Grawood Farmstead

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Grawood Farmstead is a farming and herding community outside of River's Rest that hosts a spring festival to celebrate the coming growing season.

There is no charge for the 2010 event.

For a list of shop inventory, see Grawood Farmstead shopping.

Date

The event will run from the evening of May 14 through May 21.

Access

Grawood's Annual Spring Farm Festival is just around the corner! The hitching post is almost ready to be set up in River's Rest, and from there, you'll be able to catch a wagon that will take you straight to Grawood's Farm area!

The wagons will be located in River's Rest and will run you back-and-forth from Grawood May 14th (evening) through 21st (evening).

Adventurers must travel to River's Rest to attend this festival.

The hitching post is located on the forested path south of the sanctuary. GO POST will put you on a wagon.

Events

Advertised were a hoedown, complete with dancing, games, merchants, town shops, locals, food, cows, and turnips.

In all seriousness though, I did say this was a free festival. For that simple fact alone, it's not going to be as big and grand as a pay event. However, I do hope that players will enjoy the atmosphere, the storyline, and the shops. (GameMaster Xynwen)

Meet the folks, visit the town shops, play a few games, and celebrate around the spring bonfire! This is an RP event with some visiting merchants and a few items of interest, so we hope you'll stop by and find something that grabs your attention!

Merchants

Barly - Room 2 - a small portable pen - Goats

Palema - Room 26 - an ivy-covered mottled brick cottage. Jewelry and flowers from her shop.

Palema says, "The flowers available for you to choose from are buttercup, carnation, daffodil, daisy, dragonstalk, flamestalk, freesia, gardenia, iris, lily, magnolia, monkeyflower, moonflower, mournbloom, orchid, poppy, rose, sunflower, tulip, violet, zinnia, honeysuckle, crocus, bleeding-heart, amaranth, phlox, goldenrod, butterflyweed, jasmine, nightshade, heather, lilac, angelica, Imaera's Lace, plumeria, heliotrope, hibiscus, ginger blossom, cothinar flower, orange blossom, snapdragon, and passionflower."

Hragon - Room 27 - a quaint multicolored building - Features?

Widdley - Room 23 - a small red brick workshop - LFM STUFF!!!!!!!!!

A deep, sonorous voice announces, "Widdley will be up in the loft of the Pitchfork Pub, making things lighter. He plans to pull the ladder up in 5 minutes!"

Immuron - Room 22 - a brick-lined cobblestone pathway - Smithy

Eunise - Room 40 - a large red wooden barn

Leanney - Room 9 - a thatch-roofed whitewashed cottage

Gracefully moving through the area, a corn husk doll with bright yellow corn silk hair announces, "Maiden Leanney will be playing games in her cottage! I love games!" Pirouetting, the doll dances away.

Beezer/Bartlebee - Room 8 - a small red barn with a weathered shingle roof.

Murley - Room 17 - a large feathered tent

A freckle-faced child runs by shouting, "The Whittler Murley will be working on wooden items and his own wares inside his tent, the Spring Chicken!"

Maialynn - Room 13 - a whitewashed country cottage

The sweet smell of baking wafts in on the breeze as a young boy runs past, his arms laden with scones. "Maiden Maialynn is working in her parlor in the Country Cottage, she'll work on most anything if you ask real nice. She even baked me some scones!" He rushes away, his sandals slapping against his feet as he runs.

Nanetta - Room 10 - A bright yellow building - Wine

Cathiene - Room 53 - a bright yellow daisy-painted wagon

Teekhum - 42 - a large oak wagon covered in scrollwork - A young man walks by and states, "I think Teekhum is working in his wagon, the Write Stop. I hear he works with all sorts of scholarly items."

Harkogin - a battered oak wagon painted with heraldic crests - Transmorphic items

Harkogin says, "Allow me to summarize, you bring me a ring or a tabard from my shop, and only those items as I've already purified them so I know they're safe for this process."
Harkogin says, "Then, I work a rather impressive magical undertaking, the specifics of which you probably won't understand."
Harkogin says, "And when it's all done we're either dead, or your object has a second form which can be manipulated."

Raffles

Lock Mastery Keyblanks
The raffle is for "Each winner will receive a single rolaren keyblank. You're on your own to find someone to cut it for you, though!".
The tickets sold for 5000 silvers each.
The drawing has been held with the following winner(s): Wintrel & Vivaldi
Located in [Widdley's Handcrafts]
The raffle is for "Each of 2 winners will get a kelyn key blank. It is suggested you be on hand or available shortly after the drawing, or else the :price may be auctioned off at Widdley's discretion.".
The tickets sell for 1000 silvers each.
The drawing will be at approximately 1:30 pm EST on Sunday for 5 winners.
Located in [Widdley's Handcrafts]
The raffle is for "Each of 2 winners will receive a single golvern keyblank.".
The tickets sell for 2500 silvers each.
The drawing will be at approximately 7:30 PM EST for 2 winners.
Located in [Widdley's Handcrafts]
Animal Companion Grooming
The raffle is for "For the styling of one animal companion of the rangerly sort by Aylarria. (Service must be redeemed by the end of the festival on May 21, 2010.)".
The tickets sell for 15000 silvers each.
The drawing has been held with the following winner(s):
Diynasta
Laku
Leev
Ariyanaa
Hypolita
Located in the maize maze!
Seed-making pouch
The raffle is for "One magic herb seed-creating pouch!".
The tickets sell for 15000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 92 hours and 19 minutes for 1 winner. (from 21:54 on Friday evening EST) (Tuesday at 6 pm?)
Located in the maize maze!
+2 Enchanting
The raffle is for "One session for weapon sharpening with Tolemer.  :Disclaimer: Win MUST be redeemed by the end of the festival, May 21, 2010, will add +2 to bladed weapons. CANNOT be added to claidhmores, katanas, naginatas, or permablessed weapons. Price of the ticket does not include price of the services, which will depend on the enchant of the item).".
The tickets sell for 25000 silvers each.
The drawing has been held with the following winner(s):
Livn
Starleeh
Tykeara
Kateerina
Ravashaak
Located in the maize maze!
Whisper Paper
The raffle is for "The winners of this raffle will receive ten (10) pieces of whisper paper and a container to store the whisper paper inside from the Transcriber, Teekhum. The winner will also be able to customize the paper and container to their liking.".
The tickets sell for 50000 silvers each.
The drawing has been held with the following winner(s):
Skydragon
Cappyn
Telsas
Located in Teekhum office, a large oak wagon covered in scrollwork, room 42
Goat Pins
The raffle is for "Iz got yer goat! Five winurs wil get un! (Five winners will each receive one goat pin. ~a town representative)".
The tickets sell for 2000 silvers each.
The drawing was drawn be at approximately 2 pm EST on Saturday for 5 winners.
There was a second identical raffle that drew just before 2 a.m. early Sunday.
Transmorphic Items
The raffle is for "A self-contained recurrence loop with 3 seperate forms, provided the item in question does not have magic that would interfere with it.".
The tickets sell for 1000 silvers each.
The drawing will be at approximately 2:30 pm EST on Saturday for 1 winner.
Demonwhips
Harkogin uncoils his whip with a deft flick of his wrist.
Harkogin wildly swings a drakar-tipped braided leather whip around his head, snapping it with a mighty *CRACK*!
Harkogin swings his braided leather whip at Mumblz. It comes within inches of Mumblz's nose and snaps with a mighty *CRACK*!
Harkogin casually taps his fingers along the stock of his whip, a thoughtful look in his eyes.
Harkogin coils up his whip.
Harkogin says, "More than that, however, these whips can entangle your enemies in combat."
Harkogin says, "You can entangle and knock your foes to the ground with this fine whip."
Harkogin says, "In addition to the abilities from the metal tip."
Speaking to you, Harkogin says, "Of course not, that would be useless. Consider it equivalent to vultite or faewood."
The raffle is for "The winner will receive a drakar-tipped demonwhip. It is highly suggested that you either be on hand-hand or nearby at the drawing, as Harkogin has no plans of going to track down winners.".
The tickets sell for 25000 silvers each.
The drawing will be at approximately 11 p.m. Monday for 1 winner.
The raffle is for "The winner will receive a rhimar-tipped demonwhip. It is highly suggested that you either be on hand or nearby at the time of the drawing, as Harkogin has no plans of going to track down winners.".
The tickets sell for 25000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 13 hours and 0 minutes for 1 winner. (Approx 10 PM EST Tuesday)
Beezer's Tools
The raffle is for "A unique set of work tools that are more fancy than the ones sold off the shelf and a tool case to put them in.".
The tickets sell for 10000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 7 hours and 47 minutes for 1 winner. Approx 11:30 PM EST.
Located in Beezer's Barn, Tack Room
Winning this raffle will prevent you from winning any other raffles for the duration of this event.
The raffle is for "A set of unique gardening tools, fancier than those in Bartlebee's shop, and a satchel to put them in. (Set comes with trowel, cultivator, apron, gloves, watering can, hat and satchel.)".
The tickets sell for 10000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 12 hours and 6 minutes for 1 winner. (Approx 8 PM EST)
Located in Beezer's Barn, Tack Room
Private Property
The raffle is for " This raffle is for a private property that is located on a mining island called Teras Isle. The property is being offered in "as is" condition, with absolutely no remodel or updates of any type available. The property also houses a private enchanting workshop (if you are not a wizard, you will be able to make a one-time designation of a wizard who you wish to be keyed into the workshop.) Monthly rent for the property is 150k, and 3 months of unpaid rent results in repossession. Unlike many properties, the number of keys to this property will be limited. Further rules and restrictions will be explained to the winner before receipt of the property can be completed. This property win is not transferable in ANY way. If you are not able to travel to Teras, you should not enter this raffle.".
The tickets sell for 100000 silvers each.
The raffle will draw late Friday evening -- in Platinum, it will draw just after 11pm Eastern, and then it will draw roughly 15 minutes later in Prime.
Because this is on Teras, the portal that goes into the raffle room is restricted to level 20 and over (if you can't get to Teras, you can't get on the property, which means you can't pay the monthly rent).
Hatters Extraordinaire
a crisp straw hat
Expertly woven, the straw of the hat is in perfect condition -- although stiff and molded, there is just enough bend to allow for comfort. The brim is wide all of the way around the hat, providing shading, though at the very back, it dips up very slightly. There, at the dip, is a small tag embroidered with tiny letters.
In the Common language, it reads:
Hatters Extraordinaire ~ ~ ~ Located in the Heart of Tamzyrr
Rub, Push, Close, Open, Pluck, Roll, Scratch, Nod, Nudge, Tickle, Turn, Toss -- note that some of these can be targetted at people or yourself, and some provide different messaging when worn/not worn (some don't have messaging when not worn.) This item is not, currently, alterable. A Modrian item.
The raffle is for "This raffle is for the straw hat on the table, a hat purchased from the proprietors of Hatters Extraordinaire and then further enhanced. It will enhance, very slightly, your intuition and discipline.".
The tickets sell for 75000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 15 hours and 44 minutes for 1 winner. (Approx 11 PM Thursday)
Located in the Maize Maze
Mangy Cloak
a faded red cloak
Once of a rich, vivid crimson fabric, as evidenced by rare patches of almost pristine make, the cloak is currently composed of ratty, faded red swatches of velvet that fray at every corner. What must have been pockets hang like broken limbs from the garment's sides, and rips into the fabric are stitched up at odd angles and, in some places, are stuffed with bits of lint, straw, and cotton.
FLEAS. Very short loresong (read: 1 stanza), and a few different messaging results for the Touch verb. Fully alterable provided it remains "shabby" in nature. A Miriani item.
The raffle is for "This raffle is for the mangy cloak on the table -- I, Katet, didn't have time to clean it out (I have better things to do), so it's gonna feel a little dirty if you decide to wear it. It will enhance, very slightly, your constitution and strength.".
The tickets sell for 75000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 15 hours and 42 minutes for 1 winner. (Approx 11 PM Thursday)
Located in the Maize Maze
A circlet of dried black roses
One of the Grawood Flowers circlets - if you are not wearing any temp hair items, then this shows up in your "features" when you're wearing it. Smell (a few varieties), Pull, Turn, and Wear. Fully alterable provided the noun is similar to circlet or garland, and it must remain floral in nature (there are some other things you can set, like the smell and stuff, with some merchant help.) A Kaikala item.
The raffle is for "This raffle is for the circlet of dried roses on the table. The flowers were arranged by the proprietors of Grawood Flowers before I, Katet, added some enhancements. This particular circlet will enhance, very slightly, your wisdom and logic.".
The tickets sell for 75000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 15 hours and 41 minutes for 1 winner. (Shortly after 11 PM Thursday)
Located in the Maize Maze
Rocket Sheath
a charcoal black bone and leather sheath
Holds up to 4 of the hurlable weapons described on the raffle ticket, PUT them in the sheath to drop them in there, TAP to make them spring out. Wear and Remove have some fluffy messaging. Fully alterable in terms of aesthetics. A Khaladon item.
The raffle is for "This raffle is for the sheath on the table. This sheath was conceived of by the advances of the gnomes, and as such, it will spring certain hurled weapons (daggers, quoits, discuses, and darts) into your hands when you tap the sheath. Of course, enhancements have been added. The sheath will enhance, very slightly, your dexterity and agility. (OOC note: As a note for more clarity, this is more commonly known as a "rocket sheath")".
The tickets sell for 75000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 15 hours and 46 minutes for 1 winner. (Shortly after 11 PM Thursday)
Located in the Maize Maze
A tarnished gold anklet
Turn, Pull, Rub, and of course you can add and remove charms from it. Fully alterable provided it remains a charm holder and it makes sense for where it is worn. The charms can be fully altered. A Jharra and Tolli item.
The raffle is for "This raffle is for the gold anklet, which will be decked with six of our charms, on the table. It will enhance, very slightly, your aura and influence.".
The tickets sell for 75000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 15 hours and 46 minutes for 1 winner. (Approx 11:15 PM Thursday)
Located in the Maize Maze
Oleani Roses
Tap, Rub, Smell, Kiss, Pinch, Close, Open, Gaze, Stare, Clench, Wave, Raise, Pull, and Push. Completely fluffy in nature. These can be altered so long as the noun remains the same, and so long as the adjective includes a color descriptor. A Jharra item.
The raffle is for "This raffle is for white roses that were grown in gardens that are rumored to have been blessed by Oleani herself. They are not worn in any special way, as is fitting for these simple roses. One rose will be awarded to each of three winners.".
The tickets sell for 5000 silvers each.
The drawing will be in 15 hours and 45 minutes for 3 winners. (Approx 11:50 PM Thursday)
Located in Grawood Flowers

Games

The Duck Game

Prizes
  • a black/red/orange/green/purple/blue/yellow/pink paper fan (scripted)
  • a golden duck-shaped mirror (see yourself)
  • a soft yellow duck toy (huggable)
  • a snake toy (huggable)
  • a daisy bracelet
  • a woven cord bracelet
  • a woven cord anklet
  • a striped agate pendant (Before 6pm EST Saturday (5/15/2010) any you found were buggy, but they have been fixed now. But if you had one found before that time you need to find a GM to fix it)
  • a gold ring
  • a slim leather belt

Maypole Climbing

Score high and get on the scoreboard!

Frog Kissing

Give the attendant 500 silvers, and kiss one of three frogs. If you kiss the wrong one, it gives you warts and there's a cool down period.

Prize
  • a golden frog pin
  • a frog green pepper
  • a frog skin pouch
  • an emerald lily pad pin

Cow Tipping

With a massive heave and an excess of effort, you put all your weight behind pushing over the already wobbly cow. Its legs buckle beneath it, and it topples over onto its side, where it flails helplessly for a moment before laborously standing back up.