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Last Modified: February 2010

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DAY BEGIN END # of hrs TITLE INSTRUCTOR Class Description
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Amadis of Gaul: Rediscover a Medieval Best Seller Felinah Tifarah Arnvella Memo Hazara Khan-ad-Din The tales of Amadis of Gaul and Esplandian were some of the most popular tales of chivalry in the Late Middle Ages - translated into many languages, and spawning dozens of sequels and "fan fiction" pieces. Learn the story and history of this remarkable piece of fantasy literature - a tale that inspired knights, kings and explorers alike!
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Archery Round Table Christina O'Cleary We'll go over the changes in the new handbook what they mean to you as an archer, Range Marshal or Senior Range Marshal. We will also discuss any pertinent issues regarding archery in the Kingdom.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Assembling Embroidered Coronets Albra Katerine Marie Isabel Bautiste Demo of various ways to assemble embroidered coronet pieces as well as a short lecture on the methods used in extant Turkish examples.  Students should bring pre-embroidered coronet pieces, basic embroidery kit.
Class Minimum 2, Maximum 12
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Assessing Sources Ealdgyð Eosterlic We will discuss primary vs. secondary sources, and how to tell whether a source is credible.  Focus on persona research.
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Bardic Arts in Caid Roundtable Lot Ramirez A former Bard of Caid will lead a lively roundtable on what it means to be a bard in our great kingdom. We will talk about issues like good performance venues, mentoring and training, the roles of territorial/kingdom bards, the breadth of performance arts – and how you can take advantage of Caid’s rich resources to grow as a performer.
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Basic Weaving Amya Weaver Students will warp their own cardboard loom and learn the basics of hand weaving.  These woven samples can be stitched together later to make pouches or belts.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Beginning Archery Aeolwigg Aelfwiggsson & Antoinette Rosaura dela Villaverde This course will cover basic archery skills and lead into proper archery form for the beginning and intermediate archer.  Some equipment will be available, please bring bows, arrows, armguards, finger tabs or gloves if you have them.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Beginning Ceramics Asakura no Mashi Going over the basics of ceramics, handbuilding only.  We will be doing pinch pots and hopefully some slab work.  We will also go over the history of clay work throughout our period.  Students should bring aprons, and clothing they can get dirty in.
Class Minimum 5, Maximum 10
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Beginning Drop Spindle Eilidh Swann Would you like to learn a portable fiber art to keep yourself busy in court? Have you given drop spindle a try before and are frustrated? Welcome to spinning on a drop spindle! We'll have a variety of fibers available, tools to borrow, and lots of close time with an instructor, to help you problem solve your spinning.  Bring a drop spindle if you already have one.
Sunday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Beginning Embroidery Cecilia Lightfoot Students will learn basic embroidery stitches while working on a simple project provided by the teacher.  Style will be similar to blackwork.  Embroidery hoops may be limited so if you already have one, please bring it along with you.  Small embroidery hoops only.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 2:00 PM 5:50 PM 4 Beginning Relief Carving Klaus von Mainz Woodcarving is a craft that was very common throughout the middle ages. In this hands-on class students will become acquainted with relief carving tools & techniques by working on a basic carving design. Due to limited tool availability a limit of 5 students for the hands-on portion of the class will need to be enforced.
Class Maximum 5
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Bellydance Circle Elisheva bat Yisrael The bellydance circle is designed to provide a supportive, friendly environment to perform... for ourselves. The intention is to internalize the dance and let go of inhibitions, allowing us to put meaning and joy in our performance and help overcome stage fright. Will take turns performing to a pre-prepared piece of music . This class is for intermediate level dancers. 
Class Minimum 3, Maximum 15
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Blessed Are the Cheesemakers: Cheesemaking 101 Reinhardt Medebreuer In this class we will cover cheese history and the importance. We will cover the making of different cheese styles. We will also be making Mozzarella using a modern 45 minute recipie. We will cover pressing, mold shaping, and bacteria / mold ripened cheeses. 
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Brewing 101 Donal O’Brien & Ingilborg Sigmundardottir Have you ever wondered what it takes to make your own beer, wine, mead or cordial? Come and see how easy brewing can be. We will be discussing brewing laws of the mundane world, equipment used in various styles of brewing, sanitation and safety factors involved.
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Card Weaving 101 & Open Workshop Bridget Lucia MacKenzie, Aldgytha of Ashwood, Meliora Deverel Basic introduction to card weaving.  All weavers are also encouraged to bring their current projects.  Help will be available for those who have run into challenges on their card weaving projects.  Students should bring two skeins of two different colors of yarn, cards, and a loom if possible
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Chasing: The Artful Denting of Metal Derian le Breton Learn how to make and use punch tools for decorating metal.  Simple punching and chasing techniques will be taught.  Each student will be given a piece of brass to experiment on.  Hardening, maintaining, and designing punches will be discussed.  Some experience working with metal is useful, but not required.  Students should bring safety glasses and ear plugs.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Coloring for Teens Richard Sinister Coloring hour,bring anything you want to illuminate . Teens only, please.
Class Maximum 15
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Coming Down the Pike: Spear Fighting Techniques Eronric of Devon The 9’ spear can be one of the most effective weapons in war or melee – if used skillfully. Learn individual techniques for spear dueling in one-on-one and group situations. Class will be conducted in armor. Bring your 9’ spear; a small number of spears may be available to loan.
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Contracts Rowen Killian This clase is for Seneschals and Exchequers to look for pitfalls and issues with todays contracts involving the SCA and sites.
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Cooking with Fire Colette de Montpellier Let’s ditch the charcoal briquettes and use the period heating implement of Fire! This will be a practical class using firewood as the main heating source to cook with. We will discuss the various types of woods that are the best for maintaining heat and go over timing. Not wanting to let a good fire go to waste, we will also prepare a simple camp meal.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Creative Castle Building Aurelia Della Rossa We will be learning about castles, and building them too, using all sorts of creative medium.  In a effort to be suitable for many ages and abilities; students will be using play dough, blocks, crayons, markers, foam, glues and clay to be able to create on what they have learned.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Cresting of Arrows Suzzane Dela Plaine & Antoinette Rosaura dela Villaverde This class will survey different methods of adding cresting to wooden arrows, and its use in period. We will cover the various techniques practiced around the Kingdom through lecture, demonstration, and hands-on trial.
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Critical Thinking for SCA Rapier Lot Ramirez This class will explore some different strategem to employ in the SCA Rapier fight.  We will focus on tactics of deception, counter-time and actions in second intention.  By thinking about how we employ our actions within the fight, we can gain a better understanding of how, why and when to move and act in certain ways to give ourselves an advantage in the fight.  
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Display Your Device! Catherine Aimeri de Winter Now that you have your device, you want to display it with pride. Learn both period and modern arts and crafts techniques that can be used to incorporate your device in different ways.  We will discuss various examples of Heraldic Display, followed up with a hands-on workshop.  The student will embellish a small item to display using a device of their choice.
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Don't Be Afraid of the Heralds Su of the Silver Horn If you see a herald at an event, do you walk the other way?  Afraid to attend court because the herald may call your name?  Think heralds are "just out to get you?"  Heralds actually provide valuable information and services both at events and away.  Join us and we'll explain these services and answer as many other questions as we can think up!
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Dragons and You Alondra Short  A nature documentary about dragons.  If your persona believes in them, you might as well too.
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Dramatic Bard Caitlin Christiana Wintour The dramatic bard – whether a singer, storyteller, or actor -- uses phrasing, expression, projection and movement to engage the audience and pull them into your performance. Learn the skills that will improve any performance by building a compelling connection with your listeners. This is a hands-on (and voice-on) class. 
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Drawing Conventions of 16th c. English Flora Eowyn Amberdrake The drawn representation of English flora (both flowers and fruits) is quite distinctive, and not difficult to master once you understand the conventions. These were used throughout 16th century England, on documents and as the basis for embroidery. This is a practical class that takes pencil to paper and sees how to draw them.
Class Minimum 2
Saturday 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Early 16th c. Shoes Dante Lizza da Benevento From patterning to stitching and final turning, this class will teach you the basics of constructing leather turnshoes with an emphasis on Tudor and German style shoes to prepare for the Black Rose Ball.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 9:00 AM 3:50 PM 6 Embroidered Gauntlets Albra Katerine Marie Isabel Bautiste Class will embroidery gauntlet cuffs using metal thread,  seed pearls, and garnets to work a scroll/leafy design around the edges of the velveteen gauntlet pieces.  Please contact the teacher in advance so your kit can be prepared.  Students should bring basic sewing kit, scissors, wooden frame 18" x 14".
Class Minimum 2, Maximum 12
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Event Steward 101 Caterucia Bice da Ghiacceto  Being an Event Steward is a great way to support the Kingdom and your local group.  This class will give you the information you need to run a successful event. Learn about finding an event site, creating a budget, and planning activities.  Handouts will be provided, but you may want to bring pen and paper for notes. 
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Fencing Against the Off-handed Opponent Avenel Kellough Class will discuss the theory and practice of fighting an opponent who holds the primary weapon in the opposite hand, i.e., righty vs. lefty.  Students should bring full fencing gear.
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Field Heraldry Balthazar van der Brugghe Anyone - of any age - can learn to be a field herald! Students will learn the importance of warming up, proper voice projection technique, how to herald a tournament field, and how to deal with some of the most common tricky field heralding situations."
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Fifteenth Century Italian Dances Maluchka Korotkova Students will learn the following 15th century Italian Dances: Amoroso, Rostiboli Gioioso, Spero, Mercantia, Leoncello Vecchio, and Pizocara. No experience or partner is required. 
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 First Hit's Free: Hands-on Period Instruments Richenda Coffin, Samuel Piper Ever wondered what those weird period instruments sounded like?  Ever wanted to try to play one?  This is the class for you! Teachers will provide examples of period instruments for students to examine, listen to, and in some cases play, as well as discuss the pros and cons of each instrument (really, there are pros!).  
Sunday 9:00 AM 3:50 PM 6 Fletch -In Antoinette Rosaura dela Villaverde Bring any equipment you need to work on, discuss or plan. Cresting tools,, fletching jigs, dipping paints, spine testors and woodcucks will be available as well as assistance and instruction.
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Fun With Food 2 Eva filia Edeneweyn Students will have fun learning about food and preparing simple recipes that could have been used during the Middle Ages.  Our creations will be eaten in class, so please alert the teacher if your child has any food allergies.
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Hands-on Absolutely Beginning Embroidery Su of the Silver Horn Hands-on class designed to teach absolutely beginning embroidery stitches.  Students will complete a sampler (or very small project) including seven embroidery stitches - running, back, outline/stem, chain, laid/satin stitch, couching and herringbone.  Students should bring scissors, and a small (5" or less) embroidery hoop.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 9:00 AM 5:50 PM 8 Heraldic Consultation College of Heralds Drop in class - No registration needed. This is an open forum in all areas of Heraldry that might interest the student. Heralds will be available for consultation on names and devices of a myriad of time periods and locations.
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Historical Pigments for Illuminators Martin FitzJames An overview of the various pigments in use during our period, for the painter or illuminator.  This class will cover both the use ofhistorical dry pigments and finding modern equivalents.  This is a lecture class aimed at students with some experience painting.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 How To Clean & Dress a Chicken
Jamal Damian Marcus & Blase di Angelo This two hour practicum will walk students through the entire process of plucking and cleaning a chicken, removing innards, and preparing it for eating (if for no other reason than to remind us to be profoundly grateful for supermarkets).  Necessary class supplies will be provided.  Class size limited to the first eight who arrive & who don't mind getting messy.
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 How To Debone a Chicken Jamal Damian Marcus & Blase di Angelo This hands-on course will  teach students why and how to debone whole prepared (supermarket) chickens.  Students should bring an eight inch chefs knife if they have one.  There will be a limited supply of knives available to borrow also.  Each student will be provided with a chicken to debone. Class size limited to the first eight who arrive & who don't mind getting messy. 
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 How to Feed Any Number of People Without Going Crazy Juliana Romfare of Leichestre An outline of how to plan, research, emplement  any group food event with the minimum of hassle and aggravation.
Sunday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Intro to Destreza Marcos de la Cruz  This is a class that will introduce the principles and ideas on how to fight heavy rapier and cut and thrust using the Spanish Destreza system.  This class will teach the ideals of the Spanish circle as well as practical application of the art. Bring rapier armor and gear. 
Class Maximum 15
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Intro to the Awards of Caid Elana Blakefen Ever wondered why all those people are being called up in court and what that award is all about? Why does that person have all those medallions? This class will go through the majority of awards presented in Caid, why they are presented, and how to recognize them.
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Introduction to Beer Brewing Derian le Breton This class will cover how to brew an extract or mini mash style of beer. We will discuss sanitation, equipment, history, brewing terms, malt, hops, and adjuncts. We will be brewing a beer as part of this class, so the lessons will be taught outdoors. The finished product will be available to take home to the first 5 participants who bring their own 1 gallon container and airlock.  Students should bring 1 gallon container, airlock.
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Introduction to Chip Carving Hrodebert von dem Kampfenhase Chip carving is the simplest form of carving; practiced by all cultures throughout history. With very few tools and techniques, very elaborate patterns can be made quickly and easily. This class will discuss  the techniques and patterns of middle and northern Europe. A few tools and supplies will be provided for those who wish to try their hand at it.
Class Maximum 15
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Introduction to Early 16th Century Accessories Illuminada Eugenia de Guadalupe y Godoy Complete your early 1500s ensemble with the right accessories, and make the leap from costume into fashion.  We'll review accessories from the first quarter of the 16th century, and discuss sources and ideas for finding and creating your own accessories.
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Introduction to Making Vinegar Donal O'Brien Vinegar has been used for cooking and drinking from the most ancient of times. Learn how to make your own vinegar from wine and beer.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Introduction to Period Spices Avenel Kellough Class will discuss spices used in period, both ones commonly available today, as well as less well known spices.  Students will have the opportunity to handle, smell, and taste period spices.
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Kumihimo On a  Marudai Stand Lynnette de Sandoval del Valle de los Unicorios Learn how to do Kumihimo (Japanese braiding) on a Marudai braiding stand! It’s the same technique as on t he handheld cards, but more elegant and faster! The Kumihimo cord is useful for trim, ribbon, bracelets, shoe laces, and more. For beginning kumihimo braiders, or beginning marudai users.
Class Maximum 10
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Lacis Cynthia de Wickersham Lacis is a form of needle lace dating from 15th century Italy, formed by embroidering on a stretched net.  This type of lace was used both in domestic linens and for articles of clothing.  Students will learn how to embroider on a net to form a square of Lacis.  Students should have basic embroidery skills, please bring scissors.
Class Maximum 8
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Medieval Counting Boards Felinah Tifarah Arnvella Memo Hazara Khan-ad-Din A hands-on class in the history and use of the counting board - a medieval "calculator" used for all sorts of arithmetic. Learn the history and development of this uniquely medieval European abacus. Each student will get to do calculations on a counting board - please bring 50 pennies to use as counters.
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Medieval Me Isabel Ruan de Aragon Students will be making crafts and playing make believe while taking beginning steps in creating a persona.
Class Maximum 12
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Medieval Style Mustard Illuminada Eugenia de Guadalupe y Godoy Mustard was a common condiment throughout the SCA period.  Recipes from period sources will be discussed.  Techniques used in period to make this pungent sauce will be reviewed.  Students will take home a sample of medieval style mustard, which they have made themselves.  
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Middle Eastern Percussion  Randwulf de la Terre d'Ete A hands-on class on Middle Eastern percussion instruments
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Non-Alcoholic Brewing Vitasha Ivanova doch' A look at non-alcoholic "brewing"; includeing syrups, sekanjabins, vinegars, and soda, as well as their uses and variations on each.  There will be a tasting of syrups, sekanjabins, vinegars.  We will make soda, and you may take home a bottle.  Bring a drinking vessel (preferably glass or ceramic), drinking water to cleanse palatte between samples or to dilute samples.
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Open Range Coaching  Aeolwigg Aelfwiggsson This will be a time to receive or impart coaching tips and take time to practice good form. Bring archery equipment you plan to be shooting with. Bows, arrows, quivers, arm guards and finger protection. 
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Overview of Elizabethan Coifs Eowyn Amberdrake This is a lecture class about the historical English coifs of Elizabethan and Jacobean England and a chance to design a coif of your own to stitch later.  Information is based on about 150 extant examples.  Class will cover size, shape, design, and embroidery techniques of historical coifs.
Class Minimum 2
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Patterned Felting Katherine of Anglesey Hands on class using different colors of wool to make a patterned felted pouch.  Students should bring a pattern for felting and specific colors of wool if desired.
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Period Drumming Magdalyn Giza Learn period drumming and zagat techniques from a Middle Eastern music authority. This is a hands-on, supportive and entertaining class where you can learn  basics and flourishes of rhythmical instruments from the Middle East.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Period Folk Music Aelfgar Leoðcræftig Discussion of period musical forms, how music was thought about in period, what does it mean to be "folk"? Listening to examples so we can compare and contrast period music with modern music.  Some knowledge of music theory would be helpful, but is not required.
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Period Game Making Eva filia Edeneweyn Students will be learning to play a simple period game and then creating a game board that they will be able to take along to tournaments with them.
Class Maximum 10
Sunday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Period Textiles & Fabric Burn Testing Flavia Beatrice Carmigniani We will discuss and display an assortment of fabrics that are appropriate for period garb, and a few that might do, and some that definitely will not! Students will set fire to fabric samples to watch how it burns and sniff how it smells to learn to identify them. Students should bring tweezers, scissors, apron, note taking materials, something to tie hair back.
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Pole Axe and Great Sword Munz von Goarhausen Learn the basics of fighting with two-handed weapons, rules covering their use, basic stances, period styles and techniques, and the particulars of SCA combat in lists and melee. This class will be conducted in armor. Bring you own weapon; a limited number of weapons may be available.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Practical Diaper Patterns Medb Renata Learn how to identify and recreate period diaper patterns as found in illuminations. This is a hands-on class in a period painting technique, so bring your scribal kit and come ready to paint. Handouts will be provided to show how recreate the patterns step by step.  Students should bring scribal kit, paintbrushes, and pencils.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Rapier Marshaling 101 Kelan McBride Discussion class covering the basics of the rules for the Period Fence in Caid.  Stuents should bring a copy of the rapier handbook.
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Rapier Melee Tactics Lot Ramirez This class will look at some basic melee tactics for use on the rapier field. We will explore how to approach the opposing force, some things to do to take advantage of position and numbers, as well as some basic techniques of how to work together to outfence the opposing force. Students should have some experience with SCA fencing and bring full fencing gear.
Class Minimum 4
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Running a Tournament List Cassandre Loustaunau This class  will cover all the basics of how to run a tournament list from signing people on the list to filling out your paperwork at the end of the day.  Anyone interested in learning how a list runs is welcome to attend.  This class is required for anyone wishing to be a warrented lists officer
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Scribing 102 - Italian White Vine Painting Aliskye MacKyven Raizel A class for beginning scribes, which will teach basic painting techniques in the Italian White Vine style using gouache paint.  The class is intended primarily for those that have never done any painting at all and also for those who would like to learn this style.
Class Minimum 2, Maximum 10
Sunday 11:00 AM 3:50 PM 4 Scriptorium Caidan College of Scribes Scriptorium is open to everyone - bring your current projects for consultation or pick up a new assignment from the backlog.  If you have a mistake that you aren't sure how to handle, bring it in and we will help. There will be a selection of books on hand for inspiration and some handouts for new scribes.  Bring your scribal kit and current scroll projects.
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Serving on Court & Guard Bridget Lucia MacKenzie Who are those folks standing behind the Thrones? If you are on, or are going to be on, or are just interested in learning about a baronial or royal Court, this is the class for you! Learn how to assist your Baron & Baroness or your King & Queen in portraying their roles!  The SCA is about theatre and Court is one of the fun bits of theatre we get to do! 
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Spinning Linen On a Drop Spindle Eilidh Swann Now that you know a little about spinning and worked with a number of animal fibers, let's give linen a chance! We'll look at some of the archeological information about linen threads and fabrics. Then we'll give it a try: Dressing a distaff, spinning wet, all those flax-specific steps!  You should have some spinning skills.  
Sunday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Split Pack Saxon Braid (Card Weaving) Aldgytha of Ashwood Split pack braiding is the earliest form of threaded in pattern found in the early Anglo-Saxon era.  The technique is rather simple, but students should have a basic understanding of card weaving, before taking this class such as the card weaving 101 class on Saturday.  Bring a loom, 18 cards, Scissors, and three colors of yarn.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Start a Local Scriptorium Medb Renata Caid Needs Scribes!  Set up and Run a regular scriptorium in your local area - you will be providing a vital service to your barony and the kingdom while advancing the scribal arts.  We will discuss how to start the newest scribes on the path to making scrolls, scroll blanks, and templates for more scrolls.
Saturday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Surviving Your First Year in the SCA Elana Blakefen A guide for newcomers on the essentials of being a part of the SCA.  What to wear, what to bring to events, who to bow to, etc.  
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 The Gentle Art of Poisoning Adriana von Vogelsang A survey of poisons and in our period and a bit beyond.  Famous poisons, poisoners and poisonings and how they changed history.
Class Minimum 3
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 The SCA and Your Resume Rowen Killian  
Saturday 9:00 AM 12:50 PM 4 Thrown Weapons-How to Make a Spear & Upgrade Axes Michael of Boulton See what is required for making a spear.  Students that would like to throw this type spear may do so at an actual target.  For axe upgrades, learn how to secure a loose axe head, and how to sharpen it.  Students should have a general knowledge of hand tools and an understanding of the tools required to do the work.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 To Covery Thy Head- Women's Headgear of the First Half of the 16th Century Ciorstan MacAmhlaidh & Mary Taran of Glastonbury An overview of the development of the French Hood throughout the first part of the 16th century, and discussion of the other less-popular hat styles.  Class will cover a variety of construction theories.  Examples of a number of different styles will be shown.  Some sewing and millinery experience would be helpful.
Sunday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Tudor Undergarments Angelina Nicollette de Beaumont In preparation for the Black Rose Ball in October, this class covers a detailed description of early-16th century English underwear for both men and women. The class will discuss different options, including current thought on the dates that corsets and farthingales were introduced; sources (books, websites and commercial patterns); design, materials and construction.
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Unarmored Combat: Introduction, Background and Technique Guillaume de Belgique, Felinah Tifarah Arnvella Memo Hazara Khan-ad-Din Discover Caid's new and growing program of unarmored combat - a fast-moving, light-contact style of fighting based on manuals from the 14th and 15th centuries. Attendees should bring gloves and a fencing mask - although some masks may be available for loan.
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Viking Bags Grainne Ingen Ebir Over the shoulder bags were used by the Vikings, both male and female and young or old.  Simple basic stitches will be taught and used to create these useful items.
Class Maximum 10
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 Viking Caps & Coifs Ealdgyð Eosterlic Each student will construct for him or herself a "Viking cap" of the York or Dublin style.  Useful as a fashion hat for Viking females or a hat/helmet liner for anyone. Ability to make neat, straight seam in the stitch of your choice is required for this project to turn out well.
Class Maximum 10
Sunday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 Viking Chest Bling Leanne Cooper Students will string a Viking necklace for themselves.
Class Maximum 5
Saturday 4:00 PM 5:50 PM 2 Wafers: Sweet and Savory Ursula Georges Wafers, thin crackers or cookies made with sugar and spices, cheese, or wine, were a popular snack in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.  We’ll discuss how and where wafers were served, who their makers were, and how to obtain irons for making wafers today.  Then we’ll make our own wafers in several different flavors.
Class Maximum 10
Saturday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 What Do I Do With My Device? Illuminada Eugenia de Guadalupe y Godoy Now that you have decided on a heraldic device, what do you do with it?  This class will give you ideas from clothing, to banners, to decorating a variety of person items, so everyone (who knows about heraldry) will know that they belong to you.
Class Maximum 20
Sunday 11:00 AM 12:50 PM 2 What the Tudor Men Really Wore Joan Silvertoppe We will concentrate on Franco-Flemish men's fashions, commonly seen in France, England and Flanders from 1500 to 1550. An image overview of this area's fashions will be followed by a show & tell of various layers of clothing articles. We’ll work from the inside out with shirt, doublet, skirted jacket, gowns, fashionable headwear, and accessories. Upper and working class fashions will be shown. Suggestions on fabrics, trimming, fitting and general construction will be provided. Students should have a basic understanding of historical clothing construction.
Saturday 2:00 PM 3:50 PM 2 What the Tudor Women Really Wore Joan Silvertoppe We will concentrate on Franco-Flemish women's fashions, as commonly seen in France, England and Flanders from 1500 to 1550. An image overview will be followed by a show & tell  of various layers of clothing articles. We’ll work from the inside out with linens, petticoats, kirtles, gowns, fashionable headwear, and accessories. Upper and working class fashions will be shown. Suggestions on fabrics, trimming, fitting and general construction will be provided. Students should have some basic understanding of historical clothing construction.
Sunday 9:00 AM 10:50 AM 2 Your Device & Your Personna Vivienne de Lampérière We have all heard about the "Language of the Flowers", now learn about the "Language of Heraldry".  Learn the basics of how to design your devise including colors, lines, and charges. Learn the mythology, and cultural symbology of heraldry. Learn how you can express your interests, your personality, and/or your personna in the design of your Device or Badge.

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