Eighth Annual Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire

Eighth Annual Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire at WVC April 25-26

Media Contact: Donte Quinine, director of student programs, 509.682.6865, or
Matthew Harrison, Renaissance Faire director, 509.669.0202

April 15, 2015

Wenatchee Valley College will host the eighth annual Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 to 26, at the soccer fields on the Wenatchee campus. The main entrance will be west of the tennis courts. The drawbridge will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Entertainment includes jousting demonstrations by Jousting Alliance of Washington State (JAWS), fighting demonstrations, musical performances, fire breathers, rogue wanderings by The Pirates of Treasure Island, belly dancing by members of the Sabah Tribe, and the enchanting Princess Lolly. Activities include shield designs, an archery range, a grail quest and the annual Maypole dance hosted by the local branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Over 40 merchants will be in attendance with medieval clothing, armor, chainmail, tapestries, jewelry, weaponry and more. Culinary treats and delicacies are also available.

Period costumes, as well as fantasy, live-action-role-playing (LARP) and medieval dress are encouraged but not required.

Admission is free for children five and under and for WVC students with current student ID cards. General admission for a one-day pass is $10 for adults (18 and older) and $5 for children between six and 17 years of age.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at Brown Paper Tickets, www.wenren.brownpapertickets.com, or at the faire entrance. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the gate.

For more information, directions and schedules, please visit the Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire website at www.wenrenfaire.org, the WVC Renaissance Faire Web page at www.wvc.edu/directory/departments/renfaire/default.asp, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WenRenFaire.

The Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire is sponsored by the WVC Medieval Mayhem Club, the Associated Students of WVC and the Society for Creative Anachronism-College of Cranehaven and Amtgard branches.