Monday, October 1, 2012
Hundreds turned out at Caponi Art Park on Sunday afternoon for the park's annual Medieval Fair.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Hundreds of visitors got a chance to relive the medieval ages on Sunday afternoon during Caponi Art Park's annual Medieval Fair. The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) transformed the art park woods into a medieval village with authentic pavilions, costumes, music, art, cooking, weaponry and interactive demonstrations. Among the most popular diversions? A blacksmithing shop and armory, crossbow shooting and a sword-fighting arena.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) will transform the woods of Caponi Art Park into a medieval village.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Editor's Note: The following is a press release from Caponi Art Park. Discover what it was like to live in the Middle Ages during Caponi Art Park and Learning Center’s Medieval Fair on Sunday, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) will transform the woods of Caponi Art Park into a medieval village with authentic pavilions, costumes, music, art, cooking, weaponry and interactive demonstrations. New this year is a coin-making demonstration and angora goats and rabbits at one of the pavilions. The Medieval Fair is an annual educational living-history program presented by the SCA’s Barony of Nordskogen …
Monday, September 17, 2012
The fair, which will feature armored combat, crossbow shooting, music, crafts and other attractions, is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30 in Eagan.
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Armored combat, juggling, blacksmithing, music. You'll find them all at Caponi Art Park's seventh annual Medieval Fair. The fair kicks off a 11 a.m. and runs through 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30. Admittance to the fair is free, although the park is asking for a $5 per person suggested donation. The product of a partnership between the park and the Society of Creative Anachronism (SCA), the fair drew 200 visitors in its inaugural year in 2006. Since then, attendance at the annual event has grown at a rapid rate; in 2011, roughly 1,400 people attended the fair, according to Caponi Art Park Executive Director Cheryl Caponi. While the Medieval Fair may only be…
Monday, September 26, 2011
Caponi Art Park hosted its annual Medieval Fair Sunday, complete with bold battling knights, fair damsels, bards, jugglers, cooks, artisans and lot of fans.
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Monday, September 26, 2011
Close to 1,000 visitors went forward into the past Sunday afternoon at the annual Medieval Fair at Caponi Art Park in Eagan. Put on by the Society of Creative Anachronism's Barony of Nordskogen, the event featured dozens of reactors in a Medieval Village who gave educational demonstrations in everything from sword fighting to glass blowing. Visitors could watch mock combat, fire a crossbow at targets or launch missiles via a catapult. There were rapier and armored combat bouts, medieval music, weaponry and armorers, storytellers, jugglers, cooking, period games, heraldry, glass bead making and other arts and skills. Families could watch lace making demonstration, spinning, fire starting, examine crossbows, see a book display or participate…