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Settlers’ Ye Old State Renaissance Faire


Middlefield – Have fun at Settlers’ Village Ye Old State Renaissance Faire on Saturday and Sunday September 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 14279 Old State Rd. Middlefield Ohio. Pirates, Celtic Highlanders, Mother Goose and more will invade Settlers’ Village of Shops for two weekends. The Faire will feature live music, demonstrations, puppet shows, comedy acts, improv, a talent show and much more. Dress as a pirate, a renaissance or fairytale character, or your favorite costume and become a part of the Faire.
Learn how to become a Highlander and show off your new-found skills for all. Sing along with Settlers’ Pirates.

One of our featured pirates will be Rillian the Pirate from “Rillian and the Doxie Chicks”. They are most noted for performing for Disney at the release of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movies,  performing at the the “Red Carpet” industry premieres at Disneyland, as well as the public premieres of all three movies at Disney’s ‘El Capitan’ theatre in Hollywood. If you want to hear more, Rillian will also have 2 full length pirate CDs to be purchased at the faire.

Have you named Settlers’ 15-foot Holstein cow? Share it with Settlers’ Village for a chance to win dinner from Mary Yoders’ Amish Kitchen and a cheese basket from Middlefield Cheese.  Email your choice to dvancura@windstream.net, or mail or drop in with your suggestion to 14279 Old State Rd, Middlefield 44062. The winning name chosen will receive a dinner from Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen and a cheese basket from Middlefield Cheese.

The Phoenix Players from the Great Lakes Medieval Faire will be back again this year performing improv, street faire, dancing and much more.

Settlers’ Ye Old State Faire is a family-friendly faire offering fun activities for youngsters such as pony rides, a play yard, crafts, toys, face painting and puppet shows. Children of all ages will be greeted and entertained by Mother Goose and Friends.
Music will be performed by Renaissance musicians including Rillian the Pirate, Amy Timco, Jeff Hise and Terry Griffith.
Comedy acts I Verdes Confusi, Patchwork Players and Two Dumb Men and Their Swords will be performing through out the faire.

Along with the regular shops at Settlers’ Village which are: The Craft Cupboard, Tiny Stitches, Settlers’ Trains Cargo and Toys, Settlers’ Amish Co-op and Vancura Gallery, many Renaissance vendors will be joining them such as: chainmaille, Renaissance clothing, iron works, leather, swords, glass etching and tarot cards.

Do you want to show off your talent and win $200? Settlers’ Ye Old State Renaissance is hosting their first annual talent show. Two daily winners from September 10, 11 and 17 will perform for three celebrity judges: Police Chief Ed Samec, Mayor Bill Poole, and Garrettsville theatre “Impresaria” Iva Walker at the final competition on Sunday September 18.

For more information on Settlers’ Ye Old State Renaissance Faire call Vancura Gallery at 440-632-1124 or visit us online at www.settlersmiddlefield.com.