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The Autumn 2015 issue of the Citadel, the newsletter of the Barony of Cynnabar, is now available.


The Barony of Cynnabar is a chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cynnabar hosts several events and demos throughout the year where we re-create the Middle Ages. In addition to these events we also have regular practices where we teach and learn our skills.

Regularly scheduled activities include:

Anyone is welcome to attend any of our demos, practices or events. Loaner weapons, armor, clothing, music and more are available for newcomers!

Please check us out on Facebook!


Upcoming Events, Practices, and Meetings

  • Mon, Feb 15, 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM Pre-Meeting Workshop - European Dance (More)
    Workshop: European Dance with Mistress Alina

    Here's your chance to work on some dances prior to Terp! Join members of the Barony and Mistress Alina to review some of the dances from the Terp ball lists in advance of the event. Dance level (either beginner or more advanced) will be chosen day of class depending on who's in attendance.

    Workshops are held in the same location as the Baronial Business meetings from 6:30 pm until approx 7:25 pm about an hour before the meeting begins. If you have a workshop you are interested in teaching or something you'd like to learn about -- please contact Baroness Hannah Schreiber at dawnlsinclair@gmail.com.
  • Mon, Feb 15, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Baronial Business Meeting (More)

    Where: Center Room, Pierpont Commons, 2101 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (Map)

    All are welcome at the Barony of Cynnabar’s Business Meeting, which will be held in the Center Room of Pierpont Commons on the North Campus of the University of Michigan. The Center Room is on the second level (upper floor) of Pierpont Commons (view map of Pierpont Commons here: https://uunions.umich.edu/files/uunions/styles/square_thumbnail/public/pierpont-first-second-mezz.png?itok=T7eE8-mr). A map showing closest parking lots is available at http://www.cynnabar.org/grandtourney/north-campus-meeting-parking.jpg
  • Wed, Feb 17, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM European Dance Practice (More)

    Where: Michigan League, North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI, United States (Koessler Room) (Map)

    Come learn French, Italian and European dances from the Renaissance with live music from the Peascod Gatherers and friends!

    Parking is available in the Palmer Commons garage or on the street.

    More information: http://www.cynnabar.org/eurodance
  • Sun, Feb 21, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Baronial Fighter Practice: Heavy Weapons and Fencing (More)

    Where: Michigan Union, 530 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (Anderson Room ABCD) (Map)

    Heavy Weapons: Knight Marshal: Gregor Reinhardt von Holstein
    knightmarshal.AT.cynnabar.DOT.org

    Fencing: Fencing Marshal: William of Cynnabar
    fencing AT cynnabar DOT org
  • Mon, Feb 22, 6:30 PM - 7:25 PM Pre-Meeting Workshop - Attending Court (More)
    Workshop: Attending Court as a Newcomer with Their Excellencies, Ermenrich and Kasha

    Attending court for the first time as a Newcomer? Here's your chance get a quick overview on what to do, learn who's who on the dais, and what to do should you be called into the presence of those holding court. This is a great chance to learn before attending our Terpsichore event the following weekend!

    Workshops are held in the same location as the Baronial Business meetings from 6:30 pm until approx 7:25 pm just before the meeting begins. If you think of a topic you are interested in teaching -- or, something you'd like to learn about -- please contact Baroness Hannah Schreiber at dawnlsinclair@gmail.com.
  • Mon, Feb 22, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Baronial Business Meeting (More)

    Where: Center Room, Pierpont Commons, 2101 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (Map)

    All are welcome at the Barony of Cynnabar’s Business Meeting, which will be held in the Center Room of Pierpont Commons on the North Campus of the University of Michigan. The Center Room is on the second level (upper floor) of Pierpont Commons (view map of Pierpont Commons here: https://uunions.umich.edu/files/uunions/styles/square_thumbnail/public/pierpont-first-second-mezz.png?itok=T7eE8-mr). A map showing closest parking lots is available at http://www.cynnabar.org/grandtourney/north-campus-meeting-parking.jpg
  • Sat, Feb 27, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Garb Workday (More)

    Where: Costume Shop, Eastern Michigan University (Map)

    Come and work on your garb and garb-related projects in the Eastern Michigan University costume shop! This is not a structured class but instead an opportunity to work on those projects you've been putting off finishing or haven't started yet. Details and directions at http://cynnabar.org/garb
  • Sun, Feb 28, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Baronial Fighter Practice: Heavy Weapons and Fencing (More)

    Where: Michigan Union, 530 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (Anderson Room ABCD) (Map)

    Heavy Weapons: Knight Marshal: Gregor Reinhardt von Holstein
    knightmarshal.AT.cynnabar.DOT.org

    Fencing: Fencing Marshal: William of Cynnabar
    fencing AT cynnabar DOT org
  • Wed, Mar 2, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM European Dance Practice (More)

    Where: Michigan League, North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI, United States (Koessler Room) (Map)

    Come learn French, Italian and European dances from the Renaissance with live music from the Peascod Gatherers and friends!

    Parking available in the Palmer Commons garage or on the street.

    More information: http://www.cynnabar.org/eurodance
  • Sat, Mar 5, 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM Terpsichore at the Tower (More)

    Where: 122 W. Michigan Ave., Saline, MI 48176 (Map)

    Join us for our 22nd annual dance event! Saturday is a day of dance classes followed by an evening of dancing and revelry, including the traditional dessert revel.

    More details at http://www.cynnabar.org/terpsichore
  • Sun, Mar 6, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Baronial Fighter Practice: Heavy Weapons and Fencing (More)

    Where: Michigan Union, 530 South State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (Anderson Room ABCD) (Map)

    Heavy Weapons: Knight Marshal: Gregor Reinhardt von Holstein
    knightmarshal.AT.cynnabar.DOT.org

    Fencing: Fencing Marshal: William of Cynnabar
    fencing AT cynnabar DOT org
  • Mon, Mar 7, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Herald's Night (More)

    Where: Ypsilanti charter Township, Ypsilanti Charter Township, MI, USA (Map)

    Come and work on your name, device or just hang out and chat. For directions please contact either herald@cynnabar.org or hannahschrieber@yahoo.com.
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