Ren Faires

Acadiana Medieval Faire Casting Call

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.

"The Faire Life" Comes to Video

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.

Outlands Mancos Faire Combines SCA & Ren Faire

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."

Outlands Ren Faire Helps Raise Money for Library

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.

Athena's Grove

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, and they offer a discount.

Medieval reenactors and renn faire raise funds for charity in Mississippi

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.

Mixed Verdict in Colorado Renaissance Faire Case

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.

Researchers Debate Fate of 14th Century Ship

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.

Western Pennsylvania Fairie Festival Seeks Talent, Merchants

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.

Sterling Renaissance Festival to Hold Auditions

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."


Medieval Geekery - SCA Rantings - New Technologies - Fyne Gossip

One woman's personal blog that hopes to find the funny side of the SCA, Gamers, Science Fiction and RenFairs. Updated often!

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.