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Brewing & VintingBalance Your Humors: the Science of Choosing Your Drink Using the theory of Humors, come learn what your persona would drink at different meals, the humors of common beverages, and how to incorporate humorism into your brewing. Blind taste test is included. Ages 21 and Over ONLY. Class limit: 25. 20412:00-01:00Baroness Verena Entenwirth Midrealm

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Brewing & VintingBeginning Mead MakingAn overview of mead making covering equipment and ingredients needed as
well as process to get a person started on their first recipe.
20404:00-05:00Lady Brigette de Sainte Mere-EgliseAEthelmearc

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Brewing & VintingIKBG Part 1 An opportunity for brewers and vintners to have their beverages evaluated by experts from across the Known World. Up to two entries per category (wine/mead, beer, cordials/others) per participant. IKBG masters as asked to help judge. Entrants are responsible for the temperature/condition of their beverage(s) as it may be some time before a particular beverage is judged. Documentation is encouraged. Adults only 20402:00-03:00Panel

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Brewing & VintingIKBG Part 2 SECOND HOUR: An opportunity for brewers and vintners to have their beverages evaluated by experts from across the Known World. Up to two entries per category (wine/mead, beer, cordials/others) per participant. IKBG masters as asked to help judge. Entrants are responsible for the temperature/condition of their beverage(s) as it may be some time before a particular beverage is judged. Documentation is encouraged. Adults only 20403:00-04:00Panel

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Brewing & VintingPeriod Cordials: A Basic How-ToIncludes the what, where, and how of cordial making.20411:00-12:00Caristonia Ainslie

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Brewing & VintingIntroduction to All Grain Beer BrewingOverview of the equipment, methods, and science for intermediate brewers looking to make the switch from extract brewing to all grain including insight on how Brewers in period achieved results. 1 hour, limit is 15 students . Donations to cover handouts.20410:00-11:00THL Godfrey Thacker of NorthumberlandMidrealm

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Brewing & VintingWine from Grapes and More in the 16th CenturySeveral of the untranslated books from 16th (and early 17th) century Italy contain descriptions of the wine varietals used and drunk in addition to recipes for making and altering wines. These are not available to the SCA brewer for their use for the first time.20401:00-02:00Mistress Helewyse de BirkestadMidrealm

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CookeryCialdoni: the Naughty Italian Pastry Lorenzo de Medici wrote a carnival song about this naughty pastry - come learn what inspired him! Class content may be slightly risque. 20502:00-03:00Mistress Illadore de Bedegrayne AEthelmearc

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CookeryConfections and the Banquet An overview of the evolution of the Tudor/Elizabethan dessert course ("banquet"). An extensive handout with 90+ period recipes is available. Class length: 1 hour. Class limit: none, but handouts only available for 19 (with fee).$520510:00-11:00Dame Alys Katharine Midrealm

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CookeryEating in Settlement Era Iceland A class about what was eaten, how it was prepared, and how the seasons, climate and changing ecology impacted it. Class length: 1 hour. 20504:00-05:00Lady Reyni-Hrefna Midrealm

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CookeryRoad Food What did they *really* eat in period taverns and inns? We will explore evidence based references in 16th Century travelogues. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: none 20511:00-12:00Dame Tacit Darby Midrealm

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CookeryThe Unmaking of a Deer The unmaking (butchering) of deer in period. Looking at how deer were butchered in the 14th century in comparison to butchering today. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. 20512:00-01:00Her Royal Majesty Vukasin Midrealm

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Cookery Period Food Preservation TechniquesThis class will present an overview of the food preservation techniques used in period, and compare them with similar or the same techniques used or still in use today. Handout included. Class length: 1 hour. No fees, no limits.20501:00-02:00Master Giles fitz AlanMidrealm

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Costuming & Fiber Arts14th and 15th century Counted Thread Embroidery A hands on class teaching techniques of counted thread embroidery in use during the 14th and 15th centuries. 20610:00-11:00His Royal Majesty Cellach Midrealm

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Costuming & Fiber Arts16th Century Fabric EmbellishmentsA class on 16th century techniques that create fashion surfaces through pinking, cutting, raising and embossing, as well as planning layouts for garments. A packet of fabric samples to use in class as well as take home, and tools to use in class, will be provided. Class length: 1.5 hours. Class limits: 10 active participants, unlimited auditors. Class fees: $5 for handout and supplies. $520603:30-05:00Maestro Filipia Capriotti AEthelmearc

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Costuming & Fiber ArtsBasic Fiber Preparation and Spinning You have a bag of fibery goodness, but now what? This class will survey methods of preparation appropriate to the different fibers as well as the varied techniques available for creating thread or yarn. Various techniques will be demonstrated and portions of the class will invite participants to gain hands on experience. Feel free to bring any fiber preparation tools, spindles or wheels that you would like to gain experience with. Class length: 1.5 hours. Class limits: 10 active participants, auditors unlimited. Children may attend with parent. Handout provided. 20602:00-03:30Lady Kateline Eliot Midrealm

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Costuming & Fiber ArtsBlockprinted Fabric Do you want custom patterned fabric or can't afford the price of brocaded fabric? Come learn how to blockprint fabric, including carving blocks, printing on fabric, and the history of printed fabric in Europe. Although this class focuses on fabric, information on fine art printing on paper will also be available. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: n/a. Fees: $1 materials fee. $120612:00-01:00Mistress Fredeburg von Katzenellenbogen AEthelmearc

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Costuming & Fiber ArtsMaking the Norse Apron Dress Norse-Apron Dress Construction: Concept and Construction. Description: Design concept of the open-front and closed apron dress, as well as how to construct them in period. Construction practices based on the find from Haithabu (Hedeby) harbor. Evidence of the strap design based on Haithabu (Hedeby) and Birka finds. Class fee: $1 handout. No class limit.$120611:00-12:00Lady Fritha EikBrandrsdóttirMidrealm

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Costuming & Fiber ArtsWomen's Fashion of the French Renaissance Sixteenth century fashion...that's what ladies wore at Queen Elizabeth's court, right? Not if you were at the French court! Come learn what the weel-dressed French woman wore and how it evolved over the 16th century. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Handout fee: $3 $320601:00-02:00Lady Marguerite d'Honfleur AEthelmearc

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Costuming & LeatherworkingGerman Tellerbarret Hats: Make and Take A hands-on German hat-making experience! Students will view several examples of different Tellerbarret hat styles and construction, then be instructed in creating their own hat - complete with slashing, if desired. No experience is necessary. Students will cut, slash, and sew their own hats. These hats work great for keeping your face shaded at outdoor events! Please bring your own scissors. Class length: 2 hours. Class limit: Handouts limited to 30, materials limited to 5 (or BYO). Fees: $10 for materials, or BYO 36"x55" piece of wool, plus 24"x24" of wool or linen in a contrasting color. $1020811:00-01:00Baroness Genoveva von Lübeck Midrealm

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Costuming & LeatherworkingHand Sewing Leather Learn traditional techniques for hand sewing leather, whether for fine garments, heavy armor, or other divers useful objects such as pouches and cases. Topics: Tools, materials, techniques. Participants will receive an informative, illustrated handout, lengths of waxed and unwaxed linen thread, aritficial sinew, boar bristles, beeswax, and cobbler's handwax. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: a donation of $4 is requested to offset materials costs. 20704:00-05:00THL Brendan O'CorraidheMidrealm

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Costuming & LeatherworkingPatterning the Grande Assiette Sleeve The class will cover examples of extant garments featuring the grande assiette sleeve and a how-to for creating your own pattern. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none, but handouts only for 15. Fees: none. 20701:00-02:00Lady Sarai Tindall Midrealm

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Costuming & LeatherworkingPre-16th Century Seam and Edge Finishing Techniques We will learn about seams and edge finishing techniques from period sources, what they were used for and practice some of them. A kit will be available for up to 10 students for $5. Handouts for up to 15 for free.$520710:00-11:00Lady Elisabetta Morosini di Mettenini Midrealm

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Costuming & LeatherworkingWhat Have You Got Under There? A survey of women's undergarments in late period, discussing both cut and construction. At the end of this class, students will have an opportunity to draft either a basic smock pattern or a basic corset. Class length: 1 hr. No fees. 20703:00-04:00Mistress Anne GreyeMidrealm & Aethelmearc

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Domestic Arts & CostumingA Historic Look at the Sport of Angling Fishing in period. Class length: 1.5 hrs. 20903:30-05:00Master Creador AEthelmearc

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Domestic Arts & CostumingBeginning Coiled Basketry Learn to make a small basket utilizing traditional coiling techniques with period materials. Handouts detailing more advanced methods are provided in the cost. Student will be provided all materials to make a small basket. Class cost: $5 for materials and handout, $3 for handout only. $5/$3 20902:00-03:30Lady Kathryn Hatton Rames Midrealm

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Domestic Arts & CostumingGrooming Medieval Style This class looks at a variety of period grooming products. Students have the opportunity to sample many recipes which include but are not limited to, tooth powder, hand cream, hair conditioners and take-hoome handouts which contain the instructions for making them. Class length: 2 hours. Class size limit: 12. Fee: $5 for materials and handout. $520910:00-12:00Donna Heodez Sofonisba de Talento Minotto Midrealm

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Domestic Arts & CostumingThorsberg Trousers: Pants That Last!Tired of repairing pants that rip in unmentionable places? Then you’ll love these pants, based on trousers from an Iron Age burial! Learn what you’ll need to make them yourself: The first hour of this two-hour class will cover historical background, fabrics, seams, and construction; the second hour will focus on how to create a pattern. Those wishing to create a pattern should bring the person who will wear the pant and an OLD pair of chinos that still fits the wearer; 3 yards of inexpensive, checked or plaid cloth for a preliminary pattern; a flexible tape measure, and a pair of scissors. Cameras (still or video) are welcome! Some chinos will be available for purchase. Handout fee: $3.00. Handout limit: 20 copies$320912:00-02:00Mistress Alicia Langland AEthelmearc

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Science & Studio ArtsBook Binding and Repair This class will consist of a discussion about period materials and their alternatives, and the process of hard cover book binding. The use of a loom and other tools used in the process will be demonstrated. Anyone who is attending, if they have a book in need of repair, may feel free to bring it in and we can discuss how to repair their books in a period manner. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: none.20010:00-11:00Lord James Barkley Midrealm

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Science & Studio ArtsMaking Iron Gall Ink Cheap and Easy If you can make tea and Kool-Aid, you can make ink. Ink is the substance that has been used for thousands of years to store knowledge on scrolls and in books. Come learn how to make this magical elixir. We will be working with oak gall extract, iron sulfate and gum arabic. Class limits: Ages 12 and up. 20012:00-01:00THL Ian the Green Midrealm

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Science & Studio ArtsPlaying With ParchmentAn introduction to illumination on Sheepskin parchment. Class length: 1 hour. Class limit: 8 active participants. Fees: $5 for materials.20011:00-12:00Baroness Sybella of DragonsmarkMidrealm

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Science & Studio ArtsPractical Design for Metalworking How do you get from ambitious idea to finished project with limited tools and a limited budget? Prior planning and good design! You'll reconsider what you thought you were able to make by learning to play to your strengths, and designing your way around your weaknesses. Specifically aimed towards metalworkers, but the ideas of design are broadly applicable to many of the physical arts. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: none.20001:00-02:00Lord Reinhold von Glier Midrealm

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Science & Studio ArtsSorcery 101 History, theory, and practice of divination by sortilege, a.k.a. sorcery. Survey of methods from eastern and western traditions, including I Ching, Runes, Tarot, Kuan Yin, bibliomancy, and Sortes Sanctorum, everything from flipping a coin at a fork in the road, to priests obtaining answers directly from God. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: none. 20003:00-04:00Dr. Henry Best Midrealm

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Science & Studio ArtsSorcery 102: Cartomancy Examine the latest research on history and methods of card divination in period, with both the standard French deck and the Tarot. Explore a proposed system of divination using symbolic vocabulary and grammar available in period, bypassing the Tarot occultism of the early 1900s. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: none. 20004:00-05:00Dr. Henry Best Midrealm

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Science & Studio ArtsViking Age Furniture Using archaeological surveys, this class will give a solid foundation on the subject of what was used and how it was made. Class length: 1 hour. $520802:00-03:00THL Sunnifa Gunnarsdottir

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Silk SymposiumThe Silk Road and YouFloating, plodding, sometimes crawling, your persona is only 2500 miles from extreme wealth…if you can make it back! 20310:00-11:00Master Mordak Timofei'evich Rostovskogo

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Silk SymposiumRaising Silkworms for Reeled SilkThis class discusses the practice of raising silkworms to produce cocoons for reeling. We will discuss both modern non-industrial practices and medieval practices from the late 16th century in Europe. 20310:00-11:00Mistress Nikolena Martinovna Popriadukhina

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Silk SymposiumMaking Reeled Silk Filament from CocoonsOne silk cocoon can contain a mile of unbroken silk filament. This class will demonstrate a period reeling technique that isolates and combines many filaments to make fine silk thread. 20311:00-01:00Mistress Nikolena Martinovna Popriadukhina and Mistress Serena Kimbalwyke

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Silk SymposiumSilk WeavingThis class will demonstrate weaving silk on a small table top loom, using fine silk. Students will have a chance to see the weaving, as well as try their hand at weaving the silk themselves. 20301:00-02:00Eleanor d'Istenne

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Silk SymposiumMedieval Book Mended with Silk ThreadA parchment manuscript dating from the 14th century with holes and tears was mended artistically with silk of various colors, mainly in blanket stitch as used in embroidery. This class will discuss that book as well as the insight the instructor gained while creating a similar piece for an arts and sciences entry.20301:00-02:00Lady Melisent McAffee

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Silk SymposiumOr Nue - Shaded Gold Work EmbroideryHands-on class on Or Nue embroidery. This is a technique for using couching where different colored silk threads are stitched over the metallic base of gold threads to form patterns or designs. 10 kits available, auditors welcome. $5.$520302:00-03:30THL Cerridwen Verch LorewordMidrealm

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Silk SymposiumSilk Embriodery Wear StudyThis class is a comparison of how various silk threads, commercially available to the reenactor, hold up to wear including wear by duct tape and rattan. 20303:00-04:00Baroness Constanza de MendozaMidrealm

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Silk SymposiumSilk Weaving techniques in Europe, with a bit of History thrown in.This class looks at silk weaving, including velvet, in Europe during the late Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque eras. While there will be a focus on discussing weaving techniques, there will also be piles of information about the history of silk in Europe, lots of gorgeous images and even some fabric samples.20303:00-04:00Mistress Diachbha the Weaver

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Silk SymposiumMaking 16th Century Silk FringeThe class will show examples of silk fringes on gloves from circa 1600 where the construction details can be discerned, then demonstrate a method for making fringe with the same (and/or better) construction. Students will have the opportunity to work on the example fringe if desired.20304:00-05:00Duke Alen ElegilMidrealm

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Studio Arts & C&I15th Century Italian White Vine Illumination Portraits not your specialty? Then this is the class for you. After a brief overview of the history and construction, students will learn the basics and then create a small piece in this style of illumination. Handout and all tools and materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Class length: 2 hours. Class limits: Handouts and supplies for 10, auditors welcome. Fees: none.20203:00-05:00Maistreas Aidan ni Leir AEthelmearc

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Studio Arts & C&ICalligraphy 20212:00-01:00HL Iohannes Weisswald Midrealm

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Studio Arts & C&IGothic Littera BastardaA primer class on the medieval script, Littera Bastarda with some history and practical knowledge about performing the script. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: none.20202:00-03:00Baroness Sybella of DragonsmarkMidrealm

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Studio Arts & C&IIntroduction to Period Stained Glass A discussion of the techniques and tools used in period stained glass work. A handout will be provided covering sources, and examples will be brought to show. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Handouts for 25 will be available at the class. Fees: none 20201:00-02:00Lord Brynniulfr Herleifsson Midrealm

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Studio Arts & C&IPaternosters: The Evidence This class discusses the available artifacts we have for paternosters and what they do (or don't) tell us. Class length: 1 hour. Class limits: none. Fees: $1 for handout. $120211:00-12:00THL Elizabeth Alles Midrealm

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Studio Arts & C&IPeriod Pigments Without Poisoning Yourself In this class we wil discuss a number of period pigments used for illumination that are safe for use in homes with children and pets. In addition to the pigments, we will discuss safe handling practices for these materials. Class length: 1 hour. Class limit: 15. Fees: None 10AM 20210:00-11:00Lady Maggie O'Donnell Midrealm

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Performing Arts VenueGorsedd GatheringAttention storytellers, singers, musicians, poets, dancer, prancers and jugglers. Join the North Oaken Bards for a lively, informal, stress free session of "talent sharing." Performances limited to five minutes please, so everyone gets to swap their best!!!10302:00-04:00Mesterno Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia Midrealm

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Performing Arts VenueSight Reading SessionNo rehearsal, no warm up, just sit and play. Or maybe sing, depending on who attends and the whim of the instructor. There's no telling what music will come out of the file cabinet! We'll discuss techniques of sightreading effectively, and then do a lot of it. Reading music (modern notation) is a prerequisite - we may discuss notation oddities, but will assume a basic skill level. Any soft instruments welcome - recorder, viol, flute, fiddle, harp, and other instruments of similar volume. 10311:00-01:00Master Robyyan Torr d'Elandris Midrealm

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DanceBeginning English Country Dance TrioIn three different dances (Sellinger's Round, Gathering Peascods, Black Nag), you can learn nearly all of the basics of English Country Dance: siding, arming, set-and-turn, even a "hey"! Each dance builds on the last, so you come away having practiced a number of moves so you can be confident when dancing with a caller! (No experience necessary, but two legs - biologic or prosthetic - are a plus!)30702:00-03:00Chaya-Simcha bat YonahMidrealm

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DanceIntroduction to Cascarde: Fedelta & Alta ReginaCome and enjoy two cascarde - fun, lively 16th Century Italian dances from Caroso. Fedelta and Alta Regina are a great introduction to these dances, being among the shortest and least step-intensive, but containing many step sequences found in other cascarde. Yay, cascarde!30711:00-12:00Mistress Alina of FoxwoodMidrealm

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DanceIntroduction to Pavane & GalliardLearn two dances that are often paired together and are polar opposites from each other in exuberance and intensity. The class will mostly focus on the highly aerobic and popular-in-period galliard.30712:00-01:00Mistress Felice DebbageMidrealm

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DanceItalian Dance for ECD Feet - La CastellanaUnable to attend Coronation? Miss your chance to learn the latest Italian dance trend? Intimiated by all the new words and concepts? Fear no more! Italian dances can often seem quite intimidating for dancers just getting steady on their English Country feet. Caroso's *La Castellana* is a simple Italian dance for couples that translates easily into ECD terminology. For as many couples as will.30703:00-04:00Lady Gianna Vettori Midrealm

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DanceYouth- and Beginner-Friendly Dance ClassFinally--a dance class that both adults and children will enjoy! Taught by one of Tirnewydd’s most enthusiastic young people, the class will include the following beginner- and youth-friendly dances: Cassandra Bransle, Double Bransle, Horses Bransle, Pease Bransle, Washerwomen’s Bransle, and Petit Riens. All of these dances will be done at the evening’s Rum Ball, so class participants will be extra-prepared for the evening’s revels.30701:00-02:00Lord Luther von LozengiaMidrealm

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Performing Arts & Letters10 Songs You should know in the SCA10310:00-11:00Master Cerian Cantwr

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Performing Arts & LettersBeing in Tune in PeriodIn period, pitches differed according to the musicians and singers. We will explore how music may have sounded in period .10112:00-01:00Lord Thomas Haworth

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Performing Arts & LettersBeyond the Sonnet - Variations of Poetic Form This class will explore the many great poetic forms available to the reenactor-poet. We'll talk briefly about meter and rhyme schemes, as well as tips and tricks in dealing with the challenges of specific forms. 10104:00-05:00THL Lyonnette Vibbert Midrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersCantigas D'AmigoThis class is a performance with discussion of the Cantigas d'Amigo by Martin Codax. This is a a performance of a cycle of 7 poems with music from a manuscript dated from about 1275. The transcriptions and arrangements are our own. Instruments used include flute, recorder, rebec, vielle, hurdy-gurdy, and percussion. After the performance, we will discuss the Cantigas. The performers are Proxecto Brisa do Mar, an ensemble formed to explore this repertoire: Mistress Tacit Darby, Master Christian Fournier, Mistress Amelie d'Anjou, and Master Robyyan Torr d'Elandris. 10204:00-05:00Master Robyyan Torr d'ElandrisMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersIron Commedia i Verdi Confusi invites all interested to a lightning round of Iron Commedia! Learn and then help create a brand new 16th Century improvisational comedy for a possible short performance this very evening. Unable to attend this workshop? Please see any member of Confusi later in the day to see about still joining.10110:00-12:00I Verdi Confusi & FriendsMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersDraugirnir (The Zombie in Old Iceland Sagas)A talk on the importance of the Draugr in the Sagas, including several of the most striking instances of revenants.10211:00-01:00Master Fridrikr TomassonMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersEmbellishing 16th Century Music10210:00-11:00Mistress Amelie D'Anjou

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Performing Arts & LettersHistory of the Recorder: From the Loo to You!Join Lady Nest Bengrek of the Northern Oaken Recorder Ensemble on an adventure through history. After a brief overview of recorders, we'll talk in more detail about what makes a recorder different from other pipes and flutes of the time, where the name came from, and why they come "from the loo to you." We'll also touch on historically-informed performance and the merits of pitching A=440. There will be handouts for 20, and no class fee (though donations for printing costs are appreciated). All ages are welcome!10102:00-03:00Lady Nest BengrekMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersIntroduction to LuteA very basic intro to the lute. Participants will be able to handle, hear, see several instruments. How to get one, take care of one, tune one. How to tune a guitar as a lute and the differences between guitar and lute. I'll show the class some lute tab, and give some resources for those interested in lute.30803:00-04:00Lady Halla of MugmortMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersInstrument Petting ZooA show and tell of various instruments from my personal collection. Others are welcome to bring their instruments or an instrument play date. 30804:00-05:00Lady Halla of MugmortMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersIntroduction to ATS (American Tribal Style) Belly DanceThis class will cover how ATS (American Tribal Style) allows you to dance as a group in unison without choreography. You'll learn the basics of ATS. Please bring zils if you have them.10404:00-05:00THL Celeste DoughertyMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersMagic 101Theory and practice of magic as a performance art, taught by a professional magician. We will explore three tricks, for close-up, parlor, and stage. Real working methods will be taught. As is standard in magic instruction, the class will be sworn to secrecy.10411:00-12:00Dr. Henry Best Midrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersMiddle Eastern Dance Choreography In this class, Jezebel will teach an upbeat short choreography using basic belly dance movements. All levels will enjoy this class.10403:00-04:00Jezebel Ava ShuvaniMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersMiddle Eastern Drumming In this class, we will be exploring the common middle eastern rhythms.10402:00-03:00Ramon de Prisa

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Performing Arts & LettersModes, Mistakes & Melody How to tell which is which when working with Medieval MusicLL411:00-12:00Lord Charric

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Performing Arts & LettersNeumes to Notes - Performing Cantigas d'Amico by Martin Codax (1.0 hr.)This class will present a case study, preparing a performance of the Cantigas d'Amico by Martin Codax. We will look at the extant manuscript (c.1275) and explore the problems of transcription from neumes to notes. We will review available modern editions and recordings, and the different choices made by different editors. We will examine the process by which a group makes decisions about instrumentation and arrangements. Since many of the issues revolve around notation, an ability to read (modern) notation will be very helpful, although not strictly required.10103:00-04:00Master Robyyan Torr d'ElandrisMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersPerforming in the SCAThis class is for those interested in joining the performing arts community in the SCA. We will discuss resources, various performing arts communities, venues for performances, and how to find mentors in your field.10410:00-11:00Mesterno Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia Midrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersPersian DanceThis class covers the evidence and theories for a plausible reconstruction of 16th century Persian courtly dance for both men and women. 10412:00-01:00Mistress Milesent VibbertMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersShakespeare "Open Mic" Bring a lunch and join us for an impromptu reading of a 60-minute version of Shakespeare's most perfect comedy, "Twelfth Night". No preparation necessary, scripts will be provided, and parts will be assigned on the spot.30412:00-02:00Lord Llywelyn Glyndyverdwy and THL Juliane BechaumpeMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersString TheoryBeing a discourse upon and demonstration of the natural philosophy of, and phenomena associated with, the vibrations of a wire under tension.10401:00-02:00THL Brendan O'CorraidheMidrealm

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Performing Arts & LettersEarly Period MusicWe will look at a series of notation systems and how they changed in our period.LL401:00-03:00Lady Mathilde Harper

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Performing Arts & LettersThe Poet's Vision: A Study of the Kennings in Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse-Icelandic PoetryAn overview of the Kenning and its uses in Old Norse & Anglo-Saxon Poetry.10202:00-04:00Master Fridrikr Tomasson

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Performing Arts & LettersTheory & Practice of Reading AloudWhat It Says On the Tin: While much of period culture was preserved orally, many stories were written down, and being-read-to was a pastime of the nobility. This session will include an instruction to that historical background followed by coaching and practice. Students may bring a favorite SCA-relevant print selection; others will be provided.10101:00-02:00Lady Ursula Mortimer

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Martial List16th Century Rapier Techniques from SavioloA historical review of 16th century fencing master Vincentio Saviolo's single sword. This is a hands-on class looking at techniques and the philosophy of combat from the 1595 manual. Fencing mask, gloves, and sword required.Gym01:00-03:00Master Phillipe

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Martial ListAtlantian Ducal A-FrameLearn how to use a big heater shield in the Atlantian school of thought, for tourney fighting.Gym11:00-12:00Duke Sir MalcolmAEthelmearc

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Martial ListBastard Sword AttacksBastard sword attacks in the SCA.Gym03:00-04:00Sir Calum MacDhaibhidhMidrealm

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Martial ClassroomBattlefield CommunicationsFrom the General to the Lance Commander it is of utmost importance that your troops understand your plan for victory. This class will cover among other things, basic communication skills, chain of command, T.I.M.S. and receipt of orders.LL602:00-03:00Sir Farþegn RinksonMidrealm

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Martial ClassroomCare and Feeding of a Rapier Fighter A classroom discussion on the care and feeding of a rapier fighter.LL610:00-11:00Mistress Gwyneth BanfhidhleirMidrealm

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Martial ListCombat Archery in Melee This class will discuss various single and group combat archer tactics that can be used in the field. Topics will include various methods of attack, target selection, ranging issues, and survival skills. There will also be open discussion and sharing of personal experiences with CA tactics. A handout will be included.LL1002:00-03:00THL Dirk of Frisia

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Martial ClassroomEvolution of TackThis class will focus on the development of tack or horse furniture (bridles, saddles, bits, etc) from the medieval period into the modern age. The emphasis will be on utilizing that information in the production of tack to be used in SCA equestrian activities that is both historically accurate and safe. Handout. $1.$130312:00-02:00Shishido Tora GozenAEthelmearc

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Martial ListFighting Related Injuries and Care to Avoid Them This class will focus on chirurgeon skills and assessment of heavy combat related illness and injuries. Topics will include concussion recognition, armor extrication, heat related illnesses and initial treatment of sprains, strains and bruises. There will be a hands-on demonstration of some of the techniques (volunteer permitting).LL1003:00-04:00Lord Coenhere HrodgaressuneMidrealm

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Martial ListFlorentine 102This class will focus on how both weapons are used for attack and defense, along with some simple footwork time permitting. Bring armor and weapons for this hands on class.Gym11:00-12:00Dux EikBrandr Solgyafi Midrealm

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Martial ClassroomForming and Training a SCA Heavy Fighting LanceThis class will examine the reasons for forming a melee fighting unit in your local area and practical methods of doing so. Leadership and training methods will also be covered. Specific topics that will be discussed include: Lance Identity, Leadership & decision making, Recruitment and retention, Building key skills, Lance commands and maneuvers, Conditioning and cooperative practice.LL601:00-02:00Baron Sgt. BranMidrealm

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Martial ListHistory of Western Martial ArtsInvestigate the history of western martial arts.LL1004:00-05:00Lady Antine AndersdottirMidrealm

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Martial ListIntroduction to German LongswordWe will be going over the four guards, the mastercuts, which mastercuts are best for breaking which guards, and (if time allows) how to respond to strength or weakness at the blade from your opponent. Please bring fencing gear, and (if you have one) a longsword. A limited number of loaner blades will be available, so please bring your own.Gym01:00-02:00Lady Kara de Korte

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Martial ListPolearmBasic polearm with advance butt spike moves.Gym01:00-02:00Viscount Syr Bear WallsbaneAEthelmearc

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Martial ListPower Generation for Fighting Armored CombatPower generation for prolonged fighting in combat. Proper form fighting to prolong the health of your body for prolonged fighting career. Injuries that are caused by improper fighting forms that may hinder, shorten or end your fighting career.Gym03:00-04:00Lord Ivan ShishovMidrealm

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Martial ClassroomTarget ArcheryLL1010:00-11:00Lord Uthan LoachMidrealm

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Martial ClassroomTarget Archery Marshaling ClassThe first part of the class will be instruction on how to inspect target archery equipment, including composition of bows, how to inspect materials, and different configurations. The second part of the class will walk through the target archery MIT process, explaination of forms, etc. With approval of the regional archery marshal, any MIT attending this class is eligible for a signature for the administrative work.LL611:00-01:00THL Ambrosius filius Merlinus and Jamie FoxMidrealm

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Martial ListThe Class of the CourtierA discussion on the attruibutes of the Courtier and it's role in the social structure as it relates to the Rapier CommunityGym03:00-05:00Rurik the Red

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Martial ListThe Sword in Two Hands: Longsword in Theory and PracticeFor both armored and unarmored students. We begin with a comparison between real weapons and our rattan weapons. We will be using and handling actual steel longswords and comparing them to various rattan SCA weapons in common use. We will discuss why the weapons for SCA combat should be, and can be, made as accurately as possible to simulate the real weapons they represent. We will then learn fundamental and more advanced technique in use. This will include: 1) the stance and classic Committed-Defense-Attack 2) the Cut in practice (and why it should be a "cut" or a "blow", not a "shot", etc.) 3) the block, or parry, and the correct technique .... why the block should be made with the flat-of-the-blade, even with round rattan weapons. 4) a few more advanced stance and attack/defense movements 5) some actual combat and technique training for any students in armor. We will ONLY be using SCA rattan weapons in any actual training and combat.Gym02:00-03:00Duke Sir Laurelen DarksbaneMidrealm

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Marital ListTraining, Preparing, and Fighting in TournamentsClass will cover conditioning, strength training, and skill training before tournaments. Class will also cover day of tournament work.Gym11:00-12:00HRM CellachMidrealm

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Marital ListThe Ground GameHow to fight when you or your opponent has lost his legs.Gym03:00-04:00Sir Gregoire de LyonMidrealm

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Martial ListUse of Jedi Mind Tricks in CombatA discussion of Jedi Mind Tricks used to control your opponent on the field.Gym02:00-03:00Duke Sir MalcolmAEthelmearc

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SCA Administration 1Documentation for people who hate to write Documentation This class is for people who are intimidated by writing documentation or who just aren't sure where to start. Don't be afraid of documentation! Come learn the recipe! 20102:00-03:00Mistress Milesent Vibert Midrealm

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SCA Administration 1Form Review and Problem Solving Review of the required forms for the office of exchequer. 30512:00-01:00Bantiarna Briana Morgan of the Valley Mirealm

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SCA Administration 1How to Teach a Class Do you have some specialized skill or knowledge that you'd like to share, but the idea of actually teaching a class makes your knees shake? This class will help you organize and present your material so that your students will leave enlightened rather than confused. The instructor holds a modern Master's degree in Education, teaches teachers how to teach for a living, and has taught in the SCA for three decades. A detailed handout with extensive references will be provided; a donation of a few coins is requested to offset copyist fees. 20110:00-11:00THL Brendan O'CorraidheMidrealm

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SCA Administration 1Kingdom A&S: All about the Penthalon Come learn about the Middle Kingdom Arts and Science Penthalon from past entrants, winners, and judges. Perfect for those thinking of entering the Kingdom A&S Penthalon or those new to entering A&S competitions. 20101:00-02:00Panel

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SCA Administration 1New Exchequer Forms Introduction to the new gate check in form and Minor Medical Authorization form requirement. 30503:00-04:00Bantiarna Briana Morgan of the Valley Midrealm

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SCA Administration 1Q&A with the KMOAS Question and Answer session with the current Kingdom Minister of Arts and Sciences 20111:00-12:00Master Philippe de Lyon Midrealm

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SCA Administration 1Slavic personas in the SCA Curious about having a Slavic persona? Come join a panel of those with personas from various cultures: Russian, Polish, Hungarian, and more to discuss resources available. 20104:00-05:00Mesterno Tyzes "Zsof" Sofia Midrealm

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SCA Administration 2Basics of Armonial Designs One of the most fun and visual aspects of the SCA is display of personal armory. Join us as we explore the principles of sound armorial design (What does “no color on color” mean?), the philosophy of armory (What’s that you say? McDonald’s uses heraldic principles?!) and how to create a balanced, period design that strikes your fancy and is clear of conflict for registration. This is a novice class; we expect little to no prior knowledge! 21010:00-11:00Chaya-Simcha bat Yonah Midrealm

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SCA Administration 2Being a Useful Local Herald A look at the job of group pursuivant and how to successfully meet the heraldic needs of your group.21011:00-12:00Konrad Mailander Midrealm

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SCA Administration 2Accessibility in the SCALack of understanding or information about how to make events accessible for all participants can make an event difficult for those with disabilities. This class will review SCA policy, federal regulations, and how they apply in our day to day practices.21004:00-05:00Lady Kateline Eliot Midrealm

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SCA Administration 2Growing Your Group by Being Family FriendlyRecruitment in the SCA.21003:00-04:00Panel

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SCA Administration 2Introduction to Blazon This is an intermediate class; we expect a basic understanding of armorial design (we recommend “Basics of Armorial Design” as a prerequisite!). This workshop will provide you with lots of practice in the “Language of Shields.” You will come away equipped with cheat-sheets for describing the colors, shapes and positions of (nearly) any charges in (nearly) any design. Less of a class and more of a workshop, you’ll find drills and quizzes interspersed with Charades and Pictionary. 21001:00-02:00Chaya-Simcha bat Yonah Midrealm

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SCA Administration 2Navigating the Heraldic Submission Process There are a lot of different things that can cause problems for heraldic submissions. This class looks at the submission process and gives advice how to avoid the rocks that sink many submissions.21012:00-01:00Konrad Mailander Midrealm

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SCA Administration 2Retention: How to get new people to come back for a second visit What to do after the demo or once people come to a first meeting. Learn tried and tested tequniques on how to get people coming back and hooked in the SCA. 21002:00-03:00Panel

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SCA History 1Alienor, By the Wrath of God: De-myth-ifying Eleanor of AquitaineThe life of Eleanor of Aquitaine - twelfth-century Duchess, Queen of France and later Queen of England - was cloaked in romantic and sometimes scandalous legend even in her own lifetime. These legends have persisted and proliferated to the point where it has become impossible to distinguish fact from fiction - or has it? This class will present one scholar's attempt to strip away the legends which have no historical basis to present a portrait of the real Alienor d'Aquitaine.30004:00-05:00Lady Alienor de Saint RemiMidrealm

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SCA History 1GUDFR LQYLFWXV! Codes, Ciphers, and Secret Communications in the Middle Ages and Renaissance. A discussion of codes and other methods of secretly passing information throughout history, with a special focus on the SCA period. Some discussion on cracking the codes and puzzles to try as well. 30011:00-12:00Brynn Herleifsson

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SCA History 1Irish Myth and Legend You've heard the names tossed about: Cuhullain, Mave, The Red Branch Cycle, the Tuatha de Dannan, Fin MacCool, Oisin... But who were they, really? How did they relate to one another? How were these ancient tales preserved? This class is a fast-paced tour of the mythology / history (for the two cannot be separated) of ancient Ireland. A handout will be provided. No charge. 30012:00-01:00THL Brendan O'CorraidheMidrealm

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SCA History 1Lutheran Legal Legacy: A Protestant Police State A discussion and review of Lutheran reformation in Germany and the effects it had on sumptuary laws, including clothing, recreation, marriage, and feasting. 30001:00-02:00THL Cerridwen verch Ioreword Midrealm

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SCA History 1The Lost Nation - An Overview of the House of Burgundy 1375-1515This class will cover the "Lost Kingdom" of Burgundy from the founding of the Valois-Burgundy Family by Phillip the Bold, through John the Fearless, and finally with Phillip the Good and the fall of the Duchy and the marriage of Mary of Burgundy to Maximilian I. special attention will be devoted to the feud between the Burgundians and Armagnacs, what caused it, how it kept going, and finally Phillip the Good's defection back to the French from the English regency which fueled the Hundred Years War for that period, along with bringing about The Maid (Joan of Arc).30010:00-11:00THL Iohannes WeisswaldMidrealm

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SCA History 1The Story of the 15th Century From Coventry to Constantinople, and Barcelona to Budapest, this class tells the stories of the great people and the great conflicts that shaped a century of Europe that every late period person would and should know. 30002:00-03:00Lord Reinhold von Glier Midrealm

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SCA History 1What Not to Wear: 14th-century English Sumptuary Laws An overview of 14th century English sumptuary laws and how they can apply to a SCA context. A handout with transcriptions of the 1363 law and explanations. 30003:00-04:00Lady Sarai Tindall Midrealm

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SCA History 2Everybody Dies This class will examine the evolution of Western attitudes towards death in the Middle Ages. Topics discussed will include, but not be limited to, locations of burial, costs for burial, rituals before and after death, and the importance of the soul. 30110:00-11:00Lady Beatrice de Winter

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SCA History 2Pilgrimages to CanterburyVisit Canterbury Cathedral as if you were a pilgrim in Chaucer's
Tales. Learn about the building, its history and environs. Find out
about how pilgrims lived once they arrived in the town.
$130104:00-05:00THL Guillane de Vaux

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SCA History 2Singing Girls of Baghdad: Grace, Sex, Power, and the Early Islamic Courtesan Islamicate persona options for women often seem both uninteresting and oppressive. But the courtesans of the 7th-10th century Islamic courts present a persona option that is not only sexy, but powerful. Singing girls occupied a place in early Islamic society of remarkable cultural influence, outside the strictures that otherwise bound women--and they they they looked good while doing it, too. 30103:00-04:00Lady Drusilla of Cleftlands Midrealm

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SCA History 2Slavic Dualism: The Pagan Beliefs and Practices of the Orthodox Kievan Rus A discussion on the dualistic fatih of Russia, the old Slavic beliefs, the adoption of the Christian faith and the dualistic nature of worship seen well into the 15th century. The class will be a survey of extant pieces and documents demonstrating the balance of varied worship by the Kievan Rus. 30102:00-03:00Lady Elizaveta Borisova Midrealm

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SCA History 2The Mad Queen & Other Chess Variants from Medieval Europe Learn the history of chess as it entered Europe from the Middle East and North Africa and how it evolved into the game we know today. Included in the class are discussion of several of the radical variants attempts that players experimented in hopes of improving the game. 30112:00-01:00Lord Niccolò Bartolazzi Midrealm

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SCA History 2Imperial Roman Hair an Overview and DemoHow to achieve the Imperial Roman hairstyles with period technique.30111:00-12:00Jael Ben Ari

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SCA History 2Viking Age Folk Beliefs: Ases & Wanes Gain knowledge of the God/esses of the two tribes of divine beings made up the Norse pantheons. We will learn the names and roles that these beings played both in mythology and in the daily lives of Viking age peoples. Lecture with handouts and open discussion for beginners and adepts, all ages welcome. 30101:00-02:00Lord Kári Gáranhirsson of TrotheimMidrealm

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YouthStick WeavingLearn the basics of weaving with the ancient art of stick weaving. At the end of this hands-on class have the start of a belt, bracelet, or decoration. Length 1 hr. Open to all ages, adults welcome, Students under 8 need an adult with them.LL812:00-01:00Baroness Caroline de Mercier Midrealm

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YouthYouth Cross Bow MakingMake a usable 10-15 lb. crossbow in class. Receive a write up on it and have fun learning about using a crossbow. Length of class 1 hr. Class is for youth ages 10 and up, adults welcome.LL801:00-02:00Lord Gebhard von Lozengia Midrealm

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YouthIntroduction to Pewter CastingLearn the art of making a cast and pouring pewter. Students will carve a simple mold and leave class with a pewter piece cast from the mold. Length of time 1 hr. Class is for youth ages 8 and up. If youth is accompanied by adult, youth may pour the pewter, if not, instructor will do so.30310:00-11:00Master Philippe de LeonMidrealm

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YouthStorytelling is FunClass will inform students of period storytelling and of how to find, make, and tell stories. Many examples will be given, both in writing and orally.LL802:00-03:00Teacher Baroness Caroline de MercierMidrealm

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YouthBasic Jewelry MakingThis will be an introduction to period jewelry and how it was made. Length of class 1 hr.LL810:00-11:00THL Elizabethe AllesMidrealm

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YouthMaking Peg Dolls and KnightsParticipants can create their own medieval peg doll or knight. These are clothes pin toys that can be decorated with various yarns, cloth dresses, or duct tape. The creations are only limited by the makers' imagination. Class limit 20. Donations for material appreciated, but not required. LL811:00-12:00THL Cerridwen verch Ioreword Midrealm

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YouthYouth Rapier CombatAttendees and their parents will hear about and demonstrate the equipment, the protective gear, and the various levels of fencing for youth.LL803:00-04:00Baron Maximilian von Fallingbostel

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Youth“Play-do” MarzipanThis class will be hands on experience with marzipan and many types of edible miniature fruit objects will be made. Warning to those with food allergies: almonds and egg whites will be used, as well as food coloring. This can be a bit messy, but lots of fun. Class length: 1.5 hours.LL811:00-12:30THL Aasa Sorensdottir