Hail to gentles from far and near…as Estrella War XXX approaches, Atenveldt warmly greets you, and bids you welcome here!

 

KNOWN WORLD Jan 27, 2014 Activities Edition - Estrella War Announcement Digest (Please use the reference numbers next to the bolded categories to find the topics you wish to find out more about).

Contents:

1.    The SCA Heraldic Consultation Center - Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:00pm to 5:00pm - Thursday, February 27, 2014 to Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:00am to 5:00pm - Sunday:  March 2, 2014 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

 

2.    Medieval Wood Carving - Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 9:00am to 12:00pm - Town Square- Special Events Pavilion

 

3.    But I've Never Used One of Those: Beyond Sword and Board in Tournament Fighting - Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm - Town Square- Fighting Erics

 

4.    Annual Estrella War Banana Bread Bakeoff - Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:30pm (bread Drop off 5:00pm to 7:30pm) - Barony of Sundragon Baronial Pavilion

 

5.    Queen's Tea (Open to the Known World Populace) - Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:00pm - Arts and Sciences Ramada

 

6.    The Open Arms Bardic Hall – Friday thru Sunday – Town Square

 

7.    Lost and Found Auction - Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:00am to 1:00pm - Town Square - Spectators Pavilion

 

8.    Barony of Sundragon polling of the populace for Territorial Baron and Baroness - Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm - Barony of Atenveldt Encampment

 

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The SCA Heraldic Consultation Center

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Thursday, February 27, 2014 to Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday:  March 2, 2014 at 10:00am to 3:00pm

 

An SCA Heraldic Consultation center is operated at Heralds Points so attendees may consult with SCA Heralds to select an appropriate SCA name and/or design a unique heraldic device that they can register with the SCA College of Arms. This consultation is free to everyone in the SCA, although the SCA College of Arms does charge a small registration fee when the name or device you wish to use is sent to them for review and registration.

 

Please note that sign-up for Consultation closes one hour before the Table closes for the day.

 

The Herald's of the Known World Mixer is Friday, February 28, 2014 beginning at 7 PM

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Medieval Wood Carving

Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Town Square- Special Events Pavilion

 

Count Sir Ivan Petrovich,OL,  know in the Sun to have great reputation for his expertise in period woodworking, will be demonstrating medieval wood carving techniques. This is a great opportunity to see a master craftsman apply his trade. His Excellency will answer any and all of your questions and you will receive personal hands on instruction if you so desire.

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But I've Never Used One of Those:

Beyond Sword and Board in Tournament Fighting

Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Town Square- Fighting Erics

 

Count Sir Thomas De Revele, KSCA,  will be offering instruction in common and not so common mixed weapons known to be applied in tournament fighting.   Come and either try your hand or hone your skills in mixed weapons with the 85th Crown of Atenveldt.

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Annual Estrella War Banana Bread Bakeoff

Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:30pm (bread Drop off 5:00pm to 7:30pm)

Barony of Sundragon Baronial Pavilion

 

The CPQBB (Committee for the Preservation of Quality Banana Bread) will once again host the Annual Estrella War Banana Bread Bakeoff on Thursday evening at the war. This ancient and venerable competition will continue to evolve as we learn from previous years, so please note the details and changes below.

 

We will continue with the same categories that we had last year including the populous choice, which will give those in attendance and opportunity to sample the breads and determine their favorites. Prizes will be given in the following categories:

- Traditional Banana Breads (with or without nuts)

- Non-traditional Banana Breads (although they must still contain bananas)

- Gluten Free Banana Breads

- Populous Choice

 

This year we will limit contestants to a single entry in the first two categories. This means that competitors can either enter a traditional or a non-traditional banana bread entry, but not entries in both categories. Competitors may also enter a gluten free banana bread regardless of whether or not they have made an entry in one of the first two categories. All entries in the first three categories will be automatically entered into the Populous Choice category. In addition contestants may also add as many additional entries as they wish to compete in the Populous Choice.If you would like to ensure that you have a place to sit during the competition, please bring a chair with you.

 

Anyone interested in competing in this time honored competition may deliver their entries to the Sun Dragon Baronial Encampment between 5:00 and 7:30 PM on the day of the competition (Thursday, February 27th).

 

Rules and Legal Jargonese: All entries must be made by the entrant, but do not need to be made on site. Both breads with and without nuts will be acceptable, as well as breads that do not meet the traditional definition of banana bread provided they do in fact contain bananas and are a bread. Winner will be chosen by a panel of well-qualified judges who have all passed the CPQBB exhaustive pre-judging questionnaire and qualification review. Breads will be judged and prizes awarded in three categories, traditional, non-traditional and gluten free as well as a populous choice. Contrary to popular belief the CPQBB is not just a front set up by Duke Jonathon to aid in the acquisition of Banana Bread… there are other people involved as well. Entries will be judged without the judges knowing who produced the entry. Judges will provide their own butter or spread of choice. Duke Jonathon and the CPQBB maintain no responsibility for the remains of entries making it back to the entrant, as it is expected that any crumbs left by the judges will be pilfered by wannabe judges and mooches who unlike His Grace did not come up with this brilliant idea to get his fill of banana bread.

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5.

Queen's Tea (Open to the Known World Populace)

Friday, February 28, 2014 at 12:00pm

Arts and Sciences Ramada

 

Her Royal Majesty, Queen Livia, invites you to join her for tea on Friday at 12:00.  While enjoying desserts and tea, Her troop of royal actors will be performing a live play by Master Shakespeare for your viewing pleasure.  She looks forward to mingling with the populace of the known world, and making many new memories.  Please join Her, and be welcome.

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The Open Arms Bardic Hall

"All that enter be Welcome!"

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Come join the Merriment!

The Open Arms Bardic Hall, a performance venue, will host performances by the most gifted and talented bards, storytellers, musicians, dancers, entertainers and singers of the Knowne World.  The Open Arms Bardic Hall is located in the heart of Towne Square.  Come and sit within the pavilion and listen to stories told of dragons and magic. Enjoy and marvel at the beauty of a dance or a haunting song of love.  Clap your hands and sing loudly to a familiar tune.  Bring a friend, meet a new friend and enjoy an afternoon filled with mirth, courtly love and tales of lore.

Friday ~ noon – 4pm

Scheduled & Impromptu Performances

 

Saturday ~ noon – 5pm

Scheduled performances every half hour!*

 

Sunday ~ 11am – 2pm

11am – noon - Open Bardic Jam

 All instrumentation, musicians & performers are welcome to join

(All levels are welcome ~ need not to have prepared pieces)

 

*Performances are posted daily in front of the Open Arms Bardic Hall.

 

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***If you are a performer, troupe or household and would like to schedule performance time while at Estrella, please contact

 THLady Belasset de Casal Drago at the Open Arms Bardic Hall

 

We encourage new performers as well as those with a small repertoire to come and grace the stage.

 

OABH - The best entertainers and the best audiences of all Kingdoms!

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Lost and Found Auction

Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 10:00am to 1:00pm

Town Square - Spectators Pavilion

 

The Kingdom of Atenveldt Sheriff's Office will be auctioning off the unclaimed Lost & Found items from the 2011 & 2012 Estrella Wars.

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Barony of Sundragon polling of the populace for Territorial Baron and Baroness

Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Barony of Atenveldt Encampment

 

 Paid adult members of the SCA, Inc., Kingdom of Atenveldt, Barony of Sundragon, who did not already cast an absentee polling ballot, will have the opportunity to state their opinion, via a live polling , for their choice for Sundragon's next Territorial Baron and Baroness. Paid admission to Estrella War in not required. Those attending solely for the purpose of polling will be greeted and transported to the polling place from Main Gate and returned upon completion of the days polling process. Polling will be conducted on Saturday, March 1, 2014 between the hours of 2 PM and 4 PM. For complete polling information, please see the February edition of the Southwind or the Special polling edition of the Chronus.

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In Service,


Arianna Marie della Luna, Baroness of the Court
Estrella War XXX Promotions