Vacaville, California is holding a Middle-earth Festival this April 7-10, 2005.
"For the last few years Games Workshop has been demonstrating their Lord of the Rings strategy battle game at NY Tolkien Society events, this year they take it up a notch!"
Ted Nasmith to appear on Saturday, March 19th.
The author of the book Following Gandalf will speak at Azusa Pacific University.
"A storm of publicity, both good and bad, greeted the recent opening of The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy Exhibition at London's Science Museum, but with record-breaking advance ticket sales of nearly 20 000, its success was assured."
"The irresistible pull of Middle Earth has the Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy on track to eclipse Star Wars as the most popular museum exhibition staged in Sydney..."
Alan Lee and John Howe to appear in Bristol
"Tolkien's mystical world of Middle Earth comes to life in a new exhibition at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum."
"At 9pm (local times) on January 3rd fans around the world are invited to raise a glass and toast J.R.R. Tolkien's birthday in the year that sees the 50th anniversary of The Lord of the Rings..."
"On Saturday December 4th Tolkien fans were taken on an enchanting tour through the work of Alan Lee. The slideshow presentation with the Q&A session/discussion that followed was a delight and joy for all..."
"[Kristine Larsen] submitted a paper about using Tolkien's works to teach astronomy at this year's meeting of the American Physical Society in Montreal in March. She also spoke at a Tolkien convention in Germany and will address Tolkien astronomy later this month when the Society for Literature and Science meets in North Carolina..."