Æthelmearc Academy of the Rapier II

The Academy of the Rapier II will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Kennedy Arena, 500 W Embargo St., Rome, NY 13440. This is a spacious hockey arena with locker rooms, showers, lots of parking, and free wi-fi, all on one floor and handicap accessible. (Sorry for fans of fencing on the ice, but the ice will not be down.)

Doors open at 9 a.m. and site closes at 5 p.m.

The autocrat is Mistress Mathilde des Pyrenees, mka Barbara Evans, 313 Urbandale Parkway, Rome, NY 13440, 315-269-9689, seneschale@coppertree.aethelmearc.org.

Cost is $15; $10 for members; $5 for ages 6-14; and children age 5 and under are guests of the shire. Make checks payable to SCA, NY–Shire of Coppertree. The reservations clerk is Lady Elwyn Stone, mka Susan Schiffer, 9658 Elpis Road, Camden, NY 13316, 315-245-3596, elwynstone@yahoo.com.

Merchants are welcome.

We are looking for instructors in various arts of fencing and rapier-related arts; please contact the autocrat. More information on this event will be released as it becomes available.