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2011 Virginia Renaissance Faire
« on: November 22, 2010, 01:01:16 PM »
Faire Name: Virginia Renaissance Faire
State: VA
Faire Start Date (YYYY-MM-DD): 2011-05-07  (NOT open on Memorial Day)
Faire End Date (YYYY-MM-DD): 2011-06-05
Management Business Name: Out of the Woodworks Productions
Management Fax: 509-275-5404
Management Email: comeplay@varf.org
Event Web Page:  www.varf.org
Event City:  Spotsylvania
Event Street Address:  5621 Courthouse Road
Event Zip:    
Directions to the Event:  The Virginia Renaissance Faire is at Lake Anna Winery in Spotsylvania County. The winery is easily accessible from Washington DC, Richmond, Norfolk and Charlotteville.

From N, E or S: Take I-95 to the Thornburg exit. Take Rt. 606 west through Snell. Continue on Rt. 606, til you come to Route 208 then turn left onto Rt. 208. The Faires entrance will be on the left, at the Lake Anna Winery, about three miles east of Lake Anna.

From the W: Take I-64 East to Route 208 exit number 143 toward Louisa/Ferncliff. Turn left onto Route 208/Route 659. Continue to follow Route 208 for 27 miles. The Faire entrance will be on the right about three miles east of Lake Anna.

This faire is near:
Fredericksburg, VA
Event Start Time: 10AM
Event End Time: 5PM
General Contact Name:    
General Contact Number: 703-508-5036
Craft Contact Name:
Craft Contact Number: vendor@varf.org
Performer Contact Name:
Performer Contact Number: comeplay@varf.org
Food Contact Name:
Food Contact Number: vendor@varf.org
PR Contact Name:
PR Contact Number: info@varf.org
Number of Booths: 40/70
Number of Stages: 3 main, 8 Stage areas
Annual Attendance: 9,000+
Admission Prices: Adult (6 and up): $9  Children (Under 6): Free
Year Established: 2001
Description of Your Faire: The Virginia Renaissance Faire is an all-volunteer nonprofit project dedicated to the highest quality educational entertainment. The cast of well-trained historical re-enactors provide an exciting interactive experience with hands-on activities for the whole family.

PERFORMERS - Out of the Woodwork has a limited number of openings on our stages for talented but unknown performers. Individuals, community groups and schools are invited to submit an letter of interest, including a description of your act. This is a great opportunity to obtain professional stage experience.

CREW OPENINGS - Costumed and Uniformed crew positions are still available. Join the White Knights (Safety and Security) the Green Men (Building and Grounds) or the street merchants and be part of the magic. Other volunteer positions are also available including HM Wizards (Marketing, PR, Information, & Funding) and our Education Team as well as on site positions. Participation in the Virginia Renaissance Faire earns community service hours for graduation, public service or scouts.

MERCHANTS - Currently, we are accepting applications for artisans and vendors. Fees are discounted for advance reservations and for educational demonstrations. At VaRF, the vendors are part of the faire family. Without you, there is no faire. Submit the interest form on the website, call 703-508-5036 or send an email.
Theme: Elizabethan
Village Name: The Shire of Stafford
Village Year: 1570-99
Total Days Faire Runs: 5 weekends = 10 days
Costume Policy: We LOVE Playtrons in costume and include those wearing the most authentic garments in our daily Costume Lecture. Come show off all that hard work!
Camping: None on site but myriad campgrounds within a 10 minute drive.
Picnic: You are welcome to bring your food and picnic in the parking area. We would encourage you to avail yourself of the fine fare within the city walls and support the food sellers therein.
Alcohol Policy: Beer and Wine sold on site. Armband system used to card and monitor purchases.
Animal Policy: No patron animals permitted on site. Even if you are carrying them. PLEASE leave them at home and not in your car.
Hotel City: If different than event.
Hotel State: If different than event.
Weapon Policy: All weapons must be peace-tied, preferrably with zip ties. Peace-ties will be applied at the gate for folks whose weapon's safety measurements do not meet our requirements.
Nearby Cities: Fredericksburg
Nearby States: MD, WV, NC
Directions Link: http://www.mapquest.com/maps?address=5621+COURTHOUSE+ROAD&city=SPOTSYLVANIA&state=VA&zipcode=22553
Ticket URL: Tickets are purchased onsite only
« Last Edit: November 23, 2010, 08:47:53 AM by Master James »
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