Spring NRO in upstate NY -- May 14-16

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Spring NRO in upstate NY -- May 14-16

Postby rockeater » Apr 28, 2010 12:36 pm

With NRO happening in less than 4 weeks (May 14-16), I am sure folks would like an update.

Glow in the dark t-shirts! Ceramic mugs! Middle Ages costume contest Saturday night -- Grand prize: 2 tickets to the New York Renaissance Faire http://www.renfair.com/ny/

Vertical training session sponsored by Sterling Rope. Door prizes from Sterling Rope, Speleobooks and the NCC. 50/50 raffle to benefit the Merlins Cave Fund.

Friday schedule:

4PM Registration opens -- anyone bringing an RV please call the campground beforehand to reserve a space: 518-868-9975

6 - 10PM Movies available:
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Journey Into Amazing Caves
BBC Planet Earth: Caves
Dracula (1931) with Bela Lugosi
Nosferatu (1922)
The Cave (2005)
The Descent (2005)

8PM WNS Presentation with up to the minute news by Al Hicks, NYDEC

Midnight: Special cave trip to celebrate the opening of all NSS/NCC caves for the season!

Special Middle Ages-themed dinner Saturday night in honor of Merlins Cave:

Meat Coffyns (Veggie Coffyns)
Chikene Drumstick
Veggies in the raw
Rustic Bread
Syrup of Lemon

Saturday night band: R.E.N.O. (acoustic rock, not "southern" as previously stated) -- I heard them last week, they are awesome and very caver-friendly :-)

Free Howe Caverns admission for NRO attendees!

For a full list of events/activities planned for Spring NRO and the Saturday night schedule, visit:

http://www.caves.org/region/nro/spring2 ... O2010.html

If you are on Facebook, please RSVP your intentions on the Spring NRO event page so we can ensure enough meals etc for everyone:


And of course be sure to spread the word, see everyone soon!

Bill Folsom, Treasurer
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