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Weekly Announcements for BFS - September 16th, 2019

posted Sep 16, 2019, 5:39 PM by Forgotten Sea

  
  A message from Lord Aed Mac Cormaic ua Feidlimid, Baronial Seneschal - 
I am pleased to announce that Lord Brian Robert MacDougall has agreed to serve as my Deputy and eventual successor as Seneschal for the Barony. Please offer him your thanks and condol, er, congratulations.

Please send commentary to Their Majesties on the candidates for the Forgotten Sea Baronage. They would like all commentary sent to Falcon-Crown at calontir.org by Oct. 7th. If you haven't already done so, please see the BFS Facebook Group. There is an excellent thread where the candidates have shared their thoughts on their candidacies. 

The Barony has a very full calendar of events this fall and winter, starting with Crown Tournament on Columbus Day weekend. Many hands make light work, so please volunteer to help out in some way.


    BFS Fighter School - 
From His Excellency, Logan goði: The unofficial BFS fighter school will be continuing all summer. You can find more information about it here: https://sites.google.com/view/bfsfighterschool
    
    Deputy Officers -  
We are looking for a deputy Archer Marshal. If you have questions or would like to apply, please email the relevant office, baronage@bfs-kc..org and seneschal@bfs-kc.org.

    Calendar Updates - 
More classes,and upcoming Forgotten Sea hosted events have been added to the Baronial Calendar. 
    
    From Her Excellency, Countess Ylva Jonsdottir, Baronial Arts & Sciences Minister -  

Upcoming classes at fighter practice site (indoors):

  • 9/25 Beginning Wood Carving 7:00 PM. Learn how to hand carve and shape wood projects to add embellishment and do basic joinery. Equipment needed: Box knife with a new blade. Taught by Emmerick Jones
  • 10/23 Rope Making 7:00 PM Want to make your gear more period by making your own ropes? Come learn how rope was made in period with Emmerick Jones.
  • Indigo Dyeing will probably wait until we are back outside in the spring.
  • Upcoming opportunities to paint for the Baronial Roll of Arms Project:  Sep 18, Oct 16 & 30 at Fighter Practice.

Let Countess Ylva know if you have a class that you would like to teach, something you would like to learn, or questions about any of this Arts & Sciences stuff. (Ylva@lewis-neff.net

    
    From  Ulfr Thyrsion, Baronial Webminister -  
All Officer email address issues have been resolved.  If you are still having issues please contact me at . webminister@bfs-kc.org.
   

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    Baronial Classes & Arts + Sciences Announcements:
  • 9/25 Beginning Wood Carving 7:00 PM Learn how to hand carve and shape wood projects to add embellishment and do basic joinery. Equipment needed: Box knife with a new blade. Taught by Emmerick Jones .
  • 10/23 Rope Making 7:00 PM Want to make your gear more period by making your own ropes? Come learn how rope was made in period with Emmerick Jones.
  • Possible future classes - Repoussé (weekend-long), Indigo dyeing. If you have an interest in any of these future classes, please contact Countess Ylva (Ylva@lewis-neff.net).  You don't have to commit to going to the class (yet), but we need to gauge the interest before the instructors invest their time in putting them together.  Also, let Ylva know if you have a class that you would like to teach, something you would like to learn, or questions about any of this.  :)
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    Upcoming Activities:
  • Monday, September 9th - 6:30-8:30 PM - BFS Archery Practice at the Kearney site (Contact Master Lief of Crescent Moon for more information, lbh-archery@bfs-kc.org)
  • Wednesday, September 11th - 6:00-9 PM - BFS Fighter Practice, Irene B French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Shawnee Mission, KS.
  • The BFS Roll of Arms Project work-night is Thursday, September 5th, at the Corinth Branch of the Johnson County Library, 8100 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208.
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    Upcoming Events:
  •     Sep 14, Master of the Dual, Amlethsmoor (Hallsville, MO)
  •     Sep 19th - 22nd, Ansteorra 40th Year Celebration, Amlethsmoor (Hallsville, MO)
  •     Sep 27th - 28th, Gryphon's Fest: A Merry Band of Theives, Three Rivers (Defiance, MO) 
  •     Sep 28th, Vertigo, Lost Moor (Easton, MO)

    To add news or announcements - please send items to webminister@bfs-kc.org. Thanks! 
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