Note: The schedule is subject to change
SCA 101 Thursday 1:00-2:00pm
Hosted by: Lord Wulrich MacMahon
SCA 101: A beginners course covering the basics of this wacky game we play. Teaching shall focus on the basic requirements of camp, finding and creating a persona, and simple etiquette of the society.
Shibori Pattern Dying Thursday 12:00-4:00pm
Hosted by: Lady Inea al Andalusia
This dyeing workshop will entail teaching a specific method of shibori dyeing, called NUI MAKI, or STITCHED shibori. In class we will discuss the method, have some design stencils and guide participants to place a design on fabric and, using a needle and thread, whipstitch that design in and dye the fabric. Will have 2-3 colors of dye available. If have specific fabric you want to dye, bring it $5 donation for dyes and supplies. Come play with us!!
Crossbow Show & Tell Friday 11:00am-12:00pm
Hosted by: THL Pol O Coileain
This class is for anyone who wants to learn about crossbows and how they work, and for those who are seeking other ways to enjoy archery. Here is a one-hour fun, interactive class, packed with show-and-tell information on crossbows, including basic crossbow types, construction and operation. Students will have the opportunity to play with a variety of crossbows and see how they are made. THL Pol has built over 30 medieval style crossbows for SCA Atenveldt archers.
Archery 101 Friday 12:00-2:00pm
Hosted by: Lady Camere & Lady Pol O Coileain
This fun 2-hour class will be an introduction to target archery, including description and demonstration of recurves and longbows, crossbows, arrows, bolts, safety equipment, rules, range etiquette, and use of all the stuff that makes SCA Archery so enjoyable. This Archery 101 How to Shoot and Enjoy Target Archery was developed by Bowmasters Master Johan of Hawksley and Mistress Catyln O’ Sullivan (former KRA –Kingdom Royal Archer). It will be presented by Bowmasters THL Pol O’ Coileain and Lady Camere de Misericordia.
Bone Nalbinding Needle Workshop Friday 11:00am-1:00pm
Hosted by: Master Ari Anson
This class will teach the basics of carving bone needles. We will begin with an overview of working with bone, then each student will be provided with a pre-made blank suitable for creating a nalbinding needle. Tools, materials, and safety gear will be provided. Maximum: 6
Beginning Rhythm Reading Friday 1:00-2:00pm
Hosted by: Tom Spyle Syngere
Learn to read simple rhythms and play them on the drums.
How to Make a Flemish Twist Bowstring Friday 2:00-4:00pm
Hosted by: Master Gunnar Skullsplitter
Introduction to Flemish twist bow strings. Learn the basics of making a Flemish twist bow string. We will have a quick instruction and then hands on. Bring your bow and/or string length. I have supplies for 10 maybe more strings. Fee for a string is $5.
Make a Simple Cordial Friday 4:00-5:00pm
Hosted by: Lydia Aron
Brandies Raspberry Lemonade. Try samples and take one with you to enjoy! Maximum class size: 10 people. $2 for supplies
How to be a Voice Herald in 42 Easy Steps Saturday 9:00-10:00am
Hosted by: HL Eleanor Cleavely
This is an introductory course for those interested in becoming a voice herald. This course will cover court heraldry, field heraldry, and vocal care. Bring pen & paper.
Copying Chaucer: Using Period Stories to Expand Your Bardic Repertoir Saturday 10:00-11:00am
Hosted by: HL Eleanor Cleavely
This is an intermediate course for bards who are looking to expand their repertoire using period resources. This course will discuss how to research, how to take a period story and adapt it for modern ears, and how to deliver the story in an entertaining way. Bring a pen, paper, and an idea of a time period you’d like to research or an author you’d like to try.
Spinning Yarn on a Spindle Saturday 11:00am-12:00pm
Hosted by: Crista Skaddhi
This class will cover the basics of how yarn is made and how to spin it yourself. Learn about the different fibers and how the yarn they make differs. Supplies will be provided to try it and for sale if you want to keep them. Suggested donation $5. Size limit 10
Photo Shoot Saturday 2:00-4:00pm
Dress in your finest courtly garb (or most epic battle-worn armor) and have your photo taken in the beautiful forests of Ered Sul! No charge and photos will be available after the event. An additional opportunity may be available on Friday.
Art and History of Origami Saturday 3:30-4:30pm
Hosted by: Lord Chang Maille
Come learn the history of origami. You will also learn some basic origami folds and their medieval uses. Learn the art itself and take some origami home