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July 14, 2013

Club Spotlight: Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. — Barony of Raven’s Fort

Location

Huntsville (covering south of Madisonville, east of Bryan/College Station, north of The Woodlands and west of Livingston.

When established

May 1964

Group Founders

John Baum the Redhawk, Michael Ramage aka Michael Fitz Raymond of Twin Cedars and Shona Redwolf

Number of members

Our “known world” consists of 19 Kingdoms with over 30,000 members residing in countries around the world.

Meeting time/place

First Thursday of every month at 7 a.m.

Group mission

The SCA is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th century Europe. Members, dressed in clothing of Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes and workshops and more.

When are new officers elected?

Every two years

Major events/initiatives each year

Fall event is the third weekend in September. Sam Houston Folk Festival is the spring event.

Conditions for membership

Not required to join but there is a non-member surcharge added to admission price if you do not have a membership.

Accepting new members?

Always!

New member contact and information

www.sca.org, and also www.ravens-fort.ansteorra.org.

Club Spotlight runs on Mondays. All nonprofit groups in Walker County are eligible. If you’d like your club or organization featured, please send an email to Stephen Green at sgreen@itemonline.com. Put Club Spotlight in the subject line.

 

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