The Monthly Roundup: August, 2017 (a quick summary of the calendar listed events)
Starting off the month, the end of July and the first weeks of August will see this year’s Pennsic wars take place. From July 28 to Aug. 13, the single largest event in the SCA will be held at Slippery Rock, Penn., and includes melees and tournaments for rapier and heavy fighters, as well as merchants, artisans and performers. The Pennsic site shows as 17 hours road time from Oklahoma City.
On the following weekend, Aug.19 Steppes Artisan will be a Saturday only event and is a major A&S event for the barony. Held at the First United Methodist Church of Cedar Hills, the site is approximately half an hour south of Dallas/Fort Worth. This is a “body of work” competition open to any level artisan. Artisans should include in their displays evidence of growth as an artisan and researcher. Competitors are encouraged to be ready to speak to judges and Their Excellencies throughout the day. This is a day event with no camping, and site registration is $15 for adults and $5 for children.
On Aug. 26, the kingdom will host yet another artistic adventure with Glaslyn’s Artisan of the Flame. The day event is held in Denton, Texas, about half an hour north of Dallas/Fort Worth and two and a half hours south from Oklahoma City. This is a championship A&S competition for the group, and documentation is required for all entrants. Site registration is $15 for adults and $5 for children.
More information about each of these events can be found on the kingdom calendar, including links to maps, contact information for the stewards, and more detailed breakdown of site registrations, family maximums, and details about membership discounts. Visit http://www.ansteorra.org.