At the outset of the Second Punic War, Hannibal’s plan to invade Italy through Iberia required the monumental undertaking of crossing the Alps. Assisted by many allies, including Gallic tribes, Hannibal’s immense army of heavy infantry, cavalry, and war elephants began their campaign by crossing the treacherous terrain to begin their siege of Rome that would last for 15 years.
A middle eastern themed event, Midnight at the Oasis: The Labours of Hannibal, will encompass the outset and challenges of Hannibal Barcid’s campaign and those first initial victories over the legions. Knowing that an army would need their strength before departing on such a long journey, a middle eastern themed day-board will be available for purchase as a last taste of home.
Please join the Canton of Nimenefeld and the Company of the Banner of the Elephant for the long-anticipated return of the Stomp!!! All are invited to join the hospitality and party with us like it’s 218 B.C. Food, drinks, music, and dancing are all planned for an evening of fun and comradery. Camping is free, so stay and enjoy yourself for the full day!
Optimist Club Farm 2908 Optimist Farm Rd, Apex, NC
All pets must be on a leash AND attended by a responsible person. No fishing in pond. Anyone caught supplying alcohol to minors or in anyway violating modern law WILL be removed from site and reported to Wake County Law enforcement. Fires must be in reliable metal fire pits. NO ground fires.
From I-95 South of Raleigh: Heading North on I-95…Take EXIT 81 toward Raleigh – 30.4 miles. Take EXIT 298A toward Fayetteville and continue south on US-401 South – 7.5 miles
From I-95 North of Raleigh: Heading South on I-95…Take EXIT 138 toward Raleigh/Nashville/Nash Community College – 45 miles. Merge onto US-64 W via the exit on the left toward I-40/Durham/Benson – 6.4 miles. Take EXIT 298A toward Fayetteville and continue south on US-401 South – 7.5 miles
From I-40: Headed toward Raleigh on I-40…Take EXIT 298A toward Fayetteville and continue south on US-401 South – 7.5 miles
From 401: From US-401…Turn onto Donny Brook Road (in front of Wake Tech) and head West – 0.7 miles. Turn right onto Lake Wheeler Road and take the immediate Left onto Optimist Farm Road. Go straight on Optimist Farm Road (you will go straight at the intersection of Johnson Pod Road, 4 way stop). – 1.0 miles2908 Optimist Farm Road will be on the right.