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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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Interested in keeping in touch with the Cynnabar fencers? Join the Fencer's Mailing List, the Barony of Cynnabar Facebook Page, and/or the Pentamere Rapier Social Club Facebook Page.

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

Practice Times and Locations

Every Thursday Except the Last of the Month, 7-9:45 pm: Eastern Michigan University Utility Gym, on the second floor of the EMU Rec/IM facility, located at Rec/IM, E Circle Dr, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.  Parking costs a small amount (~$1.50/hr), and is available in the Bowen Lot, through metered parking, or the Student Center Lot (Lot A, in green).  Here's more info about maps and directions.  This is a mixed meeting of the entire Barony, with ample space for sitting and crafting/gaming, along with armored and rapier fighting.

Last Thursday of the Month, 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

January

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

February

7: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

9, Saturday Event: The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (Val Day) is the biggest event in Pentamere and has a lot of great rapier fighting, both tournament and melee.  

14: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

16-17, Saturday-Sunday Practice: Aedult Swim in the Kingdom of Aethelmearc is the biggest rapier practice in the Knowne World.

21: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

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

March

7: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

14: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

21: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

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

April

4: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

6, Saturday Event: Clancy Day in Starleaf Gate is a lovely small rapier event.

11: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

14, Sunday: The likely date of the Cynnabar Spring Revel at Island Park.  Rapier practice and baronial revelry and more!

18: EMU, 7 - 9:45 pm, Cynnabar Fight Practice. 

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