Calafia Crest

Azure, a sea-serpent sable fimbriated Or, and overall a trident with a laurel wreath entwined in its tines Or

Welcome to the Barony of Calafia, in the Kingdom of Caid; a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA).


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The Baron and Baroness of Calafia Their Excellencies Guy Rand and Muirrenn
Photo Courtesy of: Lord Ketill rauðskeggr

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Greetings Calafia!

As we wait for the cooler fall weather to arrive, the Barony is bustling with activity in preparation for one of our busiest seasons of the year. We have a LOT going on in October, and hope much of the populace is able to join in for the festivities! We have 2 events scheduled in Barony this month – Leif Erikson tourney on October 17th, and Calafia Equestrian championship on October 24th. We’d like to say a HUGE thank you to Lord Liam for Leif Erikson and Lord Niall & Lady Rois for Equestrian. This will be the first time stewarding an event for all three gentles, and we are so proud of their hard work organizing these events. If you are looking for something to do on Halloween, please consider joining us in Dreiburgen to celebrate their anniversary. They have many fun activities on the docket, and we have a little Calafian mischief of our own in store. If you’d like to join in on the surprise, contact Baroness Muirrenn or Chief Lady Saran.

But before we get to all of those events, we will be traveling north to Wintermist to join the Kingdom at Great Western War. Your camp masters for the event, Lady Euginia, Lady Grainne, and Lord Liam have a whole host of activities planned for camp this year. There are lots of opportunities for relaxing together, bonding with your fellow Calafians, and making a lot of lasting memories. We hear tell there may even be a #Potrerobition speakeasy popping up. Check in with your campmasters to find out what the secret password is!

Great Western will be particularly notable this year as the Shire of Wintermist will be elevated to the status of Barony. This has been a long while in the making, and we couldn’t be more thrilled for our soon-to-be cousins to the North.

And last but not least, we want to remind everyone that the October Populace meeting this month will be our annual State of the Barony meeting. This is practice that we put into place last fall, and would like to see continue to be an important part of our yearly Baronial affairs. At this meeting, we will be discussing the current state of affairs in Calafia in terms of membership, finances, and programming. We would like to look at where we are, the progress we made in the previous year, and establish a set of goals for the Barony of 2016. This meeting will also largely feature an open discussion forum where we welcome all members of the populace to ask questions, raise concerns, and provide feedback about how they think things are going in Calafia. If there are things that could be done differently or things that need some attention, we want to know about it! We are issuing a challenge to all households, warbands, guilds, and other groups in Calafia: We would like to see one member from each group in attendance at this meeting so we can really get a feel for the needs of the entire populace. Are you up for the challenge?

In service to Calafia,
Guy Rand and Muirrenn
Baron & Baroness of Calafia

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The SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) is a not-for-profit, educational, and historical organization dedicated to reliving and recreating the Middle Ages, as they should have been, from approximately the latter Roman era to 1650 A.D. We seek to learn about the beauty and chivalry of our past and to share with others the wonders of medieval Europe. We re-create the fun parts, like the feasts, costumes & sword fighting...
  ...but leave out the parts like plagues, lice and beheadings!

The society is divided into kingdoms and the kingdoms are subdivided into baronies based on geographic location.
Calafia is one of the founding baronies in Kingdom of Caid located in Southern California
and comprises San Diego and Imperial counties.
For more information about the SCA and its geography, visit the website

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  The Serpent's Tongue
  (The Baronial Monthly Newsletter of Calafia)

  Their Excellencies Progress

  Their Excellencies Information

  The Baronial & Kingdom Calendars

  Arts & Sciences

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  Guilds and Subgroup Meetings Calendar

  The Calafian Library


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Calafian Subgroups

Canton of Poll na Gainmhe
Canton of Summergate
Canton of Tanwayour
College of St. Artemas
College of St. Isidore
· Incipient Stronghold of Warrior's Valley (Inactive)

New Comers

Our newcomers representative is available via e-mail

A Baronial Household meeting is held the first Wednesday of the month. Topics are geared towards those new to the Barony, Kingdom, or SCA in general.
Contact Mistress Fia Naheed for more information.

Mailing Lists

Between our monthly meetings, the populace of Calafia also has discussions via email. Our mailing list is open to the public and is provided Yahoo Groups.


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