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Classes

Friday 9:00pm  

   Newcomer’s 101 – Welcome to the S.C.A

 

Saturday 10:00am 

 

     Blacksmithing – Baron Heinrich von Holtzpritzer, OL 

 

Mask Making  (2 Sessions)  – M’lady Adelina of Wyvernwoode

 

From Greek and Roman Theater to English Masques, from mystery plays to the riotous excesses of Carnival, Masks have worn many….masks.  Join us for an impetuous survey of Mystery and Intrigue, Comedy and Farce.

 

Session 1:  Overview of the historical use of Masks in Medieval Europe.  Learn about the background before we begin making our own masks to wear to the Baronial Green, White, and Gold Masked Ball.

            

It is recommended that you attend both sessions.  Supplies only guaranteed for the first 15 people. 

 $4 materials fee requested and includes mask and access to paints, fabrics, glues, glitters, baubles, ribbons, etc. 

 Masks are plain white Paper Mache eye masks with elastic bands just waiting for your creative touches!  Feel free to bring your own embellishments to truly make this your own!

 

Continental Style Knitting – aka picking   - Mistress Alexis MacAlister, OL

 

Participants will be taught picking and given enough wool yarn to knit a small pouch.  

 

***This class is also open to older children and teens who would like to learn to knit.

 

The will be a $4 materials fee if participants take needles and yarn, but the populace is welcome to bring their own supplies and participate at no charge.    90 minutes

 

Children’s Activity:  Candle Making -

 

Come learn to make your own candles as the long dark nights of the Trimarian winter are quickly approaching...AND Don Braennan (the Misguided) mentioned stopping by and playing a bit of music while you do!

 

Saturday 11:00am 

 

        The Care and Feeding of Royalty and Nobility- or Retaining 101 – Lancer Etain Echluath

 

Ever wondered,” just what does a retainer do anyway? “It may look like they are just standing around looking important, but the fact is, what they do really is important.

 

Join me for an interactive class and learn all about retaining and how to be one! It is fun, it is a great way to meet people, and Your Crowns and Barony’s need you! The class is 60 minutes and no materials are needed. Handouts will be provided.

  

    A Survey of Poetry in Period – M’ lord James Highgate

 

This 30-60 minute class will be a broad, surface level, overview of a small number of cultures that are prevalent in the SCA (English, French, Norse, Japanese, etc). Each culture will have three pieces (early period, middle period, and late period).

 

Attendees can expect to leave with a packet of poetry corresponding to their culture of study to use as a jumping in point to further research or enjoyment. No prior poetry knowledge is required – you will be taught just enough to understand the techniques of the culture we are discussing.

             Children’s Activity:  Stick weaving

 Learn to weave using sticks! Participants will practice their skills   while weaving tokens; however, this art can also be used to make  belts, scarves, and other sundry items.

 Saturday 1:00pm 

 

     16th Century Shirts – With Special Guest HL Anne Barrington, of the Kingdom of Ansteorra

 

How to pattern, cut, and construct this simple yet elegant garment that can be a work of art as much as a utilitarian wardrobe essential.

 

This lecture class includes information on creating your own pattern from body measurements, maximizing the use of fabric with your pattern layout, and construction methods and seam finishes.  1 hour

 

Wet Felting Pouch Making  - Mistress Alexis MacAlister, OL

 

This hands-on class will teach participants how to make a small pouch in class, with finishing touches (lining, drawstring, decorative stitches, etc.) to be accomplished by the individual

 

***This class is also open to older children and teens who would like to participate.

 

This supplies for this class are FREE thanks to the generosity of The  Lady Gwenhwyvar Thredegold & the Barony of Marcaster.    90 minutes

 

Children’s Activity:  Mask Making 

     

            Masks allow us to transform our appearance and change our face.   Who will you be today? Design your own mask! 

  Saturday 2:00pm 

Mask Making  (2 Sessions)  – M’lady Adelina of Wyvernwoode

 

From Greek and Roman Theater to English Masques, from mystery plays to the riotous excesses of Carnival, Masks have worn many….masks.  Join us for an impetuous survey of Mystery and Intrigue, Comedy and Farce.

 

Session 2: The final touches.  Now that the paint is dry, time to add trim and other decoration.

 

It is recommended that you attend both sessions.  Supplies only guaranteed for the first 15 people. 

 

$4 materials fee requested and includes mask and access to paints, fabrics, glues, glitters, baubles, ribbons, etc. 

 

Masks are plain white Paper Mache eye masks with elastic bands just waiting for your creative touches!  Feel free to bring your own embellishments to truly make this your own!

 

         Cryptography 101 - Simple Substitution Ciphers – Lord Dmitri Skomorochov

 

An intro to basic early substitution ciphers and how to break them. 30 minutes.

 

Children’s Activity:  Corded Baskets

 

A   simple method for creating woven baskets using cord that is fun for  all ages.

 

Saturday 3:00pm 

 

     Trimarian Constable and Gate -   Security and Safety -  HL Taz Mongojin, Kingdom Constable

         Armour and Weapons  - How to Look Good on a Budget – Sgt. Kenwrec Wulfe

 

New to the SCA or been around for a little while and looking to upgrade your kit?  This round table style class will cover the ins and outs of arming and armouring yourself, looking good while doing it, and keeping it within your budget.

 

Children’s Activity:  Kubbtastic Fun

Come play a game of the Viking lawn game   known as "Kubb!" An assortment of coloring and other related crafts will follow the kubb games. This will also provide a few minutes to work on any outstanding projects.

 

 And Corwyn mentioned coming over and singing to you all for a bit by popular request!  Details and times at the will of the Bard

End of classes



Interested in teaching a class? Contact the Autocrat at Kelly.fultz@yahoo.com.

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