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  The event promises to be an unforgettable experience for young
and old. Attendees will have the opportunity to immerse themselves
in the world of the Renaissance, with countless opportunities to ex-
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plore and learn about the customs, traditions, and technologies of this fascinating period in history.
Get lost in the grandeur of Queen Elizabeth I’s reign in England. Enjoy the riotous stage plays, hilarious comedy acts, and authentic Elizabethan dancing, singing, and magic on four stages throughout the village. Experience living history demonstrations in the streets.
Children will enjoy swashbuck- ling fun at the Buccaneer Boot Camp with balloon swords; games, face painting and can participate in the daily costume contest where everyone gets a prize. Don’t forget to join the pirate treasure hunt on Sunday!
“One of the highlights is the twice daily armored combat battle,” said festival spokesman Rick Smith. “Contests include one-on-one sin- gle combats, as well as brutal team battles of five against five, which will be contested until one team is driven from their feet. Using steel swords, axes, and polearms, com-
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