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Starkhafn Calendar of Events

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Click Here for the Practicum of War 2019 Information.



Upcoming Events

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Starkhafn's 2019 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.

2019 Events email contacts
Crown & Privy Council - March 23-24, 2019 (Event Stewards: Baroness Isidora Ell'eva and THL Meadhbh inghean mhic Aoidhghein)
- April 12-14, 2019 (Event Steward: Lord Thomas Chisholm)
- July 27, 2019 (Event Steward: Lady Kazetani Kiyotora)
Cèilidh - August 10, 2019 (Event Steward: Muirenn ingen meic Martain)
- September 21, 2019 (Event Steward: Lady Kathryn de Bezier)
- November 16, 2019 (Event Stewards: Lord Thomas Chisholm) Co-Stewards: Armored: Sir Cináed Ciabach, Raiper: Baron Fergus O'Fey, Archery: Lord Bartholomew Reynold Codlin.)
- December 14, 2019 (Co Event Stewards: Lady Deborah Kirkwood and Baroness Isidora Ell'eva)

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

2020 Confirmed event dates coming soon!
- April 10-12, 2020 (Event Steward: EVENT STEWARD NEEDED)
- July 2020 (Event Steward: EVENT STEWARD NEEDED)
Cèilidh - August 2020 (Event Steward: EVENT STEWARD NEEDED)
- September 2020 (Event Steward: EVENT STEWARD NEEDED)
- November 2020 (Event Steward: EVENT STEWARD NEEDED)
- December 12, 2020 (Event Steward: EVENT STEWARD NEEDED)


Starkhafn Yule
Event Opening Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019 1:00pm
Site Closing Date & Time: Saturday, December 14, 2019 9:00pm

Site Location:
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

Come all ye Merry Gentlemen and Ladies, the Barony of Starkhafn is celebrating Celtic Yuletide! As the nights grow longer, our hearth fires will be lit as we prepare for a day filled with ceoil agus craic. We bid you join us and warm yourself in the glow of good fellowship, conviviality and feasting.

Whisperings amongst the Faie have foretold the appearance of Daidí na Nollag with treats for all the children.

Brewers are invited to share their tasty creations for a people’s choice competition.

Decorate your table in fine fashion for our semi-traditional table decorating contest. The best decorated table will win a prize, as judged by our decorating team.

The Baronial Polling orders will hold their annual Basket Raffle with all proceeds going to the Baronial General Fund.

This year’s feast promises to be treat for the palette as it will be prepared by Mistress Colette de Montpellier and Master Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia.

Schedule:
1:00 pm- Site opens
1:30 – 3:30 pm – Polling orders meet
1:30 pm – Order of the Flame of Starkhafn
2:00 pm – Order of the Augmented Flame of Starkhafn
2:30 pm – Order of St. Illuminatus
3:00 pm – Order of the Defenders of Starkhafn
4:00 pm - Court
5ish pm - Feast
9:00 pm - Site closes

Registration:
Adult Registration $10
Adult Member Registration $5
Children 17 yrs and under are guests of the Barony.

Feast Registration: $10
Feast is limited to 120. Please pre-reg using this Starkhafn Yule Feast Pre-Reg form.
Off-board seating is also available.

Make checks payable to: SCA, Inc., Barony of Starkhafn.

Feast Menu:

Vegetarian: Each meat dish will have a vegetarian option

֍First Course: Viking Fair (based on finds and suppositions from Scandinavia)
Griddle Cakes (barley flour, peas, salt)
Parsnip Soup (parsnips, onions, vegetable broth, butter, cream, cumin, coriander, salt)

֍Second Course: Post invasion (foods as could have been enjoyed after settling in the British Isles)
Sausage Stuffed Pork Loin (pork, beef, garlic, marjoram, parsley, leeks, apple, barley, egg, juniper berries, long pepper, salt)
Colcannon (Kale, onions, butter, salt, pepper, turnips, parsnips, cream, green onions)

֍Third Course: English fair (traditional English and Jorvik recipes)
Lamb Cabbage Rolls (Cabbage, lamb, rolled oats, groats, garlic, leeks, carrots, salt, honey, dried cherries, dried apples, butter, dill, thyme, apple cider vinegar, stock, hazelnuts, walnuts)
Sallat (Spring mix, parsley, chives, shallots, leeks, fennel, oil, vinegar, salt)

֍Dessert: Across the pond to Ireland Barmbrack (Yeast, sugar, flour, butter, orange, currants, eggs)

Site is wet: Meads, Ales and other libations will be allowed at this event.

Looking for a spot to volunteer? We are in need of those willing to assist the kitchen crew in various capacities, as well as set-up and tear-down assistance. Please contact the Event Stewards to make arrangements.

Event Co-Stewards for this event are Lady Deborah Kirkwood and Baroness Isidora Ell'eva. Contact the Event Team at . Feast Stewards: Mistress Colette de Montpellier and Master Giuseppe Francesco da Borgia .

Sunday, Dec 15th - End of Year Tourney Site:
Lorenzi Park (click for map)
Come join in our End of Year Tourney! There will be Armoured, Rapier and Arts & Sciences tourneys.



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 Lorenzi Park next to the old museum/upper parking lot (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 Winter hours)
Sunday Armoured practice: 10:00am.
Wednesday Rapier and Armoured practice: 5:30pm (Rapier Summer Hours) 6:00pm/7:00pm
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 Lorenzi Park next to the old museum/upper parking lot (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.
Rapier practice: 9:00am Winter hours)
Wednesday practice: 5:30pm (Summer Hours)
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 days may fluctuate, 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.



Kingdom of Caid Wars

These are the wars that take place in the Kingdom of Caid.

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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