Padraig Ruad O'Maolagain
padraig_ruad at irishbard.com
Wed May 28 18:36:24 PDT 2003
Amber and I will be there, me with guitar and Amber with bobbin lace.
Exactly when will depend on when I can leave work Friday and how bad the
traffic from Dallas is.
----- Original Message -----
From: "PBW" <pookie2 at airmail.net>
To: <loch-ruadh at ansteorra.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 6:48 PM
Subject: [Loch-Ruadh] DEMO
> WEATHERFOD DEMO!
> Yep! Its less than 48 hours away everyone! The Race starts at 6pm so if
> folks can get their before then (like 530?) that would be great so we
> can get set up... if not then I will be there (as in 4pm) and will make
> sure we have places blocked off etc. We will be on space #9. Thank you
> in advance to everyone who has said they are coming out! This does a
> couple things actually... First: It gets the SCA some excellent media
> coverage; Second: it shows Weatherford and Parker County that we (the
> SCA) support them and the American Cancer Society; and Third: gives us
> all an excuse to get together and enjoy each others company again!
> When: Friday May 30th (Friday AFTER warlord) starting at 6pm and going
> until you can't keep your eyes open anymore (the American Cancer Society
> relay goes from 6pm Friday till Saturday 7am)
> Where: Weatherford Middle School on South Bowie (the Shirley Hall
> How do you get there?: From Fort Worth take your favorite route to I-20
> and go West into Weatherford, take exit 406 (will say Old Dennis Rd. and
> South Bowie) and go North. The Jr High will be approx 1.5 miles and on
> your right hand side of the street.
> From Springtown/Azel take HWY 51 south into Weatherford, take Palo Pinto
> Hwy (Hwy 80) West to South Bowie and go South on South Bowie. Will be
> about 1 block on your left.
> What to bring?: In garb (of course) anything that you think would
> Portray the SCA/Middle Ages. Bardic, A&S displays (including active ones
> such as weaving etc). Bring chairs and coolers (drinks/food), since this
> School grounds you cannot have open flames (i.e grills, fire pits or
> even tiki torchs). There will be a snack bar on site for food items with
> all their proceeds going to the American Cancer Society (this is a fund
> raiser for ACS after all). Since this is on school grounds smoking has
> been requested to be limited to your personal vehicles only, and of
> course this is a dry demo. So far I have a few tell me they are bringing
> A&S displays and of course we will be having a grand bardic from what I
> am hearing!
> I will be at the site by 4pm Friday to start setting up the area. The
> newspapers and TV stations will be in/out (starting about 5pm for set up
> shots/interviews) all night as well as into Saturday AM (last year the
> local TV stations came out at starting ceremonies and closing ceremonies
> and the paper had folks there for the entire thing). If we get half the
> media coverage they say this relay will have this could get Loch Ruadh
> some excellent media coverage as well as be a excellent recruiting venue
> just in by-standers walking around alone. Weatherford has traditionally
> had a large community turn out for this relay in years past.
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