Renaissance Faires Alabama

Weekend Renaissance Festivals Alabama Renaissance Faire October 24th & 25th, 2015 Ongoing Renaissance activities in Alabama The Barony of the Osprey is a branch of The Society for Creative Anachronism Inc., located in Mobile, Alabama. Renaissance Faires Alabama   What is a Renaissance Fair? Renaissance Fair, Renaissance Festival and Renaissance Faire are interchangeable terms that … Read more

Most Creative and Delicious State Fair Food

The Wisconsin State Fair is a leading innovator when it comes to fair food.  Remember their introduction of deep fried butter in 2011? To increase the numbers of vendors delivering out of the ordinary fair food, the Wisconsin State Fair began holding a Competition to encourage new and enticing fair food offerings. All food items … Read more

March 2015

“March is a month of considerable frustration – it is so near spring and yet across a great deal of the country the weather is still so violent and changeable that outdoor activity in our yards seems light years away.” –  Thalassa Cruso MARCH IS A REAL TRANSITION MONTH across much of the country. It … Read more

Valentine’s Day 2015

Looking for something fun and unusual to do this Valentine’s Day? Embrace the romance of the Renaissance Era by attending a Renaissance Faire! Here is an example of the fun waiting for you at a Ren Faire… Arizona Renaissance Festival & Aritisan Marketplace The AZ Festival has 12 stages of continuous, live entertainment, each packed … Read more

Caramel Apples May Contain Listeria-Another Reason to Avoid Caramel Apples?

In addition to deep-fried crickets, the Arizona Exposition & State Fair’s Chef du’ Jour booth sold caramel apples dipped in meal-worms.  This is probably the most unusual fair foods we’ve ever seen. caramel apples may contain listeria On a more serious note:  Here is a link to the CDC’s information About Listeria, the bacteria that … Read more

Introduction to Renaissance Faires and Festivals

Renaissance Faires New York

Renaissance Fair, Renaissance Festival and Renaissance Faire are interchangeable terms that refer primarily to a United States’ phenomenon. These outdoor and typically weekend gatherings reconstruct communities resembling those that existed during the era known as the renaissance period. Participants join together to recreate their childhood fantasies of lords and ladies, royalty and peasants and knights … Read more

Fair Findz Picks from: Key Fest 2014

Custom Metal Art by Debbie Thompson Unique one-of-a-kind metal yard/home décor Froggy Pots Inspired by Athena Recycled Glass Bird Feeders and Home and Garden Décor Wick Worx Handmade Soy Candles A Small Business That Just Makes Scents (4 photos)