Pen vs. Sword V: Point Taken

March 17, 2018

'Tis a simple thing to take a man’s life with a Sword, and once it’s done, it’s done, but when a man’s life is eviscerated by the Pen, it remains that way for eternity.  Last year, the Pen won.  Sword: consider this a challenge.


The Shire of Angels Keep will once again celebrate the art of the Pen and the arte of the Sword on March 17th  2018 and attempt to answer the age-old question; Which is mightier, the pen or the sword?  Join us to discover the answer at the Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St, Auburn NY.   Site will open at 9am, and the first classes will start at 10am.  Classes will end at 5pm, Site Fee, including day board, is $15, $5 for children under 14, babes in arms are free.  A $5 discount for SCA members. Reservations should be mailed to Martha Powers, 15 Grover St #1, Auburn, NY  13021.  .  Please make check/money order out to SCANY, Inc. – Shire of Angels Keep.


We will again be offering a full day of classes featuring two distinct tracks: one for the scribal arts, and another for the science of the sword.  Those interested in teaching should contact THL Moniczka Poznanska (Martha Powers) moniczkap AT verizon.net or 315-515-3086.  A full list of classes and class schedule will be available on our website.

  
A generous day board featuring items designed for grabbing on your way to class, as well as sit-down dishes will be provided.  Reservations are encouraged so we can plan for how much food to cook, without generating a lot of waste.  No feast will be served, but a list of local restaurants is available on our website.  Please contact our Day Board Steward, Volbjorn Grimmsons(Wayne Sweet) email rebelrider72 AT gmail.com 315.383.9391 regarding any food related concerns or allergies.

Autocrat for this event is Dyryke Hastings (Mark Lefler) at lefler_mark AT yahoo.com 315-224-5368.

Directions to the Auburn United Methodist Church, 99 South St, Auburn, NY  13021:
From North, West or East, find your best route to I-90, the Weedsport/Hwy 34 exit.  Follow Hwy 34 south into Auburn, the church will be on the right-hand side of the road. Hwy 34 is South Street once you cross Arterial.  From the South, find your best route to Hwy 34, go north into Auburn, the church will be on the left side of the road.

 
 
 

 

Last updated 5 November 2017

 

 

 

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