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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!




Evening Vatavia!

While the icepocalypse was not as bad as reports projected, we still hope that everyone had a warm and safe weekend.

Here are this week’s scheduled activities:

Local Activities & Events

Wednesday, January 18th
Populace Gathering
7:00pm-9:00pm, VFW Post 112, 1560 South Topeka Street, Wichita, KS 67211
Baron Uldin of Ravenscroft and Baroness Sung Sai-êrh will be holding court. All members of the populace who have business to conduct during court are asked to please contact the Caltrop Pursuivant, Honorable Lord Jóhann Steinarsson, through e-mail (herald@baronyofvatavia.org).

Have a Heraldic banner? Bring it to Populace this week and proudly display your device! If your banner is still in progress, that’s fine. Bring it out. We want to see them!

Sunday, January 22nd
Armored Combat and Cut & Thrust Practices
12:00pm-4:00pm, Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67203
Please call Lord Magnus O’Carr [Torin] at (316) 640-7836 for more information.

Kingdom & Society Events

Saturday, January 21st
Winter Coronation - https://sites.google.com/site/wintercoronation/
9:00am - 9:00pm, Barony of Forgotten Sea; The Kansas City Masonic Temple, 903 Harrison St, Kansas City, MO 64106
Please come help Forgotten Sea celebrate the coronation of Their Royal Highnesses Ashir and Ashland!

Don’t Forget

The office of Baronial Chatelaine is open and available. We would appreciate letters of intent no later than January 18th, 2017.

We request that bids for Valor 38 be turned in by January 18th, 2017.

The office of Baronial Knight Marshal is open and available. We would appreciate letters of intent no later than February 1st, 2017.

The Arts & Sciences calendar is open for classes in 2017. If you would like to schedule a class, please contact Lord Niall Mac a’Ghobhainn and Lady Maria Arosa de Santa Olalla, or drop a line to artsandsciences@baronyofvatavia.org

There will still be a Largess Workshop hosted at Baron Uldin and Baroness Sung’s home, we will discuss the rescheduled date during Populace. Let us know if you have ideas or suggestions for group projects!

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-weekofjanuary162017

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