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Mayfaire Ren Fest starts May 21st

The Mayfaire Ren Fest in Marshall, Michigan starts on May 21st and runs for two weekends, not to mention Memorial Day Monday! Early Bird tickets (save $2), Season Passes (5 days for $), and Family Passes (2adults, 2children, 1 day for $20) are all available to order online now. Shake the dust off your garb […]

May 3rd, 2011 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info | no comments

Mid-Michigan RenFest Auditions May 1st

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival holds open auditions May 1st at the site in Vassar, Michigan, from 11am-4pm. Audition details can be found at their website. Mid-Michigan RenFest runs from weekends June 18 through July 4, 2011.

April 20th, 2011 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival auditions

Michigan Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival is holding open auditions next weekend, looking for cast and crew. From their MySpace bulletin: You can either be one of the cast members on the list (all royals or guard), or you can make up one of your own! Open auditions are for everyone, Cast, Crew, Entertainers, Street Performers, Merchants, […]

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

Derbyshire Renaissance Faire plans for a traditional archery tournament

Michigan The Derbyshire Renaissance Faire in Muskegon, along with the Muskegon Bowmen and the Michigan Primitive Archery Club, are hosting the Champion Archers of Derbyshire. The tournament consists of four events designed to test the skills of archers in three different classes. Whether you prefer pre-modern wood bows or the modern style wood and composite […]

April 18th, 2009 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Vikings of the Great Lakes Yule Feast

Michigan On December 6, 2008, The Vikings of the Great Lakes are celebrating the season with a Yule Feast. In keeping with the spirit of the Ren, they will donate 1/2 of the proceeds of the event to a member of their Fairemily, Gypsy Lady, who’s husband passed recently with no warning. The Feast fit […]

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

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 30 – November 5, 2008

Michigan It’s closing weekend at the Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival in Vassar. It’s been a good run and you’ve got one more weekend to get out and help this first year faire close with a bang. Who doesn’t love a chance to wear your warmest garb without fear of heatstroke.

October 31st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Bring Statues to Life

Michigan Have you marveled at the beauty of the living statues at faires around the country? Ever wondered what it’s like to do that kind of performance? Well, now’s your chance to find out. Barb OBryan, the Statue Lady, is looking for a few new performers but with a twist. The venues will be places […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Medieval Feast – October 25, 2008

Michigan Faire season isn’t quite over for Michigan but it’s getting close. To head off the inevitable renwithdrawals, the Heritage Theatre Group of Grand Rapids offers their 2nd Annual Medieval Feast. This year’s theme is “Maidens, Mead, and Minstrelsy” and they’re laying on a full festive meal, complete with all the trimmings and pageantry of […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 23 – 29, 2008

Michigan It’s Pirates and Pints weekend at the Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival in Vassar. Who knows what kind of mischief a bunch of pyrates can get up to when the weather’s cool and the flasks are full. Join them for the revelries and raise a toast to all who wish they could be there.

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival extends its season

Michigan Michigan Renaissance Festival has added a weekend to their season, I’m guessing because of the rainy weekend caused by Hurricane Ike. Cast members helped spread the word at RenaissanceFestival.com and a check of the website verifies the extension. So get out there and enjoy the Fall Harvest Celebration they’ve planned for October 4 & […]

September 22nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Proclamations | no comments

RESCU Foundation’s Michigan Renaissance Festival Vaudeville Variety Show – September 25, 2008

R.E.S.C.U. Foundation News & Links 9/8/08 – Get your tickets now for the Michigan Renaissance Festival Vaudeville Variety Show in Rochester, MI at the Avon Players Theatre! See event poster! Performers include: Manolete Ded Bob Green Zurchini Christophe (The Insulter) Puente, Ky, & Friends (The Band) Bocca Musica Ric Rod Zoo The Washing Well Wenches […]

September 21st, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 3 comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Michigan It’s a weekend full of Shamrocks and Shenanigans at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. This weekend is also the culmination of the Beer Barons Brew Brawl. Ales, Lagers, Meads, and Ciders will be sampled and judged as part of a Beer Judging Certification Program (BJCP) sanctioned event. You can get discount tickets a couple of […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

Winners of BBQ Contest at Michigan RenFaire wins trip for six to Faire

From the Bay City Entertainment section of The Bay City Times on September 15, 2008 Local rib team takes top awards at Holly festival The staff at Meats & Mooore has added one more trophy to the shop’s meat counter after taking first place at the first Buccaneer BBQ Contest Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 […]

September 16th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 11 – 17, 2008

Michigan Experience the Wonders of the World at the Michigan Renaissance Festival this weekend and bring your pet along for the Pet Fest. You can get discount tickets a couple of ways: Buy-one-get-one for Albion & Traverse City this week, plus four schools Click’nPrint your discount tickets and walk right in the gate Participating Wendy’s, […]

September 12th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Michigan It’s a weekend full of Wine, Romance, and Song at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. You can get discount tickets a couple of ways: Buy-one-get-one for Mt Pleasant and Bay City this week, plus four schools Click’nPrint your discount tickets and walk right in the gate Participating Wendy’s, Kroger, and Walgreens locations will sell you […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Michigan It’s a Buccaneer Beer Fest at the Michigan Renaissance Festival There are a number of ways to save on your admission price: City and school discounts, different locations each week The food drive continues, Buy-One-Get-One tickets with a donation Purchase advance discount tickets online with ClickNPrint Purchase advance tickets at area Wendy’s, Kroger, and […]

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

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Michigan Michigan Renaissance Festival’s second weekend will be dedicated to a Highland Fling. Special events include the US Canada International Highland Games and a Bagpipe Blowout. There are a number of ways to save on your admission price: City and school discounts, different locations each week The food drive continues, Buy-One-Get-One tickets with a donation […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Michigan The gates to the shire of Hollygrove swing wide as the Michigan Renaissance Festival opens this weekend in Mt Holly. This Arabian Nights weekend will include both a Royal Archery competition and a Middle Eastern Dance contest. There are a number of ways to save on your admission price: City and school discounts which […]

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Pirate Festival – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

Michigan The Brethren of the Great Lakes are taking over Muskegon this weekend for the Michigan Pirate Festival There’ll be music and merchants, booty and booze!!!! All good things come to pirates who seize the day! (How’s that for mixing me metaphors?)

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Ishpeming Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Michigan The 9th annual Ishpeming Renaissance Festival is this Saturday in Lake Bancroft Park, Ishpeming. The Midwest Amateur Renaissance Society and the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) will both be present to provide ambiance. Don your best garb and enter the costume contests, offering prizes for best child, male, female, couple, and wench. An array […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Michigan This is the final weekend of the Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire in Battle Creek. They’re opening the village up to all manner of scallyways for a Scurvy Dogs and Grog finale’. Come out in your best pirate garb and raise a tankard to a seafaring life. 3 Pints Gone will be to have you […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

It’s Fantasy Adventure weekend at Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire in Battle Creek, Michigan. Suspend your rational mind and let your imagination come out to play. Are you sure faeries and trolls are only the stuff of legends? Some of us already know that they’re not.

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

It’s Legends and Lore weekend at Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire in Battle Creek, Michigan, where you’ll live the adventure of Sherwood forest. Lana Baker chronicled their visit last weekend on her blog, Compass Pointe, and included lots of pictures.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | 2 comments