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Kids Free at Scarborough RenFest Sunday April 24

Make a memory with your children at Scarborough Renaissance Festival this Sunday, April 24. Up to three children can be admitted free with each paid adult admission as part of the Festival’s Easter celebration. Info gleaned from Scarborough Faire’s twitter feed @srfestival

April 18th, 2011 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info | no comments

Scarborough RenFest Photo Feature

Check out the photo feature posted over at Traveler (@PlanetEye) about Scarborough RenFest (@srfestival) by @mentalmosiac

March 4th, 2011 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Scarborough RenFaire Job Fair March 12th

Scarborough RenFaire (@srfestival) holding job fair for 2011 season March 12 at the office in Waxahatchie TX

March 3rd, 2011 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Scarborough Renaissance Festival tickets on sale

Scarborough RenFest used their Twitter account (@srfestival) this week to announce a ticket sale: Well we’re back in the office looking at snow. Who’da thought? Discount tickets are on sale now at Scarborough Renaissance Festival Ticket Sales Page Save now! In other news, the 2011 Scarborough Academy of Performing Arts auditions are this Saturday, January […]

January 10th, 2011 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Discount Tickets Info | no comments

Have you met Queen’s Gambit?

It’s Sunday morning and the gates to the shire have just swung open. The cast and performers move toward their designated areas, interacting with the early arriving patrons. As the quartet reaches the stage, their loyal fans are already settling, preparing for what has become a traditional set of quiet tunes, a chance to play the softer ballads and slower melodies. Let me introduce you to Queen’s Gambit. […]

June 10th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 5 comments

Scarborough Faire’s apprentice monster hunter

Dallas Observer reporter, Andrea Grimes, got a taste of performing out at Scarborough Renaissance Festival in the Mythical Monster Museum. While comments on her article “Becoming a Renaissance Faire Lady” have not been kind, the article contained enough tidbits that it kept me interested. …the mythical monster hunters played by artists-actors-designers-craftsmen-and-special-effects-gurus Daniel Carro and Allen […]

May 26th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

Faire fun for May 17-26, 2008

Memorial Day weekend is upon us and many of the faires will open their gates all three days. The FaireNews crew will be at Tennessee Renaissance Festival for our Handfasting, as well as to participate in Ménage ‘Ette Trois and the 3rd RenDezvous. California Koroneburg European Old World Festival continues this weekend with a […]

May 22nd, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Period Church service offered at Scarborough Renaissance Festival

As seen at in the South > Scarborough Renaissance Festival forums in a thread titled “Period Service at Scarborough on Memorial weekend”: Good Gentles, On Memorial Weekend Sunday, May 25, 2008, a service from (Henry VIII’s era) the 1549 AD Episcopal prayerbook will be conducted at Scarborough Faire at 11 AM. This service is […]

May 21st, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 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

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

Have you met Susan Griffin?

Bouncy and vivacious, her blond hair up in artful wisps and tails with feathers and tassels woven in, her features accented by the swirls of color, it’s easy to fall under her spell. No matter which faire she’s at, years of experience have helped hone her knowledge of the perfect location to draw the attention of young and old alike. With a few touches of the brush, she draws you in to the fantasy, starting the day off by bringing out the beauty that hides in us all. Let me introduce you to Susan Griffin, proprietor of Face Paint Emporium. […]

May 6th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 4 comments

Looking forward to April 18-24, 2008

Looks like great faire weather for the whole country. Only Georgia may have a bit of rain and that only on Saturday morning like last weekend April 18 & 19 LSU Alexandria annual Renaissance Festival begins at 2 p.m. on April 18 and at 10 a.m. on April 19 on the LSU campus in Alexandria, […]

April 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Looking Back at April 7 – 13, 2008

The Escondido Renaissance Faire’s final weekend was sunny and pleasant. The pictures and articles indicate that it was a great show. They’ll be back in Felicita Park October 25 & 26 and November 1 & 2, so if you missed the spring event, get ready for the fall one. Four Winds Renaissance Faire continued with […]

April 15th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Looking forward to April 11-17, 2008

Auditions Did everyone who was interested get their appointments to audition for the Connecticut Renaissance Faire? Auditions occur on April 12 and 13 and details are on the website. Open Faires The Escondido Renaissance Faire’s second, and final, weekend will be sunny and warm. The Four Winds Renaissance Faire celebrates Renaissance Romance with patrons renewing […]

April 10th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Looking forward to April 4-10, 2008

The University of Oklahoma Medieval Faire, also known as the Norman Medieval Faire, is this weekend only and offers some great entertainment and over 200 artisans. It looks like there’s great weather on tap for the event. The University Film and Video Studies program, in conjunction with the Medieval Faire, is presenting a Medieval Film […]

April 3rd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 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 Back at March 2 – 10, 2008

Working at Faire: Good luck to all those that interviewed or auditioned for Midsummer Renaissance Festival (Pennsylvania) and Scarborough Renaissance Festival (Texas) this past weekend, I hope your dreams come true. For those in Kentucky, I’ll let you know as soon as I see an update on the audition schedule for the Kentucky Renaissance Festival. […]

March 11th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | 3 comments