King Richard's Faire @ Carver
When: Sat Sep 28th
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Everyone is invited to escape reality at King Richard’s Faire, billed as New England’s largest and longest-running Renaissance Festival, opening its 2013 season on August 31 and running from 10:30 AM to 6 PM on weekends and Monday holidays through October 20, 2013.
Tickets are $28 adults, $16 children (4-11), children under three are free. Tickets may be purchased at the gate (cash only) or online in advance on the Faire's website http://www.kingrichardsfaire.net.
Tucked away on 80 acres of forest in Carver, King Richard’s Faire offers a full day of live, interactive entertainment for all ages. Guests are invited to watch the King’s daring knights joust on horseback, hear live musical acts, watch theatrical performances and mingle with mischievous and talented strolling performers. For the adventurous, young and old, guests can try their hand at a bow and arrow, axes or other games of skill in the Faire's Gaming Glen, get their tarot cards or palms read, get chosen to participate in a stage performance, or simply pick up a great medieval accent. More than 100 talented artisans display and hawk their wares. Faire cooks will tantalize taste buds with food that includes spit-roasted giant turkey legs, boules of chowder and stew, ringlets of fryes, sandwiches, soups and salads, champagne, wine, cider and brew. Every Saturday at 4 PM on the King's Stage, guests enjoy a special event with a different theme each weekend, from a contest on September 7, a romantic vow renewal ceremonies on September 14, a Royal Ink Tattoo Contest on September 21, a Prince and Princess Contest on September 28. On Saturday, October 5, there will be a Beard & Moustache Contest and, on October 12, a Children’s Fairies and Pirates Costume Contest. New events this season include a Game of Thrones fanfest on Sunday, September 29, including a Trivia and Costume Contest All contests are open to public participation with great prizes offered for each even