[SCA-AE] New theme for the Siege of Glengary
grm at andrew.cmu.edu
Sat Apr 12 16:11:01 EDT 2008
I see a date when reservations are due (Sept 15), but no event date. Am I
just getting old and need new glasses?
--On Saturday, April 12, 2008 12:44 PM -0700 Raven Styx
<ravenstyx at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Greetings to the Kingdom of Aethelmearc,
> I would like to announce that the Siege of Glengary
> has a new for this year. For full details see the
> event announcement that follows this message. We are
> very excited about this new theme and will be
> introducing a track of scribal classes as part of it.
> We are looking for teachers who would like to be a
> part of this new endeavor.
> We are also are looking for teachers in a variety of
> other areas. You may contact the autocrat, Lady Hrefna
> Ulfvarinnsdottir at siege at yahoo.com if you are
> interested in teaching at the event.
> The scribal classes will be coordinated by Lady Mariia
> Kotok. You may contact her at: scribe at sylvanglen.org
> or contact the autocrat, Lady Hrefna Ulfvarinnsdottir
> siege at yahoo.com.
> In Service,
> Lady Hrefna Ulfvarinnsdottir
> 13th Annual Siege of Glengary
> Last summer was a time of great hope in the Shire of
> Sylvan Glen. After months of intense negotiations and
> diplomacy, we had reached an agreement with our long
> time enemy, the Barony of Highland Foorde in the
> Kingdom of Atlantia. We entered into an alliance with
> our former nemesis with the goal of ridding our
> respective lands of the bold and brash brigands
> menacing our highways and byways.
> In the fall, we marched onto the field of battle to
> face the hooligans who had been cornered. We felt that
> victory was close at hand only to find bitter betrayal
> as the Barony of Highland Foorde and those fighting
> with her turned on us and joined forces with the
> bandits in an audacious ploy to regain the Sylver
> Apple of Sylvan Glen for themselves. Fortunately for
> us, a few quick witted shire folk realized what was
> happening and spirited the Apple away to safety before
> the overwhelming numbers of Atlantians had won the
> After such shocking defeat, the populace of Sylvan
> Glen feared that Highland Foorde, flush with their
> victory ,though deprived of the Apple, may embolden
> the marauders to make yet another grab for our
> treasured talisman. It looked as if a very dark time
> was about to descend upon the shire, but then rumbles
> of war from the distant north began to reach our ears.
> As the rumbling grew louder, we saw a lifting of the
> dark foreboding that had settled over the shire. This
> great loud noise heralded the rise of a new power and
> an immense army began to amass on the borders of
> Highland Foorde. As this army has continued to grow,
> Highland Foorde has called upon every able-bodied
> fighter to attend to the defense of her eastern and
> northern borders, and so now they have little time or
> energy to spare on our small shire.
> Our joy over this turn of events, which briefly
> offered us the hope of peace, was short lived as
> reports of small groups of raiders hitting our farms
> and orchards to the south started to trickle in. Our
> intelligence gathers have learned that this new enemy
> believes that there the way to great treasure lies
> hidden within the Glengary Monastery and they are
> preparing to raid this cherished repository of
> knowledge. There are a great many secrets large and
> small hidden within the chambers of this building
> though they are of a far different sort than these new
> raiders seek. We must not let these secrets fall into
> the wrong hands. The safety and security of Sylvan
> Glen and, indeed, the very Kingdom of Aethelmearc are
> at stake. So once again, we find ourselves calling to
> our friends, our allies, and the Great Sylver Stag to
> come to our aid as we defend the gateway to
> Aethelmearc from a new threat.
> The day's activities will include heavy fighting,
> youth fighting, thrown weapons, archery, bardic and
> A&S, and a feast for 60. Join us the Camp Frame 4-H
> Camp (No street address) in Hedgesville, WV 25427. The
> autocrat for this event is Lady Hrefna
> Ulfvarinnsdottir (304-886-124, siege at sylvanglen.org).
> Prices are as follows:
> Camping: $12.00, day trip, $8.00. Children ages 6-15
> camping, $7.00, day trip, $3.00. A light lunch will be
> provided Saturday and is included in the site fees.
> Feast is an additional $6.00 for adults, and an
> additional $3.00 for children ages 6-15. Children age
> 5 and under camp and feast as our guests, but please
> register them. There is a $3.00 surcharge for
> non-members. A Travelers Repast and a light breakfast
> and lunch on Saturday are included in the site fee.
> Pre-registration is encouraged, especially for those
> wishing to feast, as at-the-door feast slots will be
> limited. Master Huen Damebridge will once again be
> preparing a sumptuous meal for your delight. Please
> make checks payable to "SCA, Inc.-Shire of Sylvan
> Glen." Kindly send reservations by September 15, 2008
> to Lady Mariia Kotok (Marilyn Kinyon), 1598 Sawmill
> Rd., Hedgesville, WV 25427, mamalynx at allvantage.com,
> 304-229-1854. No calls before 10 AM or after 10 PM.
> When sending payment for a group, please include both
> SCA and mundane names of gentles attending along with
> names and ages of all children.
> Directions: Take your best route to I-81. Take exit
> 16W in West Virginia. This merges onto Rt. 9. Follow
> Rt. 9 through the town of Hedgesville, WV. Once you
> pass the Hedgesville Fire Dept., it's approximately 3
> miles to Camp Frame Rd. Turn right on to Camp Frame
> Rd. Continue on this road, staying to the right. Camp
> Frame is at the end of it.
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