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Event Details
Lakewood Ren Faire XXXII Event date: September 19th, 2014 - September 21st, 2014
Hosted by Barony of Carillion - Lakewood, NJ
Event Last Modified: May 30th, 2014
 
Event details
Greetings to the Kingdom!  This year is the 33rd year that the Lakewood Lion's Club and the Barony of Carillion will be having their annual Lakewood Renaissance Faire.  Please come and join us for the celebration!  The day is free for SCA, Markland, and Lucern members.  All you need is your membership card, a newsletter label, or to answer some easy questions.  (See the ***note*** at the end)

As this is being penned we have planned a fencing contest, a heavy weapons contest, as well as an archery contest.  These contests may break into tournaments at a moment's notice.  There is a professional jousting team to entertain, as well as jugglers, singers and other sundry entertainments.  This is a public demo during the day, so pomp and heraldic displays are lauded.

There is plenty of room to add other items to the list of activities if you wish to run something that is not on the schedule already.  Contact the autocrat to see what can be done.  Does your heart sing at the thought of hound coursing? We have an area for you to run your pups.  Are the youth fighting activities more your style? Bring your equipment and your marshals and we will set up a list area for you.  Carillion has no warranted youth marshal.  We can not provide one.

Camping will be available on Saturday night for a nominal fee.  The Camping coordinator is Lord Corcran mac Diarmata (MKA:  Myq La Sala) myq13@yahoo.com (732)637-3538 leave a message, no calls after 9pm

MERCHANTS:  You must contact the autocrat before August 15, 2013 in order to vend at the faire.  As in the past there is a fee for merchanting at this faire.

***NOTE***:  The SCA does not run the entrance gate.  Some members of the Lion's club are more adamant about “proof” that you are in the SCA than others.  Please, if you do not have a membership card or Pikestaff label available, be prepared to answer questions at the gate such as; ‘Who is the current King & Queen?', ‘Who is the Baroness of Carillion?', or ‘Who is the Seneschal of the East Kingdom?'.  Being in garb is not always a given indication of participation in the SCA at this demo.  Many members of the general public come to this Faire dressed in costumes.
Site Opens: 8 AM Saturday the 20th for general participants
Site Closes: Dusk on Sunday
 
Event Location
Pine Park
no street address
Lakewood, NJ  08701

Directions:
(LOOK AT A MAP!!!)
NOTE:  There has been significant construction on the Parkway & exits may be changed.
From the North:  Take your best route to the Garden State Parkway southbound.  Take Exit 91 and stay to the right on the exit ramp, towards Brick/Lakewood.  Continue straight through the first light, and at the second light, turn right onto Route 526 west (Lanes Mill Road).  **Continue on this road to Route 9 (Exxon Station and Diner on corners), cross over (it becomes West County Line Road at this point) and ***after approx.  1 mile you will see a golf course on your left, get into the left lane.  Take the first left and follow the chain link fence to the first gate.  Turn right into the gate and follow the road to the site.

From the South:  Best route to the Garden State Parkway northbound.  Take Exit 90 and make the u-turn at the first light.  Follow to the third traffic light, and make a left onto Route 526 (Lanes Mill Road).  Continue from **above.

From East/West or NJ Turnpike:  Best route to Interstate I-195 to Route 9 South (Exit 28).  Continue for approx.  4 miles into Lakewood and turn right onto Route 526 (West County Line Road) at the Exxon station (if you pass the cemetery on the left you have gone too far).  Continue from *** above.

 
Event Fees
Site : Site :  There is no day fee for the event, however you may be asked to prove that you are a member of the SCA.

The camping fee schedule is $3 if you register with the camping coordinator before Wednesday, September 11th, $5 at the door. 

Merchants - Contact the autocrat before August 15th.  There is a fee for vending at this demo.

Feast: There is no feast.

Make Checks Payable to: SCA-NJ Inc., Barony of Carillion

 
Contact Information
Event Steward:
Baroness Mary Theophania Hunn (Mary L.  Jacobson) 130 Bay Avenue, Forked River, NJ 08731 (609)693-5176 Call at any time, but if you get the machine you MUST leave a message.  E-Mail marytheophaniahunn@yahoo.com

Send Reservations to:
Lakewood Ren-Faire, 130 Bay Avenue, Forked River, NJ 08731

Other Contact Information:
Camping coordinator:
Lord Corcran mac Diarmata
Myq La Sala
myq13@yahoo.com
(732)637-3538 leave a message, no calls after 9pm

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