Monday, May 10, 2010
Celebrate chivalry this weekend at Scarborough Renaissance Festival
They are inviting everyone to escape from the stresses and problems of everyday life and, just for the weekend, enter a world of polite and gentle behavior. How sweet.
WAXAHACHIE Randy James of Lone Star radio's Bo and Jim show will lead a motorcycle ride from the Arlington Hooters to Scarborough Renaissance Festival on Sunday, May 16. The ride will leave Hooters at 11 a.m. and arrive at Scarborough at approximately noon. Gents are encouraged to place their maiden fair behind them on their steel charger and enter the spirit of Scarborough's Chivalry Weekend.
Chivalry is generally considered to be courtesy towards others, particularly women. Scarborough Renaissance Festival is celebrating all things chivalrous this weekend as befits a 16th Century English Village during the reign of King Henry VIII. They are inviting everyone to escape from the stresses and problems of everyday life and, just for the weekend, enter a world of polite and gentle behavior; a simple smile, a polite nod or bow, a letting go of 21st century stresses, being kinder than necessary, and receiving kindness in return. That is the theme of Chivalry Weekend.
This year is the 30th season of Scarborough Renaissance Festival. The festival includes full contact jousting, falconry, minstrels, entertainment on 21 stages, artisan demonstrations, unique shopping in hundreds of quaint shoppes, and hearty food fit for a King and a Queen. Scarborough Renaissance Festival is open for five more weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) as well as Memorial Day Monday, May 31st. The village gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
Source: Scarborough Renaissance Festival
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