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Weekly Announcements for BFS - September 23rd, 2019

posted Sep 24, 2019, 7:40 PM by Forgotten Sea

  
  A message from Lord Aed Mac Cormaic ua Feidlimid, Baronial Seneschal - 

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 goðiThere has been little to no interest in the Fighter School for the past 3 weeks. We will only continue if people respond to dell@lewis-neff.net (or other contact information you might have for me) and say they are definitely coming this week.
    
    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: Oct 16 & 30 at Fighter Practice.


Largess will soon be needed for Their Excellencies to present to Their Majesties at Crown Tournament. Please consider making or re-gifting something.


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
   

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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 23rd - 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 25th - 6:00-9 PM - BFS Fighter Practice, Irene B French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Dr, Shawnee Mission, KS.
  • Thursday, September 26th, 7-9 PM -  Fighter Practice, Walnut Gardens Community of Christ, 19201 E RD Mize Road, Independence, MO.
  • The BFS Roll of Arms Project work-night is Thursday, October 3rd, at the Corinth Branch of the Johnson County Library, 8100 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, KS 66208.
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    Upcoming Events:
  •     Sep 27th - 28th, Gryphon's Fest: A Merry Band of Theives, Three Rivers (Defiance, MO) 
  •     Sep 28th, Vertigo, Lost Moor (Easton, MO)
  •     Oct 5th, Autumn Arrows, Calanais Nuadh (Laquey, MO)
  •     Oct 5th, Regional Fighter Practice, Lonely Tower + Coeur D’Ennui (Irwin, IA)
  •     Oct 11th - 14th, Fall Crown Tournament, Forgotten Sea ( Smithville, MO)

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