The Shire of Windy Meads is a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) founded in A.S. XI, C.E. 1977. Within the SCA, this shire is located in the Kingdom of the West, within the Principality of Cynagua. By modern world nomenclature, Windy Meads includes the Yolo County area. At present, our shire typically meets in Davis, CA.
The SCA is an organization dedicated to researching and recreating the arts and skills of pre-17th century Europe. Events are held around the local kingdom and throughout the world. Activities include reenacting artistry and technical skills (known as arts and sciences), combat arts (Heavy Rattan and Rapier Combat), feasts, educational workshops, and many more. Members are recognized for their service and accomplishments within the arts, sciences, martial prowess, and service, by their peers and the Crown.
The SCA is a non-profit group and all members are voluntarily participating. All members events are actively recreating and learning history, each focusing on particular aspects of pre-17th century history. Newcomers are welcome and garb (period appropriate clothing) can be provided for your first few events until you have borrowed, obtained, or made your own.
Our shire holds a yearly Archery Novelty shoot and Hunt event in the spring.
There are also Art and Science gather nights up to twice a month, typically on the first Saturday and third Sunday unless there is another nearby SCA event occurring. Check on our Facebook group page for current details.
Not sure if you live in the Shire of Windy Meads? Check if your zip code is within the shire’s boundaries here.
For more information on the SCA contact our Chatelaine, check out the SCA Newcomers Portal, or the Cynagua Chatelaine’s page.
For more information about the Shire of Windy Meads contact our Seneschal Menault le Rouge or come to a meeting to start exploring the Middle ages with us.