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Travel Back To A Time Of Merriment And Mirth At The Northern California Renaissance Faire

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(Credit The Renaissance Faire)

(Credit The Renaissance Faire)

Travel back to a time when arts, music, and festivities flourished day and night, at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, happening every weekend from September 13th through October 12th at Casa de Fruta in Hollister. Attendees will be transported to the era of Queen Elizabeth I as they watch exotic performances and take part in music and dance from traditional Morris and English Country, to Celtic and Gypsy Tribal in the simulated traditional Village of Willingtown.

Walk the streets of the authentic Renaissance marketplace and find treasures for all to enjoy. Visit the master artisans who offer unique designs and finest hand work in blown glass, keen blades, leather-work, woodwork, jewelry and much more.

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Feast on a gigantic turkey leg or some of the many other delectable food choices offered throughout the Faire. Stop by one of the colorful drink stands to quench your thirst with a delicious ale or cider.

Enjoy exciting activities and performances are sure to entertain all age groups. Face painting, hair-braiding, comedy shows, and fortune tellers are some of the fun you can take part in. Test your accuracy with a bow and arrow or axe-throwing game. And of course, catch one of the full contact jousting tournaments that will be performed twice a day in the World Tournament of Champions arena.

Kick up your heels with a blast from the past, Celtic-style! The original adult playground is proud to announce the return of its unique Celtic Rock Concert Series as a premier attraction featuring a different sound every Saturday night for five weekends. Free with your regular admission, these live performances feature sets from popular bands throughout the Bay Area and beyond!

Each week of the Faire will be complete with a custom theme. Enjoy two-for-one adult tickets on opening weekend, then explore a different land with Celtic Gathering, Pirate Invasion, Oktoberfest, and finally, Fantasy.

Advance tickets will be available in August, and anyone who purchases online tickets before September 13th will receive $5 off admission. Children 12 and under will be admitted FREE for all five weekends, and during opening weekend, general ticket pricing is “Two-For-One.”

For more information and tickets, visit www.norcalrenfaire.com or call 408.847.FAIR.

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