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Starkhafn Calendar of Events

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Upcoming Events

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Starkhafn's 2017 event 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 an event steward listed, please contact them via the email links listed below, as help is always appreciated.

2017 Events email contacts
- December 16, 2017 (Event Stewards: Lady Thora in Glathi, Lady Katlin von Drachenfel, THL Aslief Hrafnsdottir and Baron Guy le Bon)

2018 Events email contacts
- February 10-11, 2018 (Event Steward: )
- April 13-15, 2018 (Event Steward: )
- August 11, 2018 (Event Steward: )
- September 22, 2018 (Event Steward: )
- December 15, 2018 (Event Stewards: )

See the Starkhafn Links page for Event Steward Handbook, forms and information on Event Stewarding.


Starkhafn Yule
Event Opening Date & Time: Saturday December 16, 1:00pm
Site Closing Date & Time: Saturday December 16, 9:00pm

Event Stewards: Lady Thora inn Glathi and Lady Katlin von Drachenfel
Site Name:
Henderson Convention Center located at 200 South Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015 (click for directions)

Please join the Barony of Starkhafn at our annual Yule celebration! The theme is Vikings meet Sherwood Forest. A feast of Viking and Nottingham cuisine prepared by Lord Bercilak von Nuerenberg and Lady Diana d’Avginon will be served. Please contact the feast stewards at with any allergy inquires. All dishes will have ingredient lists available in the feast hall.

This year we are hosting a “Sweets Goodness” Deserts' Contest. Each “Sweets Goodness” must be from the Viking or Sherwood Forest (Robin Hood) period. Note: please be sure to provide the ingredients of your entry to accommodate those with food allergies.

We will have several fun activities throughout the day, including a Parade of Krampus contest, a tree decorating contest, a brewing contest, silent auction, art sale, table decorating contest, and an Arts and Sciences “People’s Choice” contest. If you have any questions or wish to enter the competition please email Lady Katlin von Drachenfel at .

The deadline for all competition registration is November 1, 2017.

We would like to promote the pageantry of festivity of Yule. Please bring your banner for display on the wall.

Schedule for the Day
1:00 pm Gate and Site Open
1:30 pm Starkhafn Baronial Polling Orders' meetings begin;
  1:30 pm The Order of the Flame of Starkhafn
  2:00 pm The Augmented Flame of Starkhafn
  2:30 pm The Illumination of Starkhafn
  3:00 pm The Defenders of Starkhafn
5:00 pm Opening court
6:00 pm Feast

Registration is now open and closes December 1, 2017
Fees:
Adults (17yrs and older) $15.00
NMS is being covered by an anonymous donor
Youths (6-16yrs) $5.00
Children (0-5yrs) $1.00
Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Barony of Starkhafn
Refunds must be requested 2 weeks prior to the event

Click here for your Yule Registration form. Each person attending (adult or child) MUST send in a registration form. Due to strict Fire and Safety codes, only 110 seats available. So please make sure to send in your reservation. The only reservation is a paid reservation. Contact Lady Catylyn verch Morgant at for registration information.

Note: Space is limited, please leave all large items in your vehicle or under your table in the event room.

Event Steward: Questions or comments?
Please contact the event stewards Lady Thora inn Glathi and Lady Katlin von Drachenfel at

Sunday End of Year Tourney Site:
Sunset Park, Pavilion F (click for map)



Monthly Meetings & Practices

Populace / Officer Meeting
Populace/Officer meeting will begin at 6:00pm.
Beginning March 16, 2017, Populace/Officer meetings are moving to the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Monthly combined Populace/Officer meetings take place the third Thursday 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).
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the Barony of Starkhafn (Official) Facebook group.

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 group.

Archery Practice
Archery practice takes place on Saturdays (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at the Whitney Mesa Recreation Area Archery Range at 1575 Galleria Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014). The range and parking for the range is located behind the Whitney Mesa Recreation Center building.
Saturday practice: 10:00am -12:30pm.
For the latest updates on practice times and locations see the Starkhafn Archers Facebook group.

Fighter Practice (Rapier & Armoured)
Weekly fighter practice takes place each Sunday (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at Sunset Park, Pavilion F (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.
An additional practice, on Wednesday nights begins at 6pm at the same location.
Rapier practice: 9:00am.
Sunday Armoured practice: 10:00am.
Wednesday Rapier and Armoured practice: 6:00pm.
For the latest updates on practice times and locations see the Starkhafn Levy Facebook group.

Rapier Practice
Weekly rapier practice takes place each Sunday at 9:00am (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at Sunset Park, Pavilion F (click for map).
Once monthly, a tournament is held at this same location.
An additional practice, on Wednesday nights begin at 6:00pm at the same location.
Sunday practice: 9:00am.
Wednesday practice: 6:00pm.
For the latest updates on practice times and locations see the Starkhafn School of Fence Facebook group.

Arts & Sciences
Starkhafn artisans participate in a variety of projects, classes & topics every Tuesday night. Meetings are weekly on Tuesday nights. 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 information to one (or more) of the following linked groups. Any last minute changes to meetings will be posted to these groups. The Starkhafn Arts & Sciences (Unofficial), the Un-Official Barony of Starkhafn, Barony of Starkhafn (Official) Facebook group, or the Starkhafn Yahoo! Group.

Guilds

Bardic Guild
Bardic Guild meetings are not currently scheduled, see the
Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the Starkhafn Skalds.

Most Excellent Brewers Guild of Starkhafn
Monthly guild meetings take place on the fourth Sunday at 3:30pm, see the Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the The Most Excellent Brewers Guild Of Starkhafn (Unofficial).

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.

Scriptorium
Weekly guild meetings take place on Wednesday, see the Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the Starkhafn Scriptorium.

The following guilds are currently not active.

Clothiers' Guild
All things costumey. Although this particular guild isn't "active", the Starkhafn Arts & Sciences (Unofficial) group is very active.

Confusion's Masterpiece
All things dramatic (theatre).

Equestrian Guild
All things horsey.

Fiber Arts Guild
All things fibery. Although this particular guild isn't "active", the Starkhafn Arts & Sciences (Unofficial) group is very active.

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.

  • 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 Symposiums and Academies

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



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