Ren Faires

Renaissance Clothing by The Tudor Shoppe

Renaissance Costumes and medieval clothing for those with discriminating taste. Also, buttons, patterns, notions, jewelry, tapestries, toys, swords, panther tents, and more.

Gryffon Armory and the Green Gryffon Inn & Pub

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.

Ren Fair pioneer, Ron Patterson, dead at 80

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.

SCA entertains crowd in Keokuk

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)

Fairies and pirates at Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

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)

Jousters hope to make their martial art a first-tier professional sport

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]

SCA and Markland at Village Renaissance Fair

The citizens of Wrightstown, PA interacted with Maid Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham, while members of the SCA and the Markland Medieval Mercenary Militia offered demonstrations of medieval combat and crafts at the recent Wrightstown Library Village Renaissance Faire. Manasee Wagh of the Bucks County Courier Times has the story.

Admiral Epic Fail: Cook, soldier... vampire?

Culinary student Anthony Emerson, AKA Admiral Epic Fail, is a child of the SCA and Ren Faires, but his particular taste for fantasy runs more to larping and Dagorhir. In an article for the Courier-News (Elgin, IL), reporter Mike Danahey spoke to Emerson about his participation in both organizations.

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

The Shire of Drygestan humbly invites Outlanders from near and far to the SCA Village at the Santa Fe Renaissance Fair.

Mobile Renaissance Faire

The Mobile Renaissance Faire! Held each year in Mobile for the past 9 years! The 9th Annual Mobile Renaissance Faire will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 13-14, 2010, at ABBA SHRINERS TEMPLE GROUNDS, 7701 Hitt Road, Mobile, Alabama 36695.  Faire will be held from 10 am to 5 pm each day.

House goes medieval

Fans of both the SCA and the Fox TV series House will be pleased with episode 17 of season 6, "Knight Fall," which begins with a battle at a Renaissance Festival.

Renaissance Faire

his is the 16th year that Cote du Ciel is hosting a Renaissance Faire to benefit the community center where we have our weekly practices.  This Faire is one of the ways in which we "pay" for our use of the building. This is NOT an SCA event.

[OUT] Plattefordham Prize Tourney

Welcome children of all ages to Casper mountain for the 10th annual Plattefordham Prize Tourney, this year we are helping stage 3 (a theater production group) put on a fighting demo/tournament, for both light and heavy in conjunction with their Ren Fair.

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

Bring Your Family and Friends and help us celebrate one of the Largest Theatrical Events in WASHINGTON State!

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire

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

A robot and a spaceman walk into the Ren Faire....

A recent episode of the web-series All's Faire considers the implications of a visit to the Ren Faire by a Romulan and a robot. (PG-13 for language)

Jousting in America

What makes a modern American want to be a medieval jouster? NPR correspondent Jacki Lyden traveled to the Maryland Renaissance Festival to find out for a story that ran October 3, 2009 on NPR's Weekend Edition.(audio and photos)

Mobile Renaissance Faire

The Mobile Renaissance Faire! Held each year in Mobile for the past 8 years! The 8th Annual Mobile Renaissance Faire will be held on Saturday and Sunday, November 14-15, 2009, at Hank Aaron Baseball Stadium located at 755 Bolling Brothers Blvd., Mobile, Alabama, 36606. Faire will be held from 10 am to 5 pm each day.

Jugglers, knights and dragons draw crowds at Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

Ren met SCA at the recent Santa Fe Renaissance Fair held at El Rancho de las Golondrinas in New Mexico, where members of both communities entertained the crowds. Staci Matlock of The New Mexican visited the Fair and reports. (photos)

Gulf Coast Full Contact Jousting Tournament

On January 22, 23 and 24, 2010, at The Escambia County Equestrian Center, 7750 Mobile Hwy., Pensacola, FL,32526, the GULF COAST FULL CONTACT JOUSTING TOURNAMENT will be held from 6-10 pm Friday Jan. 22, 12-4 pm Saturday Jan. 23 and again at 6-10 pm Saturday Jan. 23, and 1-4 pm Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010.

[OUT] SCA Village in the Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

SCA Village in the Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

Recession forces Chivalry Sports to move to online-only format

In late July, Chivalry Sports, well known supplier of clothing, armor, and weapons to the SCA and Renaissance Faire communities, closed the doors of its store in Tucson, Arizona for the last time. Phil Villarreal, reporter for the Arizona Daily Star, has the story.

Kissing Wench learns "What Not to Wear"

Atlanta administrative assistant Ariel Stewart's clothing decisions are "a little eccentric" according to her mother and roommate who recently turned her in to TLC’s What Not to Wear makeover program. Ariel. AKA “Ruby Two-lypps" is one of the Georgia Renaissance Festival’s Kissing Wenches.

Renaissance Magazine to cover Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire

BlackAdder reports that Renaissance Magazine will be covering the 8th Annual Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire on March 7-8, 2009.

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire, 3603 Mobile Highway, Pensacola, Florida 32505 or P.O. Box 36333, Pensacola, FL, 32516.

Rhapsody offers online Ren Faire themed audio stream

Rhapsody, a subscription-based music webcast service, has added a Ren Faire channel that features music from the Middle Ages and Renaissance in a continuous Internet audio stream.

SCA in evidence at Doña Ana Arts Council Renaissance ArtsFaire

Members of the SCA were present at the recent Renaissance ArtsFaire sponsored by the Doña Ana Arts Council in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The Faire features artists dressed in period garb who display and demonstrate their wares. S. Derrickson Moore of the Las Cruces Sun-News has the story.

Medieval Festival offers fun and education at New York's Cloisters

The Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation sponsors a yearly Medieval Festival at the Cloisters museum of medieval art located in Fort Tryon Park near the northern end of Manhattan Island, complete with jousting, falconry, pageants and feasts.

Hobby turns to career for Washington armorer

Idaho Falls, WA resident Nute Scott used to just think that armoring in the SCA was kind of fun. Now he makes a living at it by selling suits of armor at Renaissance Fairs. Matthews Evans of the Olympia, Washington Olympian has the story.

Mobile Renaissance Faire

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Mobile Renaissance Faire

3603 Mobile Highway,
Pensacola, Florida 32505
or P.O. Box 36333,
Pensacola, FL, 32516.
Mobile phone (850) 572-1407- office (850) 429- 8462-Fax (850) 470-0012 GCRENFAIRE @ AOL.COM WWW. GCRF. NET http://www.mzrf.net/

Mobile Renaissance Faire SCA Information Sheet Faire is on Nov. 15-16, 2008, 10a-5p, at the Mobile Fairgrounds, 1035 Location:
Mobile, Alabama