Hosted by The Barony of Coeur d'Ennui and the Canton of Axed Root
Date: July 5-7, 2019
Location: Des Moines, IA
Holiday Inn & Suites - Des Moines Northwest
4800 Merle Hay Road
Urbandale, IA 50322
The room block ended June 8, 2019. Thank you for your reservations!
The hotel is close to the interstate with parking for over 350 vehicles. There is a free airport shuttle to/from the Des Moines International Airport and any location within three miles of the hotel. Also included is free wi-fi access, a fitness center, pool, and hot tub. The hotel also includes a 24/7 business center with complimentary faxes, copies, and printing. Bennigan's is an on-site restaurant and bar that is also available for room service. The pool area is wheelchair accessible and an accessible pool lift is available. An ATM is located in the business center and a sundry shop within the hotel includes snacks, medicine, and fast meals. There is also a coin operated guest laundry facility on the 4th floor.
Standard rooms were renovated and updated in 2016, and all rooms include wi-fi, USB and charging outlets at both bed-stands and workstations, single-serve coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators in every room, and ice on every floor.
Details of the Event Space:
The space has room for up to six classrooms, a dedicated scribal workroom, hospitality suite/common area with full sized refrigerator, merchant hall, space for visiting royalty, and a room for private meetings. All meeting rooms are in the lower level of the hotel, easily accessible by stairs or elevator. Event space renovated in Spring 2019!
Adult Event Registration: $ 45
Adult Member Registration: $ 40
Youth (11-17): $ 20
Child (10 and under): free
Pre-registration has ended. On-site registration will be available at the door.
We are now accepting merchants! The fee for merchanting will be $25. We will provide a table (30"x6ft) and two chairs if needed. Please let us know if you will be bringing your own tables.
Please contact Mistress Kristine nic Tallieur, merchant coordinator, at email@example.com
For ease of viewing, we have added the class schedule and descriptions here: http://barony-cde.org/drupal/classes
A&S Display and Competitions
Scribal and Wordsmithing Display
Please bring your favorite pieces of scribal art and wordsmithing (received or made) for display during the event. Scrolls can be dropped off Friday night and must be picked up by Sunday morning.
Non-Medallion Award Token Display and Competition
We will be hosting a display and competition for non-medallion awards. Non-medallion awards could be gloves, garters, bags, sleeves - anything that isn't a medallion to show your award. Please bring your favorite non-medallion award that you have received for display. The competition will be non-medallion awards that you have made. Display and competition items can be dropped off Friday night and must be picked up by Sunday morning.
2019 Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium Proceedings Request for Proposals
Anyone who wishes to submit a paper for this year’s Proceedings is encouraged to submit your proposal early! While Submissions themselves will be due in May, we would love to see what topics will be covered so we can try and fill in any gaps.
In addition to the traditional scholarly articles, as has been done in the past few years, we hope to include as many class handouts from the Symposium as we are able.
All of the Proceedings will be offered online as has been done previously to keep costs down and remove any barriers to obtaining the information provided.
The deadline for Submissions will be May 15, 2019. This slightly earlier deadline our editor to put together a working draft of the compiled Proceedings to be available for review at this Year’s Symposium.
To submit your proposal, fill out the Request for Proposal form (https://goo.gl/forms/gbxRFIipvsgeamBN2). If you have any questions or comments, please contact Ld. Giovanni Loredan at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing what knowledge our Society’s Heraldic and Scribal communities have to offer.
We've posted the class schedule and descriptions to www.barony-cde.org/drupal/classes
- Registration 5pm - 12am
- Hospitality Room 5pm - 12 am (staffed, open 24/7)
- Meet and Greet (and Axe Throwing!) - Ironside Axe Club https://www.ironsideaxeclub.com/ 7pm - 9pm
- All are welcome to attend free of charge! Please contact email@example.com before July 1 if you would like to throw ($30).
- Registration 8am - 3pm
- Hospitality room open 8am - 12am (staffed, open 24/7)
- Classes 8am - 5pm
- Kingdom Court (possible) after 5pm
- Post-revel/After Party (Hospitality Room) after 5pm
- Laurel Roadshow
- Scribal Roadshow
Salisbury House: https://salisburyhouse.org/
Salisbury House & Gardens in Des Moines, Iowa, is home to library, fine art, rare book, historic document, decorative art and musical instrument collections of international significance, as recognized by appraisers, peers in the museum field, rare book librarians and collectors, and prominent media outlets. Signed books and documents by Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Charles Dickens, Queen Elizabeth I, Joseph Smith, D.H. Lawrence and many others tangibly bring history to life.
Blank Park Zoo: https://www.blankparkzoo.com/
Blank Park Zoo is a 25-acre zoological park on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near historic Fort Des Moines. The zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is the only accredited zoo in Iowa.
Living History Farms: http://www.lhf.org
Living History Farms is an interactive outdoor history museum which educates, entertains and connects people of all ages to Midwestern rural life experiences. Living History Farms seeks to re-create the daily routines of representative historical years by means of "living history" interpretation. To accomplish this, LHF constructs authentic simulations of typical historical farm sites and a small town from time periods that illustrate major changes in agricultural technology, procedures and rural life.
Science Center of Iowa: http://www.sciowa.org
Experience the Science-Surrounds-Us-All Actuality at this 110,000 square-foot creative lifelong learning center in the heart of Downtown Des Moines. By placing the power of learning in the hands of the visitor with interactive experiences for all ages, the emphasis at SCI is less on what to learn and more on how to learn.
Co-Event Steward: Ldy Alexandra Vazquez de Granada (called Shandra) firstname.lastname@example.org
Gate: M Edward Blythe
9 Jun 2018 Site Created
Updates to the website
8 Feb 2019 Merchants updated
18 Mar 2019 Pre-registration information added
1 Apr 2019 Class Proposal form added
5 June 2019 Tentative class schedule added
9 Jun 2018 Site Created