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Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire 2017

On Sept. 9-10, Kings Valley was flooded with people in and out of costume, looking to enjoy the end of summer with some good, old-fashioned fun — or rather, olde-fashioned. The Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire was host to dancers, musicians, food and goods vendors, archers and jousters.

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Photo by Stephanie Blair

Giant rocking horses are among many attractions at the Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire.

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Honeystone Candles gave villagers the opportunity to buy wax candles, honeycomb and honey while educating them about the inner workings of the hive which their products are harvested from.

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Shrewsbury has no shortage of performers, from singing, to dancing, to acting -- and even jousting.

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Faire-goers visit with one of the horse-and-rider performing acts at the Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire.

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At the firing range, faire-goers had the opportunity to shoot a traditional bow and arrow.

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Lady Edith, representing England at the Joust, got her section of the crowd riled up and cheering to help the judge decide the winner of a tied event on Sunday.

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Cascade Mounted Archery, a Mongolian mounted archery troop, gave its final performance on Sunday at the faire. The archers shot arrows while riding their steeds around the arena.

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The view from the hillside above the jousting ring at the Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire.

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