Community Events: January 13th-19th

Community Events: January 13th-19th

Jan 13, 2017

This week’s featured event: Winterstock takes over the frozen lake northeast of Frerin’s Court at Thorin’s Gate from Friday through Monday on Landroval.  The festival starts at 1pm today and runs through midnight, 12pm-1am on Saturday, 11am-11pm on Sunday, and 12pm through the end of Ales & Tales on Monday (all times EST/server time)....

Community Events: December 23rd-29th

Community Events: December 23rd-29th

Dec 23, 2016

This week’s featured events: This week brings even more special Yule concerts across the game.  Les Hobbities will perform in Frostbluff on the Sirannon server at 3pm EST/9pm CET on Friday. The HOPE will be fire dancing at the winter festival with macarena, tango, and more outside of the Frostbluff Theatre on Landroval Saturday at 1pm EST. Die...

Community Events: December 16th-22nd

Community Events: December 16th-22nd

Dec 16, 2016

This week’s featured events: Winterfest runs throughout the weekend on Crickhollow.  Twenty bands will play over the course of three days, starting with an opening show from Second Breakfast’s house band, Breakfast Club, followed by a special edition of Bread & Jam.  All solo and group musicians are welcome to share a song in a round-robin style...

Community Events: December 9th-15th

Community Events: December 9th-15th

Dec 9, 2016

This week’s featured events: Notenzauber will play their annual end of year concert on Landroval this Saturday at 2pm EST on the stone in front of the Prancing Pony in Bree. Operation Hardi Clause is an annual community event that has been hosted by Roxxi Manor of Arkenstone (formerly Brandywine) ever since the first LOTRO Yule.  They will give out...

Community Events: December 2nd-8th

Community Events: December 2nd-8th

Dec 2, 2016

This week’s featured events: Tiberion, a renowned PvMP player on Arkenstone and Brandywine, passed away last weekend after a long illness.  There will be a remembrance ceremony on Friday at 7:30pm at Hoarhollow Fountain in the Ettenmoors on the Arkenstone server. The Evernight Chicken Race is back, and this time the prizes include Turbine Points codes....

Community Events: November 25th-December 1st

Community Events: November 25th-December 1st

Nov 25, 2016

This week’s featured events: Belegaer is home to the second annual juggler’s night (Gauklernacht) this Saturday in the Ewall neighborhood of the Bree homesteads.  The event includes juggling, theater, riddle hunts, fighting, strong man contests, hobbit races, raffles, and plenty of music.  Musicians for the event are Notenzauber, Frische Brise, Little To...

Community Events: October 28th-November 3rd

Community Events: October 28th-November 3rd

Oct 28, 2016

This week’s featured events: Major events and special concerts are taking place all around LOTRO this weekend.  Horrorfest 3 takes place today and tomorrow on Landroval at Da Bugans Kinhouse, 2 Chalk Road in the Stooping neighborhood of the Shire Homesteads.  The event will be livestreamed on MaestroTV.  There will also be bride sacrifices from the bands...

Community Events: October 14th-20th

Community Events: October 14th-20th

Oct 14, 2016

This week’s featured event: The Tarciryan Knights kinship celebrates their 6th anniversary (and their 1st since transferring to Crickhollow) on Sunday, October 16 at 9:30pm EDT.  As a ‘thank you’ to all the Crickets for making them feel right at home, Lag Spike will be performing a special concert.  They’ll be performing all of your old...

Community Events: September 30-October 6

Community Events: September 30-October 6

Sep 30, 2016

Community Calendar: I’d like to introduce the new LOTRO Players Community Events calendar.  You may view this calendar directly on Google where you can click on an event to add it to your calendar or simply copy the full calendar to your own Google calendar.  The calendar will be updated as events come in, so it will be...

Community Events: September 9th-15th

Community Events: September 9th-15th

Sep 9, 2016

This week’s featured events: The Harnkegger Games continue through Sunday, September 11th on the Laurelin server.  Here’s the remaining schedule: Friday starting at 3pm EDT: Gallop-a-Run from Gondamon to Celondim, Swim-a-Run, and Lune Swim Saturday starting at 3pm EDT: Drunken Merchant Run in Michel Delving and Music Contest at the Methel Stage...

Community Events in August

Community Events in August

Aug 5, 2016

The weekly community events post will be on hiatus until September 2.  In lieu of weekly posts, I will highlight a few scheduled events coming up this month, list out the weekly and monthly events that are always on the calendar, and share my main information sources so you may keep informed of activities still to come.  If you know of an upcoming event that...

Community Events: July 22nd-28th

Community Events: July 22nd-28th

Jul 22, 2016

This week’s featured event: The most anticipated day on the LOTRO social calendar is finally here: Weatherstock comes to Landroval on Saturday, July 23rd.  It’s a truly massive event unlike any other, and something that all players must experience at least once.  If you don’t have a character on Landroval, spend some time making one in...

Nobody Tosses a Dwarf who’s in our Band! Join us!

Nobody Tosses a Dwarf who’s in our Band! Join us!

Jun 21, 2016

“We don’t eat Elvish lembas in the mountains We don’t drink miruvor, and never tea We don’t live on mushrooms like those hobbits We like livin’ right, and bein’ free.” Yes, that’s us – THE ROLLING KEGS, Laurelin’s all-singing, all-dancing, all-Dwarven band, full of ale and ready to roll. Double...

Community Events: June 10th-16th

Community Events: June 10th-16th

Jun 10, 2016

Featured events: The Gala Du Lierre Touffu takes place every Tuesday at 3pm EDT/21:00 CEST on the Sirannon server. Hobbiton’s Ivy Bush Inn fills with song, jokes, stories, and a bit of RP while the ale flows freely. All races are welcome, but the organizers request the all weapons and pets are left at the door. Coursera brings back “Online Games:...

Spring Festival 2016 Has Arrived!

Spring Festival 2016 Has Arrived!

Jun 6, 2016

  The first of the seasonal dyes has also arrived, and they are available only as pots of dye, despite the community asking for recipes to be made available.  As seen in the above screenshot, two colors are available for barter with festival tokens, while the other two are only available to purchase with mithril coins. The new steed, Steed of Ethuil, is...

Community Events: June 3rd-9th

Community Events: June 3rd-9th

Jun 3, 2016

This week’s featured event: Vanimor Summer starts on Landroval this Sunday at 8pm.  The Maidens of Vanimor and their special guests will play every other week for the rest of the season.  Their concerts will alternate with the regular Les Beaux Chapeax shows. All events are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (-4 GMT)/server time, but an additional time...

The Blue Theatre Song Contest: Order of Proceedings & The Best Seats

The Blue Theatre Song Contest: Order of Proceedings & The Best Seats

Jun 3, 2016

Greetings LOTRO Players, The Blue Theatre Song Contest – 2.00pm (edt) – Minas Tirith – 2016 Landroval Server. Please see earlier posts about this event for extra information. Announcing the Event Planning Update Voting Guidelines Random Draw for Order of Play Remember! All players, all levels past the intro & all account types can travel...

Community Events: May 6-12

Community Events: May 6-12

May 6, 2016

This week’s featured event: The Maidens of Vanimor started their 4 part Swan Lake at this week’s Ales & Tales on Landroval.  Don’t worry if you missed it: part 1 is shown below (borrowed from Timcoolish’s YouTube channel) and there are 3 more acts to come.  The next 3 Ales and Tales locations are as follows: May 9th: Windy Acres...

Community Events: April 29th-May 5

Community Events: April 29th-May 5

Apr 29, 2016

This week’s featured events: Die Bunten Vögel starts their “Rabenschwarz” – On The Road 2016 concert series with a show on Sirannon this Friday at 2pm EDT/20:00 CEST/22:00 MSK.  Their guests will be local favorites Les Chantefables.  At the end of each show there will be a lottery for a Rabenschwarz CD, but if you don’t win, never fear: the CD is...

LOTRO Celebrates Nine Years

LOTRO Celebrates Nine Years

Apr 22, 2016

LOTRO is turning nine this month and is celebrating with its yearly Anniversary Festival.  This year’s festival runs from April 22nd through May 8th. This year’s new rewards for 9-year players include: Free Peoples: A 9- year character portrait frame White Tree Fireworks Palantir: Blue Orb Emote Monster Players: A 9- year character portrait frame...