IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW
March 25: Regional A&S Fair. Held at the meeting site. Gate opens at 10 a.m. The judges meeting is around 11 a.m. and first scoring begins around noon. There will be a craftsperson green and tables for display and commentary. The deadline for entries has passed. See Sir Crispin and the event website for details.
March 26: The Cleftlands group trip to see the Tudor meets Sunday, March 26, at 11:45 a.m. in the Cleveland Museum of Art Atrium. We’ll try to find a spot to the left, towards the exhibition hall. MOAS Mistress Elizabeth will have the group tickets to distribute then. Our tickets will allow us entrance to the exhibit at noon.
UPCOMING CLEFTLANDS EVENTS
April 15: Standard Bearers. Held at the meeting site. A Google form for preregistration will be on the event website soon. The parameters for competition in armored combat, rapier and archery will be posted soon. The theme for the A&S competition is “Something you would take to war.” You can compete even if you don’t want to be a champion, and can take part in multiple events. Lord Rohan is in charge of the all-indigenous foods feast; help is needed to cook and serve. See Lord Tarmach for event details.
May 27-28: Crown Tournament and Kingdom A&S: Ashtabula Fairgrounds. Online registration should be active next week. Hotel room blocks are available. Help with certain tasks is needed. See Lady Katherin verch Rhys for details.
Crown tokens: Help is needed to put together the tokens, which are beads on wire. Some wire-work experience and tools are needed. See THL Jolicia if you would like a kit to work on at home.
Crown road signs: Help will be needed to repaint the barony’s SCA road sign sandwich boards prior to Crown Tournament. Look for a FB event page for details, or see Ginevra (Jyngyr).
June 10: NOWM, in Wellington. Camping will be allowed Saturday night. See Lord Meinhard and the website for details.
Chatelaine: Our Chatelaine Lord Lord Ezra ha-Yona is looking for book recommendations that can be passed along to newcomers seeking information about various cultures and personas.
A&S: Thorhalla and Chaiya will continue to host their Garbathons (for sewing garb) for the next few Fridays. See details on the baronial Facebook page and website calendar.
Ginevra is hosting a Garbathon for making garb at the Twinsburg Library. Information will be posted on the baronial Facebook page and website calendar.
Next week’s class will be on developing a registerable name. See the baronial calendar for details.
OPEN OFFICER POSITIONS
Youth officer: One candidate has stepped forward, but more can apply. The application is on the baronial website. Applicants will be discussed at the April 5 officer meeting. See the current youth officer Lord Rojhon for information.
Gold Key: Still open. Applications are on the baronial website. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for more information about these job openings.
Armorers Guild: This guild meets most Thursdays in Berea. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to attend. See Baron Calum for details.
UPCOMING SCA EVENTS
April 1: Tournament of Defense, Bloomfield Hills, MI. Our Baron and Baroness will be in attendance.
April 20-23: Blackstone Raids, West Virginia.
April 22: Road to Pompeii, Uniontown, OH
See a full list of upcoming Midrealm events here: https://midrealm.org/events-calendar/
Exchequer: Members are asked to donate $2 per meeting, or $100 per year, to cover the cost of the meeting hall rental.
Quartermaster: The quartermaster must be notified at least two weeks in advance if a member wishes to borrow baronial gear.
Baronial meetings: Set-up starts at 6:30 p.m. and activities start at 7 p.m. A brief business meeting is held about 9 p.m.