- Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 10:00 AM
- Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 10:00 AM
Faire in the Grove
Admission: Free to the public!
McMenamins Grand Lodge
3505 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, OR 97116
Saturday, May 5th: 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, May 6th: 10:00am-4:00pm
Step back in time for a day of revels at the Faire In The Grove! Join Pacific University's History Department, Medieval Re-enactors, Armored Fighters & History Buffs, who invite you to experience the Middle Ages and the Renaissance!
Hosted on the vast front lawn of the Grand Lodge, come and be transported back to Fairegrove, a medieval village. Enjoy seeing and learning some of the history behind life in the middle ages and beyond into the Renaissance.
Enjoy live heavy armored combat, rapier, dance, music, story telling, merchants, merchants, merchants, juggling, medieval cooking, and textile demos, book binding, leather working, strolling musicians, singers and dancers throughout the day.
The public is invited to participate with history buffs and students of Pacific University's medieval studies by joining us for fun and interesting events, entertainments and displays at this demo.
Examples of public medieval demonstrations, displays, and activities include:
- Fighting Tournaments - Heavy armored & Rapier styles
- Royal Court
- Archery Displays
- Mary Rose Ship - The Mary Rose was a warship of the English Tudor navy of King Henry VIII
- Woodblock prints
- Chain Making
- Norse Hat Making
- Banner Making
- Norse Rune Necklace Making
- And Many More!
For more information, go to faireinthegrove.com