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9-10 AM Bees and Pollination (AR Botanical) by Master Frederick Alton (Ages 18+)

11 AM – 1 PM Card Weaving 3/1 Twill Hallstatt (AR Lecture)
by Queen Bridget Lucia MacKenzie
Intermediate level class – bring an empty card weaving loom, shuttle, 2 balls each of a dark and a light thread (crochet cotton size 3 or 10 recommended) and 13 cards for speed warping.
(Ages 16+, LIMIT 10, Fee: $5 for handout of instructions and pattern)


CLASS CHANGES: Thursday 3/19 Artisan’s Row

Thursday 3/18/2015


9-10AM Wax Tablets AR Woodworking NOW ON FRIDAY

DATE and TIME Change:
1328101886_HourGlass10:00 AM 11:00 AM Pixlr Editor for Heraldic Consultations  (Moved to Monday) AR Ca’ d’Oro Ren Salon

10-11AM Making a Lucet Cord for your Lacings NOW ON THURSDAY in AR Lecture (was Friday 3-4pm)


Cancelled_cross10:30 – 11:30AM Leather Needle Cases AR Woodworking

1 – 2:30PM Inkle/Narrow Wares Advanced AR Spin Weave

3:30 – 5 PM     Japanese Tea – A Chanoyu Tea Ceremony AM Cooking


Tues 3/11 AR Lecture Addition – Crusades Costuming

Crusader_cavalryTuesday 3/11

Addition: 1 – 2pm AR-Lecture (Also taught on Friday!)
Clothing of the Military Orders of the Crusades
  – THL Catelin the Wanderer.
A review of the different clothing of the Military Orders of the Crusade and the evolution of the clothing. 

Weds 3/12 AR-Lecture Cancellation – Beekeeping

Cancelled_crossWednesday 3/12

CANCELLED: 10-11 am AR-Lecture
History of Medieval Beekeeping – THL Petra Malusclava

AR Addition – Slavic Interest Group

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Kievian Psalter

Thursday 3/13

Addition: 4-5 pm AR-Lecture 
Slavic Interested Group Gathering  – Mistress Sofya la Rus
An informal gathering for anyone interested in Eastern European cultures, whether actually Slavic or not. Bring Books, projects, nibbles.    Any Age 

Monday 3/10 Artisans Row Class Additions

200px-Ambox_emblem_plus_svgMonday 3/10/2014 Additions

Addition: 11 am – 1 pm AR – Textiles 2
Buttons and Closures – Lady Lilian Bowyer
Small but oh so important. Change your clothing from plain to amazing with fabric buttons, wrapped beads and pewter. Also making professional looking eyelets and button holes. Fee: $1; All ages

Addition: 2 pm – 3 pm AR-Lecture
Heraldry Wikis Introduction & Orientation – Mistress Sofya la Rus
Primarily for heralds or heraldically inclined computer geeks. If students bring internet-capable devices/laptops, can do some hands-on work. Any Age

Addition: 4 – 5:30 pm – AR-Lecture
Happy Japanese Games – Yamamura Kitsune
Three leisure games of medieval Japan will be discussed and reproductions of each game will be available to play.
Donations appreciated! Ages 8 and up (8-11 with parent present)