September 22nd is celebrated as the birthdays of Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, characters from J.R.R. Tolkien’s popular books The Hobbit and The Lord Of The Rings. In his books, both Bilbo and Frodo were said to be born on September 22, but of different years. The Fellowship of the Ring opens with a celebration of Bilbo’s birthday with food, fireworks and merriment. Although Greencastle Parks and Rec can’t promise fireworks, the department is going to celebrate their birthday’s LEGO-style with a lot of fun and treats and drinks! Celebrate the adventures of Bilbo Baggins and Frodo Baggins with “snip its” from Tolkien’s stories, games, snacks and more! Bring your favorite LEGO Lord of the Rings or Hobbit sets to display!
This event is taking place at Greencastle City Hall from 1:30 to 4 PM on September 22nd. Registration costs $8 per participants; registration closes on the 21st. Register at greencastleparks.com. Registration includes LEGO: The Lord of the Rings “Frodo with Cooking Corner” Building Block Set!