September 17 & 18: Ft Bragg Renaissance Faire

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Travel back in time at the 1st Annual Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire, September 17-18, 2011! Beneath the shadowed canopy of the pine trees Patrons enter a magical world of valiant knights, beautiful damsels, feasting and merriment.  Browse through the village of Merchants offering exciting wares from far-away lands. Enjoy roasted turkey legs, delicious treats, and cool refreshing beverages as magicians, musicians, and dances entertain you. Join the dance on Saturday afternoon, thrill to the clash of armoured knights, and revel in the spectacle of a world long past come to life before you very eyes.

Admission is FREE!

This enchanting event is open to DoD ID cardholders, their guests, and the general public.

No coolers, alcohol, or pets please.

There will be no ATM or credit card machines onsite, so please plan accordingly.

Sat, 17 Sept

  • 1000 Festival opens: living history exhibits, activities and games, unicorn & warhorse rides, merchants, food merchants, and peddlers
  • 1000-1100 Maugorn the Stray
  • 1100-1200 Thunder & Spice
  • 1200-1230 Jousting competition
  • 1230-1300 Belly dance show (artist TBD)
  • 1300-1400 Maugorn the Stray
  • 1400-1500 Thunder & Spice
  • 1500-1530 Belly dance show (artist TBD)
  • 1530-1600 Maugorn the Stray
  • 1600-1630 Jousting competition
  • 1630-1700 Thunder & Spice
  • 1700-1800 Renaissance Dance: patrons participate in Medieval Dance Instruction taught by Medieval Fantasies Company staff
  • 1800 Festival closes for the day

Sun, 18 Sept

  • 1000 Faire opens: living history exhibits, activities and games, unicorn & warhorse rides, merchants, food merchants, and peddlers
  • 1000-1100 Maugorn the Stray
  • 1100-1200 Thunder & Spice
  • 1200-1230 Jousting competition
  • 1230-1300 Belly dance show (artist TBD)
  • 1300-1400 Maugorn the Stray
  • 1400-1500 Thunder & Spice
  • 1500-1530 Belly dance show (artist TBD)
  • 1530-1600 Maugorn the Stray
  • 1600-1630 Jousting competition
  • 1630-1700 Thunder & Spice
  • 1700 Faire finale

*Performers and performance times are subject to change without notice

Activities & Games

Paragon Jousting

Fight or Yield- Patrons show their valour in the arena ($1 per player)

Archery ($1 for 3 shots)

Axe Throw ($1 for 3 throws)

Unicorn & Warhorse Rides (Free for patrons)

Plus many more activities, performers, and living history exhibits!

Driving directions:

From Spring Lake
Head South on Hwy 210/Murchison Rd.
Turn Left onto Smith Lake Rd.
End at Smith Lake Recreation Area

From Fayetteville
Head North on Hwy 210/Murchison Rd.
Turn Right onto Smith Lake Rd.
End at Smith Lake Recreation Area

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