Ren Faires

Arizona Renaissance Festival Works Magic on Visitors

Current and former SCA members join forces with Ren Faire actors to entertain the public at the Arizona Renaissance Festival & Artisan Marketplace which runs weekends through April 2, 2006 in Tuscon.

True Thomas the Storyteller

This is the home page of a professional storyteller, known in the SCA as Lord Thomas Whitehart, who works Faires (museums, schools, etc.) and promotes Storytelling and the Bardic arts within the SCA.

Actors and Actresses Wanted for the Acadiana Medieval Faire

The organizers of the Acadiana Medieval Faire 2006 will be holding auditions for actos on February 4, 2006 at the Lafayette Public Library in Lafayette, Louisiana.

1st Annual Renaissance Festival Performer Awards

Marc Gunn and Kristen Roger have announced that the Renaissance Festival Podcast will sponsor award presentations for the best Renaissance Festival Performers. Those interested may vote online until January 15, 2006.

Carolina Renaissance Festival

News and Observer photographer Scott Sharpe's latest "Postcard from the Road" focuses on the Carolina Renaissance Fair.

Postcards from the Road: the Carolina Renaissance Festival

News Observer photographer Scott Sharpe's latest "Postcard from the Road" focuses on the Carolina Renaissance Fair in Huntersville, North Carolina.

Midrealmers Help Promote "Sister Cities" at Indiana RenFaire

SCA members were on hand recently for the Fishers Renaissance Faire in Fishers, Indiana. Members took part in demonstrations of armored combat.

Bestselling German Medieval Group to Make US Debut in October

One of Europe's best-known and most popular medieval groups (they had a Top 20 album in Germany last month), Corvus Corax, will make their US debut at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire for two weeks in mid-October.

Corvus Corax Live Concert

German medieval band Corvus Corax will be performing four sets on the Chessboard Stage throughout the day.

Community members share their interest, skills at fair

The Nashua Telegraph reports from a renaissance fair sponsored by the Souhegan Valley Boys & Girls Club, and interviews members of the SCA at the fair.

Group explores past civilizations

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review learns about the SCA at a Renaissance Festival.

Medieval World Would Offer Visitors a Chance to Experience the Middle Ages

A cross between Disney World and a Ren Faire, Medieval World, to be located in Fort Collins, Colorado, would be open all year offering an authentic living history environment for visitors of all ages.

"Timeline" Inspires Huge Medieval Event

SCAdians are invited to join the fun in Mont St. Anne, Quebec, Canada when the city will play host to thousands of people attending a medieval event in October 2005. The site will use sets and props from the movie Timeline.

Chain Mail iPod "Cozy" Links Modern & Ancient Technologies

The joke is: "How many computers does it take to re-create the Middle Ages?" Blogger Uncle Horn Head shares the latest synergy of ancient craft combined with modern world necessity with a chain mail iPod cover created by his lady wife.

Iceman Had a Pampered Sole: Replicas of Oetzi's shoes are comfortable and practical

With SCA-like enthusiasm, Petr Hlavacek, a Czech shoe expert, has made reproductions of the shoes worn by "Oetzi" the Iceman, 5,300 years ago.

SCA Day at the Bristol Ren Faire

The managers of the Bristol Rennaisance Faire in Kenosha, Wisconsin, have declared August 27, 2005 "SCA Day."

Incipient Shire of Wyndhame Seeks Help with Ren Faire Demo

Laird Stuart Joseph reports that the Incipient Shire of Wyndhame will be participating in the Vermont Renaissance Festival in Guilford, Vermont this summer and needs volunteers to help with crafts, fighting and fencing.

Renassaince Faire Seeks Cook

Lady Elisabeth Henley reports that tryouts for the Maryland Renaissance Festival are rapidly approaching. One of the positions available will be the cook for the popular "Cooking with the Kytsons" demonstration.

Reenactor Fest Scheduled for February 2006

Mike Bollow has announced that Reenactor Fest, the first national convention for historical reenactors, will take place February 3-5, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.

Reenactor Fest

I am thrilled to announce that Reenactor Fest, the first EVER national convention for historical reenactors and military history enthusiasts is OFFICIALLY ON! The date is February 3-5, 2006 at the Sheraton Chicago Northwest in Arlington Park, IL.

Ontario Renaissance Festival Closes its Gates

The management of the Ontario Renaissance Festival has announced that, after nine seasons, it will be closing its gates.

Where knights delight: Renaissance fair relives history

The Ocean County Observer visits an SCA demo held as a fundraiser for the Lakewood Lions Club.

Asbury Park Press: SCAdians Transform Park into "Enchanted Forest"

The Asbury Park Press visits a renaissance faire put on by the SCA's Barony of Carillion and the Lakewood Lions Club.

Visiting the past

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette asks: "Why do people do this?"

Renaissance Fair insurer backs out

Popular activities, including archery and thrown weapons, have been cancelled at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, since the fair's insurance was terminated due to a "recent high rate of claims."

Sterling Renaissance Festival Sold on eBay

One of the oldest Renaissance Faires in the United States, the Sterling Renaissance Festival, was up for bids recently on eBay.

Denver Post: Outlands Artist Real Renaissance Man

Idaho Falls, Idaho artist William Lloyd gives Denver Post staff reporter Chi-Chi Zhang a glimpse of the world of Renaissance art at the Larkspur Renaissance Festival. Lloyd is an artisan who makes and sells intricately-carved ivory and bone knives and sword handles.

AEthelmearc Members Return to Camelot

A heavy-fighting tournament by members of the Rochester, NY chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism was part of the city's first Camelot Faire, which took place recently in Washington Square Park.

Merchant Reports Large Theft, Seeks Help Locating Goods

A merchant, Autumn Tree Productions, seeks help in locating US$4000 in goods that were stolen last weekend.

Baron's Haven Freehold Inc.

Baron's Haven Freehold, Inc., is an effort to build a full time year round and very large historic living facility. Although similar to a Ren Faire in that it will be open to the public, BHFI differs in its attention to historical accuracy, its open-participation model for medieval living history groups, and its mission to be a full-year facility.