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Try Something New Class Schedule
TrackClothing Construction Personna - Names, Culture, History Misc. Arts and Sciences Misc.Marshal Arts and Gaming (Gymnasium) Cooking
Location12345 - Table Discussion6 - Table Discussion7 - List8 - ListKitchen
9:30 AMMise-en-place - "Everything In Place" - Lord Vlad - Participants in this class may arrive on site early. - Svyetlost(THL) Vladimir Igorevich
10:00 AMShow and Tell - Costumer's GroupEarly Period Personna Development - Master Johann von MettenBeginning Silversmithing - THL Xenon the NebulousBeginning Kumihimo - Mistress Wulfwen atte BelleDrop Spindle - THL LieslHow to Draw Acanthus Leaves in Illumination - Amber StormwatchPages School - Lady CaristoniaBeginning Heavy Fighting - Master Eirik Dweorgaex and Lord Ulfr Imason
11:00 AM Garb Construction Assistance - Costumer's Group & Gothic Fitted Gown Patterning - Costumer's GroupEarly Garment Ornamentation - Lady Jennet of LincolnBrass Needles - Malcom MaclorenMaking Heavy Fighting Knees and Elbows - Lord Ulfr ImasonBeginning Rapier Melee - Countess RunaBaking a Honey Date Confection - Svyetlost(THL) Vladimir Igorevich
12:00 PMPeriod Small Animal Husbandry - Master Johann von MettenMaking a Basic Rattan Sword - Master Eirik DweorgaexExpanding Lung Capacity - Lady Moira EiriksdottirBeginning Archery - Lord Eadric of Grenfeld
1:00 PMHeraldry 101 - Maud AleynsBlacksmithing on a Budget - Reinhold von GlierBeginning Embroidery - Mistress Joan of CaernarvonMaking Youth Combat Weapons - Lucius Cassius MaximusHardening Leather For Armor - Baron Torquil MacgillavreyShield Wall Tactics - Lord Robert the PerylousBeginning Youth Rapier - Lord Bjorn Arnaldsson
2:00 PMCreating a 15th century Personna - Reinhold von GlierScandinavian Band Weaving - Mistress Branwen ScholasticaMaking Cordials - Lord Ronan KeithMaking Rapier Armor - Baroness Moira MacGillavreyArrow Making - Lord Eadric of GrenfeldHound Coursing - Lady GuilianaHow to make basic soft cheese - Abbess Waldetrudis von Metten
3:00 PMBasic Church History - Master Johann von MettenIntro to Several Dances - Lord Bjorn Arnaldsson and Lady Collette the SeamstressBasic Mead (Vinting) - Lord Ronan KeithBeginning Chainmail - Lord Torvald Swakhammer of StonebridgeIntro to Period Gaming - Baron Torquil MacgillavreyBead Making - Lady Róis alann inghean Uí FhlaithbheartaighBeginning Rapier and Dagger - Lord Rurik the Red
4:00 PMHow to Research Your Personna - Lady Vivienne de la MareViking Wire Weaving - Thora the RedChildren in the SCA and Youth Garb Swap - Lady Katrina of SternfeldHeavy weapons melee -command and communication - Duchess Elina
4:30 PMPlating for Service -Svyetlost(THL) Vladimir Igorevich
5:00 PMCourt
6:00 PMFeast
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
8:00 PMSite Clean up - Thank you to everyone who stays to help!
Class Descriptions
TitleDescriptionTeacherAreaFeeTimeClass Size Limit
Arrow MakingCome and learn to make arrows!Lord Eadric of Grenfeld62:00 PM-3:00 PM
Baking a Honey Date ConfectionThis is a simple recipe that can be prepared in 30-40 minutes and makes a very tasty and period treat.Svyetlost(THL) Vladimir IgorevichKitchenNo fees. 11:00 AM-12:00 PM6 - This class involves baking, so children younger than 10 will need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Basic Church HistoryInteresting information on the history of the church in Europe during the SCA period.Master Johann von Metten23:00 PM-4:00 PM
Basic Mead (Vinting)This course will focus on the technique used to make meads and other wines which appear in period. We will be putting together a basic mead during the course, and we will be discussing period and modern venting techniques. There will be no tastings, as this is a dry site.Lord Ronan Keith43:00 PM-4:30 PM
Bead MakingLearn how to make a glass bead! Experienced Bead Makers will be available to work with you one on one, and you get to take home a glass bead!Lady Róis alann inghean Uí Fhlaithbheartaigh7No fees.3:00 PM-4:30 PMFirst Come, First Serve - we try to get everyone who wants to learn, to make one bead, and then seconds if there is time...
Beginning ArcheryBasic information about various bow types, aiming and shooting techniques, range safety, SCA competitions, and marshal informationLord Eadric of Grenfeld8No fees. Handouts provided.12:00 PM-1:00 PMNo Class Limit.
Beginning Drop Spindle - Plus Sit & Spin Learn to spin on a drop-spindle, the take-anywhere, won't-run-away-with-you, vertical forerunner of the spinning wheel. Spindle and small amount of wool provided. If you're already a novice spinner, come join us for some practice to improve your skills. Experienced spinners are also welcome to sit and spin and to help teach the beginners.THL Liesl von Metten5
Fees: The only fee is for you to eventually pay it forward to others! :-)
Youth-friendly? Yes!
10:00 AM-11:00 AMStudent limit: I can effectively teach up to 4 at once--and that's pushing it. Yet I HATE to turn anyone away. So I guess "No limit." But I'll be at the event all day, so you can look me up for some private lessons.
Beginning EmbroideryLearn embroidery stitches most commonly used in SCA period.
Mistress Joan of Caernarvon4Materials Provided1:00 PM-2:00 PMStudent limit--10; watchers or persons with own materials welcome.
Youth 10 and older OK.
Beginning Heavy FightingThis class if for any new fighters who haven't authorized yet. No equipment is necessary,Master Eirik Dweorgaex and Lord Ulfr Imason810:00 AM-11:00 AM
Beginning Kumihimo Learn to make Japanese braids with a simple disc loom.Mistress Wulfwen atte Belle4$0 for class, materials and handout. $20 if you want to take your stand with you at the end of class. 10:00 AM-12:00 PMClass Limit - 6
Beginning Rapier and DaggerIntroduction to the use of daggers within rapier combat.Lord Rurik the Red8No fees.3:00 PM-4:00 PMNo Limit.
Beginning Rapier MeleeQuick Review of Rapier Melee rules, and then interactive walk through basic melee tactics.Countess Runa Kirri7 & 8No fees11:00 AM-12:00 PMNo class limit.
Beginning SilversmithingMake a silver and semi-precious stone pendant. Use basic soldering and
forming techniques to make a one of a kind piece that would have been available
during the SCA period.
THL Xenon the Nebulous3Cost of Materials $4010:00 AM-1:00 PMClass limit - 8 Watchers Welcome, Age 13 and older
Beginning Youth RapierWe will review the rules for youth rapier and discuss basic training. Depending on the number of participants and and the availability of equipment we may be able to allow youth to try basic drills and handling equipment. In order to participate the youth must have long pants, socks (no bare skin showing around the ankles), and gender appropriate groin protection.Lord Bjorn Arnaldsson8No fees.1:00 PM-2:00 PMNo class limit. Youth are most definitely welcome and must have a parent/guardian present with them.
Blacksmithing on a BudgetBlacksmithing on a Budget is *ahem*
"An introduction to the scope of quality metalwork that is possible for any SCAdian to achieve with limited tools and limited skill sets. The class will demonstrate and suggest projects that can be undertaken without specialized tools, and introduce a variety of inexpensive but worthwhile tools that allow legitimate blacksmithing on a beginner's budget."
Reinhold von Glier3No fees.1:00 PM-2:00 PMNo class limit, however handouts only available for 20.
Brass NeedlesLearn how to make brass needles.Malcom Macloren5No fees.10:00-11:00Class limit - 5
ChainmailleClass will cover the basics of construction from making the rings to linking. Tools and making jigs for wire winding and cutting. Techniques for linking chain along with patterns commonly used from jewelry to maile. Students will learn the linking and cosmetic issues to overcome and the asthetics for good looking maile projects.Lord Torvald Swakhammer of Stonebridge5Class fee $3.00 will cover beginning rings for the student to keep and handouts3:00 PM-4:00 PMClass size: 10 - 15. Ages 10 and up, auditors welcome.
Cheese Making - How to make basic soft cheeseLearn the basics of making a soft cheese one the main stays for protein for the working class during the Middle Ages. Come and be Cheesy with the Nun!Abbess Waldetrudis von MettenKitchenNo fees. Class limit of 6. 2:00 PM-3:00 PMClass limit of 6. Others may watch as long as there is room. Sturdents must be adults or teens over 12 due to working with hot items.
Children in the SCA and Youth Garb SwapLearn about how to entertain children in the SCA. Included will be a garb swap. So, bring the garb your kids have outgrown.Lady Katrina of Sternfeld64:00 PM-4:30 PM
Creating a 15th Century PersonnaCome to the modern age while learning how to create a late period personna.Reinhold von Glier21:00 PM-2:00 PM
Early Garment OrnamentationWe will discuss some easy ways to achieve numerous period looks.Lady Jennet of Lincoln2No fees. 11:00 AM-1:00 PMNo class limit, not necessarily youth friendly but everyone is welcome.
Early Period Personna DevelopmentLearn how to research and develop your personna in the early years of the SCA period, 600-1000 A.D.Master Johann von Metten210:00 AM-11:00 AM
Expanding Lung CapacityLearning how to breathe from an expert in order to fight or dance longer without getting winded.Lady Moira Eiriksdottir712:00 PM-1:00 PM
Garb Construction AssistanceBring your Fabric washed, scissors, sewing supplies and sewing machine(if you have one and wish to use it) and the staff will help you with garb all day.Costumer's Group111:00 AM-4:30 PM
Gothic Fitted Gown PatterningSome Gothic Fitted Gowns can be patterned. To ask for an appointment, contact the coordinator.Costumer's Group111:00 AM-4:30 PM
Hardening Leather For ArmorLearn about different leather hardening techniques, water, wax, etc. Also, learn some things not to do.Baron Torquil MacGillavrey61:00 PM-2:00 PM
Heavy Weapons Melee, Command, and CommunicationThis class combines more fighting than you can shake a stick at with a chance to learn melee command.Duchess Elina of Beckenham84-5:00 PM
Heraldry 101" What do all the pretty shields mean?" Learn the basics of heraldry. What are the terms for colors, shapes, and other interesting facts.Maud Aleyns21:00 PM-2:00 PM
Hound Coursing in the Current Middle AgesThis will be a discussion group on the fundamentals of the Guild and how to get started. It will include a demonstration of equiptment and regalia used as well as photos and video (if allowable) and discussion of guild traditions. Question & answer period to follow. The class usually lasts about an hour.Lady Guiliana72:00 PM-3:00 PM
How to Draw Acanthus Leaves in IlluminationCome and learn how to draw those pesky acanthus leaves.Amber Stormwatch610:00 AM-11:00 AM
How to Research Your PersonnaWe will be covering the basics of historical research, good websites to use, and late (after 1000 A.D.) period persona character development, including character choice based on clothing likes. Lady Vivienne de la Mare24:00 PM-4:30 PM
Intro to Period GamingLearn a few period games. Bring your gaming stuff if you have it. If not, beginner bags will be available.Baron Torquil MacGillavrey/Lord William Navarre63:00 PM-4:00 PM
Intro to Several DancesCome and learn to dance! If you already know how to do some period dances, come and see if you know these or just join for the fun of it.Lord Bjorn Arnaldsson and Lady Collette the Seamstress33:00 PM-4:30 PM
Making a Basic Rattan SwordLearn to make a basic SCA rattan sword.
Student Limit - can others watch and not participate? 15 (paid), others can watch, or participate if they bring their own materials.
Master Eirik Dweorgaex5 Fees - $15, includes a sword length of rattan, simple hilt furniture, thrust tip and tape. 12:00 PM-1:00 PMClass limit - 15, others are welcome to watch
Making CordialsAn hour long discussion on the basics of cordial making. Discussion will focus on technique and ingredients that are used in cordial making. There will be several visuals, cordials in various stages of completion, and ideas on how to get started, but no tasting, as this is a dry siteLord Ronan Keith42:00 PM-3:00 PM
Making Heavy Fighting Knees and ElbowsLearn how to make heavy elbows and knees.Lord Ulfr Imason611:00 AM-1:00 PM
Making Rapier ArmorLearn the basics of making rapier armor, including how to turn your favorite style of clothing into armor!Baroness Moira MacGillavrey52:00-3:00 PM
Making Youth Combat WeaponsLearn how to make a rattan youth combat swordLucius Cassius Maximus5Fees - $101:00 PM-2:00 PMClass limit - 5
Mise-en-place -"Everything In Place" This is the preparation of the ingredients and measurements in order to ensure that all is ready when the feast cooking begins. This is one of the most important steps of any kitchen project as it allows for order and organization in your work.Svyetlost(THL) Vladimir IgorevichKitchen No fees. 9:30 AM-11:00 AMClass limit - 6 This class will have a lot of knife work and only students over the age of 12 will be permitted.
Pages SchoolEver had trouble finding a way for your children, tweens, or teens to get involved with the SCA? Come find out about a program that is designed especially for themLady Caristonia7No fees.10:00 AM-11:00 AMNo Class limit.
Period Small Animal HusbandryInterested in period breeds of animals? Want to know how they were kept in period? Bring your questions.Master Johann von Metten412:00 PM-1:00 PM
Plating for ServiceThis class is designed to explore the basics of plating the various dishes for a feast. Serving sizes, seperation of food items, protecting vegetarians, etc. will all be discussed.Svyetlost(THL) Vladimir IgorevichKitchen No fees. 4:30 PM-7:00 PMClass limit - 6 Teens and Adults only please.
Scandinavian Band Weaving To make your own trim.Mistress Branwen Scholastica32:00 PM-3:00 PM
Shield Wall TacticsTired of lining up for a melee and not having any idea what to do? So am I. Come learn some Shieldwall basics and impress your future commanders.Lord Robert the Perylous7For Adult Heavy Combat1:00 PM-2:00 PMNo Class limit.
Show and TellThe costume group will have a display of various costumes to give you ideas. Costumer's Group110:00 AM-11:00 AM
Viking Wire WeavingLearn Norse Wire WeavingThora the Red5No fees4:00 PM-4:30 PMClass limit - 7
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