Submitted by Sabine Berard on Sat, 2008-01-26 13:56
The contemporary celebration marks 550 years since the celebrated Hungarian King Matthias brought Italian Renaissance thinkers and artists to Hungary and contributed to the development of humanist ideas in greater Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-31 13:38
That's the question asked by the Pirate Comedy Show in a catchy music video featuring highlights from the 2006 Nebraska Renaissance Faire.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-10-22 20:57
BlackAdder has announced that SCA members are invited to attend the Mobile Renaissance Faire November 17-18, 2007 in Mobile, Alabama. SCA members in garb may attend for free with a valid membership card, and merchants are offered a discount on vending fees.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-09-06 11:42
The Hollywood Reporter has announced that actor Rainn Wilson of The Office fame will co-write the script for a movie with fellow actor Matt Ross based on Renaissance faires.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-03 18:01
Tom Higgins of ReenactorClassifieds.com has announced the creation of a website to help reenactors of various living history groups to connect online. (press release)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-02 07:47
The editors of the Renaissance Store newsletters have added new titles to their Articles Archive, including an interview with the Tudor Tailers and suggestions for dressing for a Ren Faire.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-09 07:01
Over 5,000 braved possible rain showers recently to attend the Renaissance Faire in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, which included demos by the local SCA group and by the Kingdom of Dragonspine (Amtgard). Karl Anderson of the Alamogordo Daily News had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-13 02:15
The Acadiana Medieval Faire will hold an open casting call on August 12, 2007 in Lafayette, Louisiana. No prior experience is necessary.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-14 17:29
Children were the real winners at the recent Ocean Springs (Mississippi) Renaissance Faire, which featured many kid-friendly activities. Brad Crocker of the Mississippi Press has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-02-06 08:20
Renaissance Festival podcast has announced the winners of the 2nd annual Renaissance Festival Awards. The winners were selected by Renaissance faire fans.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-01-21 17:40
On Saturday February 10, 2007 a free teacher workshop will be held at the Lafayette Public Library (Lafayette, Louisiana). Featured Speakers will include: SLU professor and History Department Chair Dr. William Robison, History Professor and Social Studies Education coordinator Charles Elliott, Acadiana Medieval Faire cast director Wade Heaton, and local early musician Patrick Brown.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-12-28 13:20
In an editorial for the Kutztown University Keystone, journalism student Nate Carrick ponders what makes human beings turn to fantasy as an escape after a visit to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 15:08
Andrea Hahn, a reporter for the Southern Illinoisan, visited the John A. Logan Museum in Murphysboro, Illinois recently for a real Renaissance faire experience including bawdy wenches, swordplay, songs and skits. The event was sponsored by the Fine and Bawdy Wenches, and included demos by the Medieval Combat Society.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-16 10:55
An Invitation to join in the fun at the 2nd annual Culcairn Medieval Fayre and Medieval Feast. (Held at Culcairn, NSW - on the Victorian Border)
Fayre starts at 10 am and goes through 'til 4 - ish. There will be
stilt walkers, stalls, Bordescros will be doing A&S and Fighting
displays, bellydancers, Morris dancers, other medieval groups. Then
there is a break until dinner time (time to take down stalls etc). The
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-10-13 19:45
The Renaissance Store (AKA Chivalry Sports) has created an archive page of articles from past electronic newsletters covering such topics as games, recipes, courtly love, children, and the renaissance community's response to Hurricane Katrina.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-10-11 10:17
“At a Renaissance festival, the stage spills over into the lanes – much like interaction with characters at Disneyland – and you become part of the show. Without that interaction, a renfest would just be a craft and food show with people in funny clothing talking in bad accents,” said Allen Huffman, software engineer and ren faire enthusiast. Steve Penhollow covered the story for the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Journal Gazette.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-08-31 14:20
For those who want the Middle Ages with all the comforts of a cruise: Mirth & Merriment Aboard The Carnival Miracle!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-08-26 10:54
The Acadiana Medieval Faire (Lafayette, Louisiana) is pleased to announce the selection of its King and Queen for the 2007 season. Portraying 14th century English monarch Edward III will be Wade Heaton. Dionne Charlet will be portraying his wife, Queen Phillippa.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-08-06 18:35
Master Hogge (formerly known as Huen) has announced that Gode Cookery has been named "Premiere Caterer" for the Alabama Rennaissance Fair and will present a Viking feast in Florence, Alabama a week before the Fair opens.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-07-23 11:51
A casting call has been posted for the Second Annual Acadiana Medieval Faire in Lafayette, LA. The audition will take place Sunday August 20, 2006 at the Lafayette Public Library.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-22 14:01
A new documentary about Renaissance Faires and the people who love them is in production. A trailer for The Faire Life may be viewed online.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-17 17:21
Thomas Munro of the Durango (Colorado) Herald visited Mancos Renaissance Faire, which while "full of the delightfully 'olde' fashioned, is also determinedly in the present. Refusing to take itself too seriously, it emphasizes good fun over self-important historical accuracy."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-17 05:54
Josh HuseBy of the Cortez (Colorado) Journal stopped by the Mancos Renaissance Faire, a two-day event in Cottonwood Park, which showcased the talents of local reenactors and helped to raise money for the community's new library building.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sat, 2006-05-27 01:04
Athena's Grove, Inc., provides gorgeous trims that will make your garb dazzling. They have Celtic, European and Middle Eastern styles and many other beautiful designs. They also carry many Pagan and new age items including Amy Brown pendants and earrings and tarot decks. Mention that you saw them listed on SCAtoday.net, and they offer a discount.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2006-05-14 13:33
Representatives from the SCA joined renaissance faire performers and other reenactment groups to perform for the public in southern Missippi, raising funds for several charitable programs.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-03-17 09:28
A Colorado judge ruled recently that the Colorado Renaissance Festival could continue to operate in the town of Larkspur, but must pay the town US$96,000 for water consumption.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-03-12 09:39
Archaeologists in Stockholm, Sweden are debating the best method to handle a 14th century ship discovered buried in the mud of a bay in central Stockholm. Parts of the ship may be too delicate to remove.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-03-11 20:21
The First Annual Western Pennsylvania Fairie Festival will take place June 10-11, 2006 at Cooper's Lake Campground (site of the Pennsic War). Organizers are looking for vendors and entertainers.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-03-06 13:43
David Salley reports that the Sterling Renaissance Festival (near Syracuse, New York), will be holding auditions throughout the next month for its interactive improvisational troupe, "The Bless the Mark Players."
Submitted by Jinan al Hadaya on Tue, 2006-02-28 01:46
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