladies alike to help us come to a decision.

Activities include but ate NOT limited to

  • A Tavern Brawl
  • Interactive A&S Events (Think A&S Olympics)
  • Bardic Competition
  • And much, much more! Location:
    Shire of Oakheart (Republic, Missouri)

Queen's Collegium

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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 Magesty 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)

Masque of the Red Death

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Join us in our yearly plague theme event and help us celebrate the persona wedding of The Honorable Lord John of Widcombe and Baroness Anna Genevieve of Ancyra. If you have not been to this site before you will be pleased. It rates 4 Stars on Celestine's site satisfaction scale. Rooms have only 2 bunk beds and are climate controlled for each room. Dorms have ample showers, toilets, coin laundry, fireplace and are scrupulously clean. Bring your own firewood. At the last event they also had a TV, refrigerator, microwave and coffee pot. Parking while convenient to the dorms, can be a little tight. You may want to save some gas and ride with a friend. BBQ grills, outdoor tables and fire rings are available. Location:
Shire Blackwood (Chatham Louisiana)

Fall Anniversary Party and Midlands Retreat

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Join Baile na Scolairi in celebrating their 21st anniversary (yep, we’re finally legal!) with their traditional Halloween revelry. Fighter, Fencer and Archery practice on Saturday afternoon. Other activities as/if interest develops. We’re open to bardic, arts and sciences, pumpkin carving ... just to give some idea. Bring your own supplies. Interested in leading a class? Please email so we can get the word out and have an appropriate space available for you. Location:
Shire of Baile na Scolairi (Minonk, Illinois)

Dun Carraig Baronial Birthday

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The Barony of Dun Carraig invites you to our Baronial Birthday, an event to cheer the spirit and lighten the heart before the icy grip of winter sets in. To that end, we have planned to celebrate the birth of our Barony by drawing on the holy grail of historic inspiration: Hollywood movies.

This gathering of silliness will take place on November 11, 2006 at the Izaak Walton League, 4200 Gardiner Road, Waldorf, MD. 20601. Location:
Barony of Dun Carraig (Waldorf, Maryland)

Tourney by the Loch

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An Autumn in France

Saturday, October 7, 2006

Join the Barony of Loch Soilleir as we choose our new rapier, A&S and dance champions!

Compete to be our champion in the fields of Rapier, Youth Rapier, Arts & Sciences, and Dance.

Site: A Community of the Servant-Saviour Presbyterian Church, 11303 Hughes Rd., Houston, TX 77089

Site is wet in period containers only and is also tobacco free. Location:
Barony of Loch Solleir (Houston, TX)

Kingdom of Atlantia Offers "LibraryThing"

The Kingdom of Atlantia is offering its residents a chance to share their personal libraries through Librarything.com, an online database that allows users to catalog their personal book holdings.

Road to Florence

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It is said that "all roads lead to Rome" but sometimes there are more interesting stops along the way, such as the wonderful Tuscan city of Florence; the home of Dante, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Galileo, and the Medici family.

The Marche of Gwyntarian is on the road again:

Saturday, November 4th, 10 am - 10 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron
3300 Morewood Road Location:
Gwyntarian (Akron, OH)

Revel by the Lake

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A friendly reminder that Mistig Waetru will hold its 5th annual Revel by the Lake in the village of Baraga, in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula, September 22-24. Come fight, fence, dance, sing, or just relax under the pines and enjoy the glorious fall foliage!

An additional marshal or two would be greatly appreciated, so that our wonderful local marshals can participate in combat activities. Please email me privately if you're interested in helping out. Location:
Shire of Mistig Waetru (Baraga, Michigan)