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Parody contest deadline extended

The deadline for the Third Inter-Realm Parody Contest has been extended to September 20th. This time the challenge involves writing a parody of “The Forbidden Pool,” a classic Gollum scene from The Two Towers. If you belong to a realm, then don’t miss this great opportunity to show off your creativity and your sense of humor! Click here for information.

Try Lord of the Rings Online for free

Turbine and Codemasters are offering a 7 day free trial of Lord of the Rings Online.

Just go to North America, Australia, and New Zealand or Europe only for further details.

Baggins birthday bash

Elves, hobbits, wizards, rangers,dwarves and maybe some orcs will come to Shaker Village in Pleasant Hlls, Kentucky to celebrate Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday. Load up your cart,pack your bags and arrive at Shaker Village on September 25th and stay until the 28th. There’ll be plenty of events and activities to keep you busy. Visit the site here for further information and leave Bilbo and Frodo your wishes for a happy birthday.

Book Club: Túrin forced to abandon his Mother

In our ongoing discussion of The Children of Húrin, the Book Club moves on this week to Chapter IV, The Departure of Túrin. Please feel free to pick up the book and join us.

Trilogy all-nighter at the famous IMAX Cinema London

On Saturday 15th September 2007 the complete LOTR Trilogy will be shown at the famous IMAX cinema in Waterloo, London, for only one night, beginning at 10:45pm. Read more at BFI IMAX.

CoE Store Item of the Month- September

For the month of September the CoE Store will be featuring the 70th Anniversary The Hobbit. This new hardcover edition has a short introduction by Christopher Tolkien, up to date corrections to the text and Tolkien’s drawings and illustrations. This book is set to be released on Sept. 21st with pre-ordering available now. Also available for pre-order now The History of The Hobbit Box Set. This hardcover box set includes both volumes of The History of The Hobbit along with the 70th Anniversary Edition of The Hobbit. Both of these great items can be found in the CoE store’s Item of the Month section.