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September 2019 Mini-Business Meeting Minutes
December 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
18 September 2019, 7:30pm
Notes submitted by Lady Raven Helmsplitter, South Downs Chronicler.
THL Lucien d’Artois called the meeting to order. “Welcome! If you did not sign in, please sign in!”
- Red Tower (4-6 October 2019), THL Justina di Silvestri and Lady Isabella Parr, autocrats, reporting
- Site visit was this past Sunday
- Can we do an inventory check of the storage unit to see what we have/what we need to get?
- THL Lucien will send them a list of what we have
- We will need more ant killer
- Discussion ensued about getting more signs for the site – in general, we need more signs for the site
- Isabella wants to do a Teatime with Newcomers under the pavilion down on the field. She is hoping that peers or simply friendly people who are willing to donate an hour or so will come and help answer questions for newcomers. Various questions were asked about>
- How tea?
- Who tea?
- What kinds of tea?
- General logistics of the tea
- Everyone agreed that we can make this happen!
- We need to finalize the schedule as soon as possible
- We have fundraiser lunch – yay! Jessica of Osprey is handling it, and it will be tasty!
- There will be various ways to participate in the challenge of the Goblin King and protect the baby – scavenger hunt for marbles, volunteering, fighting, A+S, etc.
- No dogs on site – actual service animals are allowed.
- We need to get state park parking passes – best way is to get them at the library. I was advised that the autocrats get as many parking passes as they are allowed to get from the staff.
- Feast is ALMOST SOLD OUT!
- Castle Wars (21-24 November 2019), autocrats THL Isabetta de San Marco and THL Angharat merch Mordant reporting(
- Above the Salt feast is sold out; there are still a few spaces left for the Below the Salt feast.
- We will focus more on Castle Wars details after Red Tower is in the books.
- Master Ximon offered that he and THL Emmelina are organizing the South Downs camp group – information is being organized via a Facebook group, so if you want to camp with the Barony, join the group and find out what’s going on!
- Maker’s Faire Demo (28-29 September 2019), Deputy Chatelaine for Demos Lady Bú Feiyan reporting
- If you are coming out for Maker’s Faire, bring your things to Bú by next Wednesday and she’ll help get things set up.
Other SCA Business
- Lady Mairghread mentioned that we have a potential indoor site at the new Viking Alchemist Meadery location in Smyrna. Ximon had spoken with Brian about logistics; Sundays are ideal until 2pm or later, as Sundays are usually slow times at the Meadery. It will also be easier for non-fighters to hang out.
Next business meeting will be held Wednesday, 2 October 2019, at the Doraville Civic Center.