The last demonstration I watched at the faire was some horseback archery. I especially liked their costumes! There were targets set up in the middle of the arena, which the riders aimed for as they went by. Almost a bullseye! One of the riders did some vaulting exercises, then was given a bow and arrow … Continue reading Horseback Archery
The goal of jousting is to unseat your opponent, and while that didn't happen lances and shields went flying anyway. I want to know how they can see in these helmets! 😅 I know I was supposed to be cheering for Balthazar, but I was hoping the lady knight would win. 😄 Sir William DeBracey … Continue reading Joust!
For me, the highlight of the Faire was the jousting performance put on by DeBracey Productions. They started off by introducing the knights. The audience was divided into four sections, each color representing the knight you would be cheering for. I was in the orange section, and our knight was Lord Balthazar. Of course I … Continue reading Faire Knights
Several weeks ago I got to attend a small renaissance faire. I had never been to a renaissance faire before, and this was the first (that I'm aware of) in this area so I wasn't sure what to expect. I just knew I wanted to watch some jousting. The faire ran for two weekends and … Continue reading MT Renaissance Faire