Barony of Endewearde activities for August 15-20, 2017

In addition to the regular weekly practices and meetings this week there will be two meetings held in the Barony of Endewearde. The Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) will be holding a meeting in Unity on Thursday, August 17th. There will be a baronial meeting on Sunday, August 20th. Both meetings are open to anyone interested in the Society for Creative Anachronism and will involve topics regarding planning future activities. Most attending wear everyday casual street clothes (not SCA garments).

Here is a quick glance:

Tuesday August 15
5:30 pm Archery practice in Bangor (private residence)

Wednesday August 16
5:30 pm Thrown weapons practice in Hermon (private residence)
6:00 pm Project night in Bar Harbor (private residence, Canton of Basingestoches)

Thursday August 17
7:00 pm Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) business meeting in Unity at Unity House of Pizza (UHoP)

Sunday August 20 (all held at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Rd, Bangor)
2:00 pm Baronial business meeting in Bangor
4:00-7:00 pm Combat practice in Bangor
4:00 pm Medieval crafts in Bangor

For last minute updates in cases of rain which may cause outdoor practices to be cancelled please check the Endewearde facebook group.

If you have any agenda items for the Canton of Wyndriche meeting please contact the Seneschal, Syr Cedric of Thanet, at seneschal@wyndriche.eastkingdom.org

If you have any agenda items for the Barony of Endewearde meeting please contact the Seneschal, Lord Finan MacBressail, at seneschal@endewearde.eastkingdom.org

Thrown Weapons Practice returns to Wednesday evenings

Illustration of a monk meeting a woman with an axe

Harley 4399 f.58v Monk.

Weekly thrown weapons practice resumes on Wednesday evenings starting at 5:30 pm until dusk at the home of Lord Seamus in Hermon, Maine.

Please check for updates via the Endewearde facebook group  especially when weather conditions are rainy. You can also contact Lord Seamus via email thrown.weapons AT endewearde.eastkingdom.org for more information about becoming involved in this activity.

The rules for this sport can be found on the East Kingdom’s Thrown Weapons website.

Endewearde SCA Activities Sunday July 2 through Sunday July 9, 2017

Illuminated manuscript image of a knight holding a banner

Royal 15 E IV f. 14 Knight with banner

Here are some changes to the usual Barony of Endewearde activities coming up this week and throughout the summer you may want to be aware of as you plan your family recreational time.

Medieval novice and experienced artisans meet on Sundays at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Road in Bangor, Maine from 4:00-7:00 PM. Whether you are interested in learning about the wide variety of projects appropriate for the Middle Ages or are an experienced artisan, please feel free to join those gathering at the kitchen table just off the main gym floor or outside in fair weather.

Sunday, July 2: There will be a heavy list and rapier combat practice at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Rd in Bangor, Maine as usual from 4:00-7:00 PM. Please note that Heavy List loaner gear will not be available; rapier combat loaner gear will be available as usual. If you usually borrow heavy list gear for practice please do not feel dissuaded from attending practice as out of armor drills can still happen! If enough people show up for heavy list there will be an impromptu infantry practice.

Please note that Sunday July 2nd is the last Endewearde heavy list practice for the rest of July and the first half of August. Adult Rapier Combat WILL continue to run this summer at this location unless a cancellation is announced here or on the Endewearde facebook discussion group.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): Archery practice in Bangor is cancelled.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): SCA participants from the Canton of Basingestoches will be marching in the Bar Harbor parade followed by a demonstration of SCA combat and activities at the Ball Field in Bar Harbor. You can learn more details about how to participate in the parade and SCA demo by visiting Bar Harbor July 4th 2017 Parade and Demo.

Wednesday July 5: Thrown weapons practice in Hermon is cancelled this week.

Thursday July 6 – Sunday July 9: Please visit our neighbors in the Province of Malagentia at Great Northeastern War in Hebron, Maine.

Sunday July 9: Combat practice and the medieval crafts gathering are cancelled at the Bangor Housing Authority site in Bangor, Maine.

There are two additional SCA demonstrations coming up in the Barony of Endewearde this July 2017:

Thrown Weapons Practice Schedule: April-July 2017

Illustration of a monk meeting a woman with an axe

Harley 4399 f.58v Monk.

Baronial thrown weapons will begin Wednesday April 26th (Weather & Range Conditions allowing). They will continue on a weekly basis Wednesdays 5:30 pm until dusk at the home of Lord Seamus in Hermon, Maine.

Here is the general practice schedule through July 2017

April 26 (Cancelled due to poor weather and field conditions)
May 3,10, 24, 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July 5 (No practice), 12, 19 (No practice), 26

Thrown Weapons Rules Update: Parents & guardians of minors who throw, please note that there are significant changes in the rules regarding “under-age throwers”. There are no longer Youth Thrown Weapons Marshals in the East Kingdom. Throwers must be at least 5 years old (no change). For throwers from 5 to 17 years old: “A parent or legal guardian must be present when minors are on the range.” No exceptions and no marshal’s discretion in this matter. This is a change.

Please look for updates or contact Lord Seamus via the Endewearde facebook group
especially when weather conditions, such as rain, would lead you to believe that practice might be cancelled.

Note: The first practice on Wednesday, April 26 has been cancelled due to poor weather and field conditions. We’ll try again for thrown weapons practice next week.

Thrown Weapons Range Clean Up

Peasants wearing braies (underwear) while toiling in the field.

Peasants wearing braies (underwear) while toiling in the field.

There will be a thrown weapons range clean up on Wednesday, April 20th at 5:00 pm. The main tasks are clearing small saplings and hauling brush. Please wear clothing that you do not mind getting dirty or stained with pine pitch. Bring work gloves if you have them. Other tools will be provided.

The following Wednesday, April 27th at 5:00 pm our weekly thrown weapons practices will resume.

The thrown weapons practice range is located at the home of Lord Seamus na Coille Aosda: 563 Billings Rd., Hermon, Maine.

Direct questions to Seamus na Coille Aosda on Facebook, or email him at thrown.weapons@endewearde.eastkingdom.org

Activities cancellations for Wed. August 26, 2015

There are a couple of cancellation announcements to share for Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Lord Seamus has cancelled Thrown Weapons practice in Hermon, Maine and Lord Thomas has cancelled SCA Project Night in Bar Harbor, Maine. These weekly activities in the Barony of Endewearde should be running as usual next week.

FYI: The Canton of Basingestoches (incipient) has its own online calendar.

Please visit the Barony of Endewearde calendar to see all activities happening in the Barony of Endewearde and its two cantons, Basingestoches and Wyndriche.

Busy Barony updates for August 15 & 16, 2015

Endewearde-Jan2014Endewearde is a busy barony over the weekend of August 15 & 16, 2015. Here is a quick review of activities and practices happening on Saturday and Sunday:

 

 

Saturday, August 15, 2015 (Bucksport, Maine)

  • Baronial Thrown Weapons Championship will be held at the Bucksport home of Sir Ané du Vey and Mistress Sylvia du Vey, Baron and Baroness of Endewearde. Come participate in the competition or to practice flinging things on the thrown weapons range. Dress is casual – party tunics or other SCA garb are encouraged (but street clothing is ok).
  • Adult Heavy List practice will also be held at the home of our beloved Baron and Baroness in the afternoon. There is no Adult Heavy List practice in Bangor on Sunday, August 16, 2015.

Sunday, August 16, 2015 (Bangor, Maine)

  • Adult Rapier Combat and Youth Combat starts at 4:00 pm . Loaner gear is available. This is a weekly practice that usually runs between 4:00-7:00 pm each Sunday afternoon.
  • Youth Fencing and Adult Heavy List practices are cancelled today.
  • There will be a Scribal Illumination Workshop for both the very new and experienced. Bring what scribal supplies you might have, or just yourself if you are new to drawing and painting, and join in for a late afternoon of instruction and doodling. There is no fee. No garb is required – just wear everyday street clothing. There are plenty of tables and chairs.
  • Speedbump will be visiting us to run a workshop on How To Build Your Own Combat Archery Bolts and Arrows. If you want to learn more about combat archery and the supplies needed in a casual class environment then this is the workshop you’ve been waiting for. No SCA garb is required.

Driving directions to the Bangor Housing Authority gym are available at http://endewearde.eastkingdom.org/wp/bangor-housing-authority/

Upcoming Endewearde practices, events, and other activities are listed on the Master Calendar webpage. We hope you will join us at one of our upcoming activities.

Baronial Thrown Weapons Championship, Saturday, August 15, 2015

Endewearde-Jan2014The Baronial Thrown Weapons Championship competition will take place on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at the home of Sir Ane du Vey and Mistress Sylvia du Vey, Baron and Baroness of Endewearde. In addition to the thrown weapons practice, adult heavy list practice will also be held at this site.

For more information and the day schedule for thrown weapons please refer to the Baronial Thrown Weapons Practice posting on the Barony of Endewearde website.