from EM Kasaven and Cern’s Catskills Events Page Summerfest Schedule – Week Two by EMCernunnos Join us for Summerfest at the new Catskills Fairground! It’s a two-week festival of games and parties to celebrate summer, and you are invited! The fairgrounds is nestled in the farmlands North of Britain, but you can easily find your way there by going through a golden moongate located at the West Counselor Hall in Britain. Keep an eye out for more events to be added and updated at the week progresses! Tuesday 7/21 Come out to watch Hawkeye Pike’s Boat Race Challenge! Spectators or competators are advised to meet at the Counselor’s Hall in Britain at 7:00 pm Eastern Time. Although this isn’t an official Summerfest Event, rather than cross-book events we’re encouraging all the attend what promises to be an exciting race! More information about Hawkeye’s Event can be found here: http://vboards.stratics.com/showthread.php?t=148574. Wednesday 7/22 Have you seen strange mongbats causing trouble about the towns? Did a flashy showman invite you to taste mongbat crackers or dance with mongbats? Come see what it’s all about when we invite Honest Ed’s Mongbat Extravaganza to the Catskills Fairground. This is an all-ages mongbat circus and side-show which promises entertainment and audience participation! The event begins at 8:00 pm Eastern Time on the Main Stage of the Fairground. Thursday 7/23 Ready the quill, as a Poetry Contest will take place at 7:00 pm Eastern on The Fairgrounds Stage. Immediately following the Poetry Contest, Kasaven will host a Comedy Contest, also on the main stage. Come to listen and laugh, or do your own stand up, but most certainly come ready for a memorable night. Saturday 7/25 Warriors, mages, those who practice the dark arts, come prepared for a glorious battle. At 8:00 pm Eastern, we will engage in a Team Battle to the Death at the Catskills Battleground. Come on a character that can leave his or her guild/faction to be guilded onto one of the teams. Also make sure all your items are insured before entering. NO pets, NO summons, NO mounts, NO leaving the battlefield. This will be a tournament format of teams depending on how many come to participate. Sunday 7/26 Tamers and pet-lovers, bring your favorite pet to show off in the Animal Show at 6:30pm Eastern! Show off your pet, compare skills and training techniques with fellow tamers, and buy or sell to others. This isn’t a competitive event, just a gathering for those who love animals. Meet by the main stage. Racers, to your places! A Horse Race will be held at 8:00 pm Eastern Time at the Fairgrounds Racetrack. The event will be a tiered tournament-style race. Please only horses and horse-shaped mounts for this event (nightmares, warhorses and faction horses are permitted). Ethereals and Chargers of the Fallen are not permitted. Natural horses are available for sale from the fairground animal trainer. Please be on time if you wish to participate! Closing Ceremonies to follow horse race. See you there Catskills!