We did the Renaissance Festival today. It is one of the high points of our year, an annual excursion. As always, we grabbed a cold beer before heading to the Falconer’s Field to enjoy Tartanic – otherwise known as “Men Without Pants”.
After that we relaxed at Pan’s Oasis – the show was a lot less creepy than it has been in previous years. The Washing Wenches followed with an extremely bawdy and NSFW show.
Liz and I are officially Ren Faire geeks – she wore her period dress and I was attired in my kilt.
At the joust, I did my best to set Mike up with an eligible lady – the washing wench.
Liz didn’t find her soap merchant this year, but I did find the beer vendors. The best part of the Ren Faire is that the grounds are only a fifteen minute drive from our house. Tickets are $20 if bought in advance, and it makes for an inexpensive day out. The food is affordable – the beer is a bit pricey ($6 a pint for Guinness or Smithwicks; $5 for Bud), but that is part of the cost of a fun day out.