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Ponte Alto Events

Yule on the Bridge :: December 9, 2017

Kingdom Events

The Kingdom Event Calendar lists all registered events in Atlantia.

Ponte Alto Activities

Ponte Alto hosts many weekly and monthly activities as described in our Weekly Activities Schedule.

Directions to Ponte Alto's local activities may be found on the Directions page.

For your convenience, all known monthly activities are displayed in the Monthly Calendar.

Business Meetings

Meets: the fourth Sunday of every month
Next meeting: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Location: Location TBD
Time: 5pm

Everyone is encouraged to attend the Barony's Business Meetings!

Newcomers Meeting

Newcomer's gatherings are open to everyone old or new. No garb required. Come hang out, talk, meet new people. Feel free to bring a project to work on.

Next Meeting: Friday, October 27, 2017
Host: Lady Maria Chiara Datini (Mary Dotson)
Location: 2969 Wilson Ave, Oakton, VA 22124
Time: 7-10pm
Parking: Limited driveway parking, so please leave it reserved for disability parking. There is ample parking a few feet away in the traffic circle at the bottom of the road.
Allergy Alert: One cat.
Accessibility: Access through the gate to the patio at the end of the driveway. One very short step to the patio (a wheelchair can be easily pushed over it), two steps up to the house.

Sewing Circle

Meets: First Thursday of every month
Next meeting: November 2, 2017
Host: Lady Vadoma and Lady Margaret
Location: 969 Ferndale Ave, Herndon, VA 20170
Time: 7-9pm
Notes: Street Parking

Vadoma will teach a new stitch or sewing technique for the first 30 minutes of the meeting. Attendees are then free to work on any project they have brought. There is space for sewing machines.

For more information, please visit the Sewing Circle's Facebook Group.

Ponte Alto Singers

Meets: the first and third Sunday of every month
Next meeting: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Host: Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston
Location: 1625 Wiehle Ave, Reston, VA 20190
Time: 7:30-9pm

The singing group is open to anyone interested in learning both period (pre-16th century) and SCA original compositions.

For more information, please visit the Ponte Alto Singers' Facebook Group.

Scriptorium and A&S Night

Meets: the fourth Monday of every month following that Sunday's business meeting
Next meeting: Monday, October 30, 2017
Host: Baroness Adina and Baron Drogo
Location: please contact Baroness Adina von der Heide at adinavdh [AT]
Time: 7-9pm

Scriptorium and A&S night open for anyone to bring a current calligraphy, illumination, or other A&S projects or for A&S discussions and ideas.

If you are interested in joining and need the location information please contact Baroness Adina von der Heide at adinavdh [AT]

Baronial Progress

September 16th Fall University Mineral, VA Alric and Cellach
September 22-24th Sacred Stone Baronial Birthday and Investiture Blacksburg, SC Cellach
September 22-24th Battle on the Bay & Lochmere Investiture Upper Malboro, MD Alric
September 29th - October 1st Bash with Bacchus Big Island, VA Alric and Cellach
October 7th Fall Coronation Augusta, GA Alric and Cellach
October 18-22nd War of the Wings XII Boonville, NC Alric and Cellach
November 4th Fall Crown Tournament College Park, MD Alric and Cellach
November 11th Fantastic Beasts & Where to Hunt Them/Baronial Birthday - Dun Carraig Nanjemoy, MD Alric and Cellach


Both are fans of still water, lightly sweetened coffee, and tea -- iced or hot. As well as simple meats, breads, cheeses and fruits, nothing too sweet or too dense.

He prefers well-aged single malt scotch and a good IPA. And believes vegetables are what food eats.

She sips a dry white wine or low sugar spirit -- such as vodka -- occasionally. (And rarely indulges in an icy cheerwine). Please note Her Excellency has several food sensitivities and begs your forgiveness in advance if she is unable to partake in your delicious creation. She is allergic to pork, cilantro, and coriander. And she believes fish are friends, not food.

If you are making things foodie or crafty they prefer that you create gifts for largess or gift baskets as there are so many amazing people they'll want to recognize.


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