By Linda Zavoral | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: October 15, 2018 at 8:00 am | UPDATED: October 15, 2018 at 8:05 am Princesses and peasants alike will make merrie in a San Benito County glen this weekend at the final Northern California Renaissance Faire of this season. You can tap your inner ghoul for the Halloween Fantasy themed weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Or go the high-class route with a royal tea, maybe some period theater, or grab a turkey leg to gnaw on while guffawing at Manly Men in Tights or the Naughty Minstrels. There’s jousting, period games, dancing, music, shopping. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m., with free concert at 6 Saturday. Find the glen at Casa de Fruta, 10031 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister. Tickets: $28 daily, $40 weekend pass, kids 12 and under get in free; www.norcalrenfaire.com. — Linda Zavoral, Staff Report an error Policies and Standards Contact Us … [Read more...] about Renaissance Faire takes a Halloween fantasy turn this weekend
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Costumes from "Reign" seen at The 9th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design Exhibition opening at the FIDM Museum & Galleries on the Park on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Phil McCarten/AP Images) London's Victoria and Albert Museum and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences present the final showing of the groundbreaking multimedia exhibition "Hollywood Costume" in Los Angeles' historic Wilshire May Company Building, the future location of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Pictured are Elizabethan gowns. (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/MCT) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Bay Area News Group File Whether you're at the Northern California Renaissance Faire or San Jose's Renaissance Faire, costumes are key. Here's how the Brass Farthings, who perform period songs, dress up. Bay Area News Group John Peacock, of Salinas, wears period garb during the 2014 Renaissance Faire on Guadalupe River Green in San Jose. Bay Area … [Read more...] about Going to the Ren Faire? How to score that wench outfit
Audience members enjoy the antics of Moonie and Broon at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 in Hollister, Calif. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Moonie the Magnif'Cent, center, makes fun of an unidentified audience member, right, who was talking during Moonie's show at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 in Hollister, Calif. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Unidentified fairgoer at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 in Hollister, Calif. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Queen Elizabeth I, center, played by Deirdre Sargeant, tours the grounds at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 in Hollister, Calif. (D. Ross Cameron/Staff) Kristen Herbert, left, and Karen Willey portray Dottie and Ruby Sweaters, respectively, in their comedy show about washerwomen, "Dirty Laundry," at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, Saturday, … [Read more...] about Prithee, good sir, which way to the Renaissance Faire?
Bob Mitchell Filoli's Summer Jazz Series is being held selected Sundays June 17 through Sept. 16 in Woodside. (Courtesy of Bob Mitchell) The 64th annual North Beach Festival is being held in San Francisco on June 16-17 Sound The gallery will resume inseconds Chris Riley/staff archives Steve Peru, with the rock band The Pirates Charles plays the fiddle with the band during the Northern California Pirates Festival in Vallejo. This year's festival will be held June 16-17. Scott Wall The Stern Grove Festival is being held in San Francisco Sundays June 17 through Aug. 19. Bay Area KidFest is being held in Concord the weekend of May 26. Keith Hames leads the African Rhythms and Dance workshop and Performs in the Festival Concert in Mountain View. Jeff Dean Palo Alto World Music Day is June 17. The Hakone Matsuri Festival is being held on May 20 in Saratoga. Clusterfest is being held June 1-3 in San Francisco. The 17th annual Monterey Beer Festival … [Read more...] about 2018 Bay Area festivals and fairs: From county fairs to kids and music festivals
THURSDAY, APRIL 26 If So, What?: The inaugural edition of the fair, which pairs art and design with sound and innovation and includes dozens of exhibitors, galleries and panels, kicks off with a VIP reception to benefit Art in Action. [3 to 9 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.] Telegraph Quartet: San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Quartet-in-Residence and Winner of the 2016 Naumburg Chamber Music Award performs a free concert featuring composer Robert Sirota’s commissioned “Wave Upon Wave.” [7:30 p.m., San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.] Art Market San Francisco 2018: The eighth edition of the weekend show, which attracted 25,000 visitors in 2017 and offers contemporary and modern artworks from dozens of returning exhibitors and newcomers, begins with a VIP preview. [6 to 10 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.] What’s Menthol Got To Do With It?: The second annual spoken-word … [Read more...] about April 26-28: If So, What?, Art Market San Francisco, Telegraph Quartet, What’s Menthol Got to Do With It?, stARTup Art Fair, Tom Green, Eva Noblezada, New Living Expo, 2018 Bay Area Book Festival, Dave Chapelle and John Mayer, TreasureFest