Thrown Weapons Practice: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Thrown Weapons badge (not registered): Sable, two axes in saltire Or

There will be a thrown weapons practice in the Canton of Wyndriche at the home of Syr Cedric of Thanet in China, Maine on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Practice starts at 2:00 PM and runs through the afternoon. Please dress appropriately for an outdoor practice and bring what comforts you may need such as a folding chair, water, etc.

Additional thrown weapons practices may be added to the Barony of Endewearde calendar on Sunday afternoons in November 2017 but will be dependent on weather conditions.

Changes for Baronial Combat Practice and A&S Meeting Space: Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo of armed heavy list fighters engaged in melee battle with spears.

On Sunday, October 29, 2017 the Barony of Endewearde will not have access to its weekly Sunday practice space at the Bangor Housing Authority on Davis Road in Bangor due to another activity scheduled to run at that venue.

Dróttin (Lord) Hrafn and Frouva (Lady) Halldis will be opening their home in Bangor as an alternate location for Adult Heavy List Combat (outside yard) and Arts & Sciences (inside the house). They welcome combatants and crafters between Noon and 4:00 pm.

Due to a scheduling conflict Lord Radbod will not be running Adult Rapier Combat practice that day. If you want to do rapier combat please bring your own gear and bring your own rapier marshal.

You can contact Hrafn and Halldis through the Endewearde facebook group (public) if you need directions to their home or additional information about planned activities this Sunday.

Basingestoches Combat Practice: Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Canton of Basingestoches will be holding a series of combat practices at the General Bryant E. Moore Community Center in Ellsworth, Maine. You can use google driving directions for 133 State Street in Ellsworth to find this multistory brick building.

The next combat practices will be held on Thursday evening, October 26, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

Heavy list combat will be offered. Rapier combat be offered if a fencing marshal will be available. Combat practice will be upstairs in the Theater. There is an elevator for bringing up kits. This venue costs us money so please consider contributing to practices.

Endewearde Hunt Updated Information

Illuminated manuscript hunting scene at the bottom of two columns of calligraphy text. Standing upon swirling vines with leaves and flower buds are two woman. The woman on the left in a red gown takes aim with her bow to shoot hares. In the center there is a hare coming out of its burrow beneath small trees. To the right there is a woman in a gray dress wearing a white veil chasing the rabbits with a long stick to scare them out from their burrows.

Royal 10 E IV f. 41 Women hunting rabbits

As the time for the Endewearde Hunt draws near many updates have been posted to the public facebook event page The Endewearde Hunt 2017.

Of note are the following:

  • This is a primitive site. Please remember to bring your own drinking water and whatever additional water you need for washing & bathing. There is no running water on site.
  • Bring your own trash bags. There is no public trash receptacles so plan to pack out your trash.
  • The Arts & Sciences class schedule is available.
  • The Foresters schedule has been posted.
  • There is a friday night fundraiser. Bring small bills in exchange for delicious foods.
  • Please provide most of your meals all weekend.
  • There is a potluck supper on Saturday night.
  • The overall weekend schedule has been updated.
  • There is a Cut & Thrust tournament on Saturday afternoon.
  • If you are planning to bring a Youth Minor (anyone under the age of 18) to a Society for Creative Anachronism event for whom you are not their parent or legal guardian, then you must obtain the proper forms and signatures. This policy applies to relatives of the guest minor as well (for example: siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins).
  • There are two versions of a map of the Hunt event site. The first is a pencil illustration of the site with Hunt landmarks. The second is a file with data points added so it can be downloaded and viewed on Google Earth.
  • The weather is going to be wonderful for outdoor camping in October.