SCA Happenings in Vatavia - Week of April 2, 2018

posted Apr 2, 2018, 8:26 PM by Uldin & Sung

Evening Vatavia!

Congratulations to the Shire of Moonstone for hosting a successful first event, and thank you for hosting RUSH. We had a wonderful time! Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help teach, and to those who took the opportunity to venture forth and learn.

Here are this week’s scheduled activities:

Local Activities & Events

Tuesday, April 3rd
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 ( for more information.

Wednesday, April 4th
Officer’s Meeting
7:00pm-9:00pm, Andover Estates Storm Shelter, 145 Thomas Ln, Andover, KS 67002

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.

We will be discussing possible alternative sites for Officer’s, Arts and Sciences, and possibly Populace. No final decisions have been made as of yet.

Sunday, April 8th
Archery, Armored Combat, Cut & Thrust Practices
11:00am-2:00pm, OJ Watson Park, 3022 S McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS 67217
Please contact Lord Konrad von Roth ( for more information on Archery. Please contact Master Hanashi no Kagemoto no Kurokage Tengu no Samurai Taisho [Kagemoto] ( for more information on Armored Combat and Cut & Thrust.

Kingdom & Society Events

Saturday, April 7th
Unslung Heroes -
9:00am-7:00pm, Canton of Aston Tor, Aine nic Taillear’s residence, 8415 S Corn Rd Oak Grove, MO 64075

Don’t Forget

Spring Ren Faire is April 21st & 22nd, 2018. This is our largest demo and fundraiser. Armored Combat and Cut & Thrust demonstrations will be held throughout the day. Arts & Sciences displays and demonstrations will be held. Everyone is encouraged to bring something to display or help out. Alongside Armored Combat and Cut & Thrust demos, we will be running pop booths for fundraising.

Our annual Champions event will be held on April 28th at OJ Watson Park. The theme for Arts & Sciences is a Dragonfly in any Medium. The theme for Bardic is Anything but Viking. Event page:

Here is the link for signing up to volunteer during Vatavia’s Gate shift at Lilies this year: We are currently confirmed for sitting 10:00am-4:00pm on the first Sunday. If there are enough interested volunteers we would like to stretch that out a bit further. Thank you for volunteering!

The Barony will provide a Baronial Luncheon again at Lilies War, this year it will be on Wednesday of the War during Lady Vashti’s Arts and Sciences Happy Hour at Lilies War on Wednesday, 11am-noonish. We will be bringing an assortment of nibbly bits and goodies, as well as our pop-up shadefly (if needed) to provide shade. Please let us know if you are able to help with setup or serving, and what contributions you would like to bring or send along. Thank you for helping cool things happen at War!!!

There are many good folks in this Barony and Kingdom who are worthy of recognition. Please send award recommendations for all the wonderful stuff you saw folks do out in the Kingdom, or here at home. Do it now!

Kingdom Award Recommendation Form -
Kingdom Order of Precedence -

2018 is now open for classes! Three are already on the books and more are forthcoming! If you would like to schedule a class, please contact Lady Eyfrídr Geirsdóttir, or drop a line to

Keep up with updates and cancellations by signing up on our mailing list ( or joining us on Facebook ( See what’s ahead by adding our Baronial Calendar (|list) and visiting the Kingdom Calendar (

In ever faithful service,
Baron Uldin of Ravenscroft and Baroness Sung Sai-êrh