The North Carolina Museum of Art

Family Renaissance Fair

Sunday, June 1 | 1:00 pm
1–4 pm
Free

Step back in time for an afternoon of merriment, music, games, traditional craft demonstrations, and art-making activities. Princesses and kings, pirates and comedians, fairies and jugglers are just some of the people you will encounter in the Renaissance Village. Activities take place indoors and out, rain or shine.

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Ongoing activities, 1–4 pm

Make Renaissance hats
Create miniature books
Create a tiny Faerie House
Watch wheel-throwing demonstrations and create a clay pendant in the Potters Nook
Create a coat of arms or brass rubbings with Historic Interpretations, Inc.
Watch calligraphy demonstrations and make your own art with Triangle Calligraphers Guild

Plus …

Thunder and Spice: Strolling minstrels perform songs from the sea and the shore
Nickel Shakespeare Girls: The Bard’s words come alive for all ages with quick, on-the-spot performances
Armored combat demonstrations by Society for Creative Anachronism
Juggling demonstrations and workshops
Interactive family tours
Artisan marketplace with locally handcrafted items for purchase
Concessions for purchase

 Timed performances

1:30 pm   I Firenzi     Masked actors performing 16th-century Commedia dell’Arte
2 pm        One Tribe  Original rhythms and interactive drum circle
2:30 pm  I Firenzi      Masked actors performing 16th-century Commedia dell’Arte
3 pm        One Tribe  Original rhythms and interactive drum circle

This event is generously sponsored by the Mebane Charitable Foundation.



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June 1, 2014