Something's Afoot in Myrkfaelinn

Spring is here, that glorious time when the good people of Myrkfaelinn come out of their abodes, look at the sky, and wonder... how many more months of snow are left? Follow the muddy footprints to our wonderful hall for a day of fighting, fencing, and dancing. Fancy footwork and feets of arms aside, there will be a special challenge for the day. So be forewarned, my lords and ladies, and prepare yourself to speak trippingly on the tongue for some boot-licking fun!

There will be NO FEAST tonight, however there will be a generous sideboard available until late afternoon. The sideboard-o-crat is Angie Malone (alm4cu@localnet.com) for those with questions, however all ingredients will be clearly labeled for those with dietary needs/concerns. The evening will be spent dancing and carousing; there will be space for eating for those with Meals on Heels. Remember the site is dry.

Event fees: $5.00 Site fee (includes dayboard); $3.00 Non-member surcharge; $3.00 DISCOUNT for students (bring college ID). Fee is halved for children 6-17 years old (except non-member surcharge, which only applies to adults). Children 5 and younger are free. Family cap (applies to 2 parents and their minor children) is $50.00.

Questions should be fowarded to aldankerr@yahoo.com.

Directions
Risley Hall (Cornell University) is located at 515 Thurston Ave, Ithaca, NY.

Site opens at 9am and closes at 10pm.

From the North, take Route 13 (exit 11 on I-81 South): Follow 13 south through the town of Dryden . Turn right at the traffic light in Dryden's village center to stay on 13 south (if road signs start saying "Rt 38" you missed the turn). A few miles further on, at a traffic light, Route 366 goes off to the left. (Route 366 comes in from the right a mile or so before this; don't get confused.) Turn left onto route 366. At a flashing yellow light where 366 peels off to the left, you go straight, across the bridge, and enter Cornell University's campus; this will be Hoy Road. Turn left at the stop sign onto Campus Road and then turn right at the next stop sign onto East Avenue . Just after East Ave. crosses the gorge bridge, Risley Hall will be on your left--a turreted, red brick building.

From the Southeast: Take I-81 North to NYS Route 79 at Whitney Point. Follow 79 into Ithaca; at the first traffic light, turn right onto Stewart Avenue (the street is fashioned with red bricks), and follow from *** below.

From Elmira and points West: Take Route 17 E to 13 N. Route 13 will become one-way halfway through Ithaca. Once it does so, turn right onto Buffalo Street (Byrne Dairy will be on the right corner). Stay on Buffalo Street as it goes uphill towards a flashing yellow cautionary light at Stewart Avenue . Turn left here and follow from *** below.

If you're heading towards us from the Northwest: Leave I-90 at exit 42 to take Route 96 South ( Geneva exit). Carefully follow the route signs through Geneva. Stay on Route 96 into Ithaca until it crosses Route 13 North ( South Meadow Street ). Turn left onto Route 13, then turn right onto Buffalo Street (Byrne Dairy will be on the right corner). Stay on Buffalo Street as it goes uphill towards a flashing yellow cautionary light at Stewart Avenue. Turn left here and follow from *** below.

*** Continue on Stewart Avenue across a bridge until you reach a 4-way stop (this is AFTER the intersection with two right turns). Turn right onto University Ave and proceed up the hill to the first traffic light. Turn left and cross the bridge; Risley Hall is the first building on the left--a turreted, red brick building.