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Meeting Minutes: 21-Mar-52

Seneschal Announcement

  • Nice to see everyone after two weeks away due to the flood at site.
  • The Barony will accept bids for Regular Event next year through mid-April.

Demos

  • Eve thanked everyone who participated in the demo at Lakewood’s Beck Center for the Arts last Thursday. They so enjoyed our demo, they are planning to ask them back.
  • We’ll be doing a demo at the East 200th Street Stroll, scheduled for 2-June. Eve’s looking for combatants and A&S activities for the demo.

Events

  • Better War through Archery is next weekend (31-Mar) in Danville, Indiana. If you are interested in participating in a carpool to the event, please contact Cadfan who is organizing one.
  • The Falcon’s Quarry Championships are being held this Sunday at 12:30 at 41909 N Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035. Rapier and Armored champions will be chosen. There will also be A&S activities, and a potluck meal
  • Cleftlands Craftspersons Fair: 28-Mar.
  • NOWM: 8 to 10-Jun
    • Ginevra, Event Steward, is looking for volunteers. Please contact her if you would like to help out.
    • Corrie is organizing classes for NOWM. If you’re interested in teaching, please contact him, either in person, or through the link on the event website.

Officers

  • A&S Minister, Runa: Next week is the Dessert Revel, and A&S Craftspersons Fair. Please bring your creations, with or without documentations, to share. Three classes will be offered: Alen on A&S Judging; Melisent and Edward on Documentation, and Zuriel on staging an A&S entry.   If you’re interested in teaching, or requesting a class, act soon. You can find the upcoming class listings on the Cleftlands website or on Facebook’s event calendar:
    • 4-Apr: Bookbinding on a Loom by James Barkley. Talk to him at the Craftspersons Faire about supplies and how to get ready for the 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. Please contact Meinhard at Meinhard.hammerschmidt@gmail.com for directions or with questions. You can also check the Cleftlands Woodworkers Facebook page.
  • Archery Guild will meet 11-1 this Sunday, but is weather dependent. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details.If you are interested in an arrow repair lesson and worktime, please contact Gwyneth who can help you order supplies before the work party.
  • Unofficial Fencing Practice meets on Sunday around 7 pm. You can contact Cynwrig for details at jimpretz@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.
  • Those interested in learning Gregorian chant, please join Meridian next Wednesday at 7:15. Those of any age or skill level are welcome.
  • Needleworkers will host host a Fabric swap at meeting on 4-Apr, for the fabric for which you have no plans. Details will be posted online, or you can contact Madelaine at lymadelaine@sbcglobal.net.

Other Announcements

Ginevra is organizing a party to go to Terpsichore at the Tower, a event for dancing of all types held in Michigan (Barony of Cynnabar) on 21-April. This is a great opportunity to get a chance to dance, as you often can’t at meetings due to the overlap with fighting or other activities. If you’re interested in the event, you can check it out here (https://cynnabar.org/terpsichore/). If you’re interested in coordinating the trip, please contact Ginevra.

Rollo is selling a helmet. Please contact him if you are interested.

Barons

The March Dessert Revel (28-Mar) will be a mini Cleftlands A&S Craftsperson’s Faire. Please bring your ‘arting’ and share it with others. In addition, Runa has scheduled classes on Judging A&S; Documentation for A&S, and Staging your A&S Entry. This would be an excellent time to take your regional entry and brush it up before Kingdom. Due to the two weeks without meetings, there will be fighting at the Dessert Revel, downstairs.

At Clancy Day, Aethelwyn won the novice tourney, while the William Wallace tourney was won by Yaramir.

At Shillelaghs and Shenanigans: the A&S Tourney was won by Fedosia. Vasili and Geoffrey authorized as armored combatants, while Cadfan authorized with Great Weapon, and Muldonney and Sidius authorized with 2-handed weapons. Gwyneth Cole authorized in rapier combat. Winthegn won the two weapon tourney, while the team of Thorin, Muldonney, and Geoffrey won the Lava tourney.