Meeting Minutes: 9-May-53


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


  • The Euclid Street Fair demo will be Sat, 3-Jun, 10 to 2. More details will be coming. .


  • Fletchings of Spring: Eastwatch’s archery event will be this Saturday at Punderson Lake Park. There’s no cost: and archery all day.
  • NOWM: 8 to 10-Jun
    • Ginevra, Event Steward, is looking for volunteers to support the gatekeeper, parking, and other tasks. Please contact her, Gianna, Snowden, Eve if you would like to help out. The site walk thru will be this upcoming Saturday, while the Site Clean-up weekend will Sat, 19-May. More details will be posted online.
    • Dorothea has started taking pre-reg at meetings ($15, $2 off for members). She’ll have a sign-up sheet for volunteers next week.
    • Elizabeth will now be handling both adult and youth classes. Please contact her with any requests.
    • Clarissa is organizing Artisan’s Row. If you have any interest in sharing your arts, please contact her.
    • Alessandro is organizing the Breakfast Tavern and could use more volunteers.
    • NOWM will also be the site of the Regional and Kingdom Archery and Thrown Weapons Championships.


  • A&S Minister, Runa: We have classes scheduled for meetings through June. There will be no classes during July and August. You can find the upcoming class listings on the Cleftlands website or on Facebook’s event calendar:
    • 16-May: Saris, by Yeshoda. If you have extra saris, please bring them to share with others. Heraldry Roundtable.
    • 23-May: Scroll Case Workshop, by Jacqueline.
  • Chatelaine, Miriana: Introduced her two new deputies, Eleanor and Eve.


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 for information or directions.
  • Unofficial Fencing Practice meets on Sunday around 7 pm. You can contact Cynwrig for details at There is also a Cut and Thrust practice in Mansfield on Friday: contact Cynwrig for details.
  • Equestrian Practice at Half Oaks Farm meets on Sundays, depending on weather. If you have questions, please contact Tina Layne or James Layne on Facebook.
  • Archery Guild will meet on Mondays starting around 5:30 pm. 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 or on Oliver Stillman on Facebook for directions and information.
  • Gregorian Chant Choir is being led by Meridian and meeting at Baronial meetings. Please contact her if you’re interested in joining in: no experience is required.
  • Needleworkers normally meets second and fourth Tuesdays. Details will be posted online, or you can contact Madelaine at
  • Cook’s Guild will be doing a ‘west side ethnic grocery tour’ on 19-May, starting at 9:30 am, and ending with lunch. Please check the Cleftlands Cooks Facebook page for details. We will also be holding a ‘Cooking over Fire’ get together on Sun, 24-Jun: details to follow.
  • Dance Guild will be meeting 7 pm on 31-May at the backroom at Forest City Brewery, 2135 Columbus Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113.
  • Scribes Guild meets 7 pm on first Mondays at Brackenburye Cottage. Please contact Melisent at Grace@Case.Edu with any questions.
  • Woodworker’s Guild is on indefinite hiatus due to life conflicts. If you’d like help with a project, please contact Meinhard directly at for directions or with questions.

Other Announcements

  • The next Cook’s Challenge will be held at the 31-May Dessert Revel, with a theme of Pasties, Pies, and Foods in Dough. Please bring enough to share!

Baron and Baroness

  • Crown Tourney is coming up Memorial Day weekend. Two Crown combatants have Cleftlands connections: Calum, fighting for Angharad; and Winthegn fighting for Neassa.
  • Now is past time to submit your award recommendations for NOWM. You can submit recommendations for kingdom level awards at  and Baronial level awards at
  • HIs soon-to-be-Majesty will be exacting a war tax on the baronies of the Kingdom, to include:
    • Benches for Midrealm Royal. Pietro and Crispin will be organizing this work, if you’d like to contribute.
    • Booze (libations) for our allies, Aethelmearc. Zuriel is organizing this gift, please contact her if you’d like to provide items.
    • Banners. Elizabeth is organizing this work.
    • Bodies: Each Barony is asked to contribute 1 or 2 people at least to assist with resetting the field after each battle to prepare for the next. Ulfr will be organizing this group.