Tag Archive: Renaissance Festival

Medieval Lingerie for your Valentine

Flowers die and candy goes straight to the hips. This year get your Valentine something that will last, like a 600 year old pair of underwear! Archaeologists discovered this medieval lingerie back in 2012 in an Austrian Castle. The shoulder straps and cups of the bra are painstakingly decorated with lace and embroidery. It seems…

Arizona Renaissance Festival creates whimsy

The actors in the “Barley Balanced” acrobatic performance create a human tower with raw strenght and coordination. The show is one of many displayed at the Renaissance Festival from Feb.21-April 3 in Apache Junction. Hear ye! Hear ye! Every year one may enter a land of knights, jesters, lords and ladies, where thy humble peasantry…

Top 10 Reasons to Attend a Renaissance Faire in 2011

Every year thousands of fans attend Renaissance Faires and Renaissance Festivals around the world. Here are top 10 reasons to attend a Ren Faire this year. Theater – Renaissance Faires usually have a few stages set up with actors performing Shakespearian skits or re-enacting popular medieval plays. Performances – Medieval faires include a variety of…

Royal court ready to rule in Crownsville

King Henry VIII is headed to Maryland and setting up his kingdom for a few months. At the annual Maryland Renaissance Festival, opening Aug. 28 Crownsville, attendees will get a chance to see familiar faces during their track through the medieval times and the reign of the English monarch, best known for his many wives….

Monster dills and marvelous turkey legs! Bigger is better at the Michigan renaissance festival

With the dog days of summer winding down, Michigan delivers with the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival held in Holly. For many, this event marks the end of the lazy days of summer. Enter the gates to Hollygrove, take a step back in time and visit the fascinating medieval era. Gaze at Queen Elizabeth and Her…

Renaissance Faire celebrates 30 years

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire at Mount Hope Estate and Winery runs Saturdays, Sundays and Labor Day Monday for 12 weekends, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday through Oct. 31. The faire features nearly 100 costumed performers and also costumed craft artisans like the glass blower making vases and potter and the…