2022 Scarborough Renaissance Pageant Is Packed With New Meals, Drink, Artisans

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Jason Day Joust Class Winner Picture by Scarborough Renaissance Pageant

The 2022 season kicks off with the Journey Again in Time & Children Free Weekend on April ninth & tenth

Dallas/Fort Price, TX. (April 4, 2022): Scarborough Renaissance Pageant’s forty first season begins this Saturday, April 9, 2022, with a brand new themed weekend, new reveals, new meals & drink, and over a dozen new artisans to go with long-time Pageant favorites.

Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® is a full day of interactive enjoyable for everybody, sixteenth Century Type that can run Saturdays & Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 9 via Might 30, 2022. Guests will take pleasure in full fight armored jousting, Birds of Prey exhibitions, the Mermaid Lagoon, Knighting ceremonies, a 75+ member performing firm, and 20+ levels of interactive and distinctive leisure. They will uncover beautiful one-of-a-kind treasures on the a whole lot of Scarborough shoppes and be amazed by genuine artisan demonstrations. There are additionally Renaissance rides, video games of talent, and a lot extra.

The 2022 season kicks off with the Journey Again in Time & Children Free Weekend on April ninth & tenth. Children are free all weekend with as much as three kids (ages 5-12) admitted free with every paid grownup. Kids 4 and below are at all times free. Seniors 65+ additionally get a particular low cost this weekend as effectively with half priced tickets on the gate. Everybody can take part within the all-new Scarborough Quest discovering characters and challenges alongside the way in which as they turn into part of the “Scarborough Village”! Particulars for participation within the Quest may be discovered on the Village Armoury between 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

The visitor performers opening weekend are The Unintentional Acrobats, Zilch the Tory Steller, and Emrys Fleet – the Massive Rat Present. Visitor Artisans are Chicken Marie’s Pottery, Dangerous Badger Horns, The Quirky Cork, and Spirit Music Ocarinas.

The themes for the each day Beer and Wine Tasting occasions for April ninth & tenth shall be wines of Spain and beers of Texas. Guests should purchase their tasting occasion superior low cost tickets at SRFestival.com

“All of us at Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® are tremendously excited to start our fifth decade of offering one of the crucial distinctive leisure experiences in North Texas!”, says Helaine Thompson, Director of Advertising & Communications. “Along with the distinctive leisure, one-of-a-kind crafts, artisan demonstrations and different sights; now we have made important enhancements to the Pageant web site that we will’t wait for everybody to see. So come be a part of us on the forty first Annual Scarborough Renaissance Pageant®!”

Unbelievable new reveals for the Pageant’s forty first season will function a sword swallower, comedians, a Renaissance model gameshow, a verbal joust, a hammered dulcimer musician, and the Massive Rat Present! Scarborough’s performing firm (Scarborough Academy of Performing Arts) is again to pre-pandemic ranges with over 75 members and has been laborious at work creating merry new characters and refining long-time favorites, (together with the 2022 reigning monarch, Margaret Queen of Scotland and the Isles), who will deliver the re-created sixteenth Century Village of Scarborough to life!

Scarborough’s new 2022 artisans/shoppes showcase artistry resembling solid concrete artwork, sculpted horns, Macrame jewellery, hand crafted candies, Henna physique artwork, sculpted wearable puppets, bone sculptures & jewellery, leather-based equipment, handmade ocarinas, tapestry purses, pottery, stick horses, woodworking, hand-dyed silk clothes, and clay sculptures.

New meals choices are the Wonton Lotus Bowl, Fryed Jalapeño Slices, Philly Cheese Steak, Polish Sausage Sandwiches, Ribbon Fries, Quesadillas, Fruit Hand Pies, Royal Brownie Sundae, Loaded Totchos, and Chili Cheese Tater Tots. The Unique Lemon Chill can even be returning.

New beers and wines shall be obtainable, and a brand new mead is being launched. Texas Mead Works Mead is a semi-sweet mead with a balanced floral bouquet and light-weight candy honey end that guests are positive to take pleasure in. Plus, for the primary time ever, a lot of the meals, drink, and pub places shall be accepting credit score/debit playing cards!

Video games and rides are nonetheless money solely so we strongly encourage guests to deliver money for his or her go to. There are 8 ATM places all through the Pageant to serve friends.

Every weekend has a distinct theme that embrace Artisan’s Showcase (4/16 & 17), The All-New Viking & Ale Weekend (4/23 & 24) , Stay the Fantasy & Spring Celebration (4/30 – 5/1), Celebrating Chivalry Weekend (5/7 & 8), Legends of the Seas (5/14 & 15), Celtic Weekend (5/21 & 22), and the Final Huzzah (5/28, 29 & 30). Every weekend additionally has a wide range of particular occasions and actions together with costume contests, particular leisure, the return of the Royal Ale Pageant (21+) on April twenty third & twenty fourth, and the All-New Chocolate Sensations Tasting Occasion (21+) on Might seventh and eighth.

Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® provides “Meals Match for a King” that could be a step above the standard “honest meals”. Guests can feast on the well-known large smoked turkey legs (over 20 tons are consumed every season), Scottish Eggs, the biggest food-on-a-stick choice in Texas or strive among the each day particular creations on the Pasta Palace and Scarborough Bakery. The complete-service restaurant & bar, the Rose & Crown Inn, shall be providing signature objects like Shepherd’s Pie, Bangers & Mash, meat pies, and Muffulettas together with each day specials as effectively.

Guests 21 and over can partake in Texas Mead Works Mead, a big selection of craft, home and imported beer; wine, and different grownup drinks at one of many 12 pubs and taverns. For these with extra discerning palates there are each day wine and beer tasting occasions with every weekend having a distinct theme. Tastings require a separate ticket that may be bought prematurely for a reduction at www.SRFestival.com or on the Pageant (on pageant days). Seating is restricted and the tasting occasions recurrently promote out, so it is strongly recommended that you simply buy your tickets prematurely. Individuals have to be 21+ to attend.

2022 Each day Wine & Beer Tasting Themes

April 9 & 10
Wines of Spain and Beers of Texas

April 16 & 17
Wines of Italy and Beers of Belgium

April 23 & 24
Wines of the New World and Blind Date (Beer)

April 30 & Might 1
Wines of Germany and Beers of Germany

Might 7 & 8
From Grape to Glass (wine) and Barley, Hops, & Yeast Oh My! (beer)

Might 14 & 15
Wines Down Beneath and Beers of the New World

Might 21 & 22
Wines of France and Beers of the Celtic Isles

Might 28, 29 & 30
Flynn’s Favorites (wine) and Seamus Suggests (beer)

Issues to Be aware

New for the 2022 season: Most meals, drink, and pub places will now be accepting bank cards

Entertainer suggestions, video games and rides are nonetheless money solely so guests are strongly inspired to deliver money for his or her go to. There are 8 ATM places to serve friends together with two new places.

Costumes are welcome at Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® however are completely not required.

Each day particular occasions embrace full fight jousting (3 times a day), Birds of Prey Exhibitions, Kids’s Knighting Ceremonies, and the Grande Parade.

Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® is household pleasant with many actions for teenagers such because the Kids’s Knighting Ceremonies, the Mermaid Lagoon, the EwePets Petting Zoo, Keet’s Touchdown (chook aviary), the Unicorn Expertise, Renaissance Rides, video games of talent and rather more! Children’ favourite reveals embrace Unintentional Acrobats, Cirque du Sewer, The Don Juan & Miguel Present, Emrys Fleet’s Massive Rat Present, The Nature of Mercy, Shakespeare Approves, Innocent Hazard Juggling Present, Syndicate Faculty of Sword & Talent, and plenty of others.

There are some reveals which might be geared towards a extra mature viewers (16+). They embrace Arthur Greenleaf Holmes the Wildly Inappropriate Poet, Bettina Bawdeville, Menage a Moi, and the King’s Pub – Pub Sing.

Scarborough Renaissance Pageant’s 2022 Season provides many thrilling new additions to the Pageant together with very long time favorites for everybody to take pleasure in!

New Leisure

Bettina Bawdeville (PG-16) – Risqué authentic pub songs, mixing the bawdy with hints of vaudeville. Not for the fragile sensibilities. (Might 7 – Might 30 Solely)

Cy the Sword Swallower – A person of talent, of hazard, and a few would say… an entire lunatic! Witness him swallow an entire armory of swords of various styles and sizes!

Emrys Fleet, the Massive Rat Present – A hilarious comedy present that includes Pesky the Wonderous one-eyed price and Wilbur the Dancing weasel! (April 9 – Might 1 Solely)

Menage a Moi (PG-16) – Prime-shelf comedy stylings which might be humorously indecent and at all times discreet.

Identify that Sonnet – A Renaissance model gameshow that that almost all actually results in lots of enjoyable, laughter, and maybe a little bit schooling.

Robin Hood Charity Present – Be part of this “secret assembly” to create concepts for inflicting mischief within the Village

The Verbal Joust – A humorous improvisational language lesson on the worth of inventive insults!

Vince Conaway – Hammered Dulcimer – Bringing historical past to life by weaving storytelling with a fascinating array of Celtic, Renaissance, and Baroque music! (Might 7 – Might 22 Solely)

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Picture credit score Scarborough Renaissance Pageant

New Artisans

Aisling Designs – Forged Concrete Artwork

Chicken Marie’s Pottery – Practical Pottery

Domesticate Outside – Bonsai, Succulents, 2-D Artwork

Dancing Glass Studio – Macrame Beaded Jewellery (April 23 – Might 1 solely)

Scrumptious Doom Candies – Hand Crafted Candies (Might 7 – 8 solely)

Henna Envy – Henna Physique Artwork

Hornucopia – Sculpted Horns

Hullabaloo Henna – Henna Physique Artwork

Imaginarium Galleries – Sculpted Wearable Puppets

Madame Macabres Home of Curiosities – Bone Sculptures, Jewellery

Meraki Moon – Macrame Beaded Jewellery with giant Semi-Valuable Stones (Might 14 – 15 solely)

Native Texas Craftsman – Stick Horses & Woodworking

Silk Street – Useful Dyed Silk Clothes

Spirit Music Ocarinas – Handmade Ocarinas (April 9 – 17 solely)

Untamed Tapestries – Tapestry Purses

White Wizards – Clay Sculptures (Might 21 – 30 solely)

Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® desires everybody to remain protected and wholesome! They are going to be following relevant native and CDC tips for the 2022 Pageant season. An inherent threat of publicity to COVID-19 exists in any public place the place persons are current. COVID-19 is an especially contagious illness that may result in extreme sickness and dying. In keeping with the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC), senior residents and friends with underlying medical circumstances are particularly susceptible. Get all the main points for these tips & restrictions and doable COVID-19 dangers at www.SRFestival.com

Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® 2022 is open Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day Monday, April 9 – Might 30, 2022, from 10 AM to 7 PM rain or shine. Positioned in Waxahachie, Texas, Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® is simply half-hour south of the downtowns of Dallas and Fort Price on FM 66 off of I-35E and an hour north of Waco.

Admission is $37 for adults and $17 for youngsters, ages 5-12. Kids ages 4 and below are at all times admitted free. Low cost tickets can be found at www.SRFestival.com or at North Texas Tom Thumb & Albertsons shops. There are additionally reductions on the gate for Seniors 65+ and energetic Navy. Scarborough Renaissance Pageant® is sponsored by Dr Pepper.

For extra info go to www.SRFestival.com or observe us on Fb & Twitter (SRFestival) or on Instagram (theSRFestival).

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