A and S – Crayon Bundles for Kids – Oct 7

Weather permitting, but the forecast looks favorable!

This week we will make simple no-sew crayon rolls for children or the otherwise artfully inclined for the Baron and Baroness to gift to the Royalty. I will bring all the materials needed.

Date: Sunday, October 7th
Time: 1 PM.
Location: Washington Boulevard martial practice site
Address: Allegheny River Blvd and Washington Blvd.
Directions: http://www.debatablelands.org/martial/fight_directions.php

NOTE: Even though the parking lot is full of huge white trailers, there is still quite a lot of space to park. There is also a parking lot up Washington Blvd where the cyclists park, and a path down to our site.

Standard disclaimers here:
We are accessible to our less mobile friends, have free parking, and are a pet-friendly site. Yay!

Bring everything you need for your comfort including a chair, a beverage or snack, bug spray, sunscreen, hat, cabana boy, musical instruments, *wellies*, etc., etc., etc. Also, the site has a porta-john and no running water so make appropriate preparation.

If you need assistance or have questions, please call or text me at 724-759-3333.

Thank you for asking! These meetings are free and there is no materials charge, as we are generously supported by the Barony and the teachers themselves.

Elss

A and S Cancelled Sunday 9/30

Sorry for the late notice, but due to a schedule conflict, there will be no A&S this weekend.

I look forward to seeing folks next weekend at Washington Blvd.

In Service —

Elss

PS — if you have a subject or topic you would like to learn about, please email me at ansminister at debatablelands.org and I *will* find someone to teach us!

From the Baronial Signet: Scribal East is This Thursday!

Scribal East is happening this Thursday, 9/27!

Come to paint, do calligraphy, hang out and have fun with Lady Ceindrech and THLady Rachel.

Starting at 7 PM at Lady Ceindrech’s home in Monroeville…PM on Facebook or email for address, or check the Dark Pages at https://sites.google (dot) com/site/ariannaofwynthrope/ for all that info.

Hope to see folks there!
Rachel

A and S — Woven Bracelets — Sunday, September 23rd

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This week we will make seven-strand woven bracelets out of red and white string that can be donated to Her soon-to-be-Majesty Anna Leigh for the children of the Kingdom.

I will have all the materials needed, but if you have your own red and white yarn, bring it along if you want.

Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Time: 1 PM.
Location: Washington Boulevard martial practice site
Address: Allegheny River Blvd and Washington Blvd.
Directions: http://www.debatablelands.org/martial/fight_directions.php

NOTE: Even though the parking lot is full of huge white trailers, there is still quite a lot of space to park. There is also a parking lot up Washington Blvd where the cyclists park, and a path down to our site.

Standard disclaimers here:

We are accessible to our less mobile friends, have free parking, and are a pet-friendly site. Yay!

Bring everything you need for your comfort including a chair, a beverage or snack, bug spray, sunscreen, hat, cabana boy, musical instruments, wellies, etc., etc., etc. Also, the site has a porta-john and no running water so make appropriate preparation.

If you need assistance or have questions, please call or text me at 724-759-3333.

Thank you for asking! These meetings are free and there is no materials charge, as we are generously supported by the Barony and the teachers themselves.

Elss

A and S — Inkle Weaving — Sunday, September 9th

The was MUCH interest in our fiber arts display at the Children’s Museum, so I thought we would get together and discuss weaving on an inkle loom, and other types of fiber-y fun.

===>>  But wait! THLord Kuma has noted that the current forecast is for significant rain on Sunday: 2-3″ of rain on Sunday morning with another 1-2″ in the afternoon and a high chance of flooding. Since the Washington Blvd. site is a flood plane, if this forecast holds, we’ll need to cancel for safety reasons. Please watch these feeds — I will post a message by noon if A&S is cancelled.

Date: September 9, 2018
Time: 1 PM.
Location: Washington Boulevard martial practice site
Address: Allegheny River Blvd and Washington Blvd.
Directions: http://www.debatablelands.org/martial/fight_directions.php

Please stay safe –
Elss

A and S — Cancelled — Sunday, Sep 2

This weekend is the Labor Day holiday weekend, and many of us are celebrating, so there will be no A&S this weekend.

There were so many people interested in fiber arts at the demo at the Children’s Museum, that I will be at Washington Blvd *next* Sunday with an inkle loom and fingerloop braiding, just in case we get visitors. Anyone else doing fiber-y goodness is welcome to join me so we can share our enthusiasm with everyone. I will put out an announcement next week as a reminder.

Meanwhile, have a wonderful Labor Day!
Elss

A and S — Bardic Circle — Sunday, August 26th

Bardic Circle!

Everyone is invited — bards, wanna-be bards, new people, choir members, band members, drummers, I-don’t-know-the-goddamn-words singers, loud singers, cowbell players, yes, you should come too.  Instruments welcome, singers welcome, everybody welcome!

Your hosts this week will be Mistress Gwendolyn the Graceful, and Master Ishiyama Gen’tarou Yori’ie, Deputy A&S Minister.

Date: August 26, 2018
Time: 1 PM.
Location: Washington Boulevard martial practice site
Address: Allegheny River Blvd and Washington Blvd.
Directions: http://www.debatablelands.org/martial/fight_directions.php

NOTE: Even though the parking lot is full of huge white trailers, there is still quite a lot of space to park. There is also a parking lot up Washington Blvd where the cyclists park, and a path down to our site.

Standard disclaimers here:

We are accessible to our less mobile friends, have free parking, and are a pet-friendly site. Yay!

Bring everything you need for your comfort including a chair, a beverage or snack, bug spray, sunscreen, hat, cabana boy, musical instruments, wellies, etc., etc., etc. Also, the site has a porta-john and no running water so make appropriate preparation.

If you need assistance or have questions, please call or text me at 724-759-3333.

Thank you for asking! These meetings are free and there is no materials charge, as we are generously supported by the Barony and the teachers themselves.

Larder Re-Org Day – Saturday, Aug 25

Next Saturday, August 25, is Fix the Larder Day!!!

If you have enjoyed the delicious food served at events, then please come and help organize our massive collection of cooking gear.

Any person can do this, of any age or ability — we will be carrying, sorting, organizing, putting things in boxes, counting, listing, photographing, and otherwise taking stock. (See what I did there?) If you are a new cook or wannabe cook or experienced cook, this is a great way to learn what equipment is available for your use.

Work will start at 9:30 am at the home of THLady Michelina Cenomani da Trento, whose address is in the Dark Pages (https://sites.google.com/site/ariannaofwynthrope/). We will be working in the garage, so wear your grubbies. Bring a chair if you need one.

If you have questions or concerns or need the address sent to you privately, email me at elss.of.augsburg at gmail dot com, find me on FB as Elss Augsburg, or call/text to 724-759-3333.

As always, many hands make light work. Any amount of time you can help will be deeply appreciated.

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A and S — Pennsic Tale Telling — Sunday, August 19

Clearly, this minstrel is telling a Pennsic story that starts with, “No sh*t, there I was……”

If you went to War, you have a story to tell! Bring your handouts, stories, and notes, and share the fun of Pennsic with all of us; everyone is welcome even if you didn’t go to the war. Living vicariously is perfectly period!

I made a penannular brooch, drove a watch shift, and went to Bartertown — what did you do?

Date: Sunday, August 19
Time: 1:00 PM.  Weather permitting!
Location: Washington Blvd martial practice site
Address: Allegheny River Blvd and Washington Blvd.
Directions: http://www.debatablelands.org/martial/fight_directions.php

Standard disclaimers here:

  • We are now accessible to our less mobile friends, have free parking, and a pet-friendly site. Yay!
  • Bring everything you need for your comfort including a *chair*, a beverage or snack, bug spray, sunscreen, hat, cabana boy, rain boots, scuba suit, etc., etc., etc.
  • Also, the site has a porta-john and no running water should you wish to make appropriate preparation. I will have a table and a jug of water so that you can refill your water bottles or mugs.
  • If you need assistance or have questions, please call or text me at 724-759-3333.
  • Thank you for asking! These meetings are free and there is no materials charge, as we are generously supported by the Barony and the teachers themselves.
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See you on Sunday!
THL Elss of Augsburg