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The Thirty-third Year

Arts and Sciences

July 25-26, 1998 (AS XXXIII)

Concow Campground,
Concow, CA

From The Page (June, 1998):

Come enjoy a weekend of classes and camping. The site opens at 3:00 p.m. Friday and closes at 3:00 p.m. Sunday Site fee is $5 per person. Garbage must be packed out. No swimming allowed in the lake. Merchants, please contact the Kingdom Merchant Coordinator. A Teachers' Reception will be held Saturday evening in the A&S Pavilion.

The Arts Competitions are: Instrumental Performance, Open and Illumination: Celtic Knotwork. There will be a glass case for the Illumination entries. The Sciences Competitions are: Scholarship, prepared on site, Textiles: Spinning. Competition signups and judging times will be announced on site. The Page School will also be hosting a track of classes. A complete class schedule and site info will be in the July Page.

The following is a sampling of classes for this event: "101" Track: Beginning Embroidery; Intro to Voice Heraldry; Beginning Calligraphy; Beginning Blackwork; Documentation for SCA projects. Bardic Track: Stringed Instruments; Beginning Bodhran; Beginning Fiddle. Brewing Track: Basic Cordials; English Ales; Period Ciders, Cysers and Perry; Medieval-oid Sodas; Melomels; Wines from the Wilds. Cooking Track: Period Breakfasts; Spice Powders; Redact a Period Recipe; Basic Cheese; Aebleskievers; One-Pot Meals; SCA Kitchen Health and Safety. Games Track: Chess and Backgammon; Medieval Games; Horsemanship Games; Advanced Tarot. Fighting Track: Lists Made Fun; Styles of Tournaments; Women Fighters; Armored Combat Basics; Intro to Missile Combat; Renown: A Fighter's Reputation. Hands-On Track: Round-Basket Weaving; Gold Leaf; Herbal First Aid; Leatherwork; Woven Chain; Riveted Mail; Pavilion Pitching. Middle Eastern Track: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Bellydancing; Basic Dumbec; Zils. Needlework Track: Bayeaux Stitch; Basic Handsewing; Decorative Beadwork; Decorative Embroidery; Canvaswork; Assisi work. Ships and Stars Track: Period Maps and Charts; Period Navigation III: Period Ship Design; Ye Period Pirates; Astronomy, Calenders and Time; Medieval Scientific and Philosophical Instruments; Astrology of the SCA; Star Gazing. Woodworking Track. War and Marshaling Track.


From The Page (July, 1998):

The Kingdom Ministers of Art and Science bid everyone welcome to the Arts & Sciences Weekend to be held July 24 through 26, near Concow. The site opens at 3;00 p.m. Friday and closes at 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Site fee is $5 per person, $2 under 12; make checks payable to "SCA Inc - Kingdom of the West." Garbage must be packed out. No swintming allowed in the lake. The water on site is potable. Standard West Kingdom fire regulations will apply. All pets must be leashed or restrained at all times. Merchants, please contact the Kingdom Merchant Coordinator. A Teachers' Reception will be held Saturday evening in the A&S Pavilion. The Page school will also be hosting a track of classes.

The Arts competitions are: Instrumental Performance: Open, and Illumination: Celtic Knotwork. There will be a glass case for the Illumination entries. The Sciences competitions are: Scholarship: Prepared on site, and Textiles: Spinning. Competition sign-ups and judging times will be announced on site.

Site Autocrat: Allen MacMillan (contact info omitted).

Class Autocrat: Eireannach nic Ghiolla Chainnigh (contact info omitted).

(One and a half pages of class listings omitted ...)


Description of this event (if any), taken from The Page, or from memory of at least one person who attended the event.


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