GE - Weekend of the Gates Info
mihalik at garygreene.com
Thu Nov 11 14:16:36 PST 1999
On Thu, 11 Nov 1999 11:02:58 EST
StephenMacthomas at aol.com wrote:
> Greetings to the populace of the cantons of Westgate and
> Gate's Edge from
> Stephen Macthomas:
> Our weekend to host TRF is almost upon us. Here's a
> rundown of the
> activities we have planned so far ...
> House Navarre will hold its annual Prize Tourney this
> weekend. The prize for
> the Chivalric and Rapier winners will be those
> spiffalicious war tabards that
> Lady Sara Navarre produces. Thanks to Lady Sara and
> House Navarre for
> sponsoring the tournaments this weekend.
> We are asking each fighter who knows Baroness Adelicia
> Brabent to fight at
> least one round on the battle mound in her honor. Her
> Excellency recently
> endured a lengthy and frightening hospital stay and we
> are overjoyed that she
> is home and doing well. She will be joining us on
> Saturday we're happy to
> report, and we're looking forward to having her back in
> our midst. In
> addition, she recently celebrated her birthday (I think
> it's her 34th, maybe
> 35th) and so the cause for celebration is doubled.
> A&S will be at least partially mundane populace vote.
> We'll try to ask our
> guests to take a minute or two to look over each of the
> artisans' works and
> to choose which they liked best. I'd like to present a
> prize for populace
> choice as well as our own choice.
> The Bardic competition will (theoretically) be a
> challenge tournament, run in
> this manner: One bard shall challenge another. These two
> go find a crowd and
> perform one piece each for them. The bards then call
> their own shots, and if
> there's not a clear winner, the crowd gets the
> tiebreaking "vote" to decide
> the victor. The "wins" are tallied, just as we do the
> tournaments. Please note that this is a very embryonic
> idea, and we're wide
> open for ways of making this work. The end concept is to
> entertain our
> mundane guests and to show them what the bards of the SCA
> are made of. If a
> challenge tourney works, wonderful; if not, there's
> always Plan B.
> We are still in need of prizes for the A&S and Bardic
> competitions. Please
> contact me ASAP if you can contribute.
> The Saturday evening's feast will be prepared by Milady
> Constance and Lady
> Seren. Tacos and burritos for all, with a tortilla soup
> being prepared by
> Lady Ayla. Should be wonderful eats for all.
> The Canton of Gate's Edge has challenged the Canton of
> Westgate to a skittles
> match on Saturday evening, for fun and bragging rights.
> Naturally, the
> winners get a big bag of Skittles (what else?) to share
> and distribute as
> they will.
> The final weekend of the mask competition is going to be
> held on Sunday,
> immediately following the fighters' return from the 4:00
> demo on the mound.
> We will first have the weekly competition, and then have
> the finals. The
> weekly competition is to be populace choice by applause,
> but the finals will
> be judged. If you would like to be a judge for this
> competition, please let
> me know. The overall winner will receive a block print
> entitled "St.
> Michael" which was created by Lady Linnette and displayed
> at Kingdom A&S.
> This is a large print and it is one of only four prints
> made from the block.
> Lady Linnette has numbered and signed the print.
> If you would like to participate this weekend, but
> *haven't* signed up for
> passes, please do so as soon as possible by e-mailing
> either myself or HL
> Brian (cobalt60 at lcc.net). Be sure you let us know which
> day you'll be
> heading out and who you'll need passes for. Troll is
> outside of Kim's Pizza,
> which is directly across from the main entrance of TRF.
> Look for us in the
> space between Kim's and the convenience store there.
> Troll will be open on
> Friday evening from 6 pm to 1 am, and on Saturday and
> Sunday from 8 to 11 am.
> Remember that your best garb is suggested, and that no
> visible mundane
> clothing can be visible. Masks are highly encouraged,
> especially for those
> participating in the Grand Parade each day at noon. If
> you have newcomers
> that need assistance with garb, please coordinate with
> each other so we can
> all put our best foot forward.
> (We are in need of garb for an adult male, medium build,
> here in Gate's Edge.
> If you can assist with loaner garb, please contact me
> If anyone has any questions, please feel free to e-mail
> (stephenmacthomas at aol.com) or call me (281-651-0781).
> Normally I prefer my
> phone to ring before 9 pm but since it's crunch time,
> late night calls are
> forgiven tonight.
> In your service,
> Lord Stephen Macthomas, Weekend Steward
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Help. We want to be a part of this weekend, but we don't
know what to do. We are but poor (newcomers with no garb)My
wife (size 10) my newphew (age 7 small) and my self (tall &
large) would love to particapate if any one can help.
Please contact me, Thanks
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