Green Forest Renaissance Faire

Medieval Fantasies Company in cooperation with the Glen Maury Park is honoured to present one of the finest Renaissance Faires in Virginia

The 1st Annual
Green Forest Renaissance Faire

 Glen Maury Park  Buena, VA

July 8-9, 2017

Saturday: 10am - 6pm       Sunday: 10am - 5pm

  Admission: $7 per carload, $10 per bus  

  Set betwixt the winding River and the Forests from whence it takes it's name, the Green Forest Renaissance Faire offers Festive music, delicious Foods and Merchant tents filled with wondrous Wares. Be amazed by the Archers from the Greenwood as they demonstrate their skills from lands far and near. Array thyself in your favorite garb and join us for a weekend of amazing Performers, Games to test your skills, and more Wonders than can be enjoyed in a single day.  

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Period Weapons permitted, must be Peacebound by MFC Staff.   No alcohol or coolers allowed.
Pets on leashes welcome!

 
 
        
   
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2017 Faire Map

 

 Spaces are available on a first come first served basis.

To secure your space please contact us for Merchant, Performer or Living History Application/Contracts.

 

  1. Medieval Fantasies Company - Royal Pavilion
  2. MFC Market Place & Fairy Fancy Facepainting
  3. Merchant Space Open
  4. Food Merchant Space Open
  5. Merchant Space Open
  6. Merchant Space Open
  7. Merchant Space Open
  8. Amethyst Cauldron
  9. Merchant Space Open
  10. Merchant Space Open
  11. The Falconer of Philpott
  12. Royal Stage
  13. Masquerade Ball
  14. Templar Encampment
  15. Archers of the Glenn
  16. Sword Circle - Archery
  17. White Stag Manor - The Royal Huntsman and Seneschal

 

 

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  Archers of the Glen Maury

We are honoured to have a great number of talented Archers from a variety of backgrounds participating.
Archers will include The Hunters, The Yeomen, The Warriors and The Nobles 

Followed by the Royal Archery Contest

 

        

  Hear Ye Hear Ye - The Royal Archery Contest

 
 The Royal Archery Contest shall be held each day upon the grounds of the Faire. The Tournament is open to one and all and is absolutely free. Participants shall be divided into two groups, 12 and under and 13 and older. Archers must be in Medieval, Renaissance or Fantasy attire and are required to provide their own equipment, however bows and arrows must meet the Standards of the Contest.   Arrows must have wooden shafts with field tips and bows are limited to recurve and longbows only. This Tournament follows IFAA Standards as a guideline.
The winner of each group will receive a Golden Arrow to signify their ability as Master Archers.
All Archers must preregister at the Royal Pavilion no later than 1:30pm.


Pray find Full Archery Contest Rules herein
 

 

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      The Royal Knighting Ceremony 
Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Knighting Ceremony 

2017 Featured Performers

     
 
 Their Majesties The Blackwolfs


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 Sir Strongbow and Dame Noone
The Royal Huntsman and Seneschal
Demonstrating Medieval Hunting & Woodlore and The Medieval Household

Henry Hunt Club - Saturday and Sunday at 4 p.m.
 
   
 

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  The Falconer of Philpott 
Master Falconer Robb Herbst
 

 

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Master David - Sword Swallower   
 


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Flabbergast the Wizard
Offering Strolling and Stage Magic for your amazement.
 

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Thunder and Spice

Celtic, Folk and Renaissance music

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The Welsh Corgi Show 
Princess Rhiannon and Welsh Corgi Luna

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2017 Featured Merchants


Fairy Fancy Facepainting
Offered at the MFC Market Place

MFC Market Place
Offering Wooden Swords, Shields and Handmade Children's Leather Armour. Longbows, arrows and more!


The Potter's Hut
Handcrafted Pottery Chalices, Bowls and Plateware featured at the MFC Market Place
Sword Circle
Sword Circle LLC
Fight a Knight, Feather Pens, Leather Books and Figures

Madam Marcella
 
Hand Crafted Jewelry & Tarot Reading

Amethyst Cauldron
Candles, Sachets, Oils,and Pendulum Divination
 
 



 

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2017 Living History

 

 

Templar Knight Living History Encampment   Templar Knight
Living History Encampment

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2017 Games

 

 
Archery
$2.00 for Four Arrows

 

 

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2017 Activities

 

    
 Chess   Enchanted Unicorn/Mystical Nightmare Ring Toss

Boar Hunt 
 
Stocks

 

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Green Forest Renaissance Faire Masquerade Ball
Saturday 4:30pm - 5:30pm   

All Patrons Welcome!

Maltese Bransle - The Moresca - Going to Jerusalem - Farandole - Twirly Reel
     

 

 

 

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The Royal Stage

Faire Grounds
  Saturday - July 8, 2017
10 am   Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
Faire Opens
10:30   Flabbergast the Wizard   
11 am    
11:30 Master David -Sword Swallower  
12 noon    
12:30  Flabbergast the Wizard    
1pm  Tour Da Dance   Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion  
1:30  Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
 
2 pm Master David - Sword Swallower     Archers of the Glen Maury
2:30   The Royal Archery Contest  
3 pm   Flabbergast the Wizard  
3:30  Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
 The Welsh Corgi Show
4 pm Tour Da Dance Henry's Hunt Club  
4:30  Masquerade Ball    
5 pm  
5:30  Master David -Sword Swallower, Bed of Nails  
6 pm Faire Closes
 
 

The Royal Stage

Faire Grounds
  Sunday - July 9, 2017
710 am   Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
Faire Opens
10:30 Flabbergast the Wizard  
11 am   Leland/Phillips Wedding
11:30 Master David -Sword Swallower  
12 noon   Tour Da Dance  
12:30 Flabbergast the Wizard   
1pm   Knighting Ceremony at the Royal Pavilion   
1:30 Thunder and Spice
Celtic, Folk and Renaissance Music
 
2 pm Master David -Sword Swallower    Archers of the Glen Maury
2:30   The Royal Archery Contest  
3 pm    Flabbergast the Wizard   
3:30 Tour Da Dance The Welsh Corgi Show 
4 pm   Henry's Hunt Club 
4:30 Master David -Sword Swallower   
5 pm Faire Closes

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  Let us make your
 Wedding Fantasies come true!

There is a $100.00 fee for the use of our Wedding Venues at any of our Events, this includes Free Admission (where applicable for up to 10 members of the Wedding Party, A Wedding Bower (decorated by the Wedding Client) and two flags of the Bride and Groom's Ancestry. There must be a signed Contract made between the Wedding Party and MFC. There may be Events where multiple Services are being conducted. Weddings are conducted at each Event in the order in which they are Contracted. No impromptu Services are allowed at any MFC Events.
 

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   Celebrate thy Birthday at Faire!
There is a $75.00 fee for the use of our Birthday Venue, this includes Free Admission (where applicable) for up to three (3) carloads. a Birthday Pavilion (decorated by the Client) and
one flag of the Family Ancestry.
The Birthday Boy or Girl (regardless of age!) is permitted first in line at the Knighting Ceremony. Also included is a Personalized Birthday Certificate presented to the Guest of Honour.
There must be a signed Contract made between the Client and MFC. One Party per day of Faire permitted.
Additional Tents available at an additional charge
depending upon availability.
 

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Applications for Performers, Merchants and Living History Groups as well as Staff (Roadies, Knights). Now available for the 2017 season.

For detailed information, guidelines and specification please see the MFC Handbook.

 

Selection of Performers, Merchants, Living History and other participants is based upon the following criteria: Period Tentage, Ability to fit within the theme and atmosphere of the Event, Type of Merchandise, Performance or Service offered, Prior participation and good standing with MFC, Completion of Application/Contract received with full payment of Merchant fee.

Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis with returning Participants, who are of good standing, being given first refusal. Contact sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com to request an Application. 

 

Staff Application Living History Application Performer Application Merchant Application
All Merchants Wares Juried
Roadie Application
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Period Tents/Pavilions available for Event Rental
Contact ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com for more information.

 

12'x12' Medieval Pavilion
5 Available for the 2017 Season

Water Proof Canvas Shelter 7 height
Pavilion will be setup and ready for your use upon arrival.
White PVC Walls provided for after hours or inclement weather.
$75 per weekend

16'x16' Medieval Pavilion
2 Available for the 2017 Season
Water Proof Canvas Shelter 7 height
Pavilion will be setup and ready for your use upon arrival.
White PVC Walls provided for after hours or inclement weather.

$100 per weekend

 

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Scouting Through the Ages

Also Available:  Going Medieval Patch Program  
 Our
Renaissance Faire Curriculum For Home Schools which can be easily adapted to suit Boy and Girl Scouts Troops



F
or additional information on Scouting Programs

 

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Directions

   

Glen Maury Park
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista, Virginia 24416
 540-261- 7321

Accommodations:

       
Hampton Inn
401 E. Nelson St
Lexington VA 24450

 
Wingate by Wyndham
1100 N. Lee Hwy
Lexington VA 24450
  Comfort Inn
62 Comfort Way
Lexington VA 24450
  Glen Maury Park Campground
101 Maury River Drive
Buena Vista VA 24416
 540-261- 7321

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Event Sponsors
We invite you to be part of this Event! Contact Sir Blackwolf for Sponsorship opportunities!

     
     

We invite one and all to be a part of one of the most unique and spectacular events in this area; The 2017 Green Forest Renaissance Faire held at the picturesque Glen Maury Park in Buena Vista Virginia. The Faire is in its first year bringing forth to visitors both near and far, fun filled family entertainment. We invite you to be a part of the Faire with your generous Sponsorship that will enable us to offer thrilling displays of Knights in shining armour jousting at the tiltyard, and wondrous Performers such as Musicians, Magicians and Dancers to entertain the Patrons.

Sponsorship Packages Available

Pray offer any queries you may have and thank you very much!

We are at your service,
Chris & Mia Pugh
Medieval Fantasies Company

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Medieval Fantasies Company
P.O. Box 13
Churchville, VA 24421
540-294-1846
sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com
ladydawn@medievalfantasiesco.com

                  

 

* Images are for promotional purpose only.  Specific vendors, performers or arrangement may vary.  

AKA:   Stone Tower Glen Renaissance Faire or STG Renaissance Fair