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Known World Arts and Sciences Symposium Event date: March 9th, 2018 - March 11th, 2018
Hosted by Shire of Hartshorn-dale - Plymouth Meeting , PA
Event Last Modified: January 31st, 2018

Event details
Come one, come all!  To the Shire of Hartshorn-dale in the Kingdom of the East!  We are excited to welcome you to the Known World A&S Symposium Mar 9-11, 2018 in the East Kingdom outside of Philadelphia.  This is going to be an amazing event!!

Please join us in the Guild Hall Friday evening, which will be followed by the keynote speech given by Robin Netherton.  Saturday will include a full day of classes, from 8-5, children's activities with both a morning and afternoon session, and an A&S consultation table.  Saturday evening will include a Ball hosted by Duchessa Diana Alene Tregirtse and the Bhakaili Branslers, a Gaming Room, and an A&S display, with the possibility of guild meetings. 

We are very lucky to have Robin Netherton and Gale Owen-Crocker as guest speakers at this event!  Gale will be teaching two sessions on Saturday, and Robin will give the keynote on Friday as well teach one session on Saturday.

Classes:  The class slots are almost full, but we would be happy to keep an alternates list in case of cancellations.  email alison@kwass2018.org .

This link should bring up the updated list of classes (we are still confirming with a couple teachers):

https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSRnoOVs_5N-N20k6djlx4Qbt5yZ5a_9rV3oo4OPizu2UJ20v57de1097bCRdJ5EFLUlDP9OAYdtr-t/pub

We are looking forward to a weekend delving into the gentler arts.

Information will be updated regularly on the event website www.kwass2018.org .  There is also a Facebook page for the event at https://www.facebook.com/events/1960032540911886/ .  Site Opens: Friday March 9, 2018 at 4pm
Site Closes: Sunday March 11, 2018 at 11am

Event Website: http://www.kwass2018.org

Event Location
Doubletree Suites
640 Fountain Rd
Plymouth Meeting , PA  19462

Directions:
DIRECTIONS FROM PHILADELPHIA:
I-76 West to Plymouth Meeting Exit 331B (Old Exit 28-B) (Route 476).  Take Route 476 North to Germantown Pike West (Exit 20).  Go to the third light, Hickory Road, and make a RIGHT.  Turn LEFT at Fountain Road and the hotel driveway will be on your RIGHT.

DIRECTIONS FROM SOUTH JERSEY:
Walt Whitman Bridge to I-76, follow directions from Philadelphia.

Commodore Barry Bridge to I-95 North.  Take I-95 North to Route 476.  Take 476 NORTH to Germantown Pike West (Exit 20).  Go to the third light, Hickory Road, and make a Right.  Turn LEFT at Fountain Road and the hotel driveway will be on your RIGHT.

DIRECTIONS FROM PA TURNPIKE:
Exit 333(Old Exit 25) - Norristown/Plymouth Meeting.  Follow signs to Plymouth Road.  Go to the First light and make a LEFT.  Go to the next light and make a RIGHT on Germantown Pike.  Go to the second light and make a right on Hickory Road.  Turn LEFT at Fountain Road and the hotel driveway will be on your RIGHT.

DIRECTIONS FROM NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE:
New York/New Jersey Turnpike - Take the New Jersey Turnpike to Exit #6, PA turnpike.  Go west to Exit #333 (old Exit 25) - Norristown, and follow signs for Plymouth Road.  Go to the first light and make a left.  Go to the next light and make a right onto Germantown Pike.  Go to second light (approximately ½ mile) and make a right on Hickory Road.  Go to next traffic light and turn left on Fountain Road.  Hotel is on your right. 

DIRECTIONS FROM WASHINGTON D.C., WILMINGTON, and DELAWARE: 
Take 95 North to 476 North.  Once on 476 North, follow 'From Airport' directions. 

DIRECTIONS FROM DOWNTOWN PHILADELPHIA: 
Take I-76 West to Exit #331B ( 476 North) Once on 476 North, follow 'From Airport' directions. 

DIRECTIONS FROM HARRISBURG, PITTSBURGH: 
Take the PA turnpike to Exit #333 (Old Exit # 25).  Follow signs to Plymouth Road.  Go to the first light, and make a left onto Plymouth Road.  Go to the next light and make a right onto Germantown Pike.  Go to second light (approximately ½ mile) and make a right on Hickory Road.  Go to next traffic light and turn left on Fountain Road.  Hotel is on your right.

 
Event Fees
Site : Paypal is now available, please click on the survey (below), on which you will need to enter your registration information.  You will receive a Paypal invoice within a day or so of completing the survey.  No refunds can be made through Paypal, please see the shire's event refund policy about halfway down this page https://www.hartshorn-dale.eastkingdom.org/resources.php .

Pre-registration fees received by Dec 31, 2017:
Adult $45 (fee with adult member discount is $40)
Child (aged 6-17) $20
Family cap $110 (family cap fee with adult member discount is $100)

Preregistration fees received between Jan 1, 2018 and Feb 9, 2018:
Adult $50 (fee with adult member discount is $45)
Child (aged 6-17) $20
Family cap $120 (family cap with adult member discount $110)

At the gate registration fee:
Adult $55 (fee with adult member discount $50)
Child (6-17) $20
Family cap $130 (family cap with adult member discount $120)

Children aged 0-5:  no fee

Paypal survey to pre-register through Paypal http://surveys.eastkingdom.org/index.php/459848

Feast: No feast will be served.  There is a restaurant within the hotel, as well as a great selection of restaurants in the immediate area, including just across the street at the Plymouth Meeting Mall, a short walk. 

Make Checks Payable to: SCA-PA, Inc.  Shire of Hartshorn-dale

Contact Information
Event Steward:
Alison Wodehalle (mka:  Alison Choyce)
alison@kwass2018.org
484-686-9515

Send Reservations to:
Please see the website www.kwass2018.org

Other Contact Information:
Merchants are welcome!  The hotel charges a fee per table, we are not collecting any funds above this amount.  Merchants will be located in the large open space that we have for socializing and some activities.  Please email THLady Siobhan ni Dhonnabhain at mcgoff.s@gmail.com

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