SCA Demo in Machias, Maine at the Bold Coast Sea & Sky Festival: July 21-23, 2017

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 chatelaine@endewearde.eastkingdom.org 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 is a festival facebook page authored by the Bold Coast Sea and Sky Festival organizers with updates. There is also the official Bold Coast Sea and Sky Festival website which lists the day schedule and a description of activities.

June 2017 issue of the Northern Watch newsletter is now available

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.

Endewearde SCA Activities Sunday July 2 through Sunday July 9, 2017

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 July and the first half of August. Adult Rapier Combat WILL continue to run this summer at this location unless a cancellation is announced here or on the Endewearde facebook discussion group.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): Archery practice in Bangor is cancelled.

Tuesday July 4 (Independence Day): SCA participants from the Canton of Basingestoches will be marching in the Bar Harbor parade followed by a demonstration of SCA combat and activities at the Ball Field in Bar Harbor. You can learn more details about how to participate in the parade and SCA demo by visiting Bar Harbor July 4th 2017 Parade and Demo.

Wednesday July 5: Thrown weapons practice in Hermon is cancelled this week.

Thursday July 6 – Sunday July 9: Please visit our neighbors in the Province of Malagentia at Great Northeastern War in Hebron, Maine.

Sunday July 9: Combat practice and the medieval crafts gathering are cancelled at the Bangor Housing Authority site in Bangor, Maine.

There are two additional SCA demonstrations coming up in the Barony of Endewearde this July 2017: