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Meeting Minutes: 3-Jan-52

Seneschal Announcements

  • The Baronial Trim is in, and being sold for $2/yard. Please see Cadfan to purchase.
  • Tariq is stepping down as Iron Key. If you’re interested in the taking on the role, please talk with Tariq about what is involved.
  • Dmitri is stepping down as Pursuivant. Again, if you’re interested, please talk with Dmitri about the role.
  • Applications for both positions will be taken online at http://www.cleftlands.org/officer-application/.

Other Announcements

  • If you’re interested in participating in the 2018 100-Days-of-A&S Challenge, Alda has forms and jars to help you keep track.

Events

  • Regular Event: 27-Jan
    • Elizabeth is organizing the Baronial History Display and is still looking for display items and pictures.
    • Robin is still 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 make gnocchi for the feast, please join us at Angharad’s on 14-Jan, at 2 pm.
    • Artair is organizing servers for the feast. Please get in touch with him if you’d like to help out.
    • Don’t forget about the Largess Challenge: 40 items to present to royalty for use as largesse.

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 10 – How to Sew a Drawstring Pouch [Facebook Event]
    • January 17 – Use of Gold Leaf in Illumination
    • January 24 – Wire Temple Rings II

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. Please check the Baronial Facebook page for details.
  • Unofficial Fencing Practice 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 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.
  • Robin is hosting Needleworkers’ meetings next Tuesday at 7 pm. Please check online for directions and further information.

 Barons:

  • Kingdom 12th Night will be held in Lansing this Saturday.
  • We lost Eric Wolfgang, of House Bork, to a heart attack. His family is encouraging donations to the American Heart Association in his honor.