The guild is about entertaining the populace of the Barony through song, story, original work and period pieces.
The guild is a loosely organized group interested in the beverage arts, both alcoholic and non. The meetings are open to all over the age of 18 (due to hot liquids & the use of burners), with an age limit of 21 for tasting of fermented beverages. If you are interested in brewing, come help with the brewing in process & learn by doing. If you want to craft your own, help & equipment is available.
The Celtic Guild is created to further the study of the Celtic Nations and cultures, including Irish, Picts, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, and Bretons, and other cultures that scholarly sources deem related from early period into the 1600's. Topics of focus may include but are not limited to: clothing, combat, food, lifestyle and arts, calligraphy, knotwork, jewelry, and dance.
Company of St. Catherine (Spinning/Weaving/All Things String)
The baronial guild is dedicated to the fiber arts. We spin, weave, knit, and do most anything that involves string.
Costumers Guild (Just a Bit of Trim)
The guild is for those interested in period costuming. We are open to all levels of skill.
The Equestrian Guild is dedicated to the practice of skills at arms on horseback. We also practice and learn basic and essential horsemanship. One does not need to own a horse to participate. However, horse sharing is at the discretion of the horse owner.
European Dance Practice
The guild recreates dances of the European Renaissance, including period dance sources from Italy, France, and Elizabethan England. Partners are not required, and all steps will be taught and called. All are welcome, from newcomers to longtime dance mavens. Come for the exercise, come for the friendly interaction, come to practice those steps that you want to show off at the next revel!
Hearth & Cauldron (Cook's Guild)
The guild's mission is to encourage and promote the study, recreation, and research of cooking throughout the Middle Ages. We will research and recreate various medieval foods from the SCA time period and geographical regions, share knowledge, and explore techniques for preparing food for one or many. We will explore various cooking techniques, ingredients, tools and recipes. Period and some non-period recipes may also be explored.
An association of the various warbands in Calafia.
Middle Eastern Guild
The guild is all about the recreation and research of the Middle East throughout the middle ages. We study everything from costuming to cooking, music, art, and history.
The guild promotes the music of the European Renaissance and Medieval periods through instrumental and vocal performance and instruction. The guild enjoys performing early music for entertainment and for dancing.
The Nautical Guild of Calafia is for members of the populace with an interest in exploring period seafaring aspects, including ships and sailors, merchants, privateers, pirates, and those serving the kingdom at sea. The Nautical Guild has also been charged to manage the Flagship Championship and Plunder Competition.
The guild's mission is to encourage and promote the study and research of medieval needlework to include any period needle work that is done to embellish; the learning of period stitches and re-creation of such; the sharing of knowledge and techniques; and to engender ardor for such handiwork.
The guild provides a supportive organization for ceramic artists of all skill levels. They provide an opportunity to network and share knowledge and techniques through workshops, special events, and at Arts & Sciences displays. They provide populace awareness and appreciation for ceramic artists and their work. They promote period creation, education, and high quality work among our members.
To investigate and practice techniques of preparing and preserving food for storage, travel, and trade. The guild will regularly support lunch and feast service in whole or in part.
The guild promotes the practice, discussion, and teaching of SCA rapier, which is grounded in 16th century Italian rapier forms. Loaner gear is available for new participants interested in the form.
Right Noble Calafian Metal Workers
The guild's mission is to encourage and promote the study, recreation and research of the metal work throughout the Middle Ages re-creation of such, as well as the sharing of knowledge of period design, period and modern construction, history, shop safety, and other subjects.
The guild practices period illumination and calligraphy. Consulting Heraldry is also available. Please contact the Consulting Herald.
Thrown Weapons Guild
The Thrown Weapons Guild promotes the practice, discussion, and teaching of Thrown Weapons styles, as well as manages loaner gear and targets.
The purpose of the Viking Guild is to promote fellowship and education among those people who show an interest in the life and culture of the Viking people. We consider the Viking Age covering the time periods between the 8th to the 11th centuries and spanning the countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Russia, and Greenland. Membership is open to all! We just request that you have an interest in the Viking culture.