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Barony of Vatavia

The Barony of Vatavia is a regional group within the Kingdom of Calontir.   We are members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, better known as the SCA.  Vatavia is home to Wichita, Kansas, and the greater surrounding area.  We have members from as far away as Peabody, Pratt, and Winfield!

The SCA is an international organization renowned for its dedication towards researching and recreating aspects of the Middle Ages, not as they were, but as we would have liked them to have been.  The SCA mostly concentrates on studying European History, but many members have chosen to study the Middle East and explore the interaction between Europe and Asia during this period.

If you are unfamiliar with the Society for Creative Anachronism, check out the Society's Introduction Guide for an explanation about the organization and what it is we do.

If you are already familiar with how we do things, great!  Our site provides additional information about the events and people of interest within Vatavia, and you are always welcome to come join us Wednesday evenings at Make ICT.  We always have something going on - be sure to check out our Interest Groups page for more information and directions to many of our activities!

Please note that you need not be a member to participate in any of our activities. If you have any questions, or would like help getting involved, please visit our Chatelaine page or contact our Chatelaine directly.  We'd love to hear from you!




Greetings Vatavia!

First, apologies for the short notice, there will be no Arts and Sciences Gathering or Fighter Practice this week. Please enjoy Valentine's Day with your families and loved ones, or prepping for Gulf Wars, or watching Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Whatever makes you happy.

Fighters, we wish you safe journeys and all the fun at Winter War Maneuvers!!!

Thank you to everyone who came out this weekend and helped paint. We enjoyed everyone's fine company and laughter while we worked. There is still a bit of work to be done, so we plan on one or two more evenings to get things done.

We are in need of largess; for our Barony, our Kingdom, and our Southern friends in Ansteorra. To this end, Lady Astriðr Birnudóttir has requested that everyone bring out largess projects to work on during populace next Wednesday! We look forward to seeing everyone!

Here are this week’s scheduled activities:

Tuesday, February 13th
Musica Vatavia
7:30pm- , Lord Niall Mac a’Ghobhainn’s home
Join Musica Vatavia! Anyone with at least of modicum of musical experience is encouraged to join this growing and dynamic group. Rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings. Please contact Lord Niall (artsandsciences@baronyofvatavia.org) for more information.

Thursday, February 15th
Royal Pavilion Painting
7:00pm, Lady Catlin Marie de Moretaine’s home, 145 Thomas Ln, Andover, KS 67002
We have been charged to help paint the new canvas floor for the Royal Pavilion. If you are interested, please join us. Wear appropriate clothing for painting!

Kingdom & Society Events

Saturday, February 17th
Winter War Maneuvers - http://magmor.calontir.org/events/WWMFlyer2018.pdf
9:00am - 6:00pm, Barony of Mag Mor; Speedway Village, 345 Speedway Cir, Lincoln, NE 68502

Don’t Forget

Going to Gulf Wars? Don't forget, Wednesday, February 14th is the deadline for preregistration for Gulf Wars! http://www.gulfwars.org/registration/

Honorable Lady Lucia will be teaching a calligraphy class at MakeICT on February 28th.

There are many good folks in this Barony and Kingdom who are worthy of recognition. Please send award recommendations to Their Majesties so that they may know and have time to make plans. Do it now!

Kingdom Award Recommendation Form - http://op.calontir.org/award.php
Kingdom Order of Precedence - http://op.calontir.org/

2018 is now open for classes! If you would like to schedule a class, please contact Lady Eyfrídr Geirsdóttir, or drop a line to artsandsciences@baronyofvatavia.org.

Keep up with updates and cancellations by signing up on our mailing list ( https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/dragonflyonline/info ) or joining us on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/baronyofvatavia/ ). See what’s ahead by adding our Baronial Calendar ( https://calendar.google.com/calendar/render?cid=1j9n524kt1hm7aomuiilv66mf8%40group.calendar.google.com#main_7|list ) and visiting the Kingdom Calendar ( http://calendar.calontir.org/).

In ever faithful service,
Baron Uldin of Ravenscroft and Baroness Sung Sai-êrh
Baron@baronyofvatavia.org
Baroness@baronyofvatavia.org
https://sites.google.com/site/uldin4sung/announcements/scahappeningsinvatavia-weekoffebruary122018

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