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The Thirty-ninth Year

Collegium Nebularum -- Principality of the Mists

June 26, 2004 (AS XXXIX)

Oak Grove Middle School,
Concord, CA

From The Page (May, 2004):

The event will feature a variety of classes, demonstrations, lectures, an artisan's display, and a feast in the evening. Conveniently located in Concord, the site is approximately an hour from San Francisco and an hour from Sacramento. For more details, visit the website at: (website address omitted). There you will find more information on classes, fundraisers, artisans who are displaying, feast details and how to register for classes before you get to the event! You will also find out about receiving the CD of class handouts as a thank you gift for donors to the event.

Abbreviated Class Listing: Needle Arts: Setting Gem-stones, Laid and Couching, Opus Anglicanum, Intro to Historical Embroidery; Fiber Arts: Pick-up (adv inkle weaving). History of Basketry, Intro to Card Weaving, Slide Show of Textiles from Europe; Clothing: The Archaeological Bias of Viking Costume, Gates of Hell- Making one to fit. Historical Clothing under your Armor, The German Waffenrock, Sleeves for a German Ren Gown, 14th - 16th c. Garment Closures, Costume vs. Clothing; Medieval Combat and Combatants: Basic Fighting Techniques - Unarmored, The Archer in History - Villian, Hunter or Warrior?, A 'Blunt' Orientation on Combat Archery in the SCA, The Squire in the Real Middle Ages vs. the Current Middle Ages; Calligraphy and Illumination: Basic Scoll Layout and Illumination, Advanced Calligraphy, Persian Art, Advanced shading techniques; Sciences and Jewelry: Terra Cotta Relief Sculpture, History of Glassblowing, Cloisonne, Pulp to Paper in 75 Frantic Minutes; Cooking: Something Fun with Juana Isabella, Making Sausage, Unravel the Mystery of Wooden Spoon; Misc: History of Gardening, Kirtle Music, Children and Toys in Period, Branles and more, including a Page School Track.

Location: Oak Grove Middle School, (address omitted), Concord (no alcohol & no tobacco on site)

Schedule: Site Opens 8 am; Class Sign-in begins at 8:30am; Classrooms open at 9 am; Low Countries Feast Begins at 5:30; Hall closes at 10 pm.

Fees Through Beltane: Child Site Fee (5 and under) $0; Child Feast Ticket (1-5 yrs) $2; Child Site Fee (6-12 years) $3; Child Feast Ticket $7; Adult Site Fee: $8; Adult Feast Ticket $12; Discounted Adult Feast Ticket/Collegium Package $18. Fees after Beltane (May 3 onwards): Children fees unchanged; Adult Site Fee $8; Adult Feast Ticket $18; Discounted Adult Feast Ticket/Collegium Package $21. There will be no feast tickets held at the door. Purchase tickets in advance at events or by sending the autocrat a check to "SCA Inc - Principality of the Mists" with purchase amount, a note indicating what you are purchasing, and a SASE if you don't want your tickets held at the door. Visit the website for a ticket order form.

Autocrat: Ascelin Meere of Ravenslocke (contact info omitted).

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