Join us in Medieval Merriment
to benefit the Peninsula SPCA!

Endview Plantation, Newport News, VA.    Oct 11-13, 2013

Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 9am-3pm

Featuring:


  • Period Encampment
  • Dancing
  • Musicians
  • Merchants
  • The Sheriff
  • Food
  • Bouzkhashi (Sheep Rugby)
  • Archery
  • Tug of War
  • Pumpkin Toss
  • Labyrinthe
  • Raffle

And - Knightly Games Horse Demonstrations!



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Reenactors - Living History


As always, we will have a gathering of local groups demonstrating period skills, crafts, and swordplay. Learn about medieval life and times. Try your hand at competitions.


Adrian Empire

www.adrianempire.org

The Adrian Empire is a national 501(c)3 educational organization dedicated to recreating the skills and activities of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance period of early history. This is done through combat, archery and the arts and sciences of the times. The Empire is represented by The Duchy of Cashel (VA) - contact: dame_patricia@cox.net


Cornucopia


Kingdom of Cornucopia (New World Reenactors) is a live-steel medieval reenactment group based in the Hampton Roads region in Virginia, with members in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News, Richmond surroundings, North Carolina and California. The group was founded in 1992 by Angel and Kirsty Reyes. We are a role-playing educational group, based on Southern Spain in the 13th Century (1273AD, King Alfonse X reign). Although most of our monthly events are in Suffolk, we also participate in Harvest Faire in Newport News, History Alive at Norfolk Botanical Gardens and the Hampton Roads Medieval Faire in Suffolk. Come on out and visit or join us. (Please bring a bag of smiles!)


House duChasse

houseduchasse.org

House DuChasse is a group of diverse individuals who come together to share their love of Medieval History. Each year the House presents a variety of Events including theatrical presentations, festivals, television, as well as public demonstrations. Interact with cooks, smithies, archers, Ladies and Knights and many other characters from the period from 1225 to 1325. For more information, contact: houseduchasse@gmail.com


Parodi's Academy of Medieval Martial Arts

A reenactment group to educate and entertain. Parodi's Academy will, again, bring their beautiful horses onto the fields to demonstrate equine skills. Learn of military equipment of the Renaissance knights and of the schools of armed combat.


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Entertainment - Music, Dance, and More


We will have new and returning talents, performing throughout the day and evening. More details to follow.



Traditional Celtic Music ensemble, Glasgow Kiss, weaves the melodies of guitar, fiddle and small pipes into a musical tapestry rich with the history of Scotia and Hibernia.   Hear the haunting tunes of vanquished heroes. Follow the toe-tapping beat of an Irish jig or a Scottish reel.   We are please to welcome Glasgow Kiss members Edward Brash, John McGlynn, and Tom Crouch.



Desert Wind

pic http://www.myspace.com/jannasdance

Desert Wind and its members have become a sought after entertainment group on the Hampton Roads concert stages and along the east coast at seminars and at art festivals. The product of Janna's International Dance Studio, Desert Wind specializes in the dances of the Middle East, both traditional and cabaret. They are known for their expressive and innovative use of modern music and their unique costuming, staging, and exceptional Middle Eastern Belly Dance technique.



Isis Rising

pic www.janeedas-isisrising.com/Isis%20Rising%20Music%20&%20Dance%20Ensemble.htm

Janeeda and the Isis Rising Drum and Dance Ensemble is a Virginia-based Belly Dance company performing in and around Hampton Roads, as well as up and down the East Coast. The group is known for its talent, beauty, elegance and class. Artistic Director and principle choreographer Janeeda is a well-known performer, instructor, choreographer, musician, writer and event producer from Virginia Beach. Both Janeeda and Isis Rising are available for special events.




Wicked Hips

www.facebook.com/pages/Wicked-Hips-USA/166435576799322

Originally founded in March of 2006 in Newport News Virginia, Wicked Hips is a bellydance fusion ITS troupe from Gloucester, VA directed by Aela Badiana. With a sister troupe in Stuttgart Germany, they have evolved to be a multi-faceted troupe that performs American Cabaret, ITS, Tribal Fusion and Bollywood.



The SunShowers

www.facebook.com/TheSunshowers

The Sunshowers from beautiful Virginia Beach are a cool blast of fresh air fronted by those absurdly lovable Lovebirds! Their groovy good time tunes will keep your toes tapping till the wee hours!



Angora Tribal

www.facebook.com/AngoraTribal

Angora Tribal is a dance troupe specializing in American Tribal Style (ATS) bellydance. Based in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, Angora Tribal follows the classic style of ATS (FCBD format). It is our hope not only to entertain audiences with dynamic and exquisite performances, but to educate and share our love of ATS with dance enthusiasts everywhere.



Lapis Moon

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Noor Tribal Fusion

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The Dancing Quinn

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Merchants

We are pleased to present the following merchants to fulfill your wants & needs:

  • A Bit O Bauble
  • Bigby's Wondrous Items
  • Days of Yore
  • Gorgeous Chain/Bodyworks by Barch
  • King Street Coffee
  • The Leather Arts Store
  • Lisa's Beading and Jewelry
  • Mehndi Creations
  • Miriam's Yarns
  • The Store
  • Tarot AC
  • Tidewater Tree Crafters
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Food

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We are pleased to announce a new food merchant this year: Sweet & Savory Crepes.

Most Tempting of Their Delectables:

  • Chicken Normandy - Chicken, Apples, Cream and Brandy
  • Egg Plant Parmesan - Egg Plant, Cheese and Marinara Sauce
  • Strawberry's and Cream - Strawberries with cream and Grand Marnier
  • Steak on a Stake - Marinaded Steak
  • Crab-Cake Sandwiches
  • Chilli (Texas mild)
  • Hamburgers
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->>> Pre-Registration has CLOSED. See you at the Faire! <<<-

Faire Registration

  • Pre-Registration - Weekend
    • Adult - $18
    • Youth (6-12) - $9
  • Camping - Pre-reg Only
    • Per Tent fee - $30, incl. 1 camper.
    • Added campers Adults/Youth(6-12)- $15
    • Six campers per tent
  • At the Gate - Weekend
    • Adult - $20
    • Youth (6-12) - $10
  • At the Gate - Day Fees
    • Adult - Fri - $5, Sat - $15, Sun - $10
    • Youth (6-12) - Daily - $5
    • Daily after Sundown (only) - $5

Hours: Fri 5pm-9pm, Sat 9am-9pm, Sun 9am-3pm

Faire Rules & Regs

Announcing The Most Noble Order of Harvest Faire! (OHF)

Have you ever wanted to be a Knight? A Duke? A Contessa?

Harvest Faire offers annual Peerage Ranks.  These peerages can be associated with real or imagined Realms of Greater Hampton Roads and Harvest Faire . Applicants for the Knight/Dame, Baron/Baroness, and Count/Contessa will receive weekend passes to the Faire and be Invested at the Faire, itself. Those applying at the Earl/Countessa or Duke/Duchess level can also be invested at a separate ceremony if they so choose.

Ranks

  • Knight/Dame
  • Baron/Baroness
  • Count/Contessa
  • Earl/Countessa/Marques(sa)
  • Duke/Duchess

Title

  • (Sir/Dame)
  • (Lord/Lady)
  • (Lord/Lady)
  • (Earl/Contessa)
  • (Duke/Duchess)

Donation

  • $35, $65/couple
  • $50, $90/couple
  • $120/couple
  • $250/couple
  • $500/couple

Benefits

  • 1/2 passes/invest.
  • 1/2 passes/invest.
  • 4 passes/ceremony
  • 4 passes/ceremony
  • 8 passes/ceremony

*Excludes camping

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Raffle

This year, we are fundraising for the Peninsula SPCA.     Bring a pet food item to the Registration table and be entered in a raffle.     No glass containers or perishable items, please.

Most Requested Items

  • Purina brand cat and dog food
  • Purina One kitten food
  • Purina One puppy food
  • Canned Cat and Dog (any brand)

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