• Music Culture at Faire – With Jennifer Brough

    Imagine you’re sitting in a tavern. The room is dimly lit by the warm tones of the hearth. The cheap beer clings to the sides of your mug in much the same fashion as it does your throat. Rain beats at the thatched roof and you aren’t looking forward to the long walk home. Tomorrow […]

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  • Celtic Fest Ohio 2019

    Day One Arriving on site first thing in the morning is an entirely unique experience. Before the crowds arrive, before the blessed chaos begins, there is nothing but the robins picking about the grass and the smell of the faire. It has been years since I have been on this side of the gate, and […]

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  • Beer and Wine Tasting at Valley Vineyards with the Cast of ORF

    Nestled in the neat country village of Morrow Ohio is the Valley Vineyards Brewery. This inviting little venue hosts several events throughout the year, but for my money, the one to attend is the Wine and Beer tasting.

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  • How To Survive Your First Time at ORF

    So you’ve never been to a renaissance festival before! Well, congratulations! You couldn’t have picked a better one to start with. Maybe it was the call of bagpipes or the belly-dancers swirling skirts. Perhaps it was the promise of beer on Sunday or the wine and mead tasting. Whatever it was, you decided this was […]

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  • 10 Things You Should Know Before Going to the Ohio Renaissance Festival

    As faire season draws closer, we all look forward to the fun of the festival. From the colorful garb to the whimsical atmosphere, faires have steadily gained in popularity over the last several years. Each faire has its own unique way of contributing to a cultural phenomenon, and ORF is no exception. Before you come […]

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  • Welcome To The New ORF Blog!

    In 2012 & 2013, I had the singular pleasure of participating in the cast of the Ohio Renaissance Festival. Even though I was only able to join for two years, it has remained one of the most delightful experiences of my life and I have longed to return to their amazing family ever since. So […]

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