They've opened up the wrong gate! - Gazette Issue 8 - 1423 S.R.

It's a long Summer this year. Well, judging from the lengthy Summer Festival it is! The Mayor prolonged the Summer Festival to such an extend, that it is almost immediately followed by the Farmer's Faire. Maybe the Mayor needed more time to preparare for that particular festival where, to the dismay of many, he displays a textbook example of gluttony and voracity.
Not a pretty sight, but the spectacle is always a good lesson for hobbit children who have a tendency to gluttony: "You want to look like Ol'Flourdumpling when you've grown up? No? I thought so!"

The not so pretty sight and the presence of many spectators has lead to moving the Green Dragon Friday event to other inns during the Farmer's Fair: To the Floating Log on August 25 and to the Ivy Bush on September 1st.

Another reason for the lengthy Summerfestival  could be ...

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SPECIAL EVENTS

 DAY  DATE MONTH
TIME
EVENT
INFO
Wednesday 23August
 Beginning of Farmers Faire
More info
Friday
 25August
19:30
Floating Frog Friday
See editorial and here
Saturday
 26August
18:00
Pieshop Hobbits Release Party, Serrigar's Nook, Shire Homesteads
More info
Friday
  1
September
19:30
Ivy Bush Friday
See editorial and here
Saturday
  2
September
19:30
Bards Day Concert
More info


RECURRING EVENTS

 DAY  DATE MONTH
TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
Wednesday
23
August
 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar Monument
Thursday
24
August
 19:30
Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
Friday
25
August
 19:30 Floating Log Friday
Bywater, Green Dragon Inn
Monday
28
August
 19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
Tuesday
29
August
 19:30 Hobbit Market
Michel Delving, Crafter's Square
Wednesday
30
August
 19:30Night of the Muses
Michel Delving, Eldar monument
Thursday
31
August
 19:30 Bird & Baby Yard Party
Michel Delving, Bird & Baby Inn
Friday
  1
September
 19:30 Ivy Bush 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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