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St Radegund's Faire

Hosted by: Shire of Rivenwood Tower

Start Date: 8/15/2008 Thru End Date: 8/17/2008 43
Jack McGowan's Farm
Township Road 198
Mankato MN 56001

Planned Activities: Archery , Armored Combat , Arts & Sciences Competition , Arts & Sciences Display , Bardic Activities , Classes , Dancing , Siege Weapons , Youth Activities , Youth Boffer Combat

St Radegund's A&S Fair   will be a weekend of classes and competitions. We have a beautiful site with a variety of classroom spaces

For a more complete class list with details, map, directions, and event flyer:

Site Opens at 5pm on Thursday August 14 and closes Sunday at 2pm. At the Jack McGowan Farm, Township Road 198Mankato MN 56001. GPS coords:44 07 30 N 94 03 09 W
NOTE: Township road 198 is 20001 Hawkeye/Shamrock Lane Rapidan MN. You will not be able to find Hawkeye or Shamrock Lane in the various map programs.Please see shire website for map, complete directions, event flyer and an up to date class schedule.

There is no site or camping fee, but there is a $3 parking fee. No Pre-Reg required.  Merchants welcome and Free.Camping is basically primitive. There is access to water pumps and port a potties. You may dig fire pits on the site, but the sod must be replaced at the end of the event.nelltThe site is child friendly with a large shaded play area. No swimming in the river. No small pets, this area has a large number of birds of prey. Site is wet.Site is handicap accessible. There are no showers on site.

Event Steward Linda Prahl Ld. Nell the Innocent

Class Coordinator: Anna Schuster at

Current Classes:

Cheese Making: includes milking the cow, Ideas for a more period camping lunch, Turf oven and bread baking, Archery classes and shooting, fletching, Viking Chain Making, Finger Loop Braiding, How to start a fire, Paper making, Coin Making Demo, Belly Dancing, Brewing, Children's classes taught by children! Marshall and armoured combat themed classes, Basic First Aid Classes, Basic Period Tunic (bring your fabric).

We have several areas for classes: some are inside with lights and electricity. We have a building for armoring and hot metal work. We have large outdoor areas suitable for outdoor classes. To Volunteer to teach or do an A &S demo Please contact class coordinator.


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