- Over the holidays, we will meet:
- December 13 – Meeting
- December 20 – Yule Revel
- December 27 – No Meeting
- January 3 – Meeting
- After 5 years of service, James Barkley has stepped down as Baronial Archery Marshal. Garvin the Slow is stepping into the role.
- Ginevra’s NOWM bid has been accepted. NOWM will be held 8-10 Jun.
- Meinhard’s Standard Bearer’s bid has been accepted for 6-Oct.
- Robin and Mirrim are moving to the East Kingdom: they could use some help packing and loading on Sat, 9-Dec. If you can help out, please contact Tarmach for information at 216-632-2994 (6 to 2 pm), 216-752-6258 (3-8 pm) or email@example.com
- You are invited to the Lash’s Caroling Party: Sat, 23-Dec from around 7 pm until the lights go out. Caroling is normally around 8 pm.
- Levi is running for the US Senate. He’s still short of signatures for his ballot petition: please see him if you’d like sign.
- Yule Revel is coming up on 20-Dec: there will be dancing, plenty of food, a blind gift exchange, and a table decorating contest with prizes. The theme will be a Tudor Yule.
- Regular Event: 27-Jan
- Robert will be begin taking pre-registration for January Event 13-Dec.
- Robin is collecting feast gear for newcomers.
- Gianna is serving as Royalty Liaison. We’re expecting the entire Midrealm royal family, as well as members of the Aethelmearc family, so we’ll need retainers, royalty room guards, and someone to organize the royalty room lunch.
- If you’d like to help with Regular Event lunch, the Cook’s Guild will be meeting at 2 on 17-Dec to assemble hand pies for the lunch.
- A&S Minister, Runa: There are several upcoming classes scheduled. You can find the class listings on the Cleftlands website or on Facebook’s event calendar. :
- December 13 – Making Your Second Tunic [Facebook Event | Cleftlands]
- December 20 – Courtesy in the SCA: A Beginner’s Guide [Facebook Event]
- January 3 – Historical Herbal Medicine: From History Until Today [Facebook Event]
- January 10 – How to Sew a Drawstring Pouch [Facebook Event]
- January 17 – Use of Gold Leaf in Illumination
- January 24 – Wire Temple Rings II
- Armored Combat Marshal, Thorin: This weekend Alaric is hosting this Schvitz practice in Macedonia, from 10 am to 5. All fighters are invited. See the Facebook event at [Facebook Event].
- Exchequer, Robert: If you’d like to make an annual donation for 2017, you have two weeks left.
Guilds are the special interest groups of the SCA: people working together to focus on a particular activity. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings.
- Armorer’s Guild meets at Ealdred and Clairiel’s home this Thursday. Please contact Calum at firstname.lastname@example.org for information or directions.
- Woodworker’s Guild will be on hiatus until after the new year, as holiday projects have filled the workshop.
- Archery Guild probably won’t meet this Sunday from 11 til 2, due to weather, though you’re welcome to come in the snow if you’d like, at the home of Gwyneth and Muldonney. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details.
- Unofficial Fencing Practice probably meets this Sunday . Please check the Baronial Facebook group for confirmation as there may be a last minute cancellation. You can contact Cynwrig for details at email@example.com.
- Leatherwork’s Guild usually meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm . Please contact Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
- There will no Needleworkers’ meetings in December.
At Christmas Tourney in the Barony of the Flame:
- Gwyneth won one of the two archery competitions earning a spiffy hat.
- Muldonny placed third in the armored Novice Tourney.
- Cadfan was the first person in the kingdom to complete the Royal Hunt.
- Seraphina, the Brendoken Archery Champion, won the Ash Ring from Duke Edmund.