12th Annual Community Renaissance Festival Information

May 4th, 2014

11am-4pm

 

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Setting up the tents for the Renaissance Festival

Phoenix Swords

Renaissance "Bafoons" providing comedy and entertainment

Learning a Renaissance combat technique from Phoenix Swords

Hampshire Blacksmithing Guild

Amherst Renaissance Dancers (Nona Monahin, in blue, George Claxton, and Jessica Stephens) Joined by musicians Robert Castellano and Meg Pash.

David hosting the book sale

Student actors from Hampshire College perform a scene from "Romeo and Juliet"

Mutton and Mead teaching Renaissance games

A triumphant young swordsman with Phoenix Swords

Andrew from Mangold Leather doing a leather working demo

 

Kids jousting with pool noodles!

Robert Lord as "Robie Bones"

AyreCraft Concert with Don Cotter (L) and Robert Castellano (R)

Nota Bene Concert with (left to right) Nina Wurgaft, Annie Phillips and Elizabeth Chilton

Hampshire College students performing scenes from Shakespeare

Silverthorne Theater Company performing a staged reading of scenes from "After the Island" by David Rowland.

A weaving demonstration

Chris David from The New England Falconry

 

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