Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) ** Kingdom of Caid ** Great Western War XVII - Oct 8-13, 2014

LAST YEAR'S SCHEDULE FROM 2013--NEED UPDATES

Special Events

Special Events Stewards: Baroness Ceridwen Killian, special_events@caid-gww.org

Special Events Schedule

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FridaySaturdaySunday

Special Events: Locations vary by Event
Time Fri Oct 11 Sat Oct 12 Sun Oct 13
7-8 AM   Check-in for Brewing contest - A&S (to 8:30)  
8-9 AM   Check-in for A&S contests - Grand Court  
9-10 AM Newcomer’s Site Walk - start at HQ Newcomer’s Site Walk - start at HQ Food Drive - Motorpool near Chirurgeon's (all day)
10-11 AM   ~9:45 AM*: Knighting for Franbald of Loncastre - battlefield
A&S Peoples' Choice View and Vote - A&S
Ladies of the Rose Valkyrie Tourney - Battlefield
Food drive continued
11 AM-12 PM     Food drive continued
12-1 PM St. George Pas d'Armes - Company of St George   Food drive continued
1-2 PM Pas continued Wedding - Angels Food drive continued
2-3 PM Pas continued Wedding continued Food drive continued
3-4 PM Fashion Show through the Ages - Grand Court   Food drive continued
4-5 PM     Food drive continued
5-6 PM      
6-7 PM  

Grand Court starts

including Laureling of Ciar ingen Daire and Pelicaning of Ceridwen Killian

 
7-8 PM Medieval Irish Ceilidh (dance) - A&S
Laurel Vigil for Ciar ingen Daire - EPA
(7:30) Knight Vigil for Franbald of Loncastre - Lorelei
   
8-9 PM Pelican Vigil for Ceridwen Killian - Abbey of Leng
(8:30) Laurel Vigil for Joan Silvertoppe - Nordwache
Ceilidh continued
Known World Party - Caid Royal  
9-10 PM   Annual Taste of Great Western War - Dining Pavilion, Merchants  
10-11 PM   Taste of GWW continued  

Special Events Detailed Information

Friday, October 11, 2013

Friday

9 AM: Newcomer's Site Walk hosted by a Chatelaine of Caid, starts at the Headquarters Pavilion.
This walk is designed to help Newcomers learn the War site. It will begin at headquarters and walk the site. Learn Camp etiquette and manners. Hear our "language of War." See the symbol for the "First Aide Station." Learn what the person in the blue baldric does. An overview of how to address Peers and Royals will be provided. Witness the battlefield. Open forum for question and answer.

12-3 PM: St. George Pas d'Armes, Company of St. George/La Familia encampment
The Company of St. George invites all combatants to partake in a grand feat of arms. Combat will include a grand melee, challenges at the barrier as well as traditional combat on foot. Here is an opportunity to wear your finest armor and display your arms on both sucrose and banner. This pas d'armes will be held in the customary manner, being contested solely for honor and renown, rather than for the base spirit of victory. Spectators, please join us in the gallery for an afternoon of pageantry! You may wish to bring a small supply of tokens (ribbons, buttons, cookies, etc.) with which to reward feats of excellence upon the field. Delicious refreshments will be provide for the fighters an gallery.

3 PM: Fashion Show through the Ages - Grand Court Pavilion in A&S.
There will be a parade through Merchant's Row prior to the show and an open discussion following.

7-9 PM: Medieval Irish dance - Grand Court, A&S
Rince Mor presents Irish dancing featuring live music by Toad Corners. Ceilidh is fast, fun, and easy to learn! No experience required.

7 PM: Laurel Vigil for Ciar ingen Daire - EPA encampment

7:30 PM: Knight Vigil for Franbald of Loncastre - Lorelei encampment

8 PM: Pelican Vigil for Ceridwen Killian - Abbey of Leng encampment

8:30 PM: Laurel Vigil for Joan Silvertoppe - Nordwache encampment

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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Saturday

7-8:30 AM: Check-in for Brewing contest - A&S
The Right Noble Brewers Guild of Caid is pleased to announce our Annual Multi-Kingdom Brewing Contest at Great Western War. Results and bottle return will be (hopefully) during the Taste of Great Western War from 9-11 PM. No more than six (6) entries per contestant, no more than two (2) per category per contestant. There will be a $3 charge per entry, CASH ONLY (no checks will be accepted).

9 AM: Check-in for A&S contests - Grand Court, A&S
Contests include (but are not limited to): Peoples' Choice Challenge, "I Made it at the War" (anything completed at GWW XVI), Unfinished Objects (UFO), Wool-to-Whatever Competition.

9 AM: Newcomer's Site Walk hosted by a Chatelaine of Caid, starts at the Headquarters Pavilion.
This walk is designed to help Newcomers learn the War site. It will begin at headquarters and walk the site. Learn Camp etiquette and manners. Hear our "language of War." See the symbol for the "First Aide Station." Learn what the person in the blue baldric does. An overview of how to address Peers and Royals will be provided. Witness the battlefield. Open forum for question and answer.

~9:45 AM*: Knighting Ceremony for Franbald of Loncastre - Battlefield. *Actual time at the leisure of Their Majesties Atenveldt.

10 AM-3 PM: Arts and Sciences Contests, Peoples' Choice View and Vote - A&S

1 PM: Wedding for Lord Amalgaid and Lady Muirgen - Angels
Come one and all to the Angels Baronial pavilion to see Lord Amalgaid and Lady Muirgen get married followed by a small celebratory reception. The Bridge and Groom ask that you bring a small cake to add to the wedding cake stack in the medieval tradition.

6 PM: Grand Court - Court pavilion in A&S.
There will be two elevations--Ciar ingen Daire to the Order of the Laurel and Ceridwen Killian to the Order of the Pelican.

~8:30 PM*: Known World Party - Caid Royal encampment
*starts immediately following Grand Court

9-11 PM: Annual Taste of Great Western War - Dining Pavilion, Merchants area
The 13th Annual Taste of Great Western War is a chance for brewers, vintners, mead-makers, cordialiers, vinegrons, soda-creators, drink-mixers, and drink-drinkers to gather in one place and share their creations. It is a fine time to meet many talented brewers who live across the KNown World, swap brewing stories and techniques, as well as tasting some of the finest hand-crafted brews. Everyone sampling alcoholic beverages MUST BE 21 years of age or older. We will be carding people at the door, so please bring a valid photo ID.

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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Sunday

All Day: Food Drive - Motorpool near Chirurgeon's
Bring any leftover UNOPENED food goods that you do not want to haul home to the Motorpool tent near the Chirurgeon's Point. Sponsored by the Barony of Gyldenholt.

10 AM: Ladies of the Rose Valkyrie Tourney - Battlefield
This is a grand tournament in honor and chivalry, held in memory of Duchess Sir Kolfinna, where fighters are encouraged to display their best pageantry and skill. All present Ladies of the Rose (or equivalent) may sponsor one (each) belted and unbelted heavy weapons fighters, and one (each) scarves and un-scarved rapier fighters. If you have not secured a sponsor for this tournament, please attend to bear witness to the grace and prowess on display.

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