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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 American Legion Post 256.  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!




Evening Vatavia!

If you will be attending Gulf Wars XXVIII in March please take a moment to sign the Muster so that Their Majesties may know all who will be attending.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSehYoy-oqBNriYWJmx_AsYMYiIj8FAzCB0iEFsy302tb_wd9g/viewform

Please note that pre-registration for Gulf Wars is now open, and will close February 15th, 2019. You can register by mail or online at https://www.gulfwars.org/registration/. Be sure to register as camping with Calontir! Pre-registering is the only way to ensure we have the allotted land we will need for the Host we bring.

Early Registration by paper form and check or money order must be postmarked by 1/31/2019. No paper forms postmarked after 1/31/2019 will be accepted. Early registration by PayPal by 1/31/2019 will be charged at the discounted price, below. PayPal registration made between 2/1/2019 and 2/15/2019 will be charged the at the door price, below. All registrations made by 2/15/2019 and not refunded will count in land allotments.

Here are this week’s scheduled activities:

Local Activities & Events

Wednesday, February 13th
Arts & Sciences + Officer’s Meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm, American Legion Post 256, 4301 W Pawnee St, Wichita, KS 67215
Officer’s Meeting is open to all. If you are interested in management of the Barony, running an event or submitting a bid, or would like to have your voice heard on a particular issue, please attend.

Lady Eyfríðr Geirsdóttir will be teaching Viking Wire Weaving. This class will be 18 years and older due to mature themes (prepare to laugh!). Lady Eyfríðr will provide all supplies, but if you have wire snips and needle nose pliers please bring them so everyone can share.

Sunday, February 17th
Armored Combat and Cut & Thrust Practices
12:00pm-4:00pm, Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203
Please contact Lady Thorlein Knochenhauer (KnightMarshal@baronyofvatavia.org) for more information on Armored Combat and Cut & Thrust.

Kingdom & Society Events

Tuesday, February 19th - Monday, February 25th
Estrella War XXXV: Awaken the Dream - http://estrellawar.org/
February 19th – 25th, 2019, Kingdom of Atenveldt; Schnepf Farms, 24810 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Don’t Forget

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/

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-weekoffebruary112019

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