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Meeting Minutes: 17-Jan-52

Seneschal Announcements

  • The Baronial Trim is in, and being sold for $2/yard. About half of the order has been sold. Please see Cadfan to purchase.
  • Tariq is stepping down as Iron Key, and Dmitri as pursuivant. If you’re interested in the taking on either role, apply tonight. Applications for both positions will be taken online at http://www.cleftlands.org/officer-application/.

Other Announcements

  • James Barkley has s supply of 750 ml bottles for brewers or vintners.

Events

  • Regular Event: 27-Jan
    • Elizabeth is organizing the Baronial History Display and is still looking for display items and pictures. They don’t have to be from the 70s – items from even 5 years ago would be great.
    • Robin is still collecting feast gear for newcomers. There will be a scavenger hunt for Newcomers for which the feast gear will be the prize.
    • Ginevra will be hosting an open dance from 1-3 PM. Requests will be honored.
    • Gianna is serving as Royalty Liaison. We’re expecting the entire Midrealm and Aethelmearc royal families, so we’ll need retainers, royalty room guards, and someone to organize the royalty room lunch.
    • There will be merchants. Bring money!
    • Don’t forget about the Largess Challenge: 40 items to present to royalty for use as largesse.
    • Baked goods for the Breakfast Bar will be gratefully appreciated.
    • Feast is still looking for a last few Hero Dishes. If you’d like to make a dish for the royalty or our Barons to share at feast to recognize those who inspire or impress, please talk with Angharad.

Officers

  • 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:
    • January 24 – Wire Temple Rings Part II
    • January 31 – How to Fit an Armscye

Guilds

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 calum@att.net for information or directions.
  • Woodworker’s Guild will be on hiatus until after the Regular Event, as holiday projects have filled the workshop.
  • Archery Guild normally meets Sunday, but is on hiatus due to weather. P’lease check the Baronial Facebook page for details.
  • Unofficial Fencing Practice meets on Sunday. You can contact Cynwrig for details at jimpretz@sbcglobal.net.
  • Needleworkers meets this upcoming Tuesday at Madelaine’s home in Kamm’s Corner, at 7 pm. Details will be posted online, or you can contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net.
  • Leatherwork’s Guild meets Tuesdays at Oliver’s at 7 pm . Please contact Oliver at adifferenttwist@gmail.com or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.

 Barons

  • The January 31 Dessert is a “Recovery from Regular Event” event. Wear your garb, and come enjoy yourself.