Welcome to the home page for the November 12th, 2016 session of Æthelmearc Æcademy

Fall Æthelmearc AEcademy & War College

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Shire of Nithgaard

Greetings citizens of AEthelmearc!

Fall Aecademy and War College

Come tanners and tailors, come fencers and fiber artists, come swordsmen and scribes - come all ye with knowledge to share and a desire to learn to the Fall AEcademy and War College in the Shire of Nithgaard.

We shall gather at the Magnum Event Center, 264 Wilson Street, Wallaceton, PA 16876 (your GPS may indicate Morrisdale instead, this is the same location. Your GPS should faithfully deliver you to the right place.) on November 12th, 2016. The site will open at 9 am and the day's events will conclude and the site close by 8 pm.

We are now seeking teachers in all disciplines to fill our many classrooms, our large field space, and our generous indoor gymnasium. We especially welcome all first-time teachers and Youth Track classes.  To register to teach a class, please visit Æcademy registration page

The registration fee includes a scrumptious Spanish-themed dayboard by Head Cook Mistress Phiala O'Ceallaigh.

Adult Event Registration is $15. Adult Member Discount Event Registration is $10. Youth Registration (ages 6-17) is $5.00, and children age 5 and under are free.  Please show proof of membership at the door.

Registrations are now being accepted.  For a speedier check-in at Troll, SCA members who pre-register should include a photocopy of their current SCA membership card with their check for $10, made payable to "SCA PA, Inc.—Shire of Nithgaard."   Please send registrations to your Autocrat, Lady Elena de la Palma c/o Dawn Sauer, 626 Galen Drive, State College PA 16803. She may be contacted via email at your convenience at elenadelapalma at gmail dot com, and she welcomes your phone calls before 9 PM or texts at 916-704-2367.

Schedule for the day (updated 11/10)

Classroom 1: CraftsClassroom 2: AccessoriesClassroom 3: Fabric and FiberClassroom 4: CultureClassroom 5: SCA etc.Classroom 6: Italian White Vine ScribalOutdoor PavilionLunchroomGym
10:00 AMBrewing 101 - Getting StartedMake your own Viking hand bag (limit 10, $5) History and Future of Hand Spinning (2hr) (limit 20, $10 if you know you will want a starter pack) Old Norse Dróttkvætt Poetry: A Closer Look (1.5 hr) (limit 15) Introduction to Siege Marshaling and the MIT Process (limit 15, suggested $1 for materials) Italian White Vine: Overview of the StyleLate Period Italian Dessert for Youth (limit 15, YOUTH-FRIENDLY class)
11:00 AMDocumenting Homebrew. What Digby never told youBeginning Veil Beading (limit 10, $6) Knitting Basics (limit 4, $3)Italian White Vine (Hands-on): Raised Gilding ($10 fee covers supplies for the entire track; students must register -- ScribalTour20162017 AT yahoo.com -- before November 8)Period Games for Youth (limit 15, YOUTH-FRIENDLY class)
12:00 PMSeething Sope -or- How to make Black Soap (2hr) (limit 20) Preparing a Scroll Using Period Methods, Materials and Tools (limit 10) Introduction to Silk Banners (2hr) (limit 10, $5) Who wants to go to POLAND!!!Exchequer 102: the Quarterly Report (2hr)Millrind meetingBuild a Human Powered Trebuchet (4 hr) (limit 10) Recreating a Viking Pouch (limit 10, YOUTH-FRIENDLY class)
1:00 PMHeaddresses 101DraculaItalian White Vine (Hands-on): Painting, Part 1Youth Puppet Make and Take (limit 10, YOUTH-FRIENDLY class)
2:00 PMPrinting and Stamping on Fabric (limit 10, $2 for handout, fabric, and ink) Deeper Look at Textiles & Trim of Viking Age Dress (2hr) (limit 25, $1 handout on PDF or $20 for hard copy) A discussion of brocaded tablet weavingThe Arts in Japanese Polity (2hr) ($1 for handout) Talking with Your HandsItalian White Vine (Hands-on): Humanist CalligraphyBrewers' Guild RoundtableBasic fencing drills
3:00 PMPrintmaking Made Easy (For all ages) (limit 10, $1) YOUTH-FRIENDLY class Bookmarkers for Discontinuous Reading I (limit 15, $1) The Big Cookie: Secrets of Polling Orders UnlockedItalian White Vine (Hands-on): Painting, Part 2

Directions to the site: 

From all parts of the state: Find your best route to I-80. Take exit 133 for PA-53 toward Phillpsburg/Kylertown. Turn left onto PA-53 S. When the road forks, keep left to continue on PA-53 for 3 miles. Then, turn right onto Wallaceton Morrisdale Rd and continue for 0.8 mi. Turn left to stay on Wallaceton Morrisdale Rd for 1.1 mi. Turn left to stay on Wallaceton Morrisdale Rd for 1.5 mi. Turn right onto Boundary Rd 472 ft. Turn left onto Wilson St and the Magnum Events Center will be on your left. GPS units are typically accurate in guiding to this location.

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