Texas Renaissance Festival announces 2010 School days

via TRF Newsletter
Sixth Annual School Days
Tuesday & Wednesday, November 2nd & 3rd, 2010
9 am- 4 pm

The Texas Renaissance Festival announces its 6th Annual School Days event to be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 2nd and 3rd. The two-day event, offered exclusively to public, private and home schooled students and sponsors, allows young people to experience first-hand the life, culture and history of the Renaissance Period. Texas RF school days

Students can interact with a variety of historical characters including King Henry VIII, William Shakespeare, and Christopher Columbus. Period entertainments include the Royal Jousting Tournament, Birds of Prey Falconry Exhibition as well as numerous other stage and path performances. Technological advances and discoveries of the Renaissance Age are illustrated through demonstrations in pottery, glass blowing, blacksmithing, armor making and other diverse arts and trades. Students can visit a working reproduction of the Gutenberg Printing Press and a 16th Century coin mint.

Students can enhance their School Days experience by participating in a variety of contests including art, poetry and essay writing, and a costume contest. Intermediate, Jr. High and High School choirs, bands and theater groups may compete in the Performing Arts Festival held during School Days.

Tickets for students and chaperones are $6 per person if purchased by October 1st, 2010. After October first, the ticket price is $8 per person. Lunch tickets are also available in advance or during School Days at the Festival Box Office for $9 per person. For more information, call 800-458-3435 or visit the School Days section of our website- texrenfest.com. You can also follow the School Days Blog at http://blog.texrenfest.com/category/School-Days.aspx or become a friend of School Days at the Texas Renaissance Festival on Facebook.

Texas Renaissance Festival
Saturdays, Sundays and Thanksgiving Friday
October 9th – November 28th, 2010

~ by Chris on April 28, 2010.

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