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Medieval Midwinter Ball

Saturday January 10th, 2015 5:30 - 10:30 p.m.

Molly Shi Boren Ballroom, Oklahoma Memorial Union, University of Oklahoma

The Medieval Fair Department within University of Oklahoma Outreach announces the 2nd Annual Medieval Midwinter Ball.

Join with Lords and Ladies from across the realm in a festival of dance! A sumptuous buffet will be provided by University Catering for your feasting pleasure while The Children of Lyr, led by Bruce Cannon, surround you with music. This is an exclusive opportunity to learn lively medieval, renaissance and folk dances from the renowned Jeremy Caviness and his Elite Feet Dancers. Neither partner, nor experience are needed! Medieval and renaissance costumes are always fun, but entirely optional (no weapons, costume or otherwise, allowed).

Tickets are limited, so get yours soon! $40 for a full evening to dine, drink and dance the night away.

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You can help support our mission to ignite the spark of curiosity that leads to lifelong learning through educational entertainment with a Support Donation when you purchase your tickets or by being a direct event sponsor or funder. For more information regarding direct sponsorship click here.

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39th Annual Medieval Fair arrives March 27th - 29th, 2015

Reaves Park, Norman, OK 10am - 7pm

Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair.  Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive.

See the 2014 Medieval Fair program here! (PDF)

Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features arts, crafts, food, games, educational exhibits, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages. 

Entertainment for the whole family includes minstrels, dancing, theater and reenactments, jugglers, knights jousting on horseback and human chess games. Brightly costumed characters include King Arthur, mermaids, and the fair's royal court.

 

Browse through the medieval village of over 200 art and craft booths offering unique and handcrafted wares. Offerings include pottery, wood crafts, stained glass, armor, costumes, fairy wings, jewelry, leather crafts, hair garlands, and much more. Watch master crafters demonstrating their skills.

 

King Edward III played by Cody Clark waves at the crowd from the royal parade.

Admission is free!

The Medieval Fair of Norman is the state's largest weekend event and the third largest event in Oklahoma, and was selected by Events Media Network as one of the top 100 events in the nation. It is made possible, in part, by the Norman Arts Council Hotel Tax Grant Program and the City of Norman.

 

Parking is available at Lloyd Noble Center on Jenkins Avenue, located one block south of Reaves Park for a fee of $5 (which benefits the Lloyd Noble Center).

 

Visitors to the Fair should be aware of the City of Norman's ordinance that prohibits smoking in City parks. Alcoholic beverages are also prohibited. 

 

Pets are allowed, though not encouraged because of the large crowds, and leash laws are strictly enforced.Click here for information about keeping your pet cool and happy at Medieval Fair.

 

Friday is School Day! Click here for more information.



Contact- Ann Marie Eckart
1700 Asp Avenue
Norman, OK 73072
(405) 325-8610 ~ Fax: (405) 325-0860
Email: ameckart@ou.edu

 

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