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Barony of Starkhafn
Barony of Starkhafn


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Starkhafn Calendar of Events

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Upcoming Events

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Starkhafn's 2017 event dates (as available) are listed below. If you are interested in hosting one of these events, please contact the and or the and .

If you are interested helping with an event that already has an event steward listed, please contact them via the email links listed below, as help is always appreciated.

2017 Events email contacts
- December 16, 2017 (Event Stewards: Lady Thora in Glathi, Lady Katlin von Drachenfel, THL Aslief Hrafnsdottir and Baron Guy le Bon)

2018 Events email contacts
- February 10-11, 2018 (Event Stewards: Master Antonius Tesel & Baron Fergus O'Fey)
- April 13-15, 2018 (Event Stewards: Lady Deborah Kirkwood and THL Cinaed Ciabach)
- August 11, 2018 (Event Steward: )
- September 22, 2018 (Event Steward: )
- December 15, 2018 (Event Stewards: )

See the Starkhafn Links page for Event Steward Handbook, forms and information on Event Stewarding.


Starkhafn Anniversary
Event Opening Date & Time: Friday April 13, 12:00pm
Site Closing Date & Time: Sunday April 15, 3:00pm

Event Stewards: Lady Deborah Kirkwood and THL Cinaed Ciabach
Site Name:
Petrack Park
Site Address: 150 N Hwy 160, Pahrump, NV 89060
Petrack Park is located at the intersection of Nevada 160 & E Basin Ave, Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada.
Directions: From Las Vegas
I-15 S
Take Exit 33 to merge onto Blue Diamond Rd/NV-160 toward Pahrump
Continue to follow NV-160 53.8 mi
Make a left turn on W Basin Ave 0.1 mi. Event will be to your right.
Petrack Park (click for map)

Event Registration:
Adult Member Camping Registration $15
Adult Camping Registration $20
Children (under 17 yrs) Are guests of the Barony
Feast: $10
Feast for Children (10 yrs & up): $5
Feast for Children (under 10 yrs): Free
No pre-registration required. Pay at the gate.

Site is wet: Meads, Ales and other libations will be allowed at this event.

As the wheel of times turns, the end looms ever closer. We call upon all members of the realm to fight alongside us to stop the apocalypse. The Barony of Starkhafn wishes the aid of fighters and non-fighters alike to work together to defeat the dragon and keep the world turning.

Come to Starkhafn and help us celebrate our 36th Anniversary! We will have heavies combat, rapier, thrown weapons, archery, arts and science, and much more.

Our site has camping and all the amenities therein, so please join us and revel with us near the fire. During which we will host the annual Bard of Starkhafn competition.

Note: The Starkhafn Quintivium is taking place this year. To become the Quintivium Champion, one must participate in 5 of the champion events, one from each of the following categories throughout the day. They are Armoured, Rapier, Archery, Thrown Weapons and Arts & Sciences. The participant that scores highest overall will be the new Quintivium Champion.

Feast Information:
Join the Barony of Starkhafn for a hearty Norse Feast! On the table you will find skyr, bread, apples, honey, and lingonberry jam. For the first course, you will enjoy Boar Stew with bread rolls. The main course will have Count Oz’s amazing grilled tri-tip, lamb meatballs with cabbage, onions, and apples, and honeyed carrots. Dessert will be apple frummety and, of course, a dragon cake. Please see the ingredient list for any allergy concerns. Adults feast will be $10, children’s feast for ages 10 yrs and above is $5, and children under ten will be free!

Pre-registration is required for the feast, but you can make payment at the gate. There are 70 seats available. Please make reservations at . Please remember to bring your own chair as seats are limited.

Skyr: milk, rennet
Boar stew: pork, leeks, chicken stock, black pepper, oats
Meatballs: lamb, beef, eggs, cabbage, apples, onion, chicken stock, dill seed, caraway seed
Carrots: carrot, honey
Apple frummety: oats, apples, blueberries, blackberries, honey
All bread products and the dragon cake have wheat and eggs

Sunday Morning Breakfast:
On Sunday morning, we will provide a "Starkbucks" breakfast with the traditional morning fare (coffee, bacon, pancakes, etc.), a donation of $5 is encouraged and will go to the barony and a local charity.

Schedule:

Friday
12:00pm - Site opens

Saturday
9:00am - List opens
10:00am - Opening Court (or at their Excellencies’ pleasure)
After Court - Tourneys will commence for all martial forms
4:00pm - Judging for the Baronial Flame Artisan
5:30 pm - Closing Court
7:00pm - Feast
8:00pm - Fireside entertainment and fun, Bard of Starkhafn Competition

Sunday
9:00am - "Starkbucks" breakfast
12:00pm - Site closes



Monthly Meetings & Practices

Populace / Officer Meeting
Populace/Officer meeting will begin at 6:00pm.
Beginning March 16, 2017, Populace/Officer meetings are moving to the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Monthly combined Populace/Officer meetings take place the third Thursday of each month (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at
Nevada State Museum at Springs Preserve, 333 South Valley View Boulevard, Las Vegas NV 89107 (click for map).
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the Barony of Starkhafn (Official) Facebook group.

Martial Arts Practices
As well as official practices, from time to time fighters may get together to share their knowledge in the fighting arts, these unofficial gatherings are not listed on the Baronial calendar but you can find out more on the Un-Official Baronial Facebook group.

Archery Practice
Archery practice takes place on Saturdays (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at the Whitney Mesa Recreation Area Archery Range at 1575 Galleria Drive, Henderson, Nevada 89014). The range and parking for the range is located behind the Whitney Mesa Recreation Center building.
Saturday practice: 10:00am -12:30pm.
For the latest updates on practice times and locations see the Starkhafn Archers Facebook group.

Fighter Practice (Rapier & Armoured)
Weekly fighter practice takes place each Sunday (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at Lorenzi Park next to the old museum/upper parking lot (click for map).
This practice time includes practice for "Heavy"/Armoured Combat (10:00am), Rapier (9:00am) and Combat Archery (no current official Combat Archery practice).
Once monthly, a tournament is held at this same location.
An additional practice, on Wednesday nights begins at 6pm at the same location.
Rapier practice: 9:00am.
Sunday Armoured practice: 10:00am.
Wednesday Rapier and Armoured practice: 6:00pm.
For the latest updates on practice times and locations see the Starkhafn Levy Facebook group.

Rapier Practice
Weekly rapier practice takes place each Sunday at 9:00am (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar) at Lorenzi Park next to the old museum/upper parking lot (click for map).
Once monthly, a tournament is held at this same location.
An additional practice, on Wednesday nights begin at 6:00pm at the same location.
Sunday practice: 9:00am.
Wednesday practice: 6:00pm.
For the latest updates on practice times and locations see the Starkhafn School of Fence Facebook group.

Arts & Sciences
Starkhafn artisans participate in a variety of projects, classes & topics every Tuesday night. Meetings are weekly on Tuesday nights. The focus for each A&S night is different and held at a different location. Please check the Baronial calendar (above) for dates, times and topics.

As most Arts & Sciences and Guild meetings are held at members' private residences, the addresses and/or directions will not be listed on this website. Please post a request for that information to one (or more) of the following linked groups. Any last minute changes to meetings will be posted to these groups. The Starkhafn Arts & Sciences (Unofficial), the Un-Official Barony of Starkhafn, Barony of Starkhafn (Official) Facebook group, or the Starkhafn Yahoo! Group.

Guilds

Bardic Guild
Bardic Guild meetings are not currently scheduled, see the
Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the Starkhafn Skalds.

Most Excellent Brewers Guild of Starkhafn
Monthly guild meetings take place on the fourth Sunday at 3:30pm, see the Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the The Most Excellent Brewers Guild Of Starkhafn (Unofficial).

Gilded Spoon (Cook's Guild)
Monthly cooking guild meetings take place on the third Sunday (unless otherwise noted on the Baronial Calendar of Events). Contact the for more information.

Scriptorium
Weekly guild meetings take place on Wednesday, see the Baronial Calendar of Events for dates and times. Contact the guild for more information.
For the latest updates or changes to meetings, see the Starkhafn Scriptorium.

The following guilds are currently not active.

Clothiers' Guild
All things costumey. Although this particular guild isn't "active", the Starkhafn Arts & Sciences (Unofficial) group is very active.

Confusion's Masterpiece
All things dramatic (theatre).

Equestrian Guild
All things horsey.

Fiber Arts Guild
All things fibery. Although this particular guild isn't "active", the Starkhafn Arts & Sciences (Unofficial) group is very active.

Potters' Guild
All things clay and fire.

Woodworkers' Guild
All things woody.

If you don't see a guild of your interest listed here or if a guild you are interested in is listed as not active, contact the minister for more information.



Interkingdom Wars

These are the largest (interkingdom) wars that take place in the SCA. Most last a week or more. Participants travel from many different kingdoms to attend.

  • Estrella War (takes place in February, in the Kingdom of Atenveldt)
  • Gulf Wars (takes place in March, in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann)
  • Lilies War (takes place in June, in the Kingdom of Calontir)
  • Pennsic War (takes place in July/August, in the Kingdom of Æthelmearc)
  • Battlemoor (takes place in August/September, in the Kingdom of the Outlands)
  • Great Western War (takes place October, in the Kingdom of Caid)

Known World Symposiums and Academies

These events promote education and research in specific fields. They draw SCA participants from across the known world.



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