[Ansteorra-announce] Lindenwood's "Believe or It Not" this weekend...list of teachers and tentative schedule!

Christine/Maria casadevaca at charter.net
Thu Jun 8 11:00:42 PDT 2006


I would like to warmly invite one and all to Lindenwood's "Believe It or
Not" to be held this Saturday in Irving, Texas!  There will be much fun,
laughter and revelry to be had!

We will have:
	* Children's Activities
	* Mystery Piece Arts and Sciences Competition (details listed below)
	* Body Parts Tournament for Chivalric and Rapier fighters (details listed
	* Arts and Sciences classes in our **Air-Conditioned Hall**

Site Fees:
$5.00 per adult; $3.00 for children 5 and up; family cap $16.00
*$3.00 Non-Member surcharge without proof of membership

Site opens at 10:00 a.m. and closes at 9:00 p.m.
Site is dry and no pets except service animals.
No lit candles in the hall

Please bring your picnic lunch and have a picnic lunch in the park!


Senter East Building
225 Chamberlain Street
Irving, Texas 75060

Your in Service,
Lady Maria Cabeca de Vaca, Event Autocrat
(mka Christine Huse)
casadevaca at charter.net
6031 Sunnyside Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76119
(682) 557-1183
please no calls after 10:00 p.m.

9:45 – Gates open and Artisans may start setting up
10:00 to 10:15 – Small morning court
10:15 – Armor Inspection; Tournament starts immediately after Armor
	Children’s Activities begin
12:00 to 1:00 – Short Court and Lunch Break
1:00 – Classes Begin
4:00 – Judging for A&S Tournament begins
5:00 – Break for dinner
6:00 to 8:00 – Visit, relax, play a game
8:00 to 9:00 – Court
9:00 – Teardown

   *Basic Casting by Master Manfred (Tentative)
   *Open hearth cooking 101 -- Darius of the Bells, Master of the Laurel
   *Open Hearth cooking with period recipes -- Darius of the Bells, Master
of the Laurel
	**Preparation and cooking on an open hearth
   *Trompe l'oeil -- Duchess Willow de Wisp
   *Population Control in the Middle Ages -- Mistress Rosalia di Bellavita,
	**Health & Safety while Recreating the Middle Ages
   *Property Law in the Middle Ages -- Don Llywelynn Gruffydd
   *Basic Brewing -- Lord Tadgh macAedainui Chonchobhair
      **Intended to give interested parties an introduction to the various
types of period
        potables including meads, wines, beers, cordials, and exotics.
   *Building Small Meads -- Lord Tadgh macAedainui Chonchobhair
	**Hands-on, in-the-kitchen, class to meads that don't take a lifetime to
   *T-Tunics 101 -- HL Arabella de Montacute
	**Basic tunic class, round and square neckholes, trim, for both sexes and
both short and
	  long lengths
   *T-Tunics 102 -- HL Arabella de Montacute
	**Detailed decorations, keyhole necklines, cavalry slits, an will be
touching on the
	  history of tunics
   *Researching Your Persona using your Public or School Library -- Mistress
Xene Theriane
   *Byzantine Naming Practices -- Mistress Xene Theriane
   *Clothing Children in the Current Middle Ages -- Lady Meraud de Dun
	**How to design easy garb that fit children. From tabards to t-tunics.
(Pants not included)
   *Hobby Horse Anyone -- Lady Meraud de Dun Carraig
	**Hands on Class for children and adults. Learn how to construct a hobby
horse. For those
        interested supplies will be available for making one to take home.
There is a small fee
        of $5 for those that wish to make a hobby horse...supplies are
limited to 10

Mystery Piece Competition Rules:
1. The object must have been a practical item in general use in the old
world after 200 A.D and before 1600 A.D.
2. The use of the object, as reconstructed, must not be immediately obvious
to the casual observer.
3. The object, as reconstructed, should not be so ornamental as to obscure
its intended purpose.
4. The entrant should be able to document the object and demonstrate its
5. The use of the object must be within the bounds of good taste and

Each piece will laid on the table with a "Guess What This Might Be" sheet.
All are invited to write down their guesses as to what the piece actually is
or what it was used for.  After the winner is announced artisans will be
asked to come up and explain what their piece it was and what it was used

Body Parts Tournament Rules:
This is a bear-pit style tournament.  You will need to collect 1 head, 1
body, 1 left arm, 1 right arm, 1 left leg and 1 right leg. When you have
been knocked out of the pit you will need to tell our list mistress the
parts you have collected.  The first one to get an entire body wins the

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