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The Crown Province of Østgarðr is the greater New York City chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, a not-for-profit educational and social organization dedicated to re-creating aspects of medieval and Renaissance culture. You can read more about the SCA at “About Us.” If you have any questions or want to get involved, email our newcomers’ officer. You can find links to our Facebook group, mailing list, and local sub-chapters at “Getting Involved.”

Upcoming in Østgarðr: November 28th to December 11th

Here is what’s happening this week in Østgarðr. Come join us for…

Sat.
12/3
1 p.m. –
4 p.m.
Period Cooking Workshop – Kimchi
Canton of Lions End
(Sea Cliffs, NY)
Details

And next week…

Fri.
12/9
7:30 p.m. –
9:30 p.m.
Lions End Virtual Commons & Social
Canton of Lions End
(online)
Details to
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Sun.
12/11
11 a.m. –
noon
Brokenbridge Commons
Canton of Brokenbridge
(online)
Details to
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Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.

Period Cooking Workshop – Kimchi

When: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2022 AT 1 PM – 4 PM

Where: 383 Littleworth Lane, Sea Cliff, NY 11579

Gather around the table and learn of the 4,000 year old national dish of Korea. We will be making both white kimchi and the more familiar spicy red kimchi. The knowledge gleaned from this transfers to other fermented vegetable dishes from around the world.

If you want to bring some home, please bring jars or other containers to carry it. Due to the cost of materials, it will be $1.50 per pint/pound of kimchi.

Due to space restrictions, this workshop is limited to 10 people. Please RSVP to the host by email at seneschal@ostgardr.eastkingdom.org

Looking forward to seeing you there.
~Nagashima Ichirō Ujimichi (Uji)

A Change of Seasons

As the Crown Province of Østgarðr moves into the winter season, there will be a brief pause in official activities, but we will be back soon with an abundance of pre-17th century inspired activities, including:

  • Indoor Fighting and Fencing Practices
  • Arts & Crafts Workshops
  • Caligraphy
  • Commons & Social Activities

Check back in about a week for more details of what is happening in December and beyond.

Upcoming in Østgarðr: November 7th – November 20th

Here is what’s happening this week in Østgarðr. Come join us for…

Tue.
11/8
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Fri.
11/11
7:30 p.m.

9:00 p.m.
Lions End Virtual Commons & Social
Canton of Lions End
(online)
Details to
Follow
Sun.
11/13
11:00 a.m.

Noon
Brokenbridge Commons
Canton of Brokenbridge
(online)
Details
Sun.
11/13
2:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.
Scribal Workshop
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details

And next week…

Tue.
11/15
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Wed.
11/16
7:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Provincial Commons & Social
Crown Province of Østgarðr
(online)
Details
Thu.
11/17
7:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Arts and Crafts Night
Crown Province of Østgarðr
(online)
Details
to Follow

Join us for the Østgarðr November Commons & Social

Please join our regularly scheduled 3rd Wednesday of the month social. This month, Commons is on 11/16/2022.

You may join the Google Meet by web browser, by app, or by plain old telephone. Here is the link for the meeting: https://meet.google.com/nhu-qsgk-zzi

Call begins at 7pm, business meeting will be called to order at 7:30pm. Socializing will continue after the meeting.

Upcoming in Østgarðr: October 31st – November 13th

Here is what’s happening this week in Østgarðr. Come join us for…

Tue.
11/1
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Sun.
11/6
1:00 p.m.Gallery Sunday: Lace and the “Threads of Power”
Canton of Whyt Whey
(Manhattan, NY)
Details

And next week, join us for…

Tue.
11/8
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Fri.
11/11
7:30 p.m.

9:00 p.m.
Lions End Virtual Commons & Social
Canton of Lions End
(online)
Details to
Follow
Sun.
11/13
11:00 a.m.

Noon
Brokenbridge Commons
Canton of Brokenbridge
(online)
Details to
Follow
Sun.
11/13
2:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m.
Scribal Workshop
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details

Upcoming in Østgarðr: October 24th – November 6th

Here is what’s happening this week in Østgarðr. Come join us for…

Tue.
10/25
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Sat.
10/29
1:oo p.m.

4:00 p.m.
Østgarðr goes to the Orchard!
Crown Province of Østgarðr
(Yorktown, NY)
Details
Sun.
10/30
2:00 p.m.Cider Pressing Workshop
Canton of Whyt Whey
(Manhattan, NY)
Details

And next week, join us for…

Tue.
11/1
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Sun.
11/6
1:00 p.m.Gallery Sunday: Lace and the “Threads of Power”
Canton of Whyt Whey
(Manhattan, NY)
Details

Thanks for the Barleycorn Sunday Kitchen Crew

On the first Sunday of September, many volunteers from across the East came together to help put on the Sunday dayboard at the Feast of John Barleycorn. These people worked tirelessly, in less than optimal conditions, and without their service, the dayboard would not have come out on time and with the quality offered.

My deepest thanks to all the following people. If I have omitted anyone from this list, please accept my apologies and let me know so I can correct the oversight.

Friderich Grimme
Alexios
Trygve Daimonikos
Justin
Josie
Eric
Charity Dale
Master Galfedus
Mistress Alys MacIntosh
Anastasia Bathory
Eyja of the Islands
Ivarr Valsson
Hermankyn
Rose (youth)
Iddo (youth)
Vicerein Sofya Gianetta di Trieste
Catriona
Rosa (Chinua’s wife)
Albrecht Anker
Arnora Kelsdottir
Ragnarr Blasskegg
Drasma Dragomirra
Marion of York
Michele the Ubiquitous
Perez Ben Meir Gershon
Decision
Miranda Berger
Guinevere Berger

Alasdair Campbell
Piers Campbell
Wilhelm Campbell
Ciaran Macloud
Marcus MacPhárlain

Jenna Childslayer

Reuben the Curious

With Great Thanks & In Service to the Dream,

Nagashima Ichiro Ujimichi

長島 一路 宇治道

He/Him/His

Østgarðr Seneschal

Østgarðr goes to the Orchard!

Join us for an outing at Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm.

While pick you own apples is at the end of the season, pumpkin picking is in season.

Other activities include:

  • Corn Maze
  • Apple Farm Market
  • Onsite bakery with Apple Cider Doughnuts and other goodies
  • Country Market
  • Winery

And Good Fellowship and Company is always in season. Come hang out with fellow medievalists and celebrate the season.

Date and Time:

1pm to 4pm on Saturday 10/29

Location: 

1335 White Hill Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

we meet up in the farm parking lot

No medieval garb or costume is required for this gathering

Health Acknowledgement

Although the SCA complies with all applicable laws to ensure the health and safety of our event participants, we cannot eliminate the risk of exposure to infectious diseases during in-person events. By participating in the in-person events of the SCA, you acknowledge and accept the potential risks. You agree to take any additional steps to protect your own health and safety and those under your control as you believe to be necessary.