Selected Community Events


"A Gathering of Rogues & Ruffians - A Renaissance Faire"

Oct 13, 2012 - Oct 14, 2012 Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Sunday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm rain or shine.

County Road W at the Wilhlem Tell Grounds in New Glarus Wi.
Young Lords and Ladies can enjoy the Kids Kingdom where they can try to siege the castle or attack a ship with a Catapult.
The whole family can try their hand at throwing Knives & Axes or a game of Spanish Towers.
The more aged in the group can enjoy a beer at our Beer Garden while taking in one of our many great Entertainers or Artisans from around the region. Our Beer Garden will include a large variety of beers, featuring some of our local New Glarus brews!

Gathered this year for your entertainment is Have Court Will Travel,Steadfast Steel,UW Belly Dance,The Pirate Bill Rients, Grey Aengus, Rakhshanda Tribal Belly Dance, Odorferious ThunderBottom, Chelsea Spangler-violinist, St. Martin's Academy--Medieval Martial Arts, Midwest Renaissance Actors Guild, Last Hope Larp, CSG-Milwaukee and Arm Street, Elizabethan Pirate Trio: Sir Frobisher, Sir Hawkyns and Grace O'Malley, The Late Mountebank and the Wonder Elixir of Life Company, Wonder Puppets, Spencer the Squire.

We also have in attendance some of the best artisans in the region including, Jackie Creation, Ravenworks, Artisans of the Midwest Renaissance Actors Guild, World of Fairies, Snow Apache, Elysium Armory, Last Hope Larp, Laura Endres-Henna, Rhonda Morningstar -Tarot Cards, Ogre's Den, The Celtic Butterfly Shop, Hissing Serpent Trading Company, Spry Whimsy, Ceramics, Kitten Crochet, Dark River Pottery, Arm Street, Iron Wolfe Forge--Blacksmith

Food includes Vera Cruz Mexican Cuisine, Sugar River Pizza, Little Shop of Cheesecakes & Calli's Pub, and of course BEER!
Jennifer Bethel