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Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012

21 Dec

I was blown away by the creativity (and madness) of my first experience of renaissance faire in Michigan. Upon learning that we have our very own ren-faire in North Carolina, I could not resist but go, enduring a two-hour drive to Charlotte and the cold Carolina fall. The village was stunning especially with the fall trees adding magic to the background. And when you are in the village at dusk, it is simply beautiful. The renaissance village is like a coveted paint on a black canvass: lights glowing, sun setting and a ton of merry-making.

Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ticket booth at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Ticket booth at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the stages at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the stages at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The jousting ground at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The jousting ground at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the shops at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the shops at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the stages at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the stages at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the stages at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

One of the stages at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A beautiful castle at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A beautiful castle at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Some reenactors at Carolina Renaissance Faire in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Some reenactors at Carolina Renaissance Faire in Charlotte, North Carolina.

An artsy castle at Carolina Renaissance Faire in Charlotte. North Carolina.

An artsy castle at Carolina Renaissance Faire in Charlotte. North Carolina.

The art of smithing at Carolina Renaissance Faire in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The art of smithing at Carolina Renaissance Faire in Charlotte, North Carolina.

An adorable goblin as a knight at Carolina Renaissance Faire at Charlotte, North Carolina.

An adorable goblin as a knight at Carolina Renaissance Faire at Charlotte, North Carolina.

A knight in chain mail at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A knight in chain mail at Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

 

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2 Comments

Posted by on December 21, 2012 in CarolinaRenFair, N.Carolina

 

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2 responses to “Carolina Renaissance Faire 2012

  1. Globalinfo4all

    December 24, 2012 at 7:28 AM

    Beautiful as usual….Merry Christmas !

     
  2. apple.e.e-s.

    January 7, 2013 at 12:16 PM

    thank you and merry christmas to you as well :)

     

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