IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW:
Starting Sept. 20, A&S classes will start at 7 and 8:30 p.m. A 15-minute business meeting will be held at 8:05 p.m.
If you borrowed garb from Gold Key for Pennsic, please return it to Gold Key coordinator Lady Leonne.
Volunteers are needed to refurbish Iron Key helmets and sew rapier garb; both projects are aimed at helping newcomers. See below for details.
Sept. 27: The Cooks Guild challenge is making a period or non-period recipe using apples. See Lady Dorothea to learn more.
Yule Revel (date TBD):
There will be a Noblesse Largess exchange; see Mistress Thorhalla for details.
There will be a Not a Cookie Exchange; ask MOAS officer Dame Elizabeth for details.
Fletchings, our all-archery event, has been postponed until spring.
Bids are being accepted for Regular Event, NOWM and Standard Bearers. See our seneschal Mistress Angharad for details.
MOAS: Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon, baronial field trip to see the Cleveland Museum of Art’s “Love Gardens/Forbidden Fruit” exhibit. It features 60 works on paper spanning 1460 to 1600, assembled entirely from the CMA’s collection.
Classes: A bobbin lace class will be held Sept. 13; see the baronial Facebook page and baronial calendar to sign up for the class. Upcoming class subjects include knitting, snoods, retaining and more.
Drawing Circle will be held Sept. 13. Supplies will be provided.
No Garb-a-Thons sewing sessions will be held in October; check the events calendar on the baronial web page to find out when they will return.
See the baronial calendar (http://www.cleftlands.org/calendar/), baronial Facebook page or our MOAS Mistress Elizabethe for details on these activities.
Iron Key: A session will be held at Armorers Guild on Thursday, Sept. 14, to refurbish six helmets. Volunteer help is needed. See Iron Key coordinator Lord Tryggr for more information.
Rapier Marshal: Help is needed to sew loaner rapier gear for eight newcomers. See our rapier marshal Lord Reinhardt to learn more.
Needleworkers Guild: Meetings will be at Critical Hit in Cleveland Heights on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 in September. See Lady Miriana to learn more.
Armorers Guild: Meetings are held on most Thursdays. The host requires that participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. See Baron Calum for details.
UPCOMING SCA EVENTS
Sept. 16: Pferdestadt Rapier Classic (East Caledonia, OH)
Sept. 30: Brawl at Crooked Dragon (Oberlin)
Oct. 7: Red Dragon (Columbus)
Oct. 14: Meet and Beet Budget Tourney (Warren)
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 at 8:15 p.m. starting Sept. 20.