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Barony of Starkhafn
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Starkhafn Calendar of Events



Upcoming Events

Starkhafn's 2015 events' dates (as available) are listed below. If you are interested in hosting one of these events, please contact the and or the and .

If you are interested helping with an event that already has autocrat listed, please contact them as help is always appreciated.

- January 31, 2015 (Event Steward: Lady Una Oakenbear)
- April 10-12, 2015 (Event Steward: THL Nola of Lambermora)
- August 22, 2015 (Event Steward: Lady Luerann Damask)
- 29-27 September 2015 (Event Steward: Lady Gyda Magnusdotter)
- October 24-25th 2015 (Event Steward: THL Lord Guy le Bon)
- 19 December 2015 (Event Steward: )


Event Steward/Autocrat Resources

Download the current Baronial Event steward's Handbook.

Download Baronial Post Event Report FormEvent steward's Handbook.

See the Starkhafn Links page for more information on Event Stewarding.


14th Century Festival of Feast and Song
Event Opening Date & Time: January 31, 2015, 10am
Site Closing Date & Time: January 31, 2015, 6pm

Calling all bards, minstrels, minnesingers, troubadors, gleemen, jongleurs, seanachies, filis, skops, skalds and brewers! The Barony of Starkhafn bids you welcome, and invites you to share your talents in a one-night celebration of the bardic arts in Caid. Help us drive the cold winter away and celebrate the first stirrings of spring, with a day of revelry, feasting, tall tales, and timeless tunes. We will be having a brewing competition and a best table setting competition with fantastic prizes for the winners in each category.

Starkhafn’s Festival of Feast and Song will take place on Saturday, January 31, at the Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve (click for map, entrance is located at Meadows Lane & S Valley View Dr.). The site opens at 10:00 am with period games and music. The feast and bardic begins at 4:00pm, and continues until the site closes at 6:00 pm.

Directions to the event:

Take your favorite route to Las Vegas.

From the Strip (Freeway): Take I-15 North and merge onto US 95 North (toward Reno). Take the Valley View Boulevard exit. Turn left onto south Valley View. Continue south for about one mile to Meadows Lane. Turn left (east) into the Springs Preserve at the Meadows Lane intersection.

From the Strip (Surface Streets): From Las Vegas Boulevard, head west on Flamingo Road or Sahara Avenue to Valley View Boulevard. Head north on Valley View past Charleston Boulevard and Alta Drive. The Preserve will be on your right at the Meadows Lane intersection.

From Downtown (Freeway): Travel north/west on US 95/93 to the Valley View Boulevard exit. Keep right and exit onto south Valley View. Continue south for about one mile to Meadows Lane. Turn left (east) into the Springs Preserve at the Meadows Lane intersection.

From North Las Vegas (Freeway): Travel south/east on US 95/93 to the Valley View Boulevard exit. Keep right and exit onto south Valley View. Continue south for about one mile to Meadows Lane. Turn left (east) into the Springs Preserve at the Meadows Lane intersection.

Once you enter the Springs Preserves stay left and park in the top of the parking lot. We are in the light brown roundish building. Please note the museum will be open to the public until 6:00 pm.

14th century feast menu:

First Remove: Parsnip salad, bread and butters
Second Remove: Zucchini fritatta and leeks in almond sauce
Third Remove: Meatballs and chicken thighs
Fourth Remove: Upside down bread pudding
Fifth Remove: Elder flower sorbet

If you have any food allergies or dietary concerns, please contact Diana Roberta, feast steward.

Site Fee(s):
The site fee is $10 for members 10 yrs. and up; $5 for youths aged 6-10 yrs; and little ones aged 5 yrs and younger are guests of the Barony. The $5 non-member surcharge has been donated by a patron and there is a family cap of $25. Please make all checks payable to “SCA, Inc/Barony of Starkhafn”.

Event Steward:
For additional information, please contact the event steward, Lady Una Oakenbear: at Feast and Song



Monthly Meetings & Practices

Populace / Officer Meeting
Beginning March 11, 2013, we will have a combined Officer & Populace meeting. The Officer meeting will begin at 6:00pm; also at 6:00pm a Potluck for the Populace will begin. This will be followed by the Populace meeting at 7:00pm.
Monthly combined Populace/Officer meetings take place the first Monday of each month (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at
Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve, 333 South Valley View Boulevard, Las Vegas NV 89107 (click for map).

Martial Arts Practices
As well as official practices, from time to time fighters may get together to share their knowledge in the fighting arts, these unofficial gatherings are not listed on the Baronial calendar but you can find out more on the Un-Official Baronial Facebook page.

Archery Practice
Archery practice takes place on Saturdays (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar - Tuesday practice will begin again 1 April 2014 at 6pm) at the Clark County Archery Range (6800 E. Russell, Las Vegas, NV 89112) located behind Sam Boyd Stadium/Old Silver Bowl Park.
Saturday practice: 10:00am til noon.
Tuesday practice: 6:00pm til dark.

Equestrian Practice
Equestrian practice is held the third Saturday of the month. Contact the for more information.
Jan thru Mar 1:00pm.
April thru June: 9:00am.

Fighter Practice (Rapier & Armoured)
Weekly fighter practice takes place each Sunday (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at Lorenzi Park, located at 3333 West Washington Avenue (and Twin Lakes Drive), Las Vegas, NV 89107 (click for map).
This practice time includes practice for "Heavy"/Armoured Combat (10:00am), Rapier (9:00am) and Combat Archery (no current official Combat Archery practice).
Once monthly, a tournament is held at this same location.
Rapier practice: 9:00am.
Armoured practice: 10:00am.

Rapier Practice
Weekly rapier practice takes place each Sunday at 9:00am (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at Lorenzi Park, located at 3333 West Washington Avenue (and Twin Lakes Drive), Las Vegas, NV 89107 (click for map).
Once monthly, a tournament is held at this same location.
An additional practice, on Wednesday nights will begin 16 April 2014 at 5pm at the same location.
Sunday practice: 9:00am.
Wednesday practice: 5:00pm.

Arts & Sciences
Starkhafn artisans participate in a variety of projects, classes & topics every Wednesday night. The focus for each A&S night is different and held at a different location. Please check the Baronial calendar (above) for dates, times and topics.

As most Arts & Sciences and Guild meetings are held at members' private residences, the addresses and/or directions will not be listed on this website. Please post a request for that infomration to one (or more) of the following linked groups. Any last minute changes to meetings will be posted to these groups. The Official Baronial Facebook page, the Un-Official Baronial Facebook page or the Starkhafn Yahoo! Group.

Guilds

Bardic Guild
Monthly guild meetings take place on an A&S Wednesday night, see the
Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.

Most Excellent Brewers Guild of Starkhafn
Monthly guild meetings take place on the fourth Thursday, see the Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.

Gilded Spoon (Cook's Guild)
Monthly cooking guild meetings take place on the third Sunday (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar of Events). Contact the for more information.

Equestrian Guild
All things horsey.
Monthly Equestrian practice takes place on the third Saturday of each month (check Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times). Contact the for more information.

Scriptorium
Monthly guild meetings take place on the third Thursday, see the Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.

The following guilds are currently not active.

Clothiers' Guild
All things costumey.

Confusion's Masterpiece
All things dramatic (theatre).

Fiber Arts Guild
All things fibery.

Potters' Guild
All things clay and fire.

Woodworkers' Guild
All things woody.

If you don't see a guild of your interest listed here or if a guild you are interested in is listed as not active, contact the minister for more information.



Interkingdom Wars

These are the largest (interkingdom) wars that take place in the SCA. Most last a week or more. Participants travel from many different kingdoms to attend.

  • Talon Cresent War (takes place in February, in the Kingdom of Caid)
  • Estrella War (takes place in February, in the Kingdom of Atenveldt)
  • Gulf Wars (takes place in March, in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann)
  • Lilies War (takes place in June, in the Kingdom of Calontir)
  • Pennsic War (takes place in July/August, in the Kingdom of Æthelmearc)
  • Battlemoor (takes place in August/September, in the Kingdom of the Outlands)
  • Great Western War (takes place October, in the Kingdom of Caid)

Known World Events

These events promote education and research in specific fields. They draw SCA participants from across the known world.



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