The sixth annual Lovefest takes place in Second Life August 17th – August 27th. This is a festival to celebrate the work of HP Lovecraft.
An inworld notecard at the Lovecraft inspired Innsmouth region provides the following information :
LoveFest 2017 is the 6th annual HP Lovecraft Festival of Second Life. LoveFest schedules to occur 7-10 days around the birthday of our “patron author” HP Lovecraft – August 20. This year’s Fest will take place August 17-27, 2017, celebrating Mr. Lovecraft’s 127th birthday.
Each year LoveFest prepares a full sim dedicated solely to this event, including:
The Kingsport Merchant Quarter and Waterfront:
Kingsport, Massachusetts – a city out of Lovecraft Lore, known as a community of artists and artisans which thrives mostly from tourism. Featuring dozens of stores of merchants from all across Second Life, our theatre and a full schedule of entertainment and activities for all,
and waterfront warves of market and other interests.
The Miskatonic University Expedition Pier:
Office and staging site for the renowned Miskatonic University’s
worldwide exploratory and research expeditions, this year
taking enlisting team members for a voyage to a remote area
in the South Pacific for a deep sea exploration task force.
Somewhere in the South Pacific:
The destination of the current University Expedition – you
find yourself aboard a research vessel in the vast Pacific,
preparing for a deep sea dive, being tooled up with gear
for descending into the Pacific abyss to explore and
discover what lays far beneath the might ocean’s waves.
This is an interactive adventure quest that will prove to be
thrills unparalleled with past Fest adventure quests! You
won’t ant to miss out on this combination treasure hunt –
mystery adventure with a distinct Lovecraftian twist!
We hope you will take part in this year’s Lovecraft Festival!
Contact Arik Metzger – with any questions or to learn more!
Now I should point out that my former chief Elf is involved with this festival and I should also point out that if you want to enjoy a Lovecraft inspired experience in Second Life then you don’t need to wait for the festival to open, you can visit Innsmouth in Second Life right now.
SLURL To Innsmouth : http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Innsmouth/13/247/53