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Sarasota Medieval Fair accepting merchant applications

Sarasota Medieval Fair is still considering craft vendors for the 2011 Festival. Applications are due by September 14th but availability is limited and is based on a FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE BASIS. This year’s event runs weekends Nov 12-20, 2011. Download the 2011 Sarasota Medieval Faire merchant application form (PDF link) and get it in soon. via […]

May 15th, 2011 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

John Levique Pirate Days May 13-15

Well, things have worked out here at the Shadow’s Hold to allow Leinad and I to make the annual trek to John Levique Pirate Days. We spent most of the day getting pirate gear together, making adjustments as needed, and packing. Who would have guessed that it would take six bags for the two of […]

May 12th, 2011 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Sarasota Medieval Faire craft spaces filling quickly

Specific crafts categories are filling quickly at Florida’s Sarasota Medieval Faire as spaces are limited. Request your application (via email) from the vendor coordinator and get it back to them soon. Info gleaned from Sarasota Medieval Faire’s Twitter feed @SRQMedievalFair

April 24th, 2011 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

RT @SRQMedievalFair: Now accep…

RT @SRQMedievalFair: Now accepting 2011 Vendor applications. You can contact our coordinator at Vendors@SarasotaMedievalFair.com

February 6th, 2011 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Looking forward to John LeVique Pirate Days

What’s happening at the 2010 John Levique Pirate Days at John’s Pass Village & Boardwalk, Madeira Beach, Florida?

May 10th, 2010 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

PubSing at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival

Bay Area RenFest holds PubSing to close each day … How does your Faire close?

May 6th, 2010 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Our BARF Season so far

We’re six weeks through the seven week season and, so far, we’ve attended six days of a possible ten. We know we’ll be back out for closing weekend. Attending this often would not be possible without a wonderful friend who provides a place to crash and our Season Passes. BA generously opens his home to […]

March 24th, 2010 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

What a weekend we had at Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

Florida We had a great time at the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire this past weekend. The first faire of 2009 for us, it was a long anticipated and planned for trip. We saw family and friends that we’d missed since Lady of the Lakes, watched shows, and shopped till we dropped. Friday Friday was incredibly busy […]

January 29th, 2009 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Stage Combat School opening in Largo

Florida Have you ever watched the Human Combat Chess Match and wished you could do that or … thought you could do better? Here’s your chance if you live in the Tampa/St Pete area of Florida. Kevin Daniels, director of the Rogues Theatre, announced the opening of The Academy of Combative Arts for Stage and […]

January 24th, 2009 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire – Faire News for January 23-29, 2009

Florida It’s time for the Hoggetowne Medieval Faire in Gainesville. The annual event, now in its 23rd year, is a project of the city’s Division of Cultural Affairs. King Arthur’s Knights of the Roundtable plan to battle the forces of evil on the chessboard; troubadours and magicians will entertain in the lanes; merchants of every […]

January 22nd, 2009 Posted by | Faire Fun | 2 comments

Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire seeking merchants

Florida In preparation for the first event of 2009, more merchants and sponsors are being sought for the Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire in Ft Myers. Now in its 13th year, the festival is a major fundraiser for the Kiwanis’ many programs. All profits from the Medieval Faire go to the Kiwanis of Riverdale Foundation Fund […]

December 17th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire looking for volunteers

Florida Hoggetowne Medieval Faire is looking for volunteers to help bring the “Adventures of King Arthur” to life. In exchange for four hours of work, you’ll receive a commemorative t-shirt and a pass to come back another day. Volunteers are needed for such activities as: Distributing programs, stamping hands or taking tickets at the entrance […]

November 29th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Florida Renaissance Festival Job Fair

Florida The 2009 season is almost upon us and the Florida Renaissance Festival is in the middle of preparations for opening the gates from February 7 – March 8, 2009 at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach. To that end, they’ve scheduled two job fairs for the first week of December. They are looking for […]

November 26th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Bay Area Renaissance Festival – Open Auditions for 2009 Season

Florida A casting call has been put up for anyone wanting to audition for the 2009 Bay Area Renaissance Festival season. Seeking performers of all types for the cast of the 2009 Bay Area Renaissance Festival. An interactive improvisational troupe will make up the village characters, filling the lanes and environments of the festival and […]

November 20th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Key Largo Pirate Fest – Faire Fun for October 16-22, 2008

Florida It’s time for the Key Largo Pirate Fest down at Mile Marker 100 this weekend. Put on your pirate duds and join the crews beginning Friday evening for a parade and Pirate Bash. If they survive the night without slitting each others’ throats, the scurvy bunch’ll spend Saturday and Sunday with music, markets, and […]

October 16th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Florida It’s finally Faire time again in Florida and the first event of the “Grapefruit Circuit” opens this weekend. Don your pyrate duds and head on down to the Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival for three days of pillaging and mischief. Join the Pirate Parade through the streets, then join the treasure hunt. Make sure […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | 2 comments

LotL-4: Fight Cast Scenario & Roles

This is the fourth post in a series about the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire in Tavares, Florida. Find all the entries in the series using the LotL link. Roles at the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire break down into distinct groups with some overlap into the fight cast. Today we’ll take a […]

September 22nd, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | one comment

Safety Harbor Renaissance Night – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Florida There’s a Renaissance themed street festival in Safety Harbor tonight. The free event runs from 6-10pm with live music at the John Wilson Park Gazebo. Merchants will line the street offering various wares. Proceeds of the event benefit a local charity. Leinad and I attended the event last year. It’s a small event but, […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

LotL-3: Costuming

This is the third post in a series about the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire in Tavares, Florida. Find all the entries in the series using the LotL link. I had intended to discuss the storyline and characters of Hickory Grove on the Lake this week, but I want to do a little additional […]

September 15th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

LotL-3: Fight Cast Auditions

This is the third post in a series about the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire in Tavares, Florida. Find all the entries in the series using the LotL link. Fight Cast Auditions General cast auditions and assignments completed, it was time to see whether any of the hopeful fighters could meet Kevin Daniels’ demanding […]

September 8th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Sarasota Medieval Faire issues last call for casting

Sarasota Medieval Faire posted a MySpace bulletin last night wil final call for general cast, villagers: The last day to join the General Cast and Villagers of the Sarasota Medieval Fair is this Monday, Sept. 8th. The Combatant positions have been filled, but we are still accepting those that wish to join to make up […]

September 7th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Sarasota Medieval Faire looking for Merchants

Sarasota Medieval Faire is still accepting merchant applications for the 2008 run, November 15-16 & 22-23. Shannon Conley, Director of Marketing at the event sent me an email last night asking for help getting the word out. You can contact Shannon at: Shannon Conley Director of Marketing Sarasota Medieval Fair, Inc. P.O. Box 152023 Cape […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

LotL-2: Cast Auditions

Last week, I started a series about the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire in Tavares, Florida, with “LotL-1: What’s the purpose of this Faire?” As we go forward, find all the entries in the series using the LotL tag. Getting there and getting ready On August 23, as Hurricane Fay made its way up […]

September 1st, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Sarasota Medieval Faire Advance Ticket Package

Saw this on bulletin from Sarasota Medieval Faire on MySpace this week: Advance Tickets & VIKING FUN PACKAGE! Advance Tickets are finally available! The sooner you order the greater the discount, plus no waiting in line! In honor of our Nov. ’08 VIKING THEME, we are proud to present the VIKING FUN PACKAGE! VIKING FUN […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Proclamations | no comments

LotL-1: What’s the purpose of this Faire?

As some of you know, Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire is the closest event to home for the FaireNews crew. Held each year in November at the Hickory Point Recreation Facility outside Tavares, the Faire is the first event of the Renaissance Grapefruit Circuit, a winter season that lasts through April. This year, I […]

August 25th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | one comment

Florida Renaissance Festival Auditions in November, 2008

The Florida Renaissance Festival has scheduled auditions for the 2009 season on November 7-9, 2008 by appointment only. See the Audition Notice for full details.

August 24th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | one comment

Florida, it’s almost time!

Time to start thinking about the upcoming Florida Faire season, that is. Auditions for several shows are scheduled in August. Florida Pirate Festival – August 9, St Petersburg. Check website for full details. For questions or additional information, please email info@piratefair.com or call 1-866-99PIRATE. Sarasota Medieval Faire – August 16 & 17, Sarasota. Check link […]

August 4th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | one comment

Kiwanis-Lee County Medieval Faire Jan 12-20, 2008

The first gates of the 2008 Faire season will swing open the following weekend (Jan 12 to be exact) at the Kiwanis-Lee County Medieval Faire in the Lakes Park, Ft Myers, Florida. We will venture forth from the Shadow’s Hold and hope to see some of you there. Bob Da Vinci is on the schedule […]

January 3rd, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments