Welcome to the home page for the November 4th, 2017 session of Æthelmearc Æcademy

Fall Æthelmearc AEcademy & War College

Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Shire of Blackwater

Hear ye! Hear ye! Good citizens of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc it is our pleasure to invite all to join with us, the Shire of Blackwater, in the brilliance of the fall foliage for the brilliance of the Æthelmearc Fall Æcademy in The Enchanted Mountains of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc.

Fall Æcademy and War College

There will be a gathering with many good gentles for learning of new skills and discussion on period Arts and Sciences. This Kingdom-wide event will be held on Saturday, the 4th day of November, 2017, at River's Edge United Methodist Church, 10 N. Main St., Portville, NY 14770. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m., with classes commencing at 10:00 and finishing at 5:00 p.m.

Graciously In Service
Otilia von Passaw, Autocrat
Shire of Blackwater MoAS
(AKA Melissa Passinger)
716-631-1958 call or TEXT
If no answer please leave a message, as I work a rotating third shift.

Registration information:
$15 Adult/$10 Members
$5 Children 5-12 and under
Babes in arms free.
Pre-Registration Checks payable to: SCA NY, Inc - Shire of Blackwater.
Send to: Lord Valentine Lyme - Exchequer William Charles Ronolder, IV 3274 Maple Ave. Allegany, NY 14706

Midday meal will be provided for the populace, prepared by Lady Lasairfhiona inghean Aindriasa (Vicki Presler). Any food concerns can be sent to her at vpresler@yahoo.com. There is minimal parking at the church.
A free pubic parking lot is available across the street behind the Community Bank. Please use caution and the cross walk, as this is a major thoroughfare. If our ambulatory Gentiles could use the entrance near the marked handicap lift and the lot for unloading, thusly leaving the lot for those with ambulation difficulties it would be greatly appreciated.

Class Schedule:

Time Classroom #1 Classroom #2 Classroom #3 Classroom #4 Classroom #5A Classroom #5B Nave #6 Kitchen #7
10:00 AM Food and Drink 1 Youth 1 SCA Life 1 Scribal Arts 2 Woodwork 1 Fiber Arts 3 Clothing 2  
What the Irish Drank Embroidery for Children MoL 101 Scribal Documentation and Petting Zoo Three Scandinavian Boxes Burn It! Spanish Clothing Terms for Non-Spanish Speakers  
  Baron Charles O'Connor THL Renata la Rouge Baroness Ekaterina Volkova Graidhne ni Ruaidh Master Gille Macdhnouill Baroness Sybilla Detwyller Lady Elena de la Palma  
11:00 AM Japanese 3   Fiber Arts 2     SCA Life 2    
Perfectly Period Feast LUNCH Warp-weighted Loom Weights LUNCH This is a 2 hour course Now What? LUNCH COOKS
  Baroness Orianna Fridrikskona   Lord Hrolfr a Fjarfelli     THL Elska á Fjárfelli    
12:00 M   Youth 2 Scribal Arts 1 Brewing 2 Dance 2 Clothing 4  
LUNCH Drawing Flowers on a Scroll Illuminating using the Morgan Picture Bible Judging an SCA Brewing Competion Foundations of Period Dance The Skloldehamn Hood  
    Baroness Ekaterina Volkova THL Mairghread Stoibheard THL Madoc Arundel  THL Henry of Maldon Meisterin Felicitas Flubmullnerin  
1:00 PM Japanese 1 Youth 6 Leatherwork 1   Bardic 1 Scribal Arts 4 Clothing 1 Food and Drink 3
Annual Festivals of Spring and Autumn Stuffed Eggs Hardened Leather This is a 2 hour course Irish Bards Scribal Toolbox Medieval Double Apron Before Béchamel & Hollandaise
  Solveig Throndardottir Meisterin Felicitas Flußmüllnerin Baron Torvaldr Torgarson   Baron Charles O'Connor THL Eleanor Godwinson THL Renata la Rouge Baroness Euriol of Lothian
2:00 PM Japanese 2 Youth 5 Viking 3 Scribal Arts 3   Fiber Arts 4 History 1 Brewing 1
Ritual, Festival and Auspicious Food in Premodern Japan Make and take T-tunic for 18 inch doll or Teddy Skalds Whitework 101: It's not as scary as you think!   Introduction to Silk Banners The Truth About Boleyn Green How to Brew Your First Beer
  Solveig Throndardottir Lady Katelynne Rose Baron Torvaldr Torgarson Lady Felice de Thornton   Baron Friderich Swartzwalder THL Renata la Rouge Lord Ulf Bareleg
3:00 PM Viking 1 Youth 3 Food and Drink 2   War College 1   Clothing 3  
History of the Settlement of Iceland Origami for Youth Euriol's Book of Secrets This is a 2 hour course Fencing Tricks to Watch Out For This is a 2 hour course The Goldhaube: An Early 16th Century Saxon Hair Covering This is a 3 hour course
  Baroness Orianna Fridrikskona Lady Maire Baroness Euriol of Lothian   THL Gytha Oggsdottir   Baroness Helena Mutzhasen  
4:00 PM Viking 2 Youth 4 Fiber Arts 1 SCA Life 3 Dance 1 Clothing 5  
The Marriages of Gudrun and Hallgerour Clay Play Intermediate and Advanced Embroidery Talking with your Hands English Dance From Seeing to Sewing: Intro to Pattern Making  
  Baron Fridrikr Tomasson Duchess Ilish O'Donovan et al Mistress Gillian Llywelyn THL Gytha Oggsdottir Lord Rychard Kempe Lady Elena de la Palma  

Directions to the site: 

Directions to the River's Edge United Methodist Church, 10 N. Main St., Portville, NY 14770:

From the North (Buffalo Region): Make your way to I-90 West to Rt 219 South to I86 East to Exit 26 (Olean, NY) to NY-16 South on North Union St. to NY-417 East (East State St.) to Portville. Church is on the Left near the center of town.

From the North (East of Rochester): Make your way to I90 W to exit 46 to I-390 S to exit 7 for NY-408 toward NY-63/Mt Morris/Letchworth Park to right on Short Tract Rd and Co Rd 15 to Right onto Co Rd 16 to left onto NY-19 S to Turn Right to merge onto I-86 to Follow NY-275 S/E Notch Dr, 5th Ave and NY-305 S to N Main St in Portville. Church is on the Right. From the East: Make your way to I86 to Follow NY-275 S/E Notch Dr, 5th Ave and NY-305 S to N Main St in Portville.

From the East: Make your way to I86 to Follow NY-275 S/E Notch Dr, 5th Ave and NY-305 S to N Main St in Portville.

Church is on the right.

From the South and West: Make your way to I79 North to I86 to Exit 26 (Olean, NY) to NY-16 South on North Union St.to NY-417 East (East State St.) to Portville. Church is on the left near the center of town.

This is a discreetly damp site, no pets and flames must be contained. Service animals are, of course, welcome.

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