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Fencing tonight (August 1st)! 6:30pm at Military Gamer Supply

Don Julien will be covering counter-disengages (contracavazione) starting from the inside engagement. “THE INSIDE COUNTERDISENGAGE OF THE SWORD In this figure another way of parrying and wounding by way of counterdisengage is represented and shown to you, which one does in this way: having covered the sword of your enemy so that if he wants …

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Rapier Practice Tonight (7/25/18) at Military Gamers Supply

Don Julien de la Fontaine is going to be continuing a series of lessons at rapier practice from Nicoletto Giganti’s 1606 Rapier manual.  This is the manual that he learned from and is an excellent way to learn rapier while reinforcing fundamentals. Tonight he will be teaching the lesson on Giganti’s fifth play, which covers …

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Baronial Pavilion Work Party this coming Saturday (7/28) at 6 pm

Saturday evening at the Baronial Estate we will be working on getting pavilions ready for Citadel Hastilude.  We will be prepping poles and repairing grommets on tents and camp walls.  We’ll also have the BBQ Grill going and maybe even some sangria to keep us all refreshed.  Come out and lend a hand as well …

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Citadel continues its search for a Baronial Youth Minister

Citadel is continuing its search to fill the office of Baronial Youth Minister.  The Youth Minister is responsible for organizing activities for children and youth at Baronial events and activities such as Baronial Days and Populace Gatherings.  Youth Activities should be considered as an integral part of event planning, so that a suitable location can …

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Their Excellencies Seek Gentles to Serve on Baronial Retinue

Good Populace of Mighty Citadel! Their Excellencies Tariq and Elieth are seeking good gentles that are willing and able to serve as members of the Baronial Household. Please contact them via coronet@southernpass.org if you are interested in serving on the Baronial Retinue. What will be expected of you as a member of the court you …

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August Arts & Sciences Night, Monday, August 13, 2018: Courtesy in the SCA

Courtesy is our organization’s most cherished virtue and one of the aspects of noble behavior that we try to encourage within the SCA. Courtesy is the showing of politeness in one’s attitude and behavior toward others; for the most part, common sense and being polite will go a long way.   The core of courtesy …

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Courtesy, Etiquette and Gentle Behavior: A Handy Guide from modaruniveristy.org

Taken from Baron Modar Neznanich, Master of the Order of the Pelican, Volk Herald Extraordinaire e-mail: modar@everestkc.net.  Original document as well as more great information can be found at http://www.modaruniversity.org/ One of the aspects of noble behavior that we try to encourage within the SCA is that of courtesy. For the most part, common sense and a polite …

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Clothiers & Textile Guild Meeting, Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Clothiers & Textiles Guild is intended to serve as a friendly and open environment for both newcomers and experienced players alike to come together, work on garb and other textiles projects, and get ideas for all those things that enhance a persona or SCA presence. This month the Guild will be focusing on preparations …

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Weekly Rapier Practice at Military Gamer’s Supply

Rapier combat in the SCA is an attempt to recreate later styles of swordfighting from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.  The style of swordplay is often based on surviving manuals and theories of combat from period.  Unlike the modern sport of fencing, SCA combat uses a wide variety of weapons and body protection and …

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Arts & Sciences Night: Creating Documentation (Friday, August 27, 2018)

Join us on Friday night as The Honorable Lord Edmund Peregrine (Victor Singleton) explains the ins and outs of documentation for your Arts & Sciences projects for all levels, from basic descriptions all the way to Kingdom level competition ready. There will also be a space to discuss your current or upcoming projects in order …

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