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More Winners of Texas Renaissance Festival Tickets Announced!

I bet you thought I would forget to pick winners this week since we are busy with School Days, (which is going brilliantly, I might add), but I didn’t forget and am happy to announce that Shelly Kelly, TomPfaff , Sonya Raetzke, Casey Crosby and Jaded Kitty are this weeks Texas Renaissance Festival ticket recipients courtesy of the TRF Beefeaters! The winners have been notified by email.

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Second Week’s Winners of Texas Renaissance Festival Tickets Announced!

This week I’m happy to announce that Natalie Angel, Sarah Frenzel, Shelley Osburn , Lara Crump and Haley Fritz all won a pair of tickets to the Texas Renaissance Festival courtesy of the TRF Beefeaters! The winners have been notified by email. Continue reading

What’s With All the Wings?

It was a nice warm weekend in the kingdom for our second of the season and the fairies were out in droves. Or do fairies come in flocks? Whatever. Saturday seemed even busier than last week, but the numbers say differently, and we all know the numbers are never wrong.
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This Week’s Winners of Texas Renaissance Festival Tickets Announced!

This Week’s Winners of Texas Renaissance Festival Tickets Announced!

I’m happy to announce that Denise Lindsey, Kumi Bonner, Angela Benedict, Vanessa Madrigal and Nora Leal all won a pair of tickets to the Texas Renaissance Festival courtesy of the TRF Beefeaters! The winners have been notified by email. Continue reading

Dusty and Muddy; First Weekend Had Something For Everyone!

After all the news and questions about the wildfires, burn ban, smoking ban and warnings about escaped monkeys, (yes, a monkey warning), it was almost a relief when the festival opened and we could get to taking tickets.

The weekend started out pretty good, Saturday attendance was even better than opening day last year, but Sunday was a little slower to say the least. It’s hard to complain when we got what we’ve been praying for for so long, a good day of steady rain. This weekend the weather looks to be excellent, so it should be a busy one! Continue reading

2011 TRF Entertainment Schedule and Map

As is our custom we continue to provide a free downloadable Texas Renaissance Festival Entertainment Schedule and Map. They have now been have updated for 2011 and are available on the TRF Information Page of the website They are Adobe .PDF files so you’ll need Adobe reader. The entertainment schedule is still marked preliminary, Continue reading

TRF Announce Replacement for Fireworks

The rumours were true; the Royal Fireworks have been replaced with Ye Olde Laser Light Show™. Details here: http://bit.ly/nM747A

Sarcasm aside, I am glad they have come up with a show of some kind to end the festival. I remember the days before there the fireworks, and the festival just kind of faded to an end. Having a definite finale to the day has always been better in my opinion.

Trying to reserve judgment on the laser thing, but I’m going to need some convincing.

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Royal Fireworks Cancelled for 2011

It’s no surprise, but the Texas Renaissance Festival have cancelled the fire works for the 2011 season. They have enacted a full burn ban and smoking restrictions. The full policy has been posted here:

http://www.texrenfest.com/press-room/2011-policy-changes

TRF Will Be Open 8 October as Scheduled

I continue to receive inquiries as to the state of the Texas Renaissance Festival site and whether or not the festival will be open this year, etc. While I am glad so many of you regard the Beefeaters as an authoritative source of information, we aren’t the Texas Renaissance Festival and we are not currently at the TRF site, and I’m not really the best source of information at the best of times, especially before I’ve had my coffee.

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UPDATED: Wildfires Near Magnolia & the TRF

I was rather surprised to find several emails in my in-box this morning inquiring for information about the wildfires near the Texas Renaissance Festival and the city of Magnolia.

The Beefeaters are currently not at the festival site, and not a very good source of news or information. One of the Beefeaters was there on Monday, and reported that Continue reading