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Offline RefMom3

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Re: 2016 opening is looming
« Reply #15 on: May 09, 2016, 11:32:43 AM »
Pork loin sandwich for breakfast AND lunch ;)
I love faire food; it's all good. In terms of acts to see, I love the Musical Blades, and enjoy The Escapologist's act (he's a friend, though, for full disclosure), The Jester Rejects are fun, Karma the dog act is amazing, and Wolgemut is also a fun act. You might want to check out their program, which is online http://www.okcastle.com/renaissance/. Scroll to the bottom and you have a .pdf of the layout, personages, and schedule of performers.

We had a wonderful opening weekend, and I would go back for another weekend, if I can figure out how to fit the 10-hour drive into my weekend schedule again ;)

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« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2016, 04:31:08 PM »
We had a great time at OKRF opening weekend!  Favorite food for me was the Spinach & Feta Crepe (this girl talks about crepes a lot!)  I had FOUR over the course of the weekend.  My sister wanted me to try strawberry (free bites), but I never made it past the savory!

Craigmeister - I just laughed out loud at your Robin Hood for Oklahoma idea! (People are used to random happiness from my cubicle.)

Merlin - I was happy to see you too!  Thank you for the great weather!! ;D

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« Reply #17 on: May 09, 2016, 04:42:08 PM »
I'll be there the weekend of May 21/22 - first timer!   Any tips for a newb?
From one recently un-newbified (visited for the second time this year), I would point out the Woodland Realm (shade & peace), The Cave (musical groups Wolgemut and Wine&Alchemy were boisterously mesmerizing - we bought CDs for the long car ride home!) & the Castle Keep (Activities & shows in the A/C) are nice escapes for a warm weekend, in case it goes toasty for your visit.

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« Reply #18 on: May 09, 2016, 04:43:44 PM »
We had a wonderful opening weekend, and I would go back for another weekend, if I can figure out how to fit the 10-hour drive into my weekend schedule again ;)
Right?!  Would someone invent portals already? ;D

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Re: 2016 opening is looming
« Reply #19 on: May 10, 2016, 08:39:18 AM »
Portals, portkeys, energize...I'm really not that picky. And I promise I would only use it when I really, really have a hard time with the driving time. Promise. Cross my heart.

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Re: 2016 opening is looming
« Reply #20 on: May 11, 2016, 06:42:30 AM »
If I had a portal to use (as opposed to a port-a-potty), I'd be at faires every weekend, so I could see my lovely librarian RefMom3, and my smiling Tamtaro more often!
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« Reply #21 on: May 11, 2016, 11:43:51 AM »
Tamtaro does have a most lovely smile ;)
I don't think I'd even mind a port-a-potty portal. It becomes the ultimate in "when you gotta go."

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« Reply #22 on: May 11, 2016, 12:50:28 PM »
I don't think I want to materialize somewhere in mid-squat...
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Re: 2016 opening is looming
« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2016, 01:02:40 AM »
Grammercy, Tamtaro.  My co-workers often wonder what I'm laughing at as well.  My mind goes on many rabbit trails and often finds something funny.  I don't care if they think I'm weird.  As long as I'm having fun without hurting anyone, it shouldn't matter.

The weather looks just about right this weekend for me to be able to wear my cloak at the Castle.  That's amazing for the month of May!  A little rain won't bother me as long as I can get fully garbed.
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Re: 2016 opening is looming
« Reply #24 on: May 15, 2016, 10:42:50 AM »
Thanks for the tips!  Looks like I'm set for food!  :)   I know of Wolgemut - first heard them at Maryland RF, now a subset of the group is performing (at least for the last 2 years) at Sherwood Forest Faire.   Will note down the suggestions.  That way I can prioritize. :)

Yes - it's a long haul for me as well.  I'm budgetting around 8 hours one way to get there.  Excited!
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Re: 2016 opening is looming
« Reply #25 on: May 15, 2016, 11:17:23 PM »
Good day.  I have posted Castleton pictures from May 14th at www.meistersrealm.com/Meisters_Realm/Photos/Pages/Oklahoma_Renaissance_Festival.html
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