3rd Annual Renaissance Festival in Alma, WI
Food & Drink:
Pier 4 Cafe, 600 N. Main St. ~ Shire Shoes: Open-faced sandwich with choice of smoked meats, topped with fries and stout beer cheese sauce.
Fire & Ice, 303 N. Main St. ~ Maid Marian Muffins & Robin Hood Roast. Free Ice Cream to children in costume!
Alma Hotel, 201 N. Main St. ~ King's Platter & Live Music by Patina!
Red Ram Saloon, 207 N. Main St. ~ Renaissance Ram Burgers
Bill's Talk of the Town, 107 N. Main St. ~ Middle Earth Pork Wings
Castlerock Museum, 402 S. Second St. ~ Turkey Legs, Burgers & Brats
9:00am Alma Hotel: Meet & Greet w/ coffee & donuts
10:00am Knightly Procession downtown to the Castle! Parade marshals by the Alma Hotel, heads up Elm Street which turns into Orange Street, and then down 2nd Street to The Castle. 2nd Street will be closed in front of the Museum.
10:15am Kazimir the Hungry: Sword Swallowing and Fire Breathing
~ Museum Opens at 10:30am ~
Admission: $6 Adults, $4 Students, 1/2 price for those in period dress; weapons must be sheathed and peace tied.
10:40am Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association: Longsword / Armored Combat
11:40am SCA Shire of Shattered Oak: Rapier & Armored Combat
12:30pm Clann Tartan: Non-firing Matchlock Musket
1:10pm Hokkyokusei Kendo Club: Kendo
1:50pm Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association: Longsword
2:30pm SCA Shire of Shattered Oak: Rapier & Armored Combat
3:20pm Clann Tartan: Pike demo
4:00pm Kazimir the Hungry: Sword Swallowing and Fire Breathing
4:15pm Holy Grail Drawing & Presentation
4:20pm General Hardware Border Morris Dancers
5:00pm Museum Closes
Ongoing at the Castle: Ancient & Medieval Warriors from the Milchiean Hoplites and A Life Medieval. Demos of Traditional Medieval Crafts.
Events in The Shire:
9:00am Meet & Greet with coffee and donuts ~ ALMA HOTEL
10:00am Knightly Procession from downtown to the CASTLE
11:00am Archery for Kids ~ CITY LOT
11:30am Bardmageddon - Renaissance Music ~ FIRE & ICE GARDENS
12:00pm Kazimir the Hungry: Sword Swallowing & Fire Breathing ~ CITY LOT
12:30pm Brothers Dymm: Comedy Swordplay ~ BIG RIVER THEATER
1:00pm Uptown-on-the-Lakes Morris Dancers ~ CITY LOT
1:30pm Constant State of Confusion: Jugglers ~ 3G GALLERY
2:00pm Kazimir the Hungry: Sword Swallowing & Fire Breathing ~ CITY LOT
2:30pm Brothers Dymm: Comedy Swordplay ~ BIG RIVER THEATRE
3:00pm Uptown-on-the-Lakes Morris Dancers ~ CITY LOT
3:30pm Constant State of Confusion: Jugglers ~ 3G GALLERY
4:00pm Bardmageddon: Renaissance Music ~ EMPIRE ROOM PATIO
4:15pm Holy Grail Drawing ~ CASTLEROCK MUSEUM
5-7pm Masquerade Ball with the Wabasha Winds ~ EMPIRE ROOM
10-5pm Customes, Alterations, and Costume Repair ~ ART & SOUL
10-5pm Have your fortune told ~ BLUEBIRD
10-5pm Medieval Healer ~ STUMP TOWN GALLERY
1-4pm Face Painting & Hair Braiding ~ WINGS OVER ALMA
Traveling Performers Throughout the Day:
Lasa Anahata Tribal Belly Dancers ~ Fairylight Muse: Roaming Fiddler ~ General Hardware Border Morris Dancers ~ The Midwest Renaissance Actors Guild ~ Bagpiper & Drummer
Search for the Holy Grail: Find the “Holy Grail” at participating shops for a chance to win the treasured artifact and 100 Alma Dollars! Entries need to be stamped by 8 businesses and turned in at Castlerock Museum before the 4:15pm drawing at the Castle. You must be present to win.
HOLY GRAIL LOCATIONS (North to South):
1. The Burlington Quilt Shop ~ 809 N. Main St.
2. Pier 4 Cafe ~ 600 N Main St.
3. Fire & Ice ~ 305 N. Main St.
4. Art & Soul ~ 303 N. Main St.
5. Red Ram Saloon ~ 207 N Main St.
6. Alma Leather ~ 121 N. Main St.
7. bluebird ~ 117 N. Main St.
8. Wings Over Alma ~ 110 N. Main St.
9. Water Lily Gifts ~ 111 N. Main St.
10. Bill's Talk of The Town ~ 107 N Main St.
11. Alma Blooms ~ 105 N. Main St.
12. Alma General Store ~ 100 N. Main St.
13. 3G Gallery ~ 100 S. Main St.
14. Etta's Place ~ 200 S. Main St.
15. Spasha Salon ~ 200 S. Main St.
16. Stump Town Gallery ~ 109 S. Main St.
17. The Shanty ~ 323A S. Main St.
18. Junk Market / Siam Traditions ~ 325 S. Main St.
19. Napa / River City Parts ~ 314 S Main St.
20. Alma Art Adventures ~ 1107 S. Main St.
Sponsors & Friends:
Castlerock Museum would like to thank the Hotel de Ville for co-sponsoring the event
and all the businesses and organizations that have shown their support including:
American Family Insurance ~ Ameriprise Financial ~ Bank of Alma ~ Bautch Insurance Agency ~ Collins Plumbing ~ Deja Vu Salon