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.
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.
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.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED AT THE ENDEWEARDE HUNT October 6 – 9, 2017 Friday – Monday VOLUNTEER TO TEACH A CLASS There is the opportunity to teach classes at the Endewearde Hunt. Teachers please use the Teacher Sign Up Form before Saturday, September 30th. Contact Mistress Agatha Wanderer with any questions. ARCHERY MARSHALS ARE NEEDED Calling all archery marshals and MiTs! Please sign up for you archery shifts for the Hunt! Lady Admiranda Howard would like to see as many shifts covered before the event as possible, so that she can fill in holes where needed. This way, no one spends all their time marshaling, and no time shooting! Please consider signing up for two shifts if you can. There will be two woods walks this year. Also, please note that there are no shifts available on Sunday from 11-12, and after 2. The range will close at these times for Thrown Weapons Champions and Archery Champions respectively. Please use the link Endewearde Hunt Archery Shifts VOLUNTEER FOR A SHIFT AT GATE Hrefna Hrodbjortsdottir writes: Good day, people of Endewearde, Malagentia and points east and west! The cooler mornings, ripening harvest, and hints of red in leaves is signaling a change of seasons – summer Read More …
Hike starts at 10 AM and ends at 2 PM You are invited to dress in comfortable SCA garb and hike the Ampetheater carriage road in Acadia National Park. It is on the way to Northeast Harbor with easier parking, two spectacular bridges and stunning views. For those coming onto the island from the mainland bear right at the head of the island onto Route 202 as if you were headed to Southwest Harbor. When you get to the light in Somesville take a left onto Route 198. Follow that down towards Northeast Harbor. Just after you pass Upper Hadlock Pond on your left (it’s the only visible pond) the lower parking lot will be on the left. If you pass the gatehouse you will have gone too far. The Ampitheater Loop is the one outlined in light green on this map provided by Bangor Daily News.
The Barony of Endewearde will be holding a SCA demonstration of medieval combat and craftsmanship at the Bold Coast Sea and Sky Festival in Machias, Maine on Saturday July 22, 2017. SCA participants are welcome to camp overnight Friday-Sunday, July 21-23, 2017. They would like the encampment similar to last year and the showers will again be available at University of Maine Machias campus. The SCA demo will be held across the street from Helen’s Restaurant which is located at 111 Main Street, Machias, Maine. Details about the types of medieval activities to be showcased are being planned. Lord Anlón Greywolf plans to demonstrate medieval blacksmithing at his forge all day Saturday, July 22, 2017. We need artisans and combatants to round out the display. Please contact Lord Eoin, Chatelaine of Endewearde, at email@example.com if you have any questions or would like to volunteer to help at this SCA demo. Learn More Through Social Media Resources Here are several online resources you can visit to learn more about activities and the overall schedule for the Bold Coast Sea and Sky Festival. The Barony of Endewearde has a facebook discussion group Machias Demo which will answer questions for SCA participants planning to attend. There Read More …
The June 2017 issue of the Barony of Endewearde’s newsletter, The Northern Watch, is now available for download (pdf). Highlights of this issue include On Travel An article by Their Excellences Baron & Baroness du Vey Officer Updates A list of baronial officer positions up for review at the end of 2017 F is for Forrester: The Language of the Royal Forests of Medieval England A new column written by THL Seamus na Coille Aosda A Day at the Fort by Lord Edmund Beneyt (with photos) Upcoming Events A list of weekly activities running in the Barony of Endewearde Baronial Officers list and contact information Endewearde expresses gratitude to Lady Audrye Beneyt, Chronicler of Endewearde, for her fine work.
There will be an official SCA fighter practice at the Belfast Boat House on 34 Commercial Street in Belfast, Maine on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 PM. Please note that the Celtic Celebration Festival is also running in that area starting on Friday night so plan accordingly for parking and walking in your gear. MORE INFORMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA You can learn more about this fighter practice through the public facebook event Belfast Fighter Practice. If you are planning to arrive on Friday night and camp out for the Celtic Celebration Festival weekend as part of the SCA Demo please read more details about how to participate through our facebook public information event page Maine Celtic Celebration Demo.
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 Read More …
Would you like to learn how to sew your first SCA tunic? There will be a workshop for those who are new to sewing or who would like assistance in making clothing appropriate for the SCA (roughly covering the time period 600-1600). The workshop runs from 11 AM – 4 PM and will be held at the Bryant E. Moore Community & Conference Center, 5 General Moore Way, Ellsworth, Maine 04605 If you are using GPS for directional help please enter State Street in Ellsworth. You can learn more about this workshop by viewing the workshop announcement on the Canton of Basingestoches website and by following discussions on the Garb Workshop facebook event page. Plan to bring prewashed material, thread, and clothing that makes it easy to try on your new garment for fittings and adjustments. There will be folks available who will help turn you turn that flat fabric into a new fitted garment! Plan to bring your own lunch or snacks. This workshop is free and is open to anyone who wants to learn how to make SCA garb.