Canton of Wyndriche quarterly meeting: Sunday, September 18, 2016

There will be a meeting of the Canton of Wyndriche on Bard’s Hill at the Endewearde Hunt site in Newburgh, Maine. The meeting will begin after site cleanup is wrapped up (around noonish or 1 PM) for the Endewearde Hunt. This is a private residence.  You will drive through the back yard to access the site. Have faith! You are on the right path. Please contact Syr Cedric of Thanet, Seneschal of the Canton of Wyndriche, with agenda items for this meeting at seneschal@wyndriche.eastkingdom.org

Summer Activities in Wyndriche

The lovely Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) is pleased to announce two summer activities during the week. There will be an Arts & Sciences Project Night held every Tuesday evening starting at 6:30 pm until early July at the home of Syr Cedric of Thanet in China, Maine. Please contact seneschal@wyndriche.eastkingdom.org for driving directions. Bring along your creative works in progress or swing by to hang out and get some inspiration for new undertakings. Attire is everyday casual wear – wearing garb isn’t necessary.   There will also be an outdoor Fighter Practice held every Thursday evening this summer from 6:00-8:00 pm at Heritage Park waterfront in Belfast, Maine. Practices are subject to cancellation when it rains. Plan to bring items for your own comfort which may include water, bug spray, and other things you may need when engaging in athletic endeavors.   You can find updates to these scheduled activities on the Barony of Endewearde Master Calendar. You can check here, on the Endewearde blog, or on Endewearde facebook and Wyndriche facebook groups for updates on possible last minute cancellations.  

Infantry Endurance Training Hike: Saturday, May 14, 2016

10 AM – 1 PM Bring your own lunch & water In February 2016 the Seneschal of the Canton of Basingestoches (incipient), Lord Thomas de Marr’, announced the opportunity for SCA members to participate in an Infantry Training Endurance Hike on the carriage roads of beautiful Acadia National Park. Please consult a scan of the carriage trail map with the hike route posted on April 18th on the Infantry Endurance Training Hike facebook event  to learn where to park and where the route will take you. Lord Thomas de Marr’ indicates on this map that the hiking route will start at the Parkman Mountain Parking Lot on the North side. The endurance training hike will be held on the Hadlock Brook Loop carriage road. This is a 3.9 mile circuit that features a pond, a waterfall, and both steep and gently rising grades. The Acadia Carriage Road and Hiking Trail Pocket Guide (page 27) describes access to this section of the carriage trails (paraphrased) as follows: “A mile north of Northeast Harbor on Rte. 198 is the stone Brown Mountain Gatehouse. Park in the lot just north of that. A short rise leads to intersection [18], where you will turn left. The carriage road continues straight Read More …

Last Combat Practice at Unity College for Spring 2016 semester

Sunday, May 8th, 2016 (1:00-3:00 pm) will be the last Adult Heavy List and Rapier Combat practice held this Spring semester at Unity College’s Activities and Gymnasium Building. Announcements for any upcoming SCA summer activities in the Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) will be made on the Canton of Wyndriche’s official website, the Wyndriche yahoo group (subscription required), and on the Wyndriche facebook group (public). Contact the Seneschal of Wyndriche, Syr Cedric of Thanet at seneschal@wyndriche.eastkingdom.org, for more information on activities in the central Maine Canton of Wyndriche area, in the greater Barony of Endewearde and its’ cantons, and among our neighboring SCA groups. You can find the Unity College gymnasium in the upper part of the Unity College campus map (pdf) under “Student Activities Building”. Wyndriche’s regular weekly combat practices should resume in September 2016 once Unity College is back in session for a new academic year and practice space has been confirmed.

Combat Practice Cancellation in Wyndriche

Due to prior commitments there will not be SCA heavy list or rapier combat marshals available to hold combat practice at Unity College in the Canton of Wyndriche on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Thus the regular Sunday practice at Unity College is cancelled. The Barony of Endewearde combat practice will be held at the Bangor Housing Authority, 161 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine on Sunday, May 1st from 4:00-7:00 pm.  

Invitation to attend Unity College Medieval Club Schola

The Unity College Medieval Club, known as the House of Wintermoor, will be holding a student club run Schola at Unity College on Saturday, April 23, 2016. There will be several instructors from the SCA teaching a wide variety of classes. The student club members have extended an invitation to join them at their schola for a day of shared learning. This college club is located in the Barony of Endewearde’s incipient Canton of Wyndriche and although this is not an official SCA event, we are eager to support their efforts and interests. Please use the following link to view the Schola schedule and other details: http://wyndriche.eastkingdom.org/invitation-schola2016

Combat Practices cancellation: Sunday, March 20 & 27, 2016

Adult Combat Practices in the Canton of Wyndriche (incipient) will not meet on Sunday, March 20 & 27, 2016 due to Unity College being on spring break with campus facilities on a different schedule for the next two weeks. Practices will resume in April 2016 on Sundays from 1:00-3:00 pm. As an alternative you can attend Sunday Combat Practices from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Bangor Housing Authority location at 161 Davis Road, Bangor, Maine. Please check the Endewearde Master Calendar and follow the Endewearde blog to confirm what activities are being offered in the Barony of Endewearde.

Wyndriche Combat Practice: Sunday February 21, 2016

The Canton of Wyndriche in cooperation with the Unity College Medieval Reenactment Club will be holding an adult combat practice on Sunday, February 21, 2016. The practice will be held at the Unity College Student Activities Building & Gymnasium and will run from 1:00-3:00 pm. You can find the gymnasium in the upper part of the Unity College campus map under “Student Activities Building” by downloading the pdf at http://unity.edu/sites/default/files/Unity-College-Campus-Map-2015-web.pdf 

Celebration of the Feast of Saint Sylvester, Saturday, January 2, 2016

Before the dawn of a new day the staff of the seaside Canton of Basingestoches have arisen and are preparing to welcome guests for its second celebration of the Feast of Saint Sylvester. The reservations clerk has carefully tallied monies, the grand feast hall has been swept and adorned in grand furnishings, the head cook and her staff have lovingly wrought their kitchen magics to bring forth a culinary spectacle as never before seen in these fair coastal lands of the Barony of Endewearde.