Daily Life in the Dark Ages
Saturday, April 5, 2014
How did different classes of people live during the Dark Ages? How did
dress, dance, food, customs, and more vary from social class to social
class? Come enjoy a day of schola focused on different aspects of
Daily Life in the Dark Ages.
A delicious buffet-style lunch will be available during the day, and
is included in the site fee.
10:30am – gate opens
12:00-5:00pm – classes
12:30pm – lunch buffet opens
6:00pm – site closes
Merchants are welcome, and there is no merchant fee; please contact
the event steward to reserve a table for merchanting. Merchant set-up
begins 30 minutes before site opens.
The site is a beautiful historic sandstone church, located at the
intersection of Route 11 and 11B in downtown Potsdam, NY (Shire of the
Northern Outpost, Northern Region). Grocery stores and restaurants are
available within easy walking distance including a Co-op featuring
organic and other specialty foods: www.potsdamcoop.com; there are
several B&Bs nearby: stlawbb.com. There is very limited parking on
site, but parking is available on the other side of Elm St behind
Downtown Snell Hall, or around the corner on Main St behind the public
First Presbyterian Church
42 Elm St
Potsdam, NY 13676
$15 site fee includes dayboard ($20 with NMS).
Reservation deadline: March 15, 2014.
Make Checks payable to: “SCA-NY, Inc. Shire of the Northern Outpost”
Send Reservations to:
Olaf Haraldson (Seneschal)
MKA: Sam McBroom
606 Swan St
Potsdam NY 13676
Autocrat contact info:
Lady Ariana of the North
MKA: Barbara Vezina
Additional contact info:
If you are interested in teaching a class at Daily Life in the Dark
Ages, please contact the Class Coordinator, Dalla Olafskona:
If you have dietary concerns, please contact the Dayboard Guru,
The royal coronation of Sir Siegfried Brandboern and Mistress Ragni Dzintara, Prince and Princess of Ealdormere!
Hosted by the Barony of Rising Waters
NOTICE: SITE CHANGE! Due to a fire at the original venue, we have had to change sites for Spring Coronation.
New site: Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, 101 Glen Morris Drive, St. Catharines, Ontario L2T 2N1
Directions: From the QEW Niagara, take exit onto ON-406 S toward Thorold/Welland/Port Colborne; take RR 89/Glendale Ave. exit; turn right onto Glendale Av.; turn right onto Jacobson Ave.; Take the third left onto Glen Morris Dr; Site is on the right.
Further details are available through the event website: http://ealdormerespringcoronation.weebly.com/
And through a FaceBook event page:
550 Belsyde Ave. E
Fergus, ON N1M2P7
Site opens 9am
Site fee: $14 (incl KET), NMS $5
Feast Fee: $13
Hosted by the canton of Der Welfengau
We welcome all of Ealdormere to the Ealdormere Spring Crown Tournament.
Come watch and cheer for your favorite fighters as they challenge each other for the right to
the Crown of Ealdormere.
The Keep will be open for your refreshments, and a Lunch will be available for those who wish
it. Feast will be seating for 60.
EVENT STEWARD: Herr Röd Grön firstname.lastname@example.org
MERCHANT LIAISON: Asa Gormsdottir
FEAST STEWARD: Louis Etienne duBois du Gascon
Centre Wellington Community Sportsplex (formerly Fergus & District Community Centre)
Fergus is located along Rt-6 in southern Ontario, approx. 100 km west of Toronto.
From the Hwy-401: Hwy-401 to Hwy-6 (exit 295). Proceed north on Hwy-6 approx. 14 km
through Guelph until road ends (at Woodlawn Road). Turn right on Woodlawn Rd. and proceed
east approx. 3 km to Woolwich St./Hwy-6 (5th traffic light). Turn left on Hwy-6 and proceed
north approx. 17 km to Belsyde Ave. in Fergus (3rd traffic light). Turn right on Belsyde Ave. and
proceed east approx. 1.25 km (just past Scotland St.) to arena on the right.