Autumn Celebration


Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Brigit ingen Meic Thire Ruaidh
Date: October 6 , 2007 until October, 7 2007
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on October 6th 2007
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on October 7th 2007

Event site:
Miworth Community Hall
13510 Flint Road Prince George, BC V2M 6B9

Autumn Celebration
October 6-7, 2007
Shire of Cold Keep
Prince George BC


The Shire of Cold Keep is proud to host Their Highness' University of Avacal at Autumn Celebration, October 6th and 7th. Please join us in a collegium of classes – from fine arts & sciences to the martial arts:

Introduction to the SCA – HL Caitlin ingen ui Dalaig

Introduction to Court – HL Caitlin ingen ui Dalaig

Drop Spindle Spinning – Missy Morgan

Documentation Made Easy! – Missy Morgan

Wool Preparation – From Fleece to Ready-to-Spin – Missy Morgan

Introduction to Renaissance Dance – HL Catherine of the Rowan Tree

15th Century Italian Renaissance Dance – HL Catherine of the Rowan Tree

Beginner Lampwork (glass Bead Making) – Viscountess Gemma Meena

Hand Sewing Techniques – Maistreas Sadb ingen Thuathail

Persona Development – Brother Selewine

Beads, Bones and Baubles: A Brief Overview of 10,000 Years of Jewellry -– Brother Selewine

Trichinopoly for Kids (Viking Wire Weaving) – Brother Selewine

Introduction to Goauche and Period Paints – Boyarina Sina Erdena

So You Wanna Be a Scribe – Boyarina Sina Erdena

Painting Techniques – Boyarina Sina Erdena

All That Glitters (Gold Leaf Techniques) – Boyarina Sina Erdena

Embellishment – HE Hero the Responsible

Charcoal Pouncing (Medieval Transfer Paper) – HE Hero the Responsible

Period Games (Kubb, Nyout, Gluckhaus, Shove Groat) – HL Tewl Gover orth Kernow

Arts & Sciences Research – Maistreas Sadb ingen Thuathail and HL Natal'ia Vokovicha

Basic Bardic: An Intro to Singing – HL Natal'ia Vokovicha

Pattern Drafting Survey – Maistreas Sadb ingen Thuathail and HL Natal'ia Vokovicha

How To Put Together an A&S Championship Entry – Maistreas Sadb ingen Thuathail

Feast Planning and Budgeting – HL Caitlin ingen ui Dalaig and HL Jajiradai Batu

Head Cook 101 (or How to Cook Dinner for 150 of Your Closest Friends – HL Caitlin ingen ui Dalaig and HL Jajiradai Batu

Heraldry 101 (for Dummies!) – HL Vladimir Andreichich Aleksandrov

Field/Voice Heraldry – HL Vladimir Andreichich Aleksandrov

Making Target Archery Arrows – HE Malabar Membro Spaccata

Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Archery Equipment – Lord Markus Pheilsmid

Fighting Techniques for Women – Ridari Steinn Vikingsson

Fighter Basics – Ridari Steinn Vikingsson

Fighter Preparation for Tournaments – Ridari Steinn Vikingsson

The Basics & Fundamentals That No One Uses – Don William Bennet

The Arte of Not Sucking (Theory) – Don William Bennet

The Arte of Not Sucking (Hands on) pre-requisite theory component – Don William Bennet

NEW ** Rapier Open Forum – Don William Bennet **

Gaining Measure – Footwork – HE Donya Gemma Meena

Armoured Combat Field Marshalling

Pre-registration will be required for all classes. Site and class registration will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Wintergarden at the University of Northern BC. Classes start at 11:00 a.m. sharp.  You must be registered to attend!!  Don't wait until the last minute to register, classes do have size limits!! 

For detailed class descriptions, fees and how to register, go to the Cold Keep web site at and follow the links.

There are two sites for this event: the UNBC Wintergarden and the Miworth Hall. A potluck dinner will follow the end of classes on Saturday – everyone is encouraged to bring a donation to the feast!

Sign in and Registration Location:

UNBC (Wintergarden), 3333 University Way,Prince George BC V2N 4Z9

From the North: From Hwy 97, turn onto Hwy 16 W. Turn left onto Tyner Blvd at the Hwy 16 and Domano/Tyner Blvd intersection. Follow Tyner up the hill, turn left at the UNBC signs onto the campus. From the South: Turn left onto 15th Ave from Hwy 97. Follow 15th Ave through town and up Cranbrook Hill where it turns into University Way. Turn right at the UNBC signs onto the campus. SCA signs will be posted to the Wintergarden.

Spinning Class and Feast Location:

Miworth Community Hall,13510 Flint Road,Prince George BC V2M 7C1

From Highway 97 in Prince George, turn west onto 15th Ave. to Foothills Blvd. Turn right and follow to the Otway Road turn off. Turn left on Otway Road and proceed for 11 km (you will cross over three (3) railroad tracks). Turn right on Flint Road: the hall is on the right. SCA signs will be posted.

Both sites open at 9:00 AM Saturday and close at 6:00 PM Sunday. Outdoor camping space and limited crash space may available at the hall for Saturday night. Please contact the Autocrat in advance if you require a camping spot or crash space. If there are no requests prior to the event, there will be no camping/crashing allowed at the hall.

Merchants are welcome!

Site Fees:   Adults:             $10

                   Youth (13-18)    $ 5

                   Children 12 and under: no charge

 NEW ** Pre-registration **  A $2 discount is being offered on all adult site fees for pre-registration for the event. To pre-register for the event, contact the autocrat with your mundane name, SCA name, branch, SCA membership number and NSCA membership.  Proof of membership is still required at gate to receive the member discount.

Note This pre-registration is for the event only, and does not include any class registration. To register for classes, please contact Maistreas Sadb ingen Thuathail at moc.tenrolpx@retsofv.


The NMS is in effect for this event. Adults with proof of membership (blue card) will receive a $4 discount to the posted site fee. Membership cards must be shown at the gate to receive the reduced site fee – no exceptions! Make cheques payable to the Shire of Cold Keep.

Donations to THUA will be accepted at the Gate.

As this is a class-oriented event, parents are responsible for the supervision and conduct of their children.

For more information, or to arrange merchant, camping or crash space, please contact the Autocrat:

Brigit ingen Meic Thíre Ruaidh (mka Darlene Edvall)
2573 Inlander Street
Prince George BC V2L 1J6
phone: (250) 562-8417
email: ten.sulet@flowcitlec

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