To get more information about the Barony of Carolingia, or assistance getting started, there are several possible sources of help.
The Magistra is in charge of helping new folks get on their feet. She is also currently in charge of "Gold Key"; that is, she has a collection of loaner garb and equipment for novices, to help you get started. She is:
Please contact her at least a couple of days in advance of the event, if you will need to borrow stuff.
Assorted useful information about what you might see at events can be found in this document by Baron Tibor of Rock Valley.
And random questions can be sent to Justin du Coeur, the keeper of this page, at firstname.lastname@example.org. I'm always happy to help out, or just schmooze...