Winter's Gate Upcoming Meetings and Events
The following is a list of baronial events for the upcoming months. When more details are known, they will be either listed here, on the Yahoo Groups list-serve. Any questions about any upcoming events, what to expect, what to bring and any transportation issues should be directed toward the list. If you'd like to know what is going on in the rest of the Principality (the State of Alaska), please visit the Principality's Event Calendar. All are welcome at these events, and if you have questions or need clothing or other gear, please contact the Chatelaine, the Seneschal or the autocrat of the activity.
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Weekly Fighter Practices - ___[CHECK E-List/Facebook for Current INFO]___ From 1:00pm til 5pm (or later) at University Park Building (UAF) on University Avenue. Go around the back and into the Gym. Non-fighters Always Welcome, bring a snack, a project or just yourself!
In Winter, location is the University Park Building ('round back in the gym, U-Park Building, University Ave, Fairbanks).
In Summer, at Growden Park on Wilbur Street. -Subject to change due to Weather and availability.
Recurring Monthly Events
Business Meetings - Last Tuesday of each month, -- See e-list for location.
St. Boniface MeetingsWeekly Meetings at Wood Center. 3pm Fridays. (Suspended during Summers) Monitor the Winter's Gate Facebook page for announcements.
THERE IS USUALLY A FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE FOR EACH EVENT.
All official communications must be posted on the Yahoo E-group list.
OVERALL, BARONIAL EVENTS ARE NOW OPEN TO NEW IDEAS.
November 9-10 St Boniface Collegium Liam the Archer
Students & Teachers of the Arts & Sciences! With winter coming, St. Boniface prepares to host our Fall Collegium. Now is a great time learn and teach what skills we may to pass the journey to spring. Join us at University of Alaska Fairbanks for two days of classes, learning, and camaraderie. A detailed description of classes will be forthcoming.
Event is free.
Autocrat: Liam the Archer firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions: Saturday: Make your best way to the corner of University Ave. and College Rd., then head up the hill going away from the gas station up Alumni Dr. Turn right at the first intersection at the top, then onto Chandalar via Tanana Loop. The Gruening Building is the huge grey concrete block building, and parking is free on weekends.
Sunday: From the same intersection, head south on University Ave. until you cross the train tracks. On your right is an old elementary school. We will be in the gym around back. If the front parking lot is closed, the back should be accessible via Sandvick St.(first right after the tracks).
11-12: Room 2: Leather Pouch (Gisla)
12-1:30: Lunch and tour of Pop-Con
1:30-2:30: Room 1: Make the tunic (Ellisif)
2:30-3:30: Room 2: Armor (Hallbiorn)
3:30-4:30: Room 3: Cup Covers (Elfwyn)
4:30-5:30: Room 1: Spinning (Ellisif)
12-1: Classroom: Medieval food (Ellisif) bring lunch! Snacks will be provided.
1-3:Gym: Intro to fighting (Hallbiorn)
3-5: Gym: Dancing (Sapphira).
November 23 Bjarnarstrondr Winter's Return
1296 Agvik, Utqiagvik, AK
Autocrat: - Mary Beth Fuesting email@example.com
Description of event: It's party time in the far North. The snow is flying, the winds are howling, and the sun has gone into hiding. What's a person to do other than enjoy the good company of friends? The day's activities include working on A&S projects, sharing stories and playing games. The feast will be a potluck; please bring a dish, with ingredient list, that will feed at least 8.
December 28 Yule Melinda
The Barony of Winter's Gate invites the populace to join us for a Yule celebration and feast. Join in the merriment as we crown our Bean King and compete in the Boar's Head competition. Enjoy stories and games as we celebrate the rebirth of the sun.
Event Steward: Melinda of Winter's Gate firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Walden Estates Community Center: 1108 Hampstead Ave Fairbanks AK 99701
Directions: Take best route to Johansen Expressway in Fairbanks. Exit at Danby Rd. Turn right onto Bainbridge Blvd. The Community center is at the intersection of Bainbridge and Hampstead.
Gate Fee: Adult Event Registration: $15, Adult Member Discount Event Registration: $10. Children 16 and under are free
We will be having a traditional Winter's Gate pot luck, with a meat dish provided by the Barony. Site is very discreetly wet. Information about competitions and whims will be published as soon as they are available.
Think about hosting a traditional or new event for 2020!
January 17-19 Principality Winter Coronet Selviergard
February 15 Winter Revel
February 18-24 Estrella War
March 9-16 Gulf Wars
April 25 Spring Revel
May 30 Spring Captaincy
July 1-5 West-AnTir War
July 17-19 Principality Summer Coronet
July 24 - August 9 Pennsic War
September 4-6 Harvest Revel
October 24 Samhain
December 26 Yule