Calafia Crest

Azure, a sea-serpent sable fimbriated Or, and overall a trident with a laurel wreath entwined in its tines Or

Welcome to the Barony of Calafia, in the Kingdom of Caid; a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA).


  Baronial Adopt a Fighter Program

The Baron and Baroness of Calafia Their Excellencies Guy Rand and Muirrenn
Photo Courtesy of: Lord Ketill rauðskeggr

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Greetings Calafia!

Happy 2016 to all! We hope you had a lovely holiday season however you celebrate (or if you don't celebrate, we hope you had a great month!). This time of year is always such a whirlwind of activity, it passes by quicker than expected. But now that the Holiday bustle is behind us, the SCA calendar jumps right in to full swing. We are celebrating 12th Night this year in a new fashion - combined with Coronation out in Starkhafn where we will bid a fond farewell to Their Majesties Athanaric and Sigrid, and welcome in Their Highnesses Conrad and Aisha. The event is being held in Starkhafn this year, but we hope some of you will be able to make the journey out to support Their Majesties incoming and outgoing, and support this change to our Kingdom event structure. Following Coronation/12th NIght, we will be visiting in Angels for their Melee event, which is always a lot of fun and a great warm up to tourney season, which then keeps chugging right along with Gyldenholt Unbelted tourney and Poll Na Gainmhe Anniversary. We hope you will join us in celebrating our dear Canton on January 30th - the hospitality is unparalleled, and the lunch feast is always delicious! And remember, members of the Barony are always welcome to join us under the Baronial Pavilion at events - it is Calafia's home away from home. So particularly on these longer travels, don't be shy about sharing the shade. We bring it so everyone has a place to be while they are traveling.

We've got a busy year ahead, packed full with events, guild activities, fighter practices, archery events, meetings, fundraisers, wars, and all of the other things that make Calafia the best Barony in the Knowne World. Maybe this is the year you try something new in the Society - a new craft or skill, take on a different role in the Barony or in your subgroup, try your hand at being an event steward or part of an event staff, take on a deputy officer role - the possibilities are nearly endless. The only way our group continues to grow and thrive is by trying out new ideas and taking on new roles. So we encourage all of you to make that a goal for 2016 - find something in the society you haven't done before and give it a shot. And let us know how it goes! We're always excited to hear about what members of the Barony are up to.

We wish you all a very happy new year, and look forward to reconnecting with everyone at an upcoming event very soon!

In service to Calafia,
Guy Rand and Muirrenn
Baron & Baroness of Calafia

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The SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) is a not-for-profit, educational, and historical organization dedicated to reliving and recreating the Middle Ages, as they should have been, from approximately the latter Roman era to 1650 A.D. We seek to learn about the beauty and chivalry of our past and to share with others the wonders of medieval Europe. We re-create the fun parts, like the feasts, costumes & sword fighting...
  ...but leave out the parts like plagues, lice and beheadings!

The society is divided into kingdoms and the kingdoms are subdivided into baronies based on geographic location.
Calafia is one of the founding baronies in Kingdom of Caid located in Southern California
and comprises San Diego and Imperial counties.
For more information about the SCA and its geography, visit the website

Visit our Events Calendar for upcoming events.
  Contact our Newcomer Representatives

  The Serpent's Tongue
  (The Baronial Monthly Newsletter of Calafia)

  Their Excellencies Progress

  Their Excellencies Information

  The Baronial & Kingdom Calendars

  Arts & Sciences

  Guilds and Activities

  Guilds and Subgroup Meetings Calendar

  The Calafian Library


   Baronial Officers

  Baronial Court, Guard & Champions

Calafian Subgroups

Canton of Poll na Gainmhe
Canton of Summergate
Canton of Tanwayour
College of St. Artemas
College of St. Isidore
· Incipient Stronghold of Warrior's Valley (Inactive)

New Comers

Our newcomers representative is available via e-mail

A Baronial Household meeting is held the first Wednesday of the month. Topics are geared towards those new to the Barony, Kingdom, or SCA in general.
Contact Mistress Fia Naheed for more information.

Mailing Lists

Between our monthly meetings, the populace of Calafia also has discussions via email. Our mailing list is open to the public and is provided Yahoo Groups.


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