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Event: Autumn Schola - November 17th - Shire of Hartshorn-dale

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  • Mike Knauer
    Greetings! I apologize to the folks who will receive more then one copy of this announcement. - Michel Wolffauer Autumn Schola Shire of Hartshorn-dale Sat, Nov
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      I apologize to the folks who will receive more then one copy of this

      - Michel Wolffauer

      Autumn Schola
      Shire of Hartshorn-dale
      Sat, Nov 17, 2001

      Before the winter snows fly, please join us for a day dedicated to classes
      followed by an evening of dancing and socializing. Come learn games to play
      by the fire, dances to make your Yule more festive, get ideas for 12th Night
      gifts and much, much more. An entire track of classes will be devoted to
      topics of special interest for those new to the SCA. After dinner we will
      be teaching period dances, and dancing into the evening. In addition to the
      day's classes, we will also have a heraldry name and device
      reference/consultation table, and a gaming table.

      During the lunch break a fashion show will be held. If you are interested
      in participating, please provide the following information to Margarete
      (rufquad@...): your name, what you will be wearing, an
      approximately time period and place where it is from, an estimate on the
      number of hours it took to make it and your favorite thing about it.

      The Keeper's of Athena's Thimble will be holding paneling for ranking in the
      Embroiders Guild of the East Kingdom. Everyone is encouraged to bring along
      their needlework, be you a beginner or long time lover of the needle arts,
      to be reviewed by the panel. If you wish to know more about the needlework
      categories and the ranking system please check out
      http://www.athenasthimble.com for information and panel forms.

      A day board will be provided and the Shire of Hartshorn-dale will be
      providing meat and rice with sauces for both as the basis for a pot-luck
      feast. If your SCA first name begins with A-H, please bring an appetizer,
      salad or non-alcoholic beverage to share with 8-10 people. If your SCA
      first name begins with I-O, please bring a side dish or an additional main
      dish to feed 8-10 people. If your SCA first name begins with P-Z, please
      bring a dessert. If you wish to bring a dish that is not compatible with
      this, please find someone to switch with or contact the autocrats. While we
      encourage people to bring period dishes, we recognize that not everyone will
      be able to do so. Please also bring a list of the ingredients in your dish
      to assure that those with allergies are not unpleasantly surprised.

      The site opens at 9 AM, with classes beginning at 10 AM. The site closes at
      9 PM. The fee is $5 and includes the day board. Children under 12 are
      $2.00. Some classes will have small fees for handouts and materials. Send
      Reservations to: Lee Ann Posavad, 4819 Mays Ave, Reading, PA 19606. Please
      include legal and SCA names of everyone in your party, and indicate ages of
      each member under 18. Include a SASE or Email address for confirmation.
      Make checks payable to: "SCA, Inc. - Shire of Hartshorn-dale".

      If you are interested in teaching a class, please contact one of the
      autocrats: Lady Brynn Elionoir nic Neachdainn (Sheree Krasley),
      610-495-0867, s_krasley@... or Rainillt Leia De Bello Marisco
      (Lee Ann Posavad), 610-779-2099, lposavad@...

      The site is handicap accessible, no pets, and dry.

      Main Tracks:
      Basic Smocking, 14th Century Fitted Kirtle/Cotehardie, Introduction to
      Middle Eastern Music [Bring Instruments], Lecture on Beaded Necklaces,
      Introduction to Hardanger, Theory of Bow Construction [Bring Bow along],
      Cheese Making, Chainmail, Essential Oils, Choosing an SCA Name

      Beginner's Track:
      Intro to the SCA, Intro to Fighting, Basic T-Tunics and Period Fabrics,
      Developing a Persona, Period Games

      Children's Track:
      Children's Bestiary, Children's Sewing Intro, Children's Sewing - Hands-On,
      Children's Heraldic Postures

      St. Columbkill Church
      200 Indian Spring Rd.
      Boyertown, PA 19512

      From Philadelphia and Points East:

      Follow your best route to 422 West from King of Prussia to Route 100 N at
      Pottstown. (*) Follow Rt 100 for approx 3 miles. Take the Farmington Exit
      and turn left onto Farmington Ave. Farmington Ave turns into Colebrookdale
      Rd. There will be a funny turn in the road, make sure you bear right.
      Follow Farmington/Colebrookdale for approx 2 1/2 miles till you come to Rt
      562. At 562 make a right. Watch for the Jukebox Cafe on your left and
      immediately after the cafe make the left onto Indian Spring Rd. The church
      is on the left hand side at the top of the hill.

      From Allentown and Points North:

      Follow your best route to Rt 100 S. Follow Rt 100 towards Pottstown. Take
      the New Berlinville Exit. Keeping right at the fork in the ramp merge onto
      Montgomery Ave. Follow Montgomery Ave which immediately turns into Reading
      Ave. Follow this for approx a mile. This then turns into Rt 562. As you
      leave Boyertown, keep an eye out for the Jukebox Cafe. Just before the cafe
      is Indian Spring Rd. Turn right and follow the road up the hill, the church
      is on the left hand side.

      From Lancaster and Points South:

      The easiest route is to make your way to Rt 100 and follow it north. Cross
      over 422 and follow the directions above at the (*).

      From I-176 and Reading:

      Take the 176 till it ends, take 422 East towards Pottstown. Merge onto
      business 422 approx a mile or so down the highway. At the second or third
      light you will see a Turkey Hill on the Right, a Burger King on the left.
      This is Gibraltar Rd. Turn left. Follow this until it T's. Turn left onto
      Shelbourne Rd. Follow this approx a mile or so till it comes to a offset
      intersection and a light. Ahead of you, you will see a National Penn bank.
      At the light take the hard right onto Rt 562. Follow 562 approx 7 miles or
      so. You will cross Rt 662. Continue till you see the Jukebox Cafe. Take
      the left onto Indian Spring Rd, the site is at the top of the hill on the

      Event Website: http://www.hartshorn-dale.org/schola.html
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