The Folsom Renaissance Faire
October 22, 2006

We didn't get to the Northern California Renaissance Faire at Casa de Fruta this year and had to fulfill our yearning for a stroll through history so we went to Folsom for our journey through time and space...

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In the car and looking forward to the day and the adventure
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The parking brake works
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She was the first lady I came to as we entered
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Marilyn and John
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Hand catapults and trebuchets
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Sally and I wear medallions made on their "Drop Hammer Coin Mint"
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The Drop Hammer Coin Mint
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I just love her hair
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Very pretty
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Free hugs
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And a delightful tip "jar"
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This fine lady is demonstrating her spinning wheel for these visitors
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A close inspection will reveal that the furry pet is stuffed
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A very nice smile
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(The travelocity gnome?)
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All sorts of wonderful victuals
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Belly dancers
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A pair of very large rocking horses
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The lady on the left has apparently just participated in a wet bodice contest
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The Dauntless has run aground
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They've come to watch the joust
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As have we
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The emcee
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The contest
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They left their handbag at the joust but we were able to return it to them
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Such a lucky tree
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The concourse
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Modern weaponry
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A family gathering
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The ladies appear to be manifesting obeisance to their lord liege 
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A damsel with her own blade
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The court
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This lady was showing a prospective customer the finer points of her gossamer
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We especially liked this show
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I had to include this picture
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The young juggler was very skilled and the audience was very appreciative
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Trying her own gossamer, in black. She also has a wonderful smile but regrettably that image was not in focus...
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The Naughty Minstrels
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Marilyn loves dragons
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The King and Queen of the Faire
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I was able to make the town crier stop crying and laugh...
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