We are a group of Medieval and Renaissance enthusiasts located in northwestern Vermont, and we’re not the only ones.  We are part of a larger international organization called the Society for Creative Anachronism.  Our shire is located within the East Kingdom.  Please connect with us on Facebook or join our Email List to stay up to date.

Are You New to the SCA?

Welcome!  You probably have lots of questions.  The best way to get the information you need is to contact our Chatelaine, Lady Katherine, at chatelaine@mountainfreehold.eastkingdom.org.  She’s an officer in charge of greeting and helping new members, and she can answer any questions you might have.  Also, check out our Newcomer’s Portal for more information.

Next Meetings and Practices

Fencing and fighting practice will be Sunday from 2-5pm at Underhill ID Elementary School.  For more information, click here.

Weekday fighting practice is in Milton from 5pm to dusk at park at the intersection of Cherry Street and US 7, during the warmer months only.

Archery practice is at the Catamount Outdoor Family Center at 4pm on Thursdays.  (Summer months only)

Please check our Facebook page for updates.

Upcoming Event!
Mimir’s Well, Sat. Feb. 24, Essex Jct. VT

This will be a day of classes, workshops, and an Arts and Sciences exhibit/competition. The event will be from 9 am to 5 pm at the St. James Episcopal Church in Essex Junction (4 St. James Place). There will be no feast, but a bounteous dayboard will be offered. Details are below!

Care to drink from the Well of Knowledge? The Shire of the Mountain Freehold would like to invite you to join us for a day of learning and competition. We will have A&S classes on a variety of topics including knife sharpening; jesters and fools; how to light a camp with oil lamps; bardic storytelling; period packs and straps;  palmistry; singing rounds; cattail lamps; embroidery; polearm technique; hood making; feast planning; runes and runecasting; nalbinding; and leather stitches for glovemaking.

We will also have a Panel to display and get feedback on your current projects or accomplishments. Submissions from any and all Arts and Sciences fields are welcome! People will vote on their favorite submissions in three categories: Early Period, Late Period, and Anachronism.

Our legendary dayboard by Lady Katherine is included in your site fee. If you have any dietary restrictions, please let her know in advance (chatelaine@mountainfreehold.eastkingdom.org) and she will try to accommodate. Offerings will include pea soup, stewed beef, veggie quiche, assorted pickled vegetables, baked custard, cheesecake, gingerbread, confits, and more!

Registrations fees:
$20, with a $5 discount for SCA Members
$5 Youth (6-17)
Free for children 5 and under .

The family cap for this event is $50 for two adults and 2+ youths, before SCA member discounts. (So, a family whose adults are both members would pay a maximum of $40.)

Site will open at 9 AM and close at 5 PM. Classes will run from 10 AM to 4PM, with an hour long break at 12 PM for lunch and time to look at the A&S display. At 4PM, there will be a Panel Discussion and the winners of the A&S competitions will be announced.

Keep tuned for more updates and information!

If you have any questions, or would like to teach, please contact Eleanor Grey (Rachael Phipps) (moas@mountainfreehold.eastkingdom.org) or Kenneric Aubrey (Nathaniel Kellogg) (fencing@mountainfreehold.eastkingdom.org)




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