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Canine War

September 12, 2014 to September 14, 2014

Nanaimo,Campbell River,Courtenay,Port Alberni, BC

Autocrat: Symonne du Bois

The winds of war are once again blowing toward our beautiful Shire of Hartwood. Word of our regal hunting dogs has spread across the land and many have expressed desire to have them as their own. We are calling to our allies to help defend our land against those who would try to take what is ours.  Fighters come show us your strength, Archers come show us your skills. Artisans come show us your creativity and help us honor and decorate our dogs, Cooks come and help us feed the masses.

Contests to be held: 

Heavy Fighting


A&S: Dog themed in any medium, Best Dog Barding: Dress up your dog (Stuff variety will also be acceptable)

Iron Cauldron: Cooks show us your skill. Mystery items will be provided and it will be up to you to use those items in your dishes. More details will be provided closer to the event please check back....

Bardic: Bring your best Dog themed poem, story or song to entertain us around the fire.

Potluck Feast Saturday evening.

Fees: Adult $25 ($20 with proof of membership), Youth 12 -17 - $10, Children under 12 free.

No potable water on site

Dogs must be on a leash at all times, please pick up after your pet.


Site Info:
Name: Ravenskey Castle Site
5222 Kingston St
Port Alberni, BC V9Y *H9

Directions to Site:

Last Event's Directions:  

Directions to the Site

5222 Kingston St. Port Alberni, B.C.

From Lower/Middle Island - From the Inland Island Hwy take the Port Alberni side of the Qualicum Beach/Port Alberni exit and merge onto Hwy 4. From Upper Island -

From the Inland Island Hwy take the Port Alberni exit and turn right onto Hwy 4. Follow Hwy 4 as it enters Port Alberni and takes you past a Coombs Country Candy shop on your right. Pass this and continue to stay to the right until you reach the lights at the far end of the Walmart/Extra foods lot. Turn right at these lights onto Cherry Creek Road. Follow the road straight through the four way stop and past the store until you come to Cowley Road. Turn left onto Cowley and follow the road as it becomes Best Road. Follow Best until you come to Kitsuksis Road. Turn right onto Kitsuksis and then take the next left onto Kingston Road. Proceed to the end of this gravel road, slowing down as you reach the gate at the end. Proceed slowly as there are children and animals around. Go to the end of the winding drive and you will find the castle site.   

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