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Sherwood Forest Faire: Get There Before It’s Gone
Don't miss one of the best Renaissance Faires in the country.
"...The third annual Sherwood Forest Faire is hosting it’s last few days of..."

March 28, 2012 Events Post by Emma Banks

9th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire
"...The Sherwood Forest Faire in McDade, Texas, has been transporting people..."

April 5, 2018 Photo Gallery

Sherwood Forest Faire
February 23, 2013. 32 photos.
"...The fourth annual Sherwood Forest Faire, open weekends through March 31..."

Feb. 27, 2013 Photo Gallery

A Day at the Ren Faire
Inside the ninth annual Sherwood Forest Faire
"...The 9th Annual Sherwood Forest Renaissance Faire is the perfect combo of adult..."

April 5, 2018 Events Post by Savannah Opre

Best Steal From the City and Give to the Artisans, Performers, and People
Sherwood Forest Faire
"...April at Sherwood Forest Faire counteracts T.S. Eliot annually, especially in “The..."

May 14, 2021 Best of Austin Feature

'Disenchanted' Enchants
Austin-based Ren faire sitcom is just as funny as it sounds like it should be
"...workplace sitcom and transplanting it to ye olde Renaissance faire, blending modern humor with all the situational hilarity inherent..."

Oct. 18, 2013 Screens Feature by Monica Riese

Playback: Sound on Sound Gets Medieval
Sound on Sound’s über headliner: 23 acres of Sherwood Forest
"...venue. The 23-acre medieval village in McDade, known as Sherwood Forest, has everything but a torture rack, and organizers..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest’s Renaissance
Beach House, Explosions in the Sky, Death Grips get medieval
"...Barracuda co-owner Johnny Sarkis, sounds off Nov. 4-6 at Sherwood Forest Faire, a Renaissance site in Bastrop County complete..."

June 28, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Day Trips
The Sherwood Forest Faire takes visitors back in time to a place where men jousted to resolve disputes and women let their cleavage bask in the sunlight
"...Sherwood Forest Faire outside of McDade has food, games, and..."

March 12, 2010 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Playback: Sound on Sound Fest Is Set, but What About Fun Fun Fun?
SOS Fest dropped its lineup this week, but what of predecessor FFF?
"...instantly popular music festival staged at a giant Renaissance faire village in nearby McDade...."

June 23, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Nearly 50 Food, Music, & Arts Festivals to Keep You Busy This Spring
From barbecue to burlesque, something for every Austinite this season
"...25 Travis County Expo Center Family & Community Events Sherwood Forest Faire..."

April 3, 2019 Events Post by Alyssa Hiarker

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Spring has sprung, and here's 100 ways to celebrate
"...Sherwood Forest Faire April 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, McDade, www.sherwoodforestfaire.com..."

April 1, 2019 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Owen Egerton’s Bloody Good Time
Writer/director’s distinctly Austin horror-comedy returns for RTX Austin
"...a one-night horror festival – like a gore-strewn Renaissance faire – where the bloodshed starts to get a little..."

Aug. 3, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Film Flam
What do you get when you cross MTV and the Marx Bros.?
"...• Remember Disenchanted? The Austin-based Renaissance faire sitcom (filmed at Sherwood Forest Faire, which just concluded..."

April 1, 2014 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Spring Things to Do in (or Around) Austin
How and where to take the most advantage of this weather.
"...Sherwood Forest Faire..."

March 29, 2018 Events Post by Sarah Marloff

Day Trips & Beyond: April Events Roundup
Visit historic Presidio La Bahia, take a scenic drive, and more
"...Sherwood Forest Faire April 1-24, McDade, www.sherwoodforestfaire.com..."

March 31, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Spring is full of festivals and flowers
"...Mrs. Lee’s Estate Daffodil Garden March 1-15, Gladewater, www.texasforesttrail.com/plan-your-adventure..."

March 3, 2022 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: May Travel Roundup
Flowers, birds, and more to spy on spring road trips
"...Sherwood Forest Faire May 1-23, McDade, sherwoodforestfaire.com..."

May 3, 2021 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Cultural Cancellations and Postponements: The Big List
What's not happening around Austin, arts-wise
"...Austin Homes Tour 4/25 – postponed until Sept 26 Sherwood Forest Faire – remaining dates through April 19 canceled..."

March 24, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Day Trips & Beyond: Pandemic's Effect on Travel
Out of town closings due to the threat of COVID-19
"...The Sherwood Forest Faire in McDade is suspending operations during the..."

March 17, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips & Beyond: March Events Roundup
Spring is the season for Texas travel
"...Sherwood Forest Faire March 1-April 19, McDade, www.sherwoodforestfaire.com..."

Feb. 29, 2020 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Sound on Sound Fest Canceled
Promoters cite loss of financial backing
"...second-year Austin music festival was scheduled once again for Sherwood Forest Faire in McDade, Nov. 10-12. Organizers tell “Playback”..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

11 Local Substitutes to Beer and Wine
A list of our favorite ale alternatives
"...when our enjoyment of mead was limited to the Sherwood Forest Faire, but now the lightly carbonated honey drink..."

July 21, 2017 Food Feature by Adrienne Whitehorse

Sound on Sound Fest Pops!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Electric Wizard, and king Stooge himself
"...parking lot area to inside the wooden gates of Sherwood Forest Faire...."

June 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback – Still Standing: Savannah Welch
Austin songbird Savannah Welch rehabs serenely after losing her right leg
"...Sound on Sound Fest will return to Sherwood Forest Faire Renaissance village in 2017, confirms owner Johnny..."

Nov. 18, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Best Concert Promotions Comeback
Margin Walker
"...last week’s winningly inaugural Sound on Sound, staged at Sherwood Forest Faire, a Renaissance site in Bastrop County...."

Nov. 11, 2016 Best of Austin Feature

Sound on Sound Review: Youth of Today
Earth-first NYC hardcore
"...Saturday, Youth of Today frontman Ray Cappo drove to Sherwood Forest Faire from Houston, where he had taught a..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback – Omnibus: Destination Unknown
Vetting City Hall's recommendations to Mayor Adler's arts Omnibus and unveiling Sound on Sound Fest's Renaissance location and debut lineup
"...or a reunited punk band, but rather the venue, Sherwood Forest Faire, a Renaissance festival site deep in Bastrop..."

July 1, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

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