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Barony of Starkhafn
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Starkhafn Calendar of Events



Upcoming Events

Starkhafn's 2014 & 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 .

- February 1, 2014 (Event Steward: THL Elinor Assheycombe)
- March 15-16, 2014 (Event Steward: Master Antonius Tesel) [CANCELLED]
- April 11-13, 2014 (Event Steward: THL Asleif Hrafnsdottir)
- August 23, 2014 (Event Steward: THL Ulfr Grimsson)
- September 27, 2014 (Event Steward: Lord Sigvaldr Bjarnersen & THL Guy Le Bon)
- November 22, 2014 (Event Steward: Lady Gyda Magnusdotter & The Starkhafn Honey Badgers)[CANCELLED]
- December 6, 2014 (Event Steward: Mistress Kireen AElfwynn & Scirocco (The Starkhafn Archers)

- January 31, 2015 (Event Steward: Lady Una Oakenbear)
- April 11, 2015 (Event Steward: THL Nola of Lambermora)
- August 22, 2015 (Event Steward: Lady Luerann Damask)
- September 26-27th 2015 (Event Steward: THL Lord Guy le Bon)
- November 2015 (Event Steward: Lady Gyda Magnusdotter)
- December 2015 (Event Steward: )

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

Download the current Baronial Event steward's Handbook.

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


Starkhafn Yule
Event Opening Date & Time: December 6, 2014, 1:00pm
Site Closing Date & Time: December 6, 2014, 10:00pm

In the Year, nine-hundred and five, the Barony of Starkhafn is going on a raid to a Saxon village. (To be fought in 25mm miniature.) Upon their return there will be great feasting, drinking, gift giving, baskets of largess, bardic tales and merriment. In celebration guests will have the opportunity to create decorations for the great hall with drawings and wreath decorating. It is rumored that St. Nikolaos will make an appearance.

Plan on bringing table decorations, feast gear and a desert to share. Alcohol is allowed, but no (lit) candles.

A Grand feast is being arranged, see check back for menu.

Schedule:
1:00 - Gate/Troll Opens
2:00 to 4:00 - Raid fought with 25mm miniatures
Starting 5:00 pm – Brewers Guild Tasting, Bardic tales, merriment and reveling.
5:00 to 7:30 – Feast, Court, presentations, entertainment
7:30 to 9:00 – Revel, desserts and merriment
Activities all day - Silent auction, basket raffle, shield decorating, wreath decorating, gaming, arts display.

Site:
Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve (click for map, entrance is located at Meadows Lane & S Valley View Dr.)
333 S Valley View Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89107

Feast Menu:
Details (with ingredients) to be released as the event draws nearer.
Soup remove
Fish remove (no shellfish)
Chicken remove
Desert (cookies provided by gracious members of the barony)
Details (with ingredients) to be released as the event draws nearer.

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.

Fees:
Event Fee with no feast: $10
Event Fee with Feast: $20
Non-Member surcharge: $5
Children 5 and under are guests of the Barony.
Those 6 to 14 are half price.
Paid reservations of 8 will be able to reserve a table together. There are a limited number of tables so get your reservation in early. A reservation is confirmed when payment is made.
Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc./Barony of Starkhafn.
Please contact the Event Steward to arrange payment for reservations. Please list the ages of the children so St. Nikolaos has a enough gifts. This event does sell out. Deadline for reservations is November 24, 2014.


On Sunday, there will be a tournament at Lorenzi Park with court beginning at 10:00am.

Sunday Tourney Site:
Lorenzi Park (click for map, entrance is located at 3101 West Washington Avenue (between Rancho Drive & Twin Lakes Drive), Las Vegas, NV 89107.)

Directions to Sunday's Tourney site:
Take your favorite route to Las Vegas.
From the South: Take I-15 North and merge onto US 95 North (toward Reno). Take the N. Rancho Drive exit. Turn right onto N. Rancho Drive. Continue north about one mile to W. Washington Ave. Turn left (west) onto W. Washington Ave. Continue about less than a mile to the first entrance to Lorenzi Park. Turn left into the park. We are on the right past the tennis courts.
From the North: Take US 95 South (toward the Strip). Take the N. Rancho Drive exit. Turn left onto N. Rancho Drive. Continue north about one mile to W. Washington Ave. Turn left (west) onto W. Washington Ave. Continue about less than a mile to the first entrance to Lorenzi Park. Turn left into the park. We are on the right past the tennis courts.

Event Steward: Questions or comments?
Please contact the event steward Mistress Kireen AElfwynn or the event co-steward Lady Kazetani Kiyotora with Scirocco at .



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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