Kingdom of Caid
Barony of Starkhafn
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Starkhafn Calendar of Events

Click Here for Starkhafn Yule 2016 Event Information.



Upcoming Events

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Starkhafn's 2016 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.

2016 Events email contacts
Kingdom event: Caid Coronation/12th Night/Queen's Champion
- January 23, 2016 (Event Steward: )
- April 8-10, 2016 (Event Steward: Lady Alexandra Sinclair & THL Asleif Hrafnsdottir)
- August 13, 2016 (Event Steward: Lady Sidney Eileen of Starkhafn)
- September 24-25, 2016 (Event Steward: Lady Blissot Larke and Lady Lucia Traveler)
- October 2016 (Event Steward: )
- December 17, 2016 (Event Steward: Lady Jade of Starkhafn)

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


Starkhafn Yule
Event Opening Date & Time: December 17, 2015 1:00pm
Site Closing Date & Time: December 17, 2015 10:00pm

Please join Starkhafn at our annual Yule celebration! The theme is Traveling through India. We will have a feast of Indian cuisine, prepared by Duchess A’isha bint Shamir. Menu to be announced. There will be fun for one and all. There will be a brewing contest, so brewers please bring the tasty things you like to make.

The Barony will have the annual art sale again this year. Contributions are most welcome and all proceeds go to the Baronial General Fund. Of course, Father Christmas will be making an appearance with treats for all the children.

This year we are also hosting the 3rd round of The Bard of Caid. For more information please contact Briauhnna Colette La Trouvere.

There will also be our semi-traditional table decorating contest. Best decorated table will win a prize, and it will be judged by our decorating team.

Time: Site opens at 1:00pm for set up and closes at 10:00 pm

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 - 9:00 pm Brewers' Guild Tasting
5:00 pm Feast and Court (During Feast - Bard of Caid Competition)
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Revel, Dessert and Merriment
8:00 pm Art Sale Closes
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Breakdown and Clean up
All Day – Art Sale, Table Decorating, Gaming, Bardic Tales, Singing, Music and visit by St. Nick.

Registration:
Adult Registration $15
Adult Member Registration $10
Children ages 10-17 yrs $5
Children 9 yrs and under are guests of the Barony.
Feast Registration: $10
Off-board seating is also available.
Make check payable to: SCA Inc./Barony of Starkhafn.
EDIT as of 10/29/2016: FEAST IS NOW FULL! Anyone emailing after this point will be added to the wait list.

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

Feast Menu:

STARTERS
* Indian Pickles - Vegan, Gluten Free
* Baingan ka Raita (Yogurt Dip) - Gluten Free
* Chapati (Bread) - Vegan
* Haluvuga (Paneer / Cheese) - Gluten Free
* Lamb Sanbusas (Samosas) – (Vegetarian available)

FRUIT COURSE
* Assorted Indian Fruits

MAIN COURSE
* Sag (Cooked Greens) – Vegan, Gluten Free
* Huli (Dal) – Vegan, Gluten Free
* Vegetable Stir-Fry – Vegan, Gluten Free
* Mango Chutney – Vegan, Gluten Free
* Basmati Rice – Vegan, Gluten Free
* Mughlai Chicken (Chicken Korma) – Gluten Free
* Pork Bhushikas (Indian Meatballs) with Tamarind Glaze – Gluten Free

DESSERTS
* Bhat Payasa (Kheer) – Gluten Free
* Sihi Kadubu (Sweet Dumplings) – Vegan
* Curd Stuffed Dates – Gluten Free

BEVERAGES
* Juice of Life (Spiced Pomegranate Juice) – Vegan, Gluten Free
* Masalewali Chai – Gluten Free

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

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

Event Steward: Questions or comments?
Please contact the event stewards Lady Jade of Starkhafn or THL Elinor Assheycombe at .
Starkhafn Yule Facebook event page



Monthly Meetings & Practices

Populace / Officer Meeting
Beginning January 4, 2016, Officer/Populace meeting will begin at 6:00pm.
Monthly combined Populace/Officer meetings take place the first 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).

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) 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.

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.
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.

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 begin at 6:00pm at the same location.
Sunday practice: 9:00am.
Wednesday practice: 6:00pm.

Arts & Sciences
Starkhafn artisans participate in a variety of projects, classes & topics every Tuesday night. Meeting night will change to Wednesday after Thankgiving (2016). 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
Bardic Guild meetings are not currently scheduled, 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 Sunday at 3:30pm, 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.

Scriptorium
Weekly guild meetings take place on 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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