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Merchants sought for Fells Point Privateer Day

Maryland Once again, Privateers of every description are preparing to invade Fells Point. To keep them happy, Fells Point Main Street is looking for merchants to display an array of booty. Now in it’s fifth year, Fells Point Privateer Day takes place on the Broadway Square, Broadway Pier, Ann Street Pier and Bond Street Warf […]

January 21st, 2009 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Northwest Arkansas Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

Arkansas In spite of numerous complications, Don Upton and his team have pulled it off. The Northwest Arkansas Renaissance Festival is this weekend and they’re ready to welcome you to the shire in Fayetteville. The Ladies of the Salty Kiss will be sharing their own version of fairy tales, pirate style. Tell them we said […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, 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

Tybee Island Pirate Fest – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Georgia Pirates are swarming ashore for the 4th annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest. The festivities begin tomorrow evening, with cannons blazing as the pireates search for the Mayor and the key to the city, and continue into Saturday with booty to loot, music to enjoy, and pirates on parade.

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

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

Connecticut Beware, mateys, for there be a Pirate Invasion ahappening at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire Save money with these offers: Seniors (60+) save $2 with valid ID at the gate NE Rennies, show your pin at the gate and save $2 Check with your employer, they may have discount tickets Save $4 per ticket with […]

October 8th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Midlands Pirate Fest – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Nebraska Join the Midlands Pirate Festival for a weekend full of pirate fun for the whole family. Located at the Bellevue Berry Farm near Papillion, you’ll find an array of entertainment, shopping, and fun. Sorry this one’s going out so late, but there’s still plenty of time to get out there and have a great […]

September 20th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Portland Pirate Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Oregon Pirates are taking over Cathedral Park under the St John’s Bridge in Portland this weekend as the Portland Pirate Festival sails into town. The entertainment list is extensive and looks like there’s something to suit any privateers taste and more than enough to keep a pirate occupied. Get discounted tickets with the two day […]

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

St Louis Pirate Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Missouri It’s the second weekend of the St Louis Pirate Festival in Wentzville. There are a several ways to save money: Save $7 with a two day pass Print a $2 coupon from the website 3 Pints Gone and the Musical Blades take the stage both days.

September 20th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

Serendipity Haven Pirate Weekend (+18 only) – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Texas Serendipity Haven’s Adults Only Pirate Weekend is on. Someone posted on RF a message they found on Myspace (is that round about enough?). If true, it’s a great way to help our fairemily recover from Hurricane Ike and get to enjoy the Faire all at the same time. Serendipity this weekend has agreed to […]

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

Salem Pirate Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Massachusetts The Salem Pirate Festival is this weekend. Watch as Captain Hook searches for his new bride. And make sure to catch The Brigands as they take to the stage to sing Sea Chantys for your enjoyment.

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

Gold Coast Pirate Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

California The Gold Coast Pirate Faire, also called the Ojai Pirate Faire, begins the first weekend of its two week run at Lake Casitas in Ojai this weekend. You can get a $5 discount on tickets if you’re planning to be there the whole weekend. You don’t need coupons, just ask for the Weekend Pass […]

September 19th, 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

Ravenshire Renaissance and Pirate Faire – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Colorado The Ravenshire Renaissance and Pirate Faire, formerly known as the Grand Valley Renaissance and Pirate Faire, opens tomorrow–yep, a Friday opening–in Palisades. They’ve got two discount ticket options: 1 Day Family Pass – $25 (2 adults and 2 children) – $9 savings 3 Day Adult Pass – $25 – $5 savings Entertainment includes twice […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Have you met The Ladies of the Salty Kiss?

Laughing, the Captain scans the audience, searching for a couple of likely looking candidates for her next escapade. If any of the crowd expected singing wenches, they’ll soon find out that they have come to the wrong place, for here there be pirates. Cross the Carol Burnett Show with a vaudeville act, toss in the Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales, add Captain Emerald Shaunassey’s own special touches, and you have a unique blend. Let me introduce you to The Ladies of the Salty Kiss. […]

August 20th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 8 comments

Rock Hall’s Pirates & Wenches Fantasy Weekend – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

Maryland It’s a pirates life for those in the Maryland region as the first annual Rock Hall’s Pirates & Wenches Fantasy Weekend draws scallywags to the waterfront. There are activities for the young and young-at-heart, so put on your best pirate finery and come join the fun.

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | 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

Beaufort Pyrate Invasion – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

North Carolina The Beaufort Pirate Invasion takes place this Friday and Saturday in Beaufort, North Carolina. Daytime entertainment, free to the public, includes invasions, swaggers, fights, and shipboard battles. Friday and Saturday evenings, there are adult events that have a cover charge and include a cash bar. For those of you inclined in the piraty […]

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

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

The Pirate Festival – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Ontario, Canada Chances for mischief abound as scallywags take over the village of Dry Bluffs for a three day celebration during The Pirate Festival. There’ll be special events for the little ones, live music and shows on three stages, and even a real pirate ship to board. Hunt for treasure, learn how to swashbuckle, and […]

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

Pirates of St Marys – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

Promoters of the St Marys, Ohio, event think that an early morning rain kept attendees from turning out in greater numbers for the Pirates of St Marys Festival this past Saturday. In spite of having been moved indoors, the event had a steady crowd.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Faire Fun for July 4-14, 2008

California The Labryinth of Jareth Fantasy Masquerade Ball is this weekend at the Henry Ford Music Box Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Saturday night’s tickets are sold out but Friday’s tickets are still available on the web site. This is a participation event and costumes or formal wear are required for admission to […]

July 10th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Northern California Pirate Festival

Just found information about a pirate invasion taking place in Vallejo, California this weekend. There’s a full lineup of entertainment for those attending the Northern California Pirate Festival. It’s a free event and putting on your pirate duds is encouraged.

June 14th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

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 May 3-11, 2008

I found, as I researched today’s post, that I missed quite a few of the smaller college faires this past week. It’s spring and there may be more that I’ve not found reference to. If you know of one that I miss, please leave a comment with the information. California Auburn, California, will see Cain’s […]

May 8th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Getting to know you!

There’s a survey circulating amoung my friends on MySpace especially designed for those of us who frequent Renaissance, Medieval, Fantasy, Pirate, and Faerie Festivals and Faires. Thought I’d share it here as a way to get to know my readers. I’m going to post the questions, then I’ll start it off by posting my answers as the first comment. I’d love to hear from you. […]

April 26th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 37 comments

Porter & Stout to record live CD

Capt John Stout posted to RenaissanceFestival.com this afternoon, announcing that Porter and Stout will be be at the Claddagh Irish Pub in Legacy Village, Lyndhurst Ohio. Capt. John said: Porter & Stout will be playing live, and recording their first ever live CD! We will be performing all of the great pub song favorites, and […]

February 4th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | one comment