The Canton of Caldrithig presents: Autocrat's Day Off July 11-13, 2008.
Murphy's Point Provincial Park,
Site Opens: 4pm on Friday July 11th
Site Closes: 12 noon on Sunday July 13th.
Lady Aelswitha (or 'Withe) of Caldrithig
From Ottawa (estimated travel time is 1 hour): Take Hwy.417 (the Queensway) Westbound. At exit #145, Merge on to Hwy.7 (heading South). Turn Left on to Hwy.15 (heading South). In Smith's Falls follow the signs for Hwy.15 South (and/or Lombard St.). Continue on Hwy.15 which is also called Lombard St. (for about 10.3km) to Lombardy. Turn Right on Rideau Ferry Rd., which is also called the 1 (and continue for about 10km NorthWest, you will also cross Lower Rideau Lake on a bridge.) Turn Left on Elm Grove Rd., which is also called the 21 (and continue for about 10.5km). Turn Left in to Murphy's Point and continue for 3.3km. Don't forget to check in at the Murphy's Point Park gate.
Take Hwy.15 North for about 50-60km. Turn Left at Hwy.42. Then, almost immediately turn Right on to Narrow's Lock Rd. and continue for 14.8km. Turn Right on to Lally Rd. and continue for 4km. Turn Right in to Murphy's Point.
All are welcome and encouraged to come out and celebrate the 19th annual Autocrat's Day Off. This is a weekend camping event, though Saturday daytrippers are welcome.
*Please note that you must sign in at both the Park gate, and on site. It is recommended that daytrippers check the Ontario Parks website to see what is the most frugal option for them to pay the Park gate.* LEASHED DOGS ARE WELCOME! It promises to be a relaxing weekend.
Planned activities include:
- Saturday evening potluck dinner
- Bardic circle around the fire (possibly both evenings)
- Sunday potluck breakfast
- A contained campfire suitable for period cooking
- And marshmallows.
*Please contact the event steward (prior to the event) about bringing dishes to share for either or both of the potlucks.*
Located in the Barony of Skraeling Althing, Murphy's Point is the
traditional site for this event, and boasts the best swimming at any
event in our Kingdom. Why not come and see for yourself?"
Canton of Caldrithig (Perth, Ontario)