Renaissance Island Celebrates 10 Years in Second Life

VCARA Blog

Published: January 29, 2017

Second Life offers many historical simulations, and the folks at Renaissance Island are especially committed to remaining true to history. Help them celebrate their 10 year milestone by exploring the island, scheduling a guided tour, or attending their special anniversary events.

Renaissance Island SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Renaissance%20Island/215/235/27

Renaissance Island 10 Year Celebration – Schedule of Events

All event times are SLT (Second Life Time)/Pacific

February 1-28 (Self-Guided): Pictorial Exhibit

February 1-28 (Flexible): Renaissance Island Tours
Please contact Dr. Pat Franks (patricia.franks@sjsu.edu) to schedule. VCARA is not directly affiliated with the event, but we will assist iSchool members interested in a tour.

February 2 @ 5 PM: Sports Tourney
Including jousting, archery, en Garde or horse racing.

February 3 @ 5-7 PM: Nyza Stillwater
Come to the Boar’s Head Inn for two hours of a wonderful, eclectic mix of Medieval/Renaissance music provided by DJ Nyza Stillwater. Dance along to tunes you may never have heard before.

February 5 @ 11 AM: Joust

February 5 @ 3 PM: En Garde

February 6 @ 5 PM: LoRDS En Garde

February 9 @ 5 PM: Sports Tourney
Including jousting, archery, en Garde or horse racing.

February 12 @ 12 PM: Minstrel Sojourn
Traditional Irish, Scottish, English & American folk tunes. Enjoy the warm alto tones of Azure’s voice, backed up by Irish bouzouki & cello or fiddle. Laugh along with Azzy & Ollie as they joke back & forth between songs. With a song list of over 140 songs, they will take your requests & sing your favorites. So come along for some toe tapping fun.

February 13 @ 5 PM: LoRDS En Garde

February 16 @ 5 PM: Sports Tourney
Including jousting, archery, en Garde or horse racing.

February 17 @ 5-7 PM: Nyza Stillwater
Come to the Boar’s Head Inn for two hours of a wonderful, eclectic mix of Medieval/Renaissance music provided by DJ Nyza Stillwater. Dance along to tunes you may never have heard before.

February 18 @ 1 PM: Premier En Garde

February 19 @ 11 AM: Joust

February 19 @ 1 PM: En Garde

February 19 @ 1 PM: Play, “If Music Be the Food of Love” 
A collaborative production by our Globe Theatre director Bajoy and our Parish Minstrel, Wald Schridde.

February 20 @ 5 PM: Storytelling

February 20 @ 5 PM: LoRDS En Garde

February 23 @ 5 PM: Sports Tourney

February 24 @ 5 PM: Wald Schridde
Our wonderful Parish Minstrel, Wald Schridde, “The One-Man Renaissance Band”, sings and plays folk songs, traditional tunes and early music on guitar, autoharp, mountain dulcimer, recorders, mandolin, and penny whistle.  All are welcome to come and enjoy this talented live performer.

February 26 @ 12 PM: Minstrel Sojourn
Traditional Irish, Scottish, English & American folk tunes.  Come enjoy the warm alto tones of Azure’s voice, backed up by Irish bouzouki & cello or fiddle. Laugh along with Azzy & Ollie as they joke back & forth between songs.  With a song list of over 140 songs, they will take your requests & sing your favorites. So come along for some toe tapping fun.

February 27 @ 5 PM: LoRDS En Garde


For information about joining VCARA in Second Life, please refer to our VCARA for Newbies blog post. To request an orientation to Second Life and/or VCARA, please email Dr. Pat Franks (patricia.franks@sjsu.edu)