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Baronial Rapier Practice is held almost every Thursday.  See below for locations.

Pentamere (Michigan) Rapier Fighters at Pennsic XLIII. Photo credit Inez de La Fuente.

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For Kingdom-level info on SCA fencing, visit the Middle Kingdom Rapier Combat Homepage.

Practice Times and Locations

Every Thursday (Almost), 6:30-10 pm: Peoples Presbyterian Church, 210 Smith St, Milan, MI 48160.  This is a mixed meeting of the entire Barony, with ample space for sitting and crafting/gaming, along with armored and rapier fighting.  Practice starts at 6:30 pm, there's an optional business meeting to attend at 8:30 pm, and the site is ours until 10 pm.

Last Thursday of the Month (January-April), 6:30-9:30 pm: Cynnabar travels to the Regional Fight Practice at the Jackson King Recreational Center, located at 1107 Adrian St, Jackson, MI, 49203. More information here.

Upcoming Cynnabar Rapier Schedule and Activities

April

18: Peoples Presbyterian Church, 210 Smith St, Milan, MI 48160, 6:30 - 10 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice.  Working from the ground up, Warder Raphael will be teaching the art of Italian Rapier, as described by Nicoletto Giganti. This class will not only be a great dive into a deep historical tradition, but will also help to make your game more efficienct by helping you employ your body's own natural structure.

25: Regional Fight Practice, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, 1107 Adrian St, Jackson, MI, 49203.

May

9: Peoples Presbyterian Church, 210 Smith St, Milan, MI 48160, 6:30 - 10 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

11, Saturday Events: Pentamere Academy of Defense (all day rapier - you don't want to miss this!) and May Day (Dragon Army regional war practice in Oaken).

16: Peoples Presbyterian Church, 210 Smith St, Milan, MI 48160, 6:30 - 10 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

18, Saturday Event: Battle of the Inland Seas!  This event has the famous pirate ship battle, and extra special this year - equestrian!  (Not rapier, just an exciting new thing.)

23: Peoples Presbyterian Church, 210 Smith St, Milan, MI 48160, 6:30 - 10 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

24-27, Long Weekend Event: Middle Kingdom 50 Year. Lots of special rapier activities!  Get started on your custom prize for the prize tourney.

30: Peoples Presbyterian Church, 210 Smith St, Milan, MI 48160, 6:30 - 10 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice.