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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: September 26th – October 9th

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

Tue.
9/27
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Sun.
10/2
11:00 a.m.

6:00 p.m.
Public Demo: Cloister’s Medieval Festival
Canton of Whyt Whey
(Manhattan, NY)
Details

And next week…

Tue.
10/4
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Sat.
10/8
10:00 a.m.

5:00 p.m.
Public Demo: Kings County Fiber Festival
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
to Follow

Upcoming in Østgarðr: September 19th – October 2nd

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

Tue.
9/20
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Wed.
9/21
7:30 p.m.

9:30 p.m.
Østgarðr Provincial Commons
Crown Province of Østgarðr
(online)
Details

And next week…

Tue.
9/27
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Sun.
10/2
11:00 a.m.

Public Demo: Cloister’s Medieval Festival
Canton of Whyt Whey
(Manhattan, NY)
Details

Come join the September Østgarðr Provincial Business Commons & Social

Please join our regularly scheduled 3rd Wednesday of the month business commons & social.

When: Wednesday, September 21st from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Where: Online using Google Meet. The link for the meeting is https://meet.google.com/nhu-qsgk-zzi

The meeting room opens at 7pm, business meeting will be called to order at 7:30pm. Socializing will continue after the business portion of the meeting.

Upcoming in Østgarðr: September 12th – 25th

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

Tue.
9/13
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Thu.
9/15
7:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.
Whyt Whey Commons
Canton of Whyt Whey
Details to
Follow
Fri.
9/16
7:30 p.m.

9:30 p.m.
Lions End Virtual Business Commons & Social
Canton of Lions End
(online)
Details

And next week…

Tue.
9/20
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Wed.
9/21
7:30 p.m.

9:30 p.m.
Østgarðr Provincial Commons
Crown Province of Østgarðr
(online)
Details to
Follow

Come to the Lions End Virtual Business Commons & Social

Come to the Canton of Lions End Business commons, where the officers and populace will discuss upcoming plans for SCA activity in Nassau County. Socializing will commence immediately following the business portion of the meeting.

When: Friday Sept. 16, 2022 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Online via Google Meet http://meet.google.com/sqi-ejjm-yxf

Come Support the SCA Demo at the Cloister’s Medieval Festival

Preparation is now in full swing for our public event at the Cloisters on Sunday, October 2, and we’d love your help!

This is the SCA’s biggest demo opportunity of the year, with more than fifty thousand people attending New York City’s annual medieval festival.

• Chatelaines, help us answer questions and welcome newcomers!

• Artists and artisans and researchers, exhibit your work to an audience of thousands!

• Musicians and bards, set the mood and capture the attention of the crowd!

• Rattan and rapier fighters, display your mettle before cheering fans!

• Everyone, spend the day showing the public the best of our Society!

Event location and schedule details are available on our website:
https://whytwhey.eastkingdom.org/cloisters-demo/

All are welcome at this free event, and pre-registration is not needed, but if you’re able to join us, please let us know now so that we can include you in our plans.

Comment here, or email 231060@members.eastkingdom.org, or message me at http://m.me/mcavalletto, or join our planning call by Google Meet on Thursday, September 15, at 7 PM Eastern here: http://meet.google.com/azp-fqtb-dbn.

Upcoming in Østgarðr: August 29th – September 11th

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

Tue.
8/30
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Fri. 9/2

Mon. 9/5
4 p.m. Fri.

noon Mon.
Event: John Barleycorn -Crown Province of Ostgardr Investiture and Fight for a Cause Tournament
Crown Province of Østgarðr
(Carmel, NY)
Details

Event Website

And next week…

Tue.
9/6
7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.
Østgarðr Fencing & Fighting Practice
Canton of Brokenbridge
(Brooklyn, NY)
Details
Fri.
9/9
Times
to
Follow
Lions End Virtual Commons
Canton of Lions End
(online)
Details
to
Follow
Sun.
9/11
Times
to
Follow
Brokenbridge Commons
Canton of Brokenbridge
Details
to
Follow

Østgarðr Provincial Court at Pennsic





At the 49th Pennsic War, Their Excellences did hold their Pennsic Provincial Court.

After words of greeting, Their Excellencies gave thanks to all who make their Pennsic camp possible: Arnora Ketilsdottir for her role as Pennsic camp coordinator, Brandr Aronsson for his role as Pennsic land agent, Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin for planning the organization of the camp, and Alienor Salton for her help in keeping the camp running.

Then Østgarðr favors were spread amongst the populace that had yet to receive one, and once that was done all Østgarðr fighters were asked to enter court to accept the praise of the Vicereine for inspiring her reentry into their craft. One of these fighters, Perez ben Meir Gershorn, was subsequently called back into court to be presented with his Silver Tyger medallion due upon him, as it had been granted in the ethereal realm (the scroll unfortunately still within the ethereal realm that is the postal service).

Their Excellencies also were able to induct Jacqueline Helene Loisel into their Order of the Silver Lantern, a task started in AS 54, for her work in the creation and teaching of garb making.  As for other bestowal of awards, They added Berakha bat Mira v’Shlomo to their Order of the Sea Dog for her studious work of promoting the learning of arts and sciences within Whyt Whey, Ragnarr bliskegg to the Order of the Silver Sea-Lion for his martial prowess, and Drasma Dragomira to the Order of the Seahorse for her work as provincial herald.

Several members of the populace also presented business within the court.  Ragnarr bliskegg presented Their Excellences with a knife he made, topped with the image of one of their yaks and the handle comprised of the bamboo battled with to hold the coronation banners.  Alienor Salton, along with a few others, conducted a ceremony tying the lands, water, and air of Østgarðr to their home at Pennsic, and Mathghamhain Ua Ruadháin petitioned for the completion his years long quest in finding Their Excellencies’ yaks by ensuring their and their caretaker’s future needs via a donation to The Kamzang Fund in the name of the Province, of which Their Excellencies, upon consultation with the wronged party, granted.

And thus concludes the second to last court of Their Excellencies Suuder Il-Khan and Lada Il-Khatun, held the 11th of August, AS 57.

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Drasma Seahorse
Østgarðr Herald