Fletchings of Spring

Fletchings of Spring

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April 22nd 2017

A day of Target Archery, and Thrown Weapons! Site has both an Archery Field that can handle 100-yard shots, and an Archery Trail. Schedule and shoot information to follow.

Event will start at 9am. Site fee $10 (Member Discount $5). Space is available for Merchants and Classes – please contact the Event Steward. Also, day shades are permitted, welcomed, and encouraged.

No formal lunch or feast has been planned, but a complimentary all-day snack bar with proteins and assorted goodies is included in the event cost. There are also grills available near the event space.

There is overnight lodging available on site. Punderson State Park has a beautiful, recently updated Grand Manor; 26 cottages (room for 6, w/kitchen and shower-bath); and spaces for camper hook-up and tent camping. Please see the Punderson site (below) for more information. Reserve soon — this is a popular weekend vacation spot, and spaces fill quickly.

Location

Punderson State Park

11755 Kinsman Road Newbury, Ohio 44065

http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/punderson or call 440-564-2279

Fees

Site fee: $10

Member Discount: $5

Staff

Autocrat: Tarmach ben Yehuda al-Khazari, Email rsmandel at wowway dot com

Archery: Woody Adamson, Email wudimanada at gmail dot com

Thrown Weapons: James Barkley, Email james_barkley30 at hotmail dot com

From the Autocrat

The Archery Field at Punderson State Park has a lot of space, but not a lot of shade. I suggest that you bring portable shade and chairs for your day-camping, as well as sun-block. Also, as the park has a lake, smaller bodies of standing water, and woods, insect repellant is highly recommended.

As mentioned elsewhere in this announcement, the Park has a Grand Lodge, cottages that can sleep six (with a kitchen and shower/bath), and spaces for tent camping. If you are interested in any of these, contact the Park to see if space is still available. http://parks.ohiodnr.gov/punderson, or call 440-564-2279.

Punderson Lake’s marina is a short walk from the Archery Field, for those who own kayaks/canoes/small Viking ships, etc. There will not be a bow-fishing demonstration.

No formal lunch or evening feast is planned. There will be an open snack bar for event participants from 10:30 to 4:30 with nibblies, proteins, and water. There are a few large coal burning grills available around the pavilion.