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Faire Fun for June 6 – 16, 2008

My apologies for the tardiness of this post, there was a minor emergency in our extended family yesterday. Father’s Day is this weekend and many faires are running some sort of tribute to Fathers. Alaska Three Baron’s Renaissance Faire opened for their first weekend this past Saturday at the Tozier Dog Track in Anchorage. John […]

June 13th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Faire Fun for May 29 – June 9, 2008

Alaska Three Baron’s Renaissance Faire opens their gates for the next two weekends at the Tozier Dog Track in Anchorage. There’s a $1 discount coupon available for printing on the website. California The 3rd annual Big Bear Pirate Festival will take place on north shore of Big Bear Lake this weekend. There’ll be pirate battles, […]

June 6th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Faire Fun April 25 – May 5, 2008

photo credit: Clevergrrl Tower at the Georgia Renaissance Festival 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. California The Tulare Advance-Register ran a short article, “Celebrating the Renaissance,” about the Tulare […]

May 1st, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Faire Fun | 4 comments

Have you met NeidFyre?

The bow flew across the strings producing a bouncy tune as the crowd milled about in the room reserved for vendors catering to fairegoers 18 and older. The stage, high and small at the end of the room on the edge of traffic flow, had almost no audience area but that did not faze the fiddler in the least. She played for herself as much as for the crowd, her concentration fierce but her smile quick when she glanced up and caught someone’s eye. When she began to sing people stopped to listen and, at the appropriate moment, she pulled a kilted lad in for a bit of audience participation. The lyrics to “Angus”—a song about the making and showing of a bridegroom’s kilt—and antics of the two produced much laughter from the growing crowd, movement through the room stopping. This was not the first time I had seen her play under adverse conditions and win the crowd over. Let me introduce you to NeidFyre. […]

February 20th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 6 comments