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The Benches of Faery Crossing Hunt: Winter #2

The special winter bench for this week has been chosen! The only hint you get is this picture:) Find the bench in The Faery Crossing, touch the FC box hidden somewhere around it, and you will automatically get a point in the hunt – easy peasy! If you didn’t get the awesome gift from last week’s bench, you’ve got a second chance because it is in the box!

A blessed winter solstice to you all!
Qim Toxx and Moz McGinnis

Northern Lights in Faery Crossing

Welcome to Northern Lights, our winter wonderland! Wander and enjoy the beauty, grab a treat at several shops, or warm yourself in one of the cabins. Bring your friends!

On January 2nd we will have the Northern Lights Skate Race from noon to 2pm SLT.
Contestants will wear a special star on their head (available at the start gate), don a pair of skates (free ones available at the landing point), and start skating! Follow the blue snowflakes embedded in the ice to the finish gate.
When you finish your elapsed time will be given to you in local chat.
During the actual race on the 2nd, Moz McGinnis will collect finish times and distribute the prizes while DJ Shay spins us some tunes.

Practice any time you want – the course is open!
Good luck, have fun!

~ Qim Toxx and Moz McGinnis


Winners of the Autumn Benches of Faery Crossing Hunt

We have THREE winners for the Autumn Benches of Faery Crossing Hunt!
Moяgaииaђ Nэҗэn Saиµяa
Chi Sanura
Moonkyst Firelight

Congratulations! Your prize is a Hextraordinary Romping Reindeer companion! Please contact Qim Toxx when you are in world so she can pass you your prize!

Don’t forget, we are now in the season of the Winter Benches of Faery Crossing Hunt! Watch for the postings of the special bench of the week, find it and touch the FC box. You will get a gift AND be    automatically entered into the Hunt. The top 10 scorers (1 point for each special bench found by February 1st) will receive a prize!

Happy Hunting!

The Winter Benches of Faery Crossing Hunt has begun!

Each weekend a picture of a special bench in The Faery Crossing will be posted. No hints other than the picture 🙂
Any time during the weekend and following week, find the special bench and look around for a Faery Crossing box (decorated with the FC Standard- The Lady of Shallott). Every special bench will harbor the FC gift for a week.
Touch the gift box. You will receive a gift from Faery Crossing (a new, seasonal gift each month) AND you will be automatically entered into the Benches of Faery Crossing Contest. For each weekly bench gift that you find you will get a point.
A different bench will be posted each weekend for you to find, and it will remain the special bench until the following Friday.
Do this every week and at the end of the season you will be automatically entered in our Benches of FC Contest. The top ten scorers will get a prize.
So watch for postings each weekend for a picture of that week’s special bench, find it, and search all around it for an FC box. Touch the box for a gift AND to be entered into The Benches of Faery Crossing Contest automatically!
Happy exploring!!!
Bright Blessings,
Qim Toxx and Moz McGinnis
Here is a picture of Winter Bench #1

Third and Final Autumn FC Bench! Contest entries are being accepted!

It’s the third and final week of the Benches of Faery Crossing Hunt: Autumn Season!  Here is the picture of Autumn Bench #3. Find it, sit, and record your location. Since this is the last bench of the autumn season (next week the winter benches will be in place), it is time to send in your entry for the FC Autumn Bench contest! Create a notecard with your name, and include the three special autumn bench locations.  Send the notecard to Qim Toxx.  The top 10 entries will receive cash prizes of 500L$ each! And don’t forget to look all around Bench #3 for a Faery Crossing box. It contains a special autumn prize for everyone who finds it.

Get those entries in by December 10th!

Daylight Saving Time Ending

Merry meet!

Just a reminder for our non-US Fae that in many parts of the world Daylight Saving Time will be ending in the coming Sunday (Oct. 31) and that that will impact your offset from SLT until the US goes back a week later.

New offsets:

  • UK & Eire: SLT +7
  • Western and Central Europe: SLT +8
  • Eastern Europe and West Asia: SLT +9

Please keep this in mind when planning to attend events.

Join the Folklore Circle

Have you ever heard about something in folklore and was curious about what it means? Do you want to know more about the Aos Sí, the Tuatha de Danann, the Selkies or the Sluagh?

Now you can!

The Faery Crossing is introducing the Folklore Circle: a chance to gather around the fire for an informally led discussion of folklore topics, under the expert guidance of Toshiro, a folklore author and researcher, who will be happy to guide conversation.

We have created an idea box in the shape of a barrel with a green man on the front (just because we can) that you can find here. Just add your idea(s) in a notecard and dunk it in!

Hope to hear from you soon! Don’t be shy!

Love & Light,


School of Lore Faculty

FaeWay Academy

The Faery Crossing