Medieval Fair opens this weekend in Norman

The 38th annual Medieval Fair opens Friday in Reaves Park in Norman.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: April 2, 2014

Calling all lords and ladies, knights, jesters and jousters. The 38th annual Medieval Fair begins Friday at Reaves Park and will continue through Sunday.

The free fair opens at 10 a.m. daily and remains open until 7 p.m.

Held annually since 1977, the living history fair at Jenkins Avenue and Constitution Street features arts, crafts, food, games, educational exhibits, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages.

Entertainment for the entire family includes minstrels, dancing, theater, re-enactments, jugglers, knights jousting on horseback and human chess games. Brightly costumed characters include King Arthur, mermaids and the royal court.

The temporary medieval village will have more than 200 arts and crafts booths offering handcrafted wares, including pottery, wood crafts, stained glass, armor, costumes, jewelry and leather crafts. Master crafters also will demonstrate their skills.



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