June 10th & 11th 2017
Bobbins and Lace
Lace making is a time honored tradition. Watch the flying fingers and bobbins of lacemakers as they create delicate patterns. You'll find them in the expo building
Sir Allyn Grant
Presenting a knight's encampment demonstrating the life of a knight through interactive demonstrations.
Keeping the person of Her Majesty the Queen safe is a life calling for some. They are always willing to train new and young recruits. If you are between the ages of six to fifteen you are invited to join the Royal Guard for their training sessions. See the festival schedule for exact times.
Society for Creative Anachronism
Taking re-enactment to another level members of the SCA try to live in the time period they are representing. You will see various demonstrations including hand to hand combat.
Black Hills Raptor Center
Squires of Goethos
Riding a war horse is romantic, but it takes a crew of people to care for the horses, the armor and the list. When not occupied with the joust the squires are experts at firing war machines like Trebuchets and Catapults. They'll be on the south east corner of the grounds. Watch for them.
Terpsichory Dance Troupe
Dancing was a favorite activity for royals, nobles, merchants and peasants. Come watch this expert troupe, or learn a dance with them!
Medieval and Renaissance Society
Watch these expert people recreate the work of artisans in leather, metal, wood, food and fiber arts. They gladly explain what they are doing and will astound you with their skills.
If you are interested in becoming involved with the festival as an encampment for 2016 please contact us.
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