Estrella War announcements

Estrella War announcements

1. Demonstration of Maiolican tin painting on pottery
Thursday, February 27& Friday, February 28, 2014 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
Town Square- Special events pavilion

Mistress Dairine will demonstrate the Italian Renaissance tin-glazed decorative technique on pottery, known as maiolica.

2. Kingdom of the Outlands Party
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from dusk to the wee morning hours before dawn (3 AM)
Town Square- Spectator’s Pavilion

Join the Mighty Outlands in grand revelry, laughter, dance, and song on Thursday. Enjoy friends, drums, dance, and small games to test one’s liver. Join us!

3. Pottery Demonstration
Friday, February 28 & Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
Town Square- Special Events Pavilion

Lady Aasni Ranghildsdotter will demonstrate throwing period pieces on a potter’s wheel. Dig in to the creative clay of mother earth and let your fingers do the shaping of your inter vision.

4. Pysanky Eggs (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Demo
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
Town Square-Special Events pavilion

A demonstration of how to make pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs).  Extra supplies will be provided for those interested in trying out this ancient art form.

5. Youth Battle Chess
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 7:00pm
Town Square-Spectator’s Pavilion

Unto all Youth of the Knowne Worlde that have descended upon Estrella War XXX does Her Royal Majesty, Violante the Malificent, Most Wondrous Queen of the Kingdom of the West, send a challenge unto you. Her Majesty desires to meet the most awesome and best champion that can be known, in a game of chess. However, this will not be any ordinary game of chess, as that would be so normal. Nay, this will be a live game of BATTLE CHESS! That is right, Knights, and squires and fighters oh MY will be the actual chess pieces on a chess board at the Spectator’s Pavilion in Town Square.

To be able to challenge HRM Violante, the Youth that has accrued the most points by battling valiantly throughout the war challenging and playing the most youth or adults in chess, and volunteering, with the appropriate writs, upon presentation to HRM Violante, will then be able to see if they can defeat her in a live game of Battle Chess on Friday, February 28th, 7pm at the Spectator’s Pavilion in Town Square

Complete rules will be provided upon sign up.  Information is available at Registration, or the Kingdom of the West encampment.

6. The Kingdom of the West’s Party
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 9:00pm
Town Square- Spectator’s Pavilion

Unto all who attend of the Knowne Worlde that have descended upon the historic Estrella War XXX, doth Their Royal Majesties of the West, Thorfin the Cruel and Violante the maleficent, Most Wondrous, bid you join them in the EPIC party of the West. Held on Friday night, February 28, at 9 PM, in the Spectator’s Pavilion in Town Square.

7. A&S Demonstration- Spinning on a wheel
Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
Town Square- Special Events Pavilion

How many times have you seen a spinning wheel in an antique shop and wondered exactly how does that work? Satisfy your curosity and join Dubhchobhlaigh inghean Eoin ui hEalaighthe as she demonstrates the art of spinning on a wheel.