‘Medieval Faire’ Takes Center Stage the Next Two Weekends
The event takes place this weekend and next from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lakes Regional Park on Gladiolus Drive.
The Faire will feature jousters, jugglers, and minstrels, a human chess match and other games, and rides. There will also be food and drink, including a beer tent with covered seating and live entertainment. Ale, wine, and meade are available.
The entrance fee is $15 for adults, $5 for children under 13, and toddlers are admitted for free. There is ample free parking at the park, as well as ATMs at the gate and inside the grounds.
More information is available at www.medieval-faire.com.
This event is a fundraiser for the Riverdale Kiwanis Foundation. All proceeds support various children’s projects in Lee County, such as the Adopt-a-School program, seasonal food baskets, clothing programs, in addition to many others.
Some of the entertainment includes:
King Oliver – Ruling Monarch
New Riders of the Golden Age – Jousting on Horseback
Emrys Fleet “The Rat Catcher” – Comedy and Rat Pucking
Merry Mischief – Music & Mischief
Empty Hats – Celtic Music, Original and Traditional Music Menagerie – Music and Song
Giacomo the Jester – Comedy, Juggling & Rope Walking
The DaVinci Brothers presents – “Making Meatballs, an Opera”
It’s Unbelievable – Magic and Comedy
Barely Balanced – Juggling and Tumbling
Wenches O’ the Wash Pit – Comedy Wash Wench Show
Johnny Phoenix Fire Walker – Escape Artist, Comedy
Aseem the Moor – Character of Mystery
The Harpies – Harp & Song
Maggie Sweetmeet – Comedy
Will the Fiddler
Pookie the Fairy and the Usual Suspects