This is the first post of the new format. It’s been interesting writing it like this and I hope it makes it easy for you to find the things you’re interested in.
The Tulare Advance-Register ran a short article, “Celebrating the Renaissance,” about the Tulare County Renaissance Festival last weekend, including some pictures and comments from those who attended.
Capt Bryan Dunn, the Sage Lion, reviewed The Cutthroats of Corona Pirate Festival in his blog this week. It sounds like they had a good time in spite of the heat.
The Renaissance Pleasure Faire of Southern California is still in full swing at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale. Photographers KellyRy and SpaceLadyDMc spent a day out there and shared their pictures. They went out together, often took pictures of the same objects or people, and presented their results. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did. The Faire is still offering .
The Georgia Renaissance Festival is in the middle of their run. The bit of rain last weekend didn’t keep faire enthusiasts away. Tartans will abound throughout the shire as they celebrate Scots & Kilts weekend.are available for printing at home, and much faster than standing in line at the ticket booth.
The Moscow Renaissance Fair, a two-day celebration of spring, takes place this weekend. Admission is free and there will be live entertainment, food, and crafts for kids and adults of all ages.
The 17th Annual Iowa Renaissance Festival and Gathering o’ Celts takes place this weekend at Amana Colonies, Iowa.
Students present the Martin Luther College Renaissance Faire in New Ulm, Minnesota. It’s a free event.
The 2008 “Faire Sur La Mer” or “Faire By The Sea” will be held Saturday May 3 and Sunday May 4, 2008. The Faire is a fundraising event for the St John’s Church of Ocean Spring, Mississippi. This faire is sometimes referred to as the Ocean Springs Renaissance Faire.
Joplin, Missouri, welcomed it’s newest event, the Joplin Renaissance Festival, this past weekend to a decent turn out in spite of cooler weather on Sunday. Butterfly Bill wrote a a comprehensive review of his attendance on Saturday.
Plymouth State University held their 29th annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum this past weekend. Read more about it in “” By Geoff Cunningham, Jr.
Theis this weekend at the Ulster County Fairgrounds, in New Paltz. will be there, fresh back from Four Winds Renaissance Faire. Tell her we said Hi!
New York Renaissance Faire holds OPEN AUDITIONS on Fri, May 2 & Sat May 3 at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Ave, 16th floor, NYC. See the’s website for full details.
The Ashville Viking Fest was this past weekend. The weather looked a little iffy, according to some who attended, but cleared off before the end of the day. It was the first time in garb for many in that area and they said they’d had a good time.
The Castle of Muskogee will host the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival beginning this weekend and running through May 26th. Information about ticket prices, and how to get a discount, are available on thepage. You can also pick up a “$2.00 Off” coupon at Wendy’s.
Faire in the Grove, a one day event in Forest Grove, Oregon, took place last weekend. Reports indicate that it was a good time. The Forest Grove News Times published a story about two SCA members who help bring the Faire to life in “The Duke of Yamhill.”
Spoutwood Farm’s Fairie Festival will take place this weekend in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania. The Harper and the Minstrel, will be there along with a wide assortment of other musical acts. This year, they are introducing a “Fairie Chautauqua” tent, offering a wide array of learning experiences about such things as fairies, fairie lore, and Celtic life and spirituality.
Covington Glen’s gates swing wide this weekend as the Tennessee Renaissance Festival opens for the first of four weekends. This is Family Celebration weekend with ticket discounts available at the box office only. Paolo Garbanzo, whose interview was posted this week, will be appearing.
Scarborough Renaissance Festival is in the middle of their run. Every weekend, His Grace, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk is holding his History, Customs, and Manners classes by the tree near the front gate just before morning court dance. Last weekend’s lecture “The Role of Women” included a section on women-in-service-of-other-women that an attendee reported was fascinating. This weekend’s lesson will be “Technology, medicine and pets!”
CamLann Medieval Village in Carnation, Washington will be celebrate MayDay with A Feast for May