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Rules for the 2016 Poster Contest

Win $500 Design the Official Poster of the Alabama Renaissance Faire 2016 PREPARATION OF ENTRIES 1. The design must reflect the Medieval/Renaissance era. 2. The entry must be in a vertical format 18” x 24.” 3. The following information must … Continue reading

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Guidelines for the Art contest

  MEMORANDUM   TO:                 All Elementary Teachers   FROM:           Billy Warren   DATE:           September 1, 2015   To help with the Renaissance Month celebration, the Alabama Renaissance Faire is sponsoring an art contest (not a poster contest) for students in … Continue reading

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Guidelines for the Chess tournament

  MEMORANDUM   TO:                 All Principals   FROM:           Billy Warren   DATE:           September 1, 2015 Please appoint someone in your school to coordinate an in-house chess tournament.  It can be as elaborate or as simple as he or she wishes.  … Continue reading

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Guidelines for the Sonnet contest

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Medieval Bathing

It is often thought that medieval men and women did not care too much about personal hygiene or keeping clean. One nineteenth-century historian writing about daily life in the Middle Ages commented that there were no baths for a thousand … Continue reading

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A new year for the Alabama Renaissance Faire

2014 has arrived and it is once again time to begin the planning of the Alabama Renaissance Faire.  This year the Faire is going to take place on October 25th and 26th and it will be held at Wilson Park … Continue reading

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The 28th Annual Alabama Renaissance Faire

Well, the 27th Annual Alabama Renaissance Faire is behind us.  Now, it is time to take a short break, during which time we will prepare for the Florence (our home city) Christmas Parade on December 12th, then we will resume … Continue reading

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The 27th Annual Alabama Renaissance Faire

THE 27TH ANNUAL ALABAMA RENAISSANCE FAIRE WILL TAKE PLACE ONCE AGAIN THIS WEEKEND AT FOUNTAIN-ON-THE-GREEN (WILSON PARK) IN DOWNTOWN FLORENCE. HERE ARE THE DATES AND TIMES: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26, 10:00 A.M. UNTIL 6:00 P.M. SUNDARY, OCTOBER 27, 12:00 NOON UNTIL … Continue reading

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Vendor and Particpant FAQ

  I am interested in becoming a vendor at The Alabama Renaissance Faire, who do I need to contact?   The first thing you should do is contact Billy Warren (Chairperson for the Alabama Renaissance Faire).  He can be reached … Continue reading

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Faire Dates & General Information

Dates: October 26th and 27th   The faire goes from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sat, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. We are an all-volunteer event. Those who work for the faire as staff, make no … Continue reading

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