Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2014-07-19 20:22
It almost didn't happen. Weeks before Sterling, New York's famous Renaissance Festival was scheduled to open its gates, the management found itself lacking the US $300,000 needed to operate the faire. The public raised money and a bank came through with a loan, but the event's future is still uncertain. Sarah Blazonis of Time Warner Central NY has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2014-06-30 15:57
For two weeks each June, residents of Sioux Falls, South Dakota are invited to step back in time with the entertainers of the Siouxland Renaissance Festival. Dorene Weinstein of the Argus Leader caught up with Anna Vorhes, executive chairwoman of the Siouxland Renaissance Association, to talk about the festival.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2014-05-29 15:42
For 44 years, players, dancers and merchants have gathered on the campus of Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington for the Annual Whitman College Renaissance Faire. Alfred Diaz of the Union-Bulletin has the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-11-27 07:45
Turkey legs, a staple of "Ye Olde Renaissance Faire," have often been the subject of debate among cooks and researchers of the time period. The topic returns in the food section of the Kansas City Star in an article by Tim Engle.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-11-23 12:16
Marcel Hildebrand is a pirate, or at least he was recently when he participated in the Pirates of The High Seas Festival at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, Florida. Scott Carroll of the News Herald spoke to Hildebrand and Steve Bailey, director of the Convention and Visitors Bureau, when he visited the festival. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-10-12 09:45
Visitors to the Connecticut Renaissance Faire, in Norwich, have the chance to chat with King Henry VIII, but also risk getting slapped with a ticket from the faire's sherrif for "excessive jubilation." The faire runs through October 20, 2013.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-10-09 12:08
Kamm Island Park in Mishawaka, Indiana became the "Kingdom of Kamm" recently when the Michiana Renaissance Festival came to town. Tricia Harte of WNDU - Channel 16 - in South Bend hosts three videos on the Faire.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-10-03 13:55
"Regal is a good word for her," said Kim Dudek about falcon Camira, the mascot of the Swords and Sabres Pirate Renaissance Fair in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Alexandra Paul of the Winnipeg Free Press has the story. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-09-22 23:06
In a curious case of misidentification, Catt Rooney of Epoch Times uses the 2010 Society for Creative Anachronism survey to pinpoint reasons why people participate in Renaissance Faires.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-09-19 12:27
Avery Fatbottom, Renaissance Faire organizer and detective, is the protagonist of a new comic series by Jen Vaughn. Vaughn spoke with JK Parkin of Comic Book Resources about her newly-released Avery Fatbottom: Renaissance Fair Detective.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-08-11 05:29
For twelve summers, residents of the state of Wisconsin have been entertained by the comedy, music and medieval skills of performers at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Mrinal Gokhale of the Milwaukee Express has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-07-02 08:43
Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism were on hand in early June for the 21st annual Three Barons Renaissance Fair in Anchorage, Alaska. Bill Roth of the Anchorage Daily News offers a photo album with highlights.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-03-29 12:03
37th Annual Medieval Fair springs to life April 5th - 7th at Reaves Park in Norman, OK. Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair. Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-02-07 18:38
Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire, 3603 Mobile Highway, Pensacola, Florida 32505 . Mobile phone (850) 572-1407- office (850) 429-8462-Fax (850) 470-0012 GCRENFAIRE @ AOL.COM
Submitted by Arkayn69 on Sat, 2012-12-01 10:47
Arkayn Leatherworks offers goods for all of your leather needs: belts, quivers, tankards, bracers,sword frogs, sheaths, etc. They specialize in custom work, including artistic leather carvings and embossing, and they carry a wide variety of jewelry, leather, wiccan, and mundane.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-28 11:16
On July 30, 2012, a gang of thieves in garb robbed organisers of the Medievales Europeennes de Bitche, one of the largest medieval festivals in France. The gang got away with 20,000 euros (US$25,000).
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-09-25 10:02
The SCA joined forces with 4-H recently in New Jersey to celebrate the Middle Ages at the 3rd Annual Renaissance Faire at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Lillian Shupe of the Hunterdon County Democrat promoted the faire and shot photos which are available online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-06-28 16:07
The Shire of Drygestan welcomes Outlanders near and far and thanks the populace for their
help in past years.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-06-27 13:33
Armored combat and rapier flighting caught the eye of 14-year-old Dylan Sapp at the recent Tri-State Renaissance Faire in Keokuk, Iowa. "I loved swords before I even knew what they were," he told reporter Jeff Hunt of the Hawk Eye. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-03-09 14:25
The Gulf coast Renaissance Fair will present The First Annual Gulf Coast Pirate Festival 9 – 10 June 2012 at the Pensacola fair Grounds. This is your opportunity to come “Play where the real Pirates play.”
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-17 18:40
The Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire March 3-4, 2012 At the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-10 16:40
Come. Journey to a time of kings, queens, and knights and shining armor at the Medieval Fair.
Submitted by sarregreyhand on Thu, 2012-01-19 00:38
Inspired by medieval and earlier times,Reannag Teine specializes in unique, usable pottery—safe for food and drink and well as modern conveniences as the oven, dishwasher, and microwave. All the designs are drawn free-hand and hand-painted onto the hand-thrown pottery—no molds or stencils used—and our wares are designed sturdy, built to survive years of everyday use.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-11-03 19:31
Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Information Sheet
Submitted by tudorshoppe on Tue, 2011-07-12 10:47
Renaissance Costumes and medieval clothing for those with discriminating taste. Also, buttons, patterns, notions, jewelry, tapestries, toys, swords, panther tents, and more.
Submitted by gryffonarmory on Thu, 2011-05-12 11:18
The Gryffon Armory provides leather armor and accessories for the SCA, Larp, or anything in need of leatherwork. From costume and armor grade leather pieces such as bracers, gorget, and even full suits to frogs, sheaths, quivers, and, for the completist, dog harnesses for carts. They also deal in llamelar, scale, and even chain armor and jewelry.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-02-09 15:38
If you enjoy wearing tights, playing a lute, eating turkey legs, and doing it all for paying crowds, you may have Ron Patterson to thank. Patterson, who created Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Southern California in 1963, is credited with having founded the modern Renaissance Fair.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-10-15 07:52
Members of the SCA joined forces with actors to participate in the first Mrs. Ippy Dam Renaissance Faire held recently at Hubinger Landing in Keokuk, Iowa. Jeff Hunt of The Hawk Eye has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-14 14:32
14th century Spain was the setting for the recent Santa Fe Renaissance Fair where costumed performers and members of the SCA welcomed the public to step back in history and become a "pirateer or a nobleman." Phaedra Haywood of the Santa Fe New Mexican has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2010-10-12 19:02
Two professional jousters, currently working at the Ohio Renaissance Festival northeast of Cincinnati, Ohio (USA), hope to take their skills from Renaissance Faires to the world of professional sports. [photo]