Rumpelstiltskein Show and Tell

4 Jul

From Minister of Arts & Sciences, Samia al-Kaaslania, on social media:

On Wednesday, July 22 we will host Rumpelstiltskein Show and Tell with Dame Medb (M Renata Fossett). This is an opportunity for folks to meet one of our arts communities, and the arts community to show off their geek. Please feel free to bring your string (and proto-string) for a night of knit-and-visit.

July 8 Meeting Cancelled

4 Jul

Keepest Thou Calm - 'Tis but delayed a whileOwing to the preparations many will be taking in order to attend Warriors and Warlords the following day, the meeting at GPS on the evening of July 8 has been cancelled. Meetings will resume as usual for the business meeting on July 15 in the usual place.

Nordskogen Exchequer Seeks Successor

19 Jun

The vote to determine Nordskogen’s next Exchequer will occur at the July 15 business meeting.  There is one good gentle that has submitted his name for inclusion on the ballot- Lord Wolfstanus Lightfote.    Vivat Wolfstanus!

Baronial Transition

17 Jun

Greetings unto the Great Hall of Northshield!

Though we have greatly enjoyed our time as Baron and Baroness of Nordskogen it is time we pass on the torch to the next generation. So now begins our search for those who are willing to forge ahead and lead our populace into the future.

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Calligraphy at CONvergence!

14 Jun

We finally have a time on the schedule at CONvergence. We have been assigned to have a calligraphy activity in Connie’s Quantum Sandbox on Sunday, July 5th from 3:30-4:30pm. If anyone is already coming to the convention and can help out, please let me know at: ladyivetta@gmail.com. I’m checking on passes for one or two people who aren’t registered. But I’d like to try for people who will already be at the convention to help. Thanks!  Ivetta

Warriors and Warlords XXII Coming in Early July

2 Jun

Get ready for Northshield’s premier summer camping event!

Hosted jointly by the baronies Nordskogen and Jararvellir, the 2015 installment, which will span the weekend of July 9–14 at Osseo, Wisconsin’s idyllic Whispering Pines Campground, boasts improved parking, more cleared space for loud and quiet camping areas, and other site improvements. Visit our expansive merchant’s row, full schedule of classes, activities and displays and non-stop action on all the tournament fields.

For more information about the event and weekend pricing, visit the event website now online at warriorsandwarlords.org.

Rapier Champions Tourney to be held on June 3

28 May

From Social Media, the call goes out with yet another reason for the loyal populace of Nordskogen to attend our next monthly moot:

Hear all and know,
That the Baronial Rapier Champions Tourney will happen at the Baronial Moot, next Wednesday, June 3rd. All authorized rapier fighters are welcome to compete, although only a Nordskogen rapier fighter may become champion. Defend the lives of your Baron and Baroness! Dice are involved, but skill conquers all.

—Dona Margalit Medicus
Baronial Rapier Champion

Herald and Seneschal Vote at Business Meeting

16 May

The votes to select successors to both our Seneschal, Freiin Jutta van der Bruegghen (known as Ivetta), and our Herald, Lord Faelan MacMillan will be held at the May 20 business meeting. The Herald transition will take place in June and the Seneschal will step down following Warriors and Warlords in July.

For the Herald’s position, approval will be sought for the solitary candidate, Checheyigen Oyugun. Two candidates will be presented for the Seneschal’s office, Idonea la Lakere, and Niamh ingen Dhomnail

Your attendance and participation in the electoral process is appreciated by your barony. As ever, voting is restricted to paid members of the society, though the question and answer period is open to everything. Votes by proxy may be provided in advance by email to the Seneschal.