Events & Programs
Knights! Renaissance Faire
Art - Fair/Festival
Saturday, March 29, 2014
10:00 AM-5:00 PM
WAM is celebrating the opening of Knights! all weekend, featuring celebratory music; costumed performers; theater; storytelling; and artmaking workshops. Learn about the knights with our new Art Cart and team of educators throughout the galleries. On Saturday, come dressed as your favorite historical figure; knights, pirates, princesses, and more! On Sunday, we celebrate fantasy. Dress as an inspired super hero and enjoy all the fairies, wizards, and other colorful characters wandering around the galleries. Each day will have great food and beverages for sale.
Food for Sale: a select menu of Renaissance Faire inspired food, provided by Russell Morin Fine Catering. Enjoy Roast Turkey leg, Grilled Brats, Vegetable Barley Soup, and more.
Free parking is available at the Salisbury Street lot, off Lancaster Street in the designated WAM Visitors lot, and at the Tuckerman Street lot for barrier free entrance.
Featuring live music by:
11:00 Grade "A" Fancy
12:00 Big Jon Short
12:30 Matt Robert
1:00 Ten Foot Polecats
1:30 Danielle Miraglia
2:00 Brendan Hogan
2:00 Cannibal Ramblers
3:00 Leo "Bud" Welch
3:30 Rich "AD" Leufstedt
Tours: Family Tour & Zip Tour (Wicar’s “Electra Receiving the Ashes of her Brother, Orestes.”)
Face Painter & Stilt-Walker in the Lancaster Lobby
Art Activities: Shield Making & Chain Mail Making
Demonstrations: Celtic Warrior vs a Roman Soldier; How to Use a Samurai Sword with Gordon Fisher
Activities in the Knights! Exhibition:
Theatrical Reading of Shakespeare with Clark University Students
Medieval Gaming: Play medieval versions of Chess, Checkers, and 9 Men’s Morris
Helmutt’s House Interactive Space: Check out our new Art Cart and family friendly activity space.
Meet Blacksmith Jack McAuliffe
Meet Select members of the Legion III Cyrenaica: Roman Legion living history group that attempts to recreate the daily life of the Roman soldier in the 1st century AD.
Cost: Free with Museum Admission
Suggested Audiences:Adult, College, High School, Middle School, Elementary, Preschool, Toddler, Infant, Elders
Last Modified: March 13, 2014 at 11:24 AM