The Hillcrest Event Center, a family recreational center and campground in Orion, Ill., decided to bring back a renaissance fair after a five-year hiatus.
According to an announcement from Hillcrest, Oct. 10-11 the Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire will return.
The last Renaissance Fair was in 2010. After surveying and planning, the Hillcrest Event Center is bringing jousting, sword fighting, and other forms of renaissance entertainment, including minstrels, dancers, fire eating, a magician, belly dancing and Celtic games as well as living-history demonstrations.
The event will also include a “Renaissance Haunted Woods” which will benefit a local food bank, coat-distribution nonprofit and toy-distribution group.
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