Renaissance Festival Offers A Jousting Good TimeJousting knights in shining armor are a highlight of the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival in West Newton. They perform on weekends. Weekdays are reserved for training - lots of it.
For Queen & King, Come Ye All For The FestivalCome join us in a celebration of music and dance as we put out the royal welcome mat for King Henry and Queen Katherine...
Renaissance Festival Returns With More Fun ActivitiesThe Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, which is open weekends through Sepember, features favorite characters from years past. However, there's also something new this year.
<img src="http://cbspittsburgh.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/kdkatv_renfest2013_420x55_2013_0812.jpg" border="0" /><br /> <br /> King Henry, by royal decree, has ordered that there be a Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival! The location will remain at Morelandshire, but his Majesty has ordered that many changes be made. You'll enter the kingdom through a new castle front gate. The realm shall be filled with more music, new entertainment and a variety of lively street characters.<br /> <br /> Jousters will compete in the Jousting Arena, while the smallest of the kingdom can enjoy their time in the new Children's Realm. There will be improved food areas with additional seating, a Pirate's Pub and a new upscale crafts marketplace.<br /> <br /> Join in the merriment! Attend the 2013 Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival. It's Affordable Fun for Everyone! Visit <a href="http://pittsburghrenfest.com" target="_blank">PittsburghRenFest.com</a>.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://cbspittsburgh.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/whatyoullfind_420x27.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <strong>Joust: The Knights of Noble Cause Productions</strong><br /> Experience the thrill of chivalrous knights and brave steeds engaging daily in three exciting jousting competitions! Featuring the finest in equestrian skills and combat jousting, these noble knights prove that “Chivalry Lives!”, and heroes walk among us.<br /> <br /> <strong>Ye Klass Klowne</strong><br /> A Spectacular Stupefying show that is sure to Dazzle and Delight! Balancing, Juggling and a Fire Show, Ye Klass Klowne is a circus performed whose goal is to spread Happiness, Joy and Laughter to the world one city at a time!<br /> <br /> <strong>Washing Well Wenches</strong><br /> “Wet Dirty Women, Good Clean Fun!" These two wacky wenches prove that a good scrubbing and lots of belly laughs are good for the soul! Whinny and Izzy provide rollicking laughter, hysterical comedy and of course, clean clothes! Laundry has never been so much fun!<br /> <br /> <strong>Cast In Bronze</strong><br /> Be enchanted by the Magical, Musical Experience of The Carillon! This Rare Medieval Instrument, made entirely of 4 Tons of Bells, each unique in design and note, will stir your soul with the haunting beauty of passionate music. Unlike Anything you have ever heard or experienced before, the “Spirit” of the music is portrayed by Frank DellaPenna, a Nationally Recognized Performer unrivaled in his ability to create “Musical Magic”. Come listen for the experience of a lifetime!<br /> <br /> <strong>Great Balls Of Fire</strong><br /> Wilsome Fire, a Fire-Eater, Fire-Blower, a Magician of Fire Manipulation, will leave you Breathless as you watch his amazing skills and Incredible Fire Displays! You have never seen Fire like this! and he’s funny too!<br /> <br /> <br /> <strong>Hypnotist Rick Stratton</strong><br /> The Amazing Art of Hypnosis will have you spellbound! Witness first-hand the Incredible Power of The Mind! Be amazed as you watch Rick Stratton use phenomenal mind-bending techniques, totally harmless of course, on volunteers for the audience. Hilarious antics and side-splitting comedy are the result during Every show!<br /> <br /> <strong>The King’s Piper Extraordinaire</strong><br /> Sean Regan, the King’s Piper, begins the third generation in a family of pipers. Considered one of the most experienced pipers and instructors on the East Coast!<br /> <br /> <strong>The Great Rondini</strong><br /> The Great Rondini is an exciting and engaging escape artist! He brings a new flair to the ancient art of escape, combining amazing skill, humor and audience participation to create an unforgettable experience! Will he make it out this time? Come cheer him on, as he continues to defy the odds and the physical limits of the human body!<br /> <br /> <strong>ALSO...</strong><br /> <strong>German Brothers</strong> Outrageously amusing “German Rap Stars”<br /> <strong>Craic</strong>Hi-energy Medieval Pipe and Drum Show with musical instruments crafted from instruments of war!</strong><br /> <strong>The Plunder Doggs</strong>Rollicking tunes & drinkin’ songs!<br /> <strong>The Duelists</strong>Sword Fighting Duo featuring Combat and Comedy!<br /> <strong>Mukti Nartaki</strong>Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Group with a spirit all their own.<br /> <strong>Temujin the Storyteller</strong> Master Storyteller & Weaver of Words! ~Temujin Ekunfeo<br /> <strong>Naughty, Bawdy, Singing Tavern Wenches.</strong><br /> <strong>The Pirates Pub</strong> Singing, dancing and plenty of grub and ale.<br />