A 5K run is being held at the site of the Kansas City Renaissance Festival on October 25th, 2014. Ticket prices appear to be $30 if purchased before Oct 13th. If zombies and running is your thing, or if you just want to see the KCRF site off season, this is your chance:
This weekend, the Midlands Pirate Festival will be held in Papillion, Nebraska (near Omaha). This will be the 7th year for this event, which is held at the Bellevue Berry Farm & Pumpkin Ranch. This site is also used for the springtime Nebraska Renaissance Faire.
If you attend this year, and would like to contribute a recap of the event (not a review, but more of a factual rundown of the event), please contact us.
A recent Renaissance magazine e-mail mentioned that the Greater St. Louis Renaissance Faire has been taken over by Mid-America Festivals. Mid-America started the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in 1971, and took over the Kansas City Renaissance Festival in 1999.
As we work at getting this website going again with news and articles, one of the first may look in to some of the history of these three events. There seems to be a lot going on with them right now.