4th 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 Alfresco Pizzeria, 211 N. Main St. ~ Dragon's Breath Pizza & Mead
Red Ram Saloon, 207 N. Main St. ~ Renaissance Ram Burgers
Bill's Talk of the Town, 107 N. Main St. ~ Beef Sundae
Castlerock Museum, 402 S. Second St.
~ Burgers & Pulled Pork Sandwiches
At the Castle, prepared by the Alma Hotel
Alma Hotel, 201 N. Main St. ~ King's Platter and Live Music by Patina, 1:30 to 3:30pm!
~ Museum Opens at 10:30am ~
Admission: $6 Adults and $4 Students,
1/2 price for those in period dress;
weapons must be sheathed & peace tied
9:00am Meet & Greet at the Alma Hotel with 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 & Fire Breathing
10:40am Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association: Longsword demo
11:20am Clann Tartan: Non-firing Matchlock Musket
12:00pm Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association: Rapier, Dagger, Smallsword demo
12:40pm Armor Through The Ages demo
1:20pm Bardmageddon - Renaissance Music (inside The Castle)
2:00pm Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association: Longsword demo
2:40pm Clann Tartan: Pike demo
3:20pm Wisconsin Historical Fencing Association: Rapier, Dagger, Smallsword demo
4:00pm Kazimir the Hungry: Sword Swallowing & Fire Breathing
4:15pm Holy Grail Drawing & Presentation
4:20pm Uptown-on-the-Lakes Morris Dancers
5:00pm Museum Closes
Ongoing at the Castle:
Medieval Warriors from Clann Tartan and A Life Medieval. Demonstrations 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 Brothers Dymm: Comedy Swordplay ~ BIG RIVER THEATER
12:30pm Kazimir the Hungry: Sword Swallowing & Fire Breathing ~ CITY LOT
1:00pm Constant State of Confusion: Jugglers ~ HOTEL DE VILLE PATIO
1:30pm Uptown-on-the-Lakes Morris Dancers ~ CITY LOT
1:30pm Patina - Celtic Music ~ ALMA HOTEL
2:00pm Brothers Dymm: Comedy Swordplay ~ BIG RIVER THEATRE
2:30pm Kazimir the Hungry: Sword Swallowing & Fire Breathing ~ CITY LOT
3:00pm Constant State of Confusion: Jugglers ~ HOTEL DE VILLE PATIO
3:30pm Uptown-on-the-Lakes Morris Dancers ~ CITY LOT
4:00pm Bardmageddon - Renaissance Music ~ HOTEL DE VILLE PATIO
4:15pm Holy Grail Drawing ~ CASTLEROCK MUSEUM
5-7pm Masquerade Ball with Bardmageddon (addmission $5) ~ THE BURLINGTON HOTEL & QUILT SHOP
10-5pm Customes & Accessories ~ ART & SOUL
10-5pm Renaissance Portrait Gallery ~ BLUEBIRD
10-5pm Medieval Healer ~ STUMP TOWN GALLERY
11-9pm Performances by Robin Hood's Men In Tights ~ ALFRESCO PIZZERIA
12-2pm Botanical dyeing, essential oils, Medieval snacks ~ WHOLE HEART
1-4pm Face Painting ~ WINGS OVER ALMA
Lasa Anahata Tribal Belly Dancers
Fairylight Muse: Roaming Fiddler
The Midwest Renaissance Actors Guild
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 4:15pm.
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. Alfresco Pizzeria ~ 211 N. Main St.
6. Red Ram Saloon ~ 207 N. Main St.
7. Alma Leather ~ 121 N. Main St.
8. bluebird ~ 117 N. Main St.
9. Wings Over Alma ~ 110 N. Main St.
10. Water Lily Gifts ~ 111 N. Main St.
11. Bill's Talk of The Town ~ 107 N. Main St.
12. Alma Blooms ~ 105 N. Main St.
13. Alma General Store ~ 100 N. Main St.
14. Spasha Salon / Two Old Crows ~ 200 S. Main St.
15. Stump Town Gallery ~ 109 S. Main St.
16. Whole Heart ~ 323A S. Main St.
17. Junk Market ~ 325 S. Main St.
18. Napa / River City Parts ~ 314 S. Main St.
19. The Garden Gate ~ Yard of 333 S. Main St.
20. Alma Area Museum ~ 505 S. 2nd St. (1-4pm)
Sponsors & Friends:
Castlerock Museum would like to thank the Hotel de Ville for co-sponsoring the event.
The Hotel de Ville includes the new Alfresco Pizzeria, next to the Hotel de Ville Patio,
and Fire & Ice, an ice cream and coffee shop, with Secret Gardens,
complete with a castle wall & hobbit hole!