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Meeting Minutes: 18-Apr-52

Seneschal

  • Baronial Yard Sale will be held at the May Dessert Revel, 30-May

Events

  • Next week’s meeting, 25-Apr, will be the April Dessert Revel. Crispin and Gianna will be hosting the Annual Cleftlands Armored Tourney, assuming the site is ready. If not, the tourney will be delayed until 2-May. Jacqueline will be running the betting for this tourney: entry into the betting table is items of largesse for the Baron and Baroness.
  • Terpsichore at the Tower is a notable dance event, being held 22-Apr. Ginevra is organizing a carpool for those interested in attending.
  • Blackstone Raids, the weekend of 26-Apr, is the first major melee event of the season.
  • NOWM: 8 to 10-Jun
    • Ginevra, Event Steward, is looking for volunteers, and those who would like to learn more about how the event is organized. Please contact her if you would like to help out.
    • Dorothea is organizing gate, and will start taking pre-reg at meeting on 2-May.
    • Clarissa is organizing Artisan’s Row. If you have any interest in sharing your arts, please contact her.
    • NOWM will also be the site of the Regional and Kingdom Archery and Thrown Weapons Championships.
    • Ginevra invites your good wishes and invocations to ensure good weather so that the hay can be mowed, allowing for a reasonable amount of parking.

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa: We have classes scheduled for meetings through June. There will be no classes scheduled during July and August. You can find the upcoming class listings on the Cleftlands website or on Facebook’s event calendar:
    • Next week, after the tourney, Alen and Laurelen will be hosting a History Roundtable.
    • 2-May is once-again open for a class.

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 not meet this Thursday, but should meet next week, 26-Apr. Please contact Meinhard at Meinhard.hammerschmidt@gmail.com for directions or with questions. You can also check the Cleftlands Woodworkers Facebook page.
  • Unofficial Fencing Practice meets on Sunday around 7 pm. You can contact Cynwrig for details at jimpretz@sbcglobal.net.
  • Archery Guild will meet on MONDAYs starting around 5:30 pm, and the weather for 23-Apr is expected to be 68 and sunny. . Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details.or  contact Gwyneth.
  • 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.
  • Needleworkers will meet next on 24-Apr at Miriana and Cadfan’s.  Details will be posted online, or you can contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net.
  • Meridian is organizing a group interested in learning Gregorian chant: plans are still in progress. Those of any age or skill level are welcome.

Other Announcements

Sirius’s 6-foot spear tournament was moved to on 2-May, but still with cool prizes. Please come and participate.

Baron and Baroness

  • We’re assembling gift baskets for the Royalty at Coronation. IF you have items to share, please bring them.
  • The members of the new College of St. Brutus declared Dulcia an Honorary Alumnae of the College, in thanks for the her gift of hoods to the 40 for 40 Largesse challenge at Regular Event. Many of the hoods were gifted to the members of this very new group.