Middle Kingdom Heralds and Scribes Symposium

Join us for a day of Heraldic Hijinks and Scribal Skill Building!

http://www.shatteredcrystal.org/symposium/symposium.html

SITE:
St. John’s United Church of Christ, 10207 Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, IL 62208-1827 Site opens 8:30 AM Site Closes 7:00 PM THIS SITE IS BONE DRY! Wheelchair accessible. Changing space is quite limited. Please consider arriving in garb.

FEES:
$3 NMS applies! Adults: $7 before April 2, 2005/ $9 thereafter Children 5-12: $5 Under 5, FREE Lunch available on site for a small fee. Make Checks payable to Barony of Shattered Crystal, c/o Jo Fuchs, 6429 Old St. Louis Road, Belleville, IL 62223 (mjafuchs@peaknet.net) INSTRUCTORS: Please contact Lady Desiderata Bendebowe, Buckler Herald, at # to add your class to the schedule. First time teachers as well as the most experienced are heartily welcome!

MERCHANTS:
PLEASE PRE-REGISTER BY APRIL 2, 2005. Please plan to be outdoors, on a grass field. BYO-pavilion/tables, etc. No Merchant fee, however, we are asking (not requiring) a small donation of wares to a raffle basket. In case of bad weather, some limited space is available inside.

SCRIBAL DISPLAY:
Please bring, preferably framed, an example of your scribal work, or an award you’ve received.

LODGING:
Fairfield Inn, 140 Ludwig Dr., Fairview Heights, IL 62208 $79 + tax/night for up to 5 people in a room. Call 888-603-5334 and ask for the MKHS block. Block closes March 8, 2005.

Driving Directions:
From the North: Take I-55 South to I-255 South (toward Memphis). Go approx 4.8 miles. Take I-64 East/US-50 East approx 5.6 miles to IL-159 (EXIT 12). Follow Directions from Exit 12 From the East (Indianapolis): Take your best route to I-70 West. Merge onto I-255 South (toward Memphis). Go approx 4.8 miles. Take I-64 East/US-50 East approx 5.6 miles to IL-159 (EXIT 12). Follow Directions from Exit 12 (Kentucky) Take your best route to I-64 West to Exit 12 in Illinois. Follow Directions from Exit 12 Directions from Exit 12: Turn SOUTH at the top of the ramp. Go approx 0.3 miles. Turn right (WEST) onto Lincoln Trail (Old Rt. 50). Go approximately 1.1 miles and the church will be on the right.

REGIONAL FIGHTER PRACTICE and POTLUCK April 10, 2005 Noon-5, Dinner around 5:30 or 6 PM Sugar Loaf Township Hall 240 S. 5th St. Dupo, IL 62239-1218 Maps available at MKHS. Event Steward and Merchant Contact: Lady Caitriona Mac Dhonnachaidh, mka Kat Dyer caitrionamacd@aol.com