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Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

Pennsylvania This is it, folks, your last chance of the season to visit the shire of Mount Hope. It’s a celebration of All Hallow’s Eve at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Mannheim and they’ve got a spooky good time planned for you. Save money and time when you get to the Faireby purchasing your tickets […]

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

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Pennsylvania There’s a Pyrate Invasion planned for the Pennsylvania Renaissance Festival and it’s happening this weekend. There’ll be sea shanties and tall tales, treasure hunts and booty to plunder, so put on your pyrate and join the Pyrate’s Parade. Don’t forget the “Child Ride Pass” for your little pirates. Just $14.95 permits one child admission […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Trial by everything but fire at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Over at MobileBurn, a phone review site, Ricky Cadden posted a review of the new Samsung SGH-a837 Rugby phone. He went about the review in a unique way that I think you all will enjoy. Imagine all the things you’ve done or seen done to a phone at Faire. Yep, he did it, everything from […]

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

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Pennsylvania Get your kilts and kilt checking supplies ready, it’s Scottish Fling weekend at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Mannheim. At the Gates Only, Buy Discount Tickets to Our Events at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire AAA, College ID, Military, Senior Citizens (55+) Admission (ID Required.) $23.95 Adult Costume Admission (you must have a full period […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Student Programs at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

A year-round Student Program is in place at the Mount Hope Estate and Winery. Each Faire season, that program reaches out to students in grades 3-12 with the goal of introducing them to the Renaissance period. Whether taught in traditional schools or homeschooled, groups with students in those grades are welcomed to the shire. Grade […]

September 7th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire honors those who Serve & Protect us at the Olde World Fest Weekend with special discount tickets at the gate. Check with area sponsors–Turkey Hill, Burger King, Cloister Wash & Lube or Hess to see if they have any of the 2-for-1 adult ticket coupons You’ll also want to check for […]

September 5th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire dedicates this three day weekend to families, especially the littlest members, with a Children’s Fantasy Weekend. Special events are planned throughout the weekend as the wee ones are invited to share the Queen’s birthday cake, play with the kazoo orchestra, and join in a parade. They’ve even made it easier on […]

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

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Pennsylvania It’s the third weekend of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire and they’re celebrating Pyrates with a Swashbuckler Adventure Weekend. There’s a new way to get discount tickets and several of the options from last week are still available: Motorcycle riders get 50% discount tickets or their passenger free with a full price ticket Residents of […]

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

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Pennsylvania It’s Chivalry and Romance Weekend at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Manheim. The shire of Mount Hope celebrates with Renewal of Love Ceremonies, a Wooing Contest, and the always amusing Looney Lucy & Ploppy’s Men In Tights Competition. Her Majesty has extended a special invitation to the shire’s neighbors (see details below). Several discount […]

August 16th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

Pennsylvania The gates to the shire of Mount Hope swing wide this weekend as the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire begins their 28th season. Join Queen Elizabeth as she finds a way to welcome the Russian Tsar to the shire and keep her Ladies safe from his wandering eye and lusty advances. Pick up special coupons at […]

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

The Russians are coming … to Pennsylvania RenFaire that is!

The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire has released a peek at this year’s storyline. Her Majesty arrives in the Shire of Mount Hope to enjoy Her annual holiday and a wondrous festival day. At Court, She greets Her people and joviality abounds when, suddenly, an uninvited guest, Ivan IV, the Awesome Tsar of Muscovy and his Black […]

July 30th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Celtic Fling at Manheim, PA

Yikes, forgot this one too! How could I forget the Celtic Fling????? Anyway, for any of you lucky enough to be up there, head for Mt Hope Winery in Manheim this weekend some marvelous music and enough kilts to satisfy you for a bit. It’s the 10th Annual Celtic Fling and Highland Games, held on […]

June 27th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Have you met Giacomo the Jester?

Whether walking the rope, singing a love song to a maiden in the lanes, or leading the band in to a resounding chorus, he brings a sense of wonder to everything he does. Always on the lookout for something new to learn, the jester has developed the talents necessary to sustain the renaissance traveler he is at heart. The quick-witted troubadour charms even the Queens of our Faire shires and they welcome him to their festivities and urge him to return safely from his travels. Let me introduce you to Giacomo the Jester. […]

May 13th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 7 comments

Have you met Barely Balanced?

Whether sitting on a patron’s shoulder or urging the throng toward the stage, the grace and agility of the stilt walkers amaze children and amuse adults. As their performance begins, the quips and antics of the three cause low chuckles here and there in the audience, swelling to all out laughter as the show progresses. Renaissance Festival Podcast listeners voted them the Best Non-Musical Group of 2007, an award they richly deserve for consistently experimenting and bringing new bits to their audiences. Let me introduce you to Barely Balanced. […]

April 9th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 8 comments

Looking back March 24-30, 2007

Dinner Impossible will air Medieval Mayhem again beginning April 2. In that episode, Robert Irvine cooks for the King and court at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. The schedule and recipes can be found at the website. Upper Canada Medieval Festival, June 13-15 in Morrisburg, Ontario is calling for vendors. Scarborough Renaissance Festival held its annual […]

April 1st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Looking forward to March 21-27, 2008

Arizona Renaissance Festival, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, and Four Winds Renaissance Faire continue this weekend with Easter celebrations predominating. The Mount Hope Winery and Estate’s Swashbuckler Pyrate Feast (Friday & Saturday nights from April 4 – April 19) tickets are on sale. The advantage to buying advance tickets before March 27th is that they’re giving […]

March 20th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Have you met Looney Lucy?

Moving quickly through the lanes, the slight form wrapped in tattered clothing always seems on a mission of some importance. On her way to offer her services as a fashion consultant to a courtier or for a quick tryst with her latest conquest, she comes to a quick stop at a wave or word from a passer-by. As she turns toward you, the quick grin and cloverleaf affixed to her nose erase any doubt that you might have found the wrong bag lady. Let me introduce you to Looney Lucy. […]

March 12th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | one comment

Have you met Tom “Red” Zadoyko?

Striding across the festival grounds, oar banner in hand, the redheaded pirate grins at the ladies, throws jibes at the gents, and encourages the little ones to run away and join his crew. On stage later with his partner, he puts his wits and cutlass to work charming the audience. The roars of laughter at their escapades create the euphoria that is like nothing else in the world for him. Let me introduce you to Tom “Red” Zadoyko. […]

March 5th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 2 comments