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McMenamins hosts Faire in the Grove May 14-15

dancers3Step back in time for a day of revels at the Faire In The Grove! Join McMenamins Grand Lodge, and The Barony of Dragon’s mist, Medieval Re-enactors, Armored Fighters & History Buffs, who invite you to experience the Middle Ages and the Renaissance!
The event is free and open to the public and the date is set for May 14 – 15 at the Location: McMenamins Grand Lodge , located at 3505 Pacific Ave. Forest Grove, OR 97116. Please no pets on the grounds!
Hosted on the vast front lawn of the Grand Lodge, come and be transported back to Fairegrove, a medieval village. Enjoy seeing and learning some of the history behind life in the middle ages and beyond into the Renaissance.
Enjoy live heavy armored combat, rapier, dance, music, storytelling, merchants, merchants, merchants, juggling, medieval cooking, and textile demos, book binding, leather working, strolling musicians, singers and dancers throughout the day.
The public is invited to participate with The Barony of Draon’s mist, history buffs, students of medieval studies and guests of McMenamins Grand Lodge and join us for fun and interesting events, entertainments and displays at this Demo for the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Rapier demonstrations & classes in “The Noble Art of Defense” held by Academia Duellatoria.Examples of public Medieval Demonstrations & Displays:
Fighting Tournaments – Heavy armored & Rapier styles
Royal Court
Wood Carving with period lathes and tools
Weaving – Card, Tablet, Loom? Which did they use?
Period Gaming like Medieval Chess and more! Come and try your hand.
Archery Displays