[Ravensfort] April Populace minutes
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Correction: Newcomers Practice is NOT every Sunday. Check the calendar in
Lady Runa of The Thundering Herd
Barony of Raven's Fort
Apprentice to Mistress Shanahan
Bronze, Tidal Thunder
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From: "Carolyn Pace" <ridgetopfarm at me.com>
To: "Raven's Fort" <Ravensfort at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 12:41 PM
Subject: [Ravensfort] April Populace minutes
> Buon guorno , Last night's populace meeting had 34 people attend. We
> had 7 newcomers, some had seen our demo last year at the festival!
> HE Pace began the meeting with a quick synopsis of some of the fighting
> that went on at war. The people who attended were thanked for their
> contribution to the cause.
> Lord Devin and HE Chrystal will have a scribes table at Steppes Warlord.
> Also, we are still planning on a 'fund raiser' table at Steppes. Please
> think about something you could contribute to this cause as our coffers
> are in need of monies. Please get with HE Brian if you will be
> contributing. He also will need help manning the table at this event on
> Memorial weekend in the Barony of the Steppes.
> Our Knight Marshall, Lady Runa, and HE Brian are seeking a new practice
> site in the Huntsville area. Watch for details on this. Newcomers practice
> is at the gazebo every Sunday.
> Don Charles reported that Rapier continues to meet every Sunday at 10 am
> at the Gazebo in Huntsville.
> Our Chronicler, HE Chrystal , is in need of articles, drawings etc. for
> the Quoth.
> Our Hospitaler, Mistress Shanahan, spoke of our upcoming demo at the Sam
> Houston Folk Festival. Much help will be needed at this very important
> demo. We will portray a Scottish scene from the 1160's. A list field with
> tourney will be the central focus, with each person having a part to
> play. Time period crafts, weaving, soap making, bardic, and music will be
> the focus also on the sides with SCA things across from it. We will have a
> schedule this year with 30 minutes of chivalric, rapier, and bardic.
> Please think about helping with this once a year chance for our Barony to
> contribute, enlighten the public and get exposure for ourselves as well.
> The colors of Sir Hugh will be a blue/gold theme and this could be
> carried out in table cloths , clothing etc. There will be no kilts as we
> will be portraying lowlanders, anything from the 12th century. Simple t
> tunics were part of the clothing of the day. Something to research and
> check out! Set up will be Thursday April 26, HE Brian will be posting the
> times. We will need to be on board and ready Friday 9-4 and Saturday 10-7.
> Take down is Sunday morning. Dare will again be spending the night there
> and guarding our things. Just an fyi- Mistress Shanahan is traveling to
> the museum each week meeting with the planning committee. Vivat
> Mistress Shanahan!! AND we donated the $100 needed to purchase a tree
> for Dr. Nolan! Maybe we could be there in garb when it is planted? That
> would be cool! Call the paper? Hmmm!
> We discussed doing a Kingdom event- King's Lancer, Round Table, or ?
> Sites were discussed as well as our spring 2013 date.
> Our Scribal guild continues to meet the last Sunday of the month at
> the fire station. HE Chyrytal will post reminders each month.
> Lady Keeley reported that bardic guild will begin meeting sometime in
> June. She will post details later.
> Lady Bennet reported that Raven's Guild will soon hold elections and
> they will assist us in the demo. Whoo hoo Raven's Guild!
> Brewers Guild- Don Charles continues to meet at the Barnyard Brewery the
> first Saturday of every month. Come early to the backyard brew building if
> you want to brew that day. Two o'clock if you do not.
> Charles has posted the work weekends for Defender. The gate sheet was
> passed around. Please contact HE Don Charles if you want to help.
> Business meeting spot has still not been decided.
> Feel free to add to these minutes.
> Grazie , Giovanna
> And congratulations to Robert of Raven's Fort for filing the office of
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