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SCA Village at the Santa Fe Renaissance Fair 2016

September 17-18, 2016

El Rancho de las Golondrinas Living History Museum
334 Los Pinos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507

Event Steward:
Lord Mathom the Malcontent
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Deputy Steward:
Mistress Brigitta Olavsdatter

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Site Fee:
- Adult Member Discount Event Registration: FREE with current membership (show proof of membership at VIP gate)
- Adult Event Registration: $10 at the door (Main Gate)
- Teens (13-17) Event Registration: $8 at the door (Main Gate)
- Seniors (62+) Event Registration: $8 at the door (Main Gate)
- Children (12 & Under): FREE

Discreetly Wet in designated areas

Join us for the 2016 Santa Fe Renaissance Fair!  This beautiful site is located 5 minutes south of Santa Fe on an historic and period living history museum.  Proceeds from the event benefit the 200-acre outdoor living history museum, as well as the Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences.  There are many vendors, artists, entertainers, food booths, games, a beer, wine, and mead tent, and more.  There will be 3 stages with continuous entertainment and our friends the Clan Tynker will be performing as well as many local belly dancers and musicians.

The SCA village is our opportunity to showcase what the SCA is all about to an audience of over 9,000 patrons already interested in the theme of our club.  We invite all SCA Local Groups to send members to enjoy the fair (to help add ambiance) and maybe consider bolstering our volunteer corps.


Los Ranchos de las Golondrinas is a working ranch and living history museum.

Allowed in specified established fire ring in the SCA VIllage after-hours only and as allowed by venue and local and state laws.

- Overnight camping for SCA volunteers and vendors.
- Period tents only in the upper field.
- Modern tents are allowed on the lower field behind the SCA Village.

Vendors (General Info):
- Vendor space is available for SCA merchants to sell medieval-themed products.
- Vendor space in the SCA village is FREE for current members (you must donate something of value to the Medieval Gift Basket as your Vendor Fee), but space is limited. 
- Last year's vendors will be given priority placement.
- Fill out and return the SCA Village Vendor Application as soon as possible to secure a space or to get on the waiting list.

This Year's Vendors:
- The Silver Pennig: Belly Dancing Accessories, Jewelry, Mugs, Feast Kits, Axes, Swords, and More.
- Flying Fox Forest Studio: Wooden Toys, Leather Masquerade Masks, Replicas, and More
- Underwater Adventures: Clothing, Wood & Metal Kitchenware, Jewelry, and More
- Cihan's Caravan: Clothing and Haberdashery

- Court Dancing 2x each day
- Heavy Weapons 2x each day
- Light Weapons TBD
- A&S Displays / Live Demonstrations
- Drawing for Medieval Gift Basket
- SCA Recruiting / Public Awareness
- Bardic 2x each day

10:00 - Site Opens
11:00 - A&S Demo
11:30 - Court Dancing Demo
12:00 - Rapier Demo
12:30 - Hvy Demo
1:00 - Fight a Knight
1:30 - break
2:30 - A&S Demo
3:00 Court Dancing Demo
3:30 - Rapier Demo
4:00 - Hvy Demo
4:30 - Fight a Knight
5:00 - Close

* From the North
- Take your best route to the King's Highway heading south to Drygestan (I-25 South to Santa Fe)
- Take exit 276 from I-25 S to NM-599N
- Turn left onto West Frontage Rd
- Turn right onto Los Pinos Rd and go 3.3 miles to the site.

* From the South

- Take your best route to the King's Highway and head north to Drygestan (I-25 North to Santa Fe)
- Take exit 276 for NM-599 S toward Madrid
- Turn left onto NM-599 N
- Turn left onto West Frontage Rd
- Turn right onto Los Pinos Rd and go 3.3 miles to the site.

- Venue is an historical site with many archeological sites throughout; please be respectful of artifacts.

Volunteer Opportunities:
Volunteering is fun!  Share your love of the SCA with newcomers at this fun venue filled with people already interested in the theme of our club.  Each year has been record-setting attendance, with over 9,000 people through the gate last year.  This is a great opportunity for recruitment, this is where we got Sir Rowland and Lord Suretai, who have both enriched our Society.  We also gather info from interested parties and forward that to the closest Local Group for follow-up contact.

Volunteers will receive free gate fee, discount vouchers for food vendors, a really nice pewter event token, on-site camping access, after-hours revel, and the appreciation of your humble event steward.

Volunteers are needed for:
- Setup on the afternoon / early evening on the 16th
- Breakdown on the evening of the 18th
- Recruiting / Meet and Greet
- Heavy fighters
- Light fighters
- Bards
- Artisans
- Gift Basket Drawing

Click here to join us as a VOLUNTEER!

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