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      July 27, 2019

      Saturday  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (daily for 2 times)

      550 Maine 109
      Acton, Maine

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      The Maine Renaissance Faire

      The Maine Renaissance Faire

      “Where History meets Hilarity and Friends become Family”

      Sanford, Maine- Dragon Star Creations is pleased to announce the 2019 Maine Renaissance Faire will be held on July 27th and 28th at the Acton Fairgrounds. Gates will open with at 10:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online at themainerenfaire.com. This is a rain or shine event.

      The Maine Renaissance Faire brings together actors, artisans, history buffs, and fantasy lovers in a two day 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.

      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, O’hAnleigh, 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 Washing Well Wenches, the Gwendolyn Show, and Lord Marshall Laww. Other crowd favorites include aerial acrobatics by the amazing, Shelli Buttons, 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. There will truly be something for everyone.

      The Maine Renaissance Faire is also welcoming 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.

      Dragon Star Creations is thrilled to be offering this one-of-a-kind annual event to the community and looks forward to many years to come. Additional information can be found at themainerenfaire.com or by calling 207-850-1162.

      Cost: Payment required - $10.00 to $15.00 —Special pricing for children, seniors and military

      Categories: Kids & Family | Festivals | Outdoors & Recreation

      This event repeats daily for 2 times:

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