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).

Their Excellencies Progress

The Baronial & Kingdom Calendars

Monthly Calendar of Guilds and Subgroup Meetings

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

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Greetings Calafia!

We hope everyone had a joyful Thanksgiving celebration coming together with family or friends to celebrate all that we have to be thankful for this year. We are thankful to have such an inspiring, talented, generous, and fun-loving populace to share our SCA moments with!

And what a busy season of great moments we’ve had so far. Thank you to everyone who participated in making Calafia Anniversary the wonderful event that it was. It sure felt like a whirlwind of a day, and we were overjoyed to get to see such valiant displays of prowess on the field, range, and arts arena. The feast was delicious and the day was filled with warm companionship – we Calafians are truly blessed! Thank you in particular to the event staff and feast staff who put in countless hours to make it happen. And congratulations to Mistress Ellyn, Calafia’s newest peer! We also had a truly wonderful day at Calafia Equestrian Championship - it is a rare opportunity we have to witness the skill of Calafia’s talented riders and the beauty of watching the horses in motion. It was a very memorable day, and we would like to thank Mistress Reina and THL Rhua for their hard work in coordinating the activities of the day and keeping everything moving in spite of a few challenges, and Caitlin for designing a challenging and fun course for the riders. We encourage everyone to try to make it out to an equestrian event – it is unlike anything else you’ll see in the SCA.

We would also like to offer our heartfelt thanks to everyone who made it to the November Populace meeting. We tried a new format this time, and we were very pleased with the results. There was a very open dialogue, honest comments, and a lot of really great brainstorming and group collaboration to come up with new ideas for the future. Thank you to everyone who came and participated – the only way we can make sure the Barony is serving the needs of her people is for the people to maintain an active involvement in Baronial affairs to help us identify the needs of the populace. We are hoping to make this an annual tradition for Calafia.

We are very much looking forward to Winter Arts, and celebrating the artisans of Calafia. The new arts and bardic champions will be selected, and we hope many of you will join us as we ring in the holiday season surrounded by beautiful artwork, wonderful friends, and joyful merriment. We wish you all a joyful and safe holiday season, however you choose to celebrate. Thank you all for your contribution to making this Barony the truly great place that it is!

Long Live Calafia!

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

Visit our Events Calendar for upcoming events.

Guilds and Activities

Upcoming Events:

Winter Arts

The Serpent's Tongue
(The Baronial Newsletter)

The Calafian Library

Library and Officers Commentary
Baronial Officers

Baronial Court, Guard & Champions
Contact our Newcomers Representative
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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