Calendar fiddling! - Gazette Issue 2 - 1426 S.R.

Aye, I am not talking about the clock fiddling this time. That is a subject for next month. No, this year is a special year: a leap-year. To explain what exactly is a leap year would be out of the scope of this editorial. However, I am preparing a Green Dragon Friday Lecture on the subject. It will be brought to you on Friday February 28, at the Green Dragon. Many more things will happen that night, so come and see!

In the calendar we use at the Gazette, the leap day will occur after that Friday, on February 29. And there will be a fishing contest that day, organised by my good friend Master Ponso: the Salmon-leap fishing contest.  The official Hobbit Calendar has another date for it's leap day: the day after Mid-Year's Day and we call it "Overlithe". More about that later.

February is the month of Lover's Day or Heart's Day. It has already passed at the time of writing and we had a lovely masked Romance Ball to celebrate it. Thank you, Nannie, for organising it! I wonder if it already has sparked any new romances...  The monthly OAKS has also already been (thank you Acorne, for organising that) and the next one will be near the end of next month. If you suffer from withdrawal symptoms because of that, you can always visit other concerts, like the weekly Night of the Muses (thank you Little Wanderers for organising that). The bi-weekly public rehearsal of the Brandy Badgers cannot be visited this month though. They are...




 
SPECIAL EVENTS

 DAY  DATE MONTH
TIME
EVENT
INFO
Saturday 29February
19:30
Leap-year Salmon Leap fishing contest
More info soon
Saturday
 28March
20:00
March OAKS with...
More info later
 

RECURRING EVENTS

 DAY  DATE MONTH
TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
Wednesday
19
February
 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar Monument
Friday  
21
February  19:30 Green Dragon Friday
Bywater, Green Dragon Inn
Monday
24
February  19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
Tuesday 
25
February  19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
Wednesday
26
February 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar monument
Friday
28
February  19:30 Green Dragon Friday Bywater, Green Dragon Inn


For more events and information make sure to check the Hobbitcalendar!
All the above times are UK time. To get Servertime subtract 5
.




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Home of the OAKS (Oldfurlong Amazing Koncert Series)


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