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AE Rapier Academy, November 17, Barony of Thescorre-updates!

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  • Wendy Colbert
    Forwarded by request-Irene
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 18, 2007
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      Forwarded by request-Irene

      -----Forwarded Message-----
      >From: yasmina <yasmina@...>

      >Greetings from the Rapier Academy Autocrat! This is a friendly reminder
      >that the Barony of Thescorre will be hosting a Rapier Academy on November
      >17th. There have been a few changes to the announcement, and the website
      >has been updated to include a tentative class list.
      >
      >If you are interested in teaching a class, please do not hesitate to
      >contact Master Ian. There are still plenty of spaces available. We have
      >many spaces in the Arts & Sciences track available, so if you'd like to
      >teach a class on garb construction... or food (fencers like food!), or
      >something that may in some way relate to fencing, please contact our
      >Chancellor.
      >
      >Also, there is still plenty of space for merchants... so if you interested
      >please contact me directly
      >
      >In Service,
      >Dona Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza, called Yasmina
      >
      >----------------------------------------------
      >
      >
      >UPDATED ANNOUNCEMENT:
      >
      >The Barony of Thescorre is pleased to announce the return of the Rapier
      >Academy! Join
      >
      >us on Saturday, November 17th 2007 at the breathtaking Main Street Armory
      >(900 E.
      >
      >Main St. Rochester NY 14605) for a day of learning, fighting, comaradie
      >and fun! The site
      >
      >will be open from 9am until 9pm, with first classes beginning at 10am. The
      >site has
      >
      >limited handicapped accessibility, it is wet (in accordance with site's
      >liquor license, all
      >
      >alcohol provided for purchase by the Armory only), and there will be
      >designated areas for
      >
      >smoking.
      >
      >
      >A variety of classes will be offered, ranging from topics in Historical
      >Combat, Leadership
      >
      >and Melee tactics, Tournament Fighting, Arts & Sciences in the world of
      >Rapier, our Noble Baron Eric desires a Tournament, and to round out the
      >day a grand melee in the Armory’s 34,000 sq. ft arena!
      >
      >The Autocrat for this event is Dona Alessandra Bentivegna da Faenza,
      >called Yasmina,
      >
      >(Angelique Armstrong * 271 Pearl St. Rochester, NY 14607 * 585-244-9747 *
      >
      >
      >[LINK: mailto:RapierAcademy_Autocrat@...]
      >RapierAcademy_Autocrat@...)
      >
      >The Chancellor of Classes for the event is Master Ian Muir (Ben Cooper -
      >
      >
      >[LINK: mailto:RapierAcademy_Chancellor@...]
      >RapierAcademy_Chancellor@...). If you are interested in
      >teaching a class,
      >
      >please contact Master Ian as soon as possible so that he can schedule it
      >in the appropriate
      >
      >track.
      >
      >
      >This event will not be featuring a feast, and due to some unfortunate
      >construction delays
      >
      >the onsite Restaurant may not be open for business in time for the event.
      >However, there
      >
      >are a variety of many fine restaurants in the area and maps and menus will
      >be available.
      >
      >As well, concession stands will be opened throughout the afternoon in the
      >arena
      >
      >Merchants are invited to attend and showcase your wares. There is plenty
      >of space
      >
      >available, and there is no Merchanting Fee to pay. If you are in need of
      >tables they are
      >
      >available for $5 each. If you are interested in merchanting please contact
      >the Autocrat at
      >
      >the email address listed above.
      >
      >
      >Reservations are highly appreciated but not necessary. The reservations
      >clerk is Baroness
      >
      >Roberta McMorland (Pam McDermott * 196 Henrietta Street, Rochester, NY
      >14620 * 585
      >
      >-442-2993 * [LINK: mailto:RapierAcademy_Reservations@...]
      >RapierAcademy_Reservations@...). The site fees for the day are
      >
      >
      >as follows: Adults: $10.00, Youth (6 – 17yrs): $5.00, 5yrs and under:
      >Free. Adult Non
      >
      >-members and those without proof of membership will be also be charged the
      >$3 Non-
      >
      >Member Surcharge at the door. Please make checks payable to “SCA, Inc –
      >Barony of
      >
      >Thescorre” (please do not include $3.00 NMS with reservation).
      >
      >
      >Visit the Event website at [LINK:
      >http://www.thescorre.org/calendar/events/rapier_academy.htm%5d
      >www.thescorre.org/calendar/events/rapier_academy.htm for
      >
      >information on classes, lodging, directions, and more. Site will be
      >updated regularly as
      >
      >the event draws near.
      >
      >
      >Directions:
      >
      >From points WEST of Rochester: Find your best Route to I-90 E. Take I-90
      >E to EXIT
      >
      >#47 (Rochester/Leroy). Take I-490 E into the city. Take left hand exit
      >onto EXIT
      >
      >#13/INNER LOOP. Continue on Inner Loop to left hand exit for Main St.
      >Turn Left onto
      >
      >Main St. approx ½ mile. Armory will be on your left (look for SCA signs)
      >
      >
      >From points EAST of Rochester: Find your best Route to I-90 W. Take I-90 W
      >to EXIT
      >
      >#45 (Rochester/Victor). Take I-490 W into the city. Take EXIT
      >#20/UNIVERSITY AVE
      >
      >towards Winton Rd. Go approx 2 miles. Turn RIGHT onto N. Goodman St,
      >**continue on
      >
      >N. Goodman St. through where it changes to Circle St and intersects with
      >E. Main St (you
      >
      >will be on a bridge, there will be a railyard below on your right). Turn
      >LEFT onto E. Main
      >
      >St, the Armory will be at the bottom of the bridge on your right (look for
      >SCA Signs)
      >
      >
      >From points SOUTH of Rochester: Find your best route to I-390 N. Take
      >I-390 N to EXIT
      >
      >#15/I-590 N. Take I-590 N to EXIT #5/I-490W towards Downtown . Take EXIT
      >
      >
      >#18/ROUTE 31 MONROE AVE. Turn RIGHT onto Monroe Ave and continue for
      >approx
      >
      >½ mile. Turn RIGHT onto N. Goodman St, follow from **
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