Much Ado About Sebastopol volunteer Jim Deis (pictured, left) was offered a toast and a beer in his name at Ives Park last Friday for his work creating much of the infrastructure for the fair, including the stage set in the background. Faire co-founder Andrea Schmitz (center) holds up a sign advertising The Royal Deis. Pictured right is Vickie Vaughn, who made arrangements with Lagunitas and also created a shirt and certificate of appreciation for Deis.
Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 1:09 pm
The Sebastopol Education Foundation turned Ives Park into the mythical town of Fenford again this year, as it expanded the successful Much Ado About Sebastopol Renaissance Faire, which has raised tens of thousands of dollars for Sebastopol schools in its brief, three-year existence, into a two-day event.
Hundreds of people descended on Sebastopol for the Faire for a “historically honest” presentation of medieval England, featuring interactive characters, games — such as the famed Rat-a-pult — workshops and lectures as well as demonstrations of weaponry and other skills of the period.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 1:09 pm.