Classes and Class Schedule The Class Schedule is FULL.
Room A Schedule 10-11 Neckline Facings (Katherine Goscombe) Great neckline facings for your garb. No fee.
11-12:30 Basic Illumination Make and Take (Aine ingen Ul Briain) Best for ages 12 and older. Fee: $5 for supplies.
1-2 Baby Bards in Their Natural Habitat (Eadaoin Ghormshuileach) Information and sources for aspiring and beginning performance artists.
2-3 Mead 101 (Mateusz Plock of Dragonslaire) Lecture class, great intro for beginners, open to all. Discussion will include what's needed, what to look for in a working batch, first batch how-to's. Recipe for small mead included. No fee.
3-4 Viking Whipcord Braiding (Ysmay) Both decorative and functional! It's a continous 4-strand braid, make to any length. Handout. $1 fee.
Room B Schedule: 10-11 Courtly Love Songs (Milisandia MacGreghere)
11-12 Beginning Dance Footwork (Kyomi no Kaizoku)
12noon-1pm Master Bedwyr's Oil Lamp (Ysmay) Make and take a functional (vegetable) oil lamp! Fee: $1
1-2 Organizing Fun Youth Activities (M. Elisabeth Alles)
2-3 Make and Take Medieval Games (Malachi) Make a double-sided game base for Viking Tablut and Alquerque. Best for adults. Fee: $3
3-4 History of Masks in Period (Seraphina Mascherante) How, when and why were masks used during our period of study? Would your persona have used one?
Room C Schedule: 10-12: Mask Making Workshop (Ailith the Kind) Limited to 24 masks total. No glitter! Fee: $3
12-1 Period Dances (M. Milcent Vibbert) Popular basic country dances. This is a good followup to Beginning Dance Footwork (Room B, 11-12 noon.) 1-2 Beastiaries: Natural Science in the Middle Ages (M. Catriona nic Hugh McLaey) Know the best way to catch an elephant? Ah, well, a good beastiary would tell you! In period, they were more than natural history, and exceedingly popular. Find out more!
2-3 Simple Stitches Make Beautiful Things (Mar'itsa Sumnikova) Turn a basic stitch into an embroidered garb accessory. Fee: $3
3-4 Beginning Macramé (Rosie Dubroc) This isn't the 1970s craft! It's the honest period beginnings of practical textile knotwork. Ages 12 and up, no fee.
On the Rapier List: 10-11 am Rapier Marshals MIT Training (Vladimir Grigorich D'ragoun)
Youth Activities Area Coloring pages available ALL DAY. A great choice for a youngster who is event-ready, but might need some cool-down time during the day. Area closed for lunch from 12 noon to 1pm
Craft #1 Making Masque Masks! 9:30 am to 11am Class Size: 24 Choose a masque and decorate it yourself! Adult help available. No fee. 1.5 hrs
Craft #2 Decorate Your Feast Chalice 11 am to 12 noon Class Size: 12 Plastic goblets plus gems and more. 1 hr
Craft #3 Banner Cloth/Belt Favor 1 pm to 2:30 pm Class Size: 12 Cotton blanks, participants can decorate with fabric markers. 1.5 hr
Craft #4 Make Your Own Paternoster 2:30 pm to 4 pm Class Size: 12 Embroidery floss, knots and beads come together in a great craft for older children. 1.5 hr
THE GREAT DRAGON HUNT SCAVENGER GAME! Meet at 4pm in the Populace Lounge for DETAILED Great Dragon Hunt instructions. In short, you'll comb the area, looking for as many small felt dragons as you can find. (And at the end, you'll get to keep ONE.) If you find the most dragons, you'll receive a prize. Remaining small dragons will be donated to the Crown for children's largesse.
PARENTS: We'll need you to wait for (or in the case of very young children, accompany) your child/children. The hunt should take 15-20 minutes, and is limited to the Populace Room.