|The Hurdy Gurdy|
Here's a TED Talk video about the hurdy gurdy. Enjoy!
TED Description: Caroline Phillips cranks out tunes on a seldom-heard folk instrument: the hurdy-gurdy, a.k.a. the wheel fiddle. A searching, Basque melody follows her fun lesson on its unique anatomy and 1,000-year history.
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Greetings To All - And Hopefully It Won't Snow In March!
The next Mt. Edge council meeting will be held Friday March 7, 2014, 6-8PM at the Newberg Fire Station #21 meeting room
Meeting location: For the March 7th, 2014 meeting we are the Newberg Fire Station #21 meeting room, 3100 Middlebrook Dr., Newberg OR. THANK YOU to the Newberg Fire Department for allowing us to use their room!!!!
From Hyw. 99W turn north onto Springbrook Rd.
Go three blocks.
Turn left onto Middlebrook Dr. at the flashing yellow light
Park in the fire station parking lot.
There will be an SCA sign on the door.
New: We can bring in our own coffee, soft drinks, etc. Water available but no real drink making facilities. Food is also allowed.
Mistress Tamar will post a small SCA sign on the door.
Garb optional for council meetings.
As always, everyone is invited to attend Shire council meetings, Shire residents and neighboring friends included.
Macha of Mountain Edge
Have any questions? Please contact our Chatelaine Tamar at 503-538-8522 or our Seneschal Macha at 503-703-4056
Yamhill Grade School, Yamhill.
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Sometimes we gather for dinner afterwards at a local eatery.
Location: The Dragons' Den Farm, 23205 NE Mountain Top Rd., Newberg OR 97132
Quick Directions: make your best route to the intersection of Hwy 219 and Mountain Top Rd. Proceed west on Mountain Top Rd 2.1 miles then follow the sort-of white board fence on your right down the driveway. An SCA sign will be posted at the driveway.
The monthly practices will have equestrian, target archery, thrown weapons and now rapier for Dragons Mist and Mountain Edge at Dragons Den in Newberg. Participants and spectators must sign the equestrian waiver in the house upon arrival - this is anofficial practice with equestrian insurance. The practice dates are set a year in advance for insurance purposes.
FOR MARCH, EQUESTRIAN AND THROWN WEAPONS MAY NOT HAPPEN UNLESS A MARSHAL IS AVAILABLE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR STATUS.
IMPORTANT: if you will be bringing a child 17 or younger for whom you are not the parent or legal guardian, PLEASE contact Macha via email about the waiver signature procedure if you are not familiar with SCA's policies and forms. The SCA Equestrian waiver can be found here.
We'll also continue the tradition of a mid-day break for a pot luck.
IMPORTANT: We can also host a war practice with combat archery at this location. Please contact Macha if you are interested in this (indoor!) activity in February or March. Later in the year this can move outdoors and be in combination with other martial activities at practices. This is an opportunity for war bands to gain more practice with their combat archery units....