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The Maine Renaissance Faire Weekend 18/19

Saturday, July 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM

The Maine Renaissance Faire brings together actors,
artisans, history buffs, and fantasy lovers in a two weekend event packed with
performances, food, and fun. The setting is the Village of Yorkshire in the
year 1571. Visitors will be welcomed at the Opening Gate ceremony by Queen
Elizabeth I and her court along with a bevy of raucous villagers. Melanie
Fuller, owner of Dragon Star Creations and organizer of the event, said “we
felt that the community was missing an event like this. It is a wonderful opportunity
to bring folks together for two days of fun and fantasy. We are thrilled to be
bringing back this annual tradition.”

Faire goers will be entertained by a unique schedule of
performances including aerial acrobatics, jousting, live steel combat, comedy
shows, belly dancing, Celtic and medieval music, and more. Fan favorites
include the jousting tournament presented by RoundTable Productions and live
steel combat provided by the Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword. Musical
entertainment will be provided by the Penniless Jacks, Misfits of Avalon,
Myschyffe Managed, Shank Painters and the King’s Busketeers including traditional
Celtic ballads, Medieval and Renaissance madrigals, and rousing pub tunes.

For those who love to laugh, there will be entertainment by
the hilarious Maine Washing Wenches, the Gwendolyn Show, and Shakespeare Approves.
Other crowd favorites include aerial acrobatics by the amazing, Beachtold and Abel,
and belly dancing performed by the Shimmynannigans. Lastly, the Maine
Renaissance Faire theatrical performances will include Kate Hopkins in her role
as Queen Elizabeth I, Sheriff Braken’s Trial and Dunk Show, and the Great
Unwashed, mud beggar show. With over 9 stages and 24 shows there is truely something for everyoneǃ

The Maine Renaissance Faire is also welcoming over 60 unique
artisans and vendors to the event. Fair goers will have the opportunity to shop
an incredible variety of one-of-a-kind handmade items including hand woven
works of art, leather goods, replica weaponry, period inspired clothing,
jewelry, and other magical merchandise. For those who seek the metaphysical,
psychics and fortune tellers will be on hand, and for those empty bellies,
there will be a wide variety of food vendors available including roasted turkey legs and meadǃ

New Shows for the 2020 seasonǃ

Aaron Bonk and his amazing sword and whips show.Vixens En Garde all female sword fight Troup.Shakespeare Approves comedy show.The Graces acapella sirens of song.
Returning for the 2020 season, all your favorites.

Roundtable Jousting
Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword Live SteelMaine Washing Wenches ShowSheriff Bracken Trial and Dunk ShowAdamo Ignis Fire and Danger ShowBeachtold and Abel Aerial ActThe Gwendolyn Comedy ShowThe Shimmynannigans Belly Dance ShowDraugar Vinlands Viking EncampmentMyschyffe Managed acapella period singersAnd much moreǃ

For a full list of performers, vendors and info please visit our website. Come in costume or come as you are but don"t be left outǃ

The Maine Renaissance Faire - Where History meets Hilarity and Friends become Familyǃ

Cost: $0.00 - $30.00

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550 Rte. 109
Acton, ME 04001

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