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a blog – by Greg First

Barbarian Beer Fest is Happening This Final Weekend at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival

Come out for Final Weekend on 03/19 and 03/20 of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival! Show off your facial follicles in the Best Beard Competition or test your aim in the Florida State Archery Championship. Be sure to taste some of the best craft beers during our Craft Beer and Food Tastings!


Best Beard Competition
Time TBA
Patrons proud of their finely trimmed and manicured beards can enter the new Beard Competition for the chance to win amazing prizes! Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
• Longest Beard
• Grizzliest (Fullest) Beard
• Most Unique Beard
• Best Mustache
• Best Trimmed Beard

In addition there will be over 100 Artisians selling just about anything that you can think of. The Town of Fittleworth is waiting for you and remember parking is always free. For more information go to http://www.bayarearenfest.comIMG_4556

March 15, 2016 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Highland Fling at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI

Highland Fling
February 20th & 21st
Weekly Food Festival: February 20th and 21st
Craft Beer and Gourmet Pretzels
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Highland Games
Saturday, February 20: Florida Heavy Games Championship
Sunday, February 21: Florida Heavy Games Masters Championship

Highland Games Schedule
Located in Piper’s Valley

10:15a 10:30a
Tampa Bay Pipe & Drums 22lb Breamar Stone Throw
11:00a 11:30a
17lb Open Stone Throw Heavy Weight Throw for Distance
12:15p 1:30p
Light Weight Throw for Distance Tampa Bay Pipe & Drums
2:00p 3:00p
Caber Toss Sheaf Toss
4:00p 4:45p
Weight for Height Awards Ceremony
5:00p
Tampa Bay Pipe & Drums

The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. rain or shine. It is located next to the Museum of Science and Industry on Fowler Avenue and 46th Street in Tampa. Remember parking is always free.

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February 18, 2016 Posted by | Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

HUZZAH TO THE KING AT THE BAY AREA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL AT MOSI

This will be the last weekend to the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI. The dates are April 4th, 5th and 6th. The theme this weekend is Huzzah To The King and features a huge variety of things to do. The Village of Fittleworth is rolling out a BBQ Championship, Wine and Beer Tastings, Cake with the King, Turkey Leg eating contest, Royal Market and Woodchuck Hard Cider Tastings. This has been at great run and this years festival and this weekend could be the best yet. There will be a Masquerade Ball on Friday, April 4th and a Fantasy Mask Contest on the 5th and 6th. There is just so much going on we want you to check out the website at http://www.bayarearenfest.com for a complete list of what is happening. The festival is located on the corner of Fowler Avenue & 46th in Tampa. Remember parking is free.MasqueBallsquare

April 1, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Tampa, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

High Seas Adventure Is A Treat At Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI

Saturday March 29th and Sunday, March 30th theme at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI is the High Seas Adventure. Lot’s of great things happening this weekend featuring the Best Beard Competition, Wine & Beer Tasting, Tatoo Contest and Trader’s Post. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days. Other fun things are Swab the Deck, Press A Wench, Pickle Pie Eating Contest and so many things there are way to many to mention. You can go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com for a list of things going on at this years festival. Fittleworth comes alive and parking is free. There are over 200 artisans for you to check out and food galore. Hey, they even have live mermaids. The festival is located on the grounds next to the Museum of Science and Industry on the corner of Fowler Ave and 46th Street. See you there this weekend. Wine and Choc

March 25, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Tampa, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Wonders Of The World Can Be Seen At The Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI This Weekend!!!

Wonders of the World is this weekends theme March 22nd & 23rd at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI. Take a look at the Belly Dance Championships, Florida State Archery Championships, Fantasy Mask Contest, Wine & Beer Tastings, World Market and Woodchuck Hard Cider Tastings. Get signed up for the Pub Crawl and participate in Henry’s Happy Hour. In addition you can sing for your supper. Other activities include a magical children’s realm, marketplace with over 200 master artisans, glassblowing and more. The Village of Fittleworth is located on the corner of Fowler Avenue and 46th Street in Tampa next to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) and across from the University of South Florida. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days and parking in free. For a complete list of activities go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com. Oh, leave me an email why you would like to go and you could win a family 4 pack of tickets.IMG_4556

March 17, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Tampa, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Bay Area Renaissance Festival Video

March 16, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Tampa, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Shamrocks & Shenanigans On Tap March 15th & 16th At Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI

It just keeps getting better and better at this years Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI. This weekend is Shamrocks and Shenanigans and it is you can join in for the 36th Annual St. Paddy’s Day Party. This weekend will be the Florida Highland Heavy Games Team Challenge, the Florida “Highlander” Open, Celtic Village, Wine & Beer tasting and a Men in Kilts Competition. There are thrilling rides, exciting games and contests throughout the Realm. Make sure to check out the family friendly magical Children’s Realm featuring free crafts, puppet shows, magic and more.

Send me an e-mail at gregfirstconsult@aol.com and let me know why you would like to go and you could win tickets to this years event. A drawing will be held on Thursday. The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is located at 46th and Fowler Ave next to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) and across from the University of South Florida. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and parking is free. For more information go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com.Fairy&Flute

March 10, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Buccaneer Beer Fest March 8th & 9th at Bay Area Renaissance Fest At MOSI

The fun continues at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI this coming weekend. This weekends theme is the “Buccaneer Beer Fest” and features a great time for adults and kids as well. This weekend you will be treated to the 6th Annual Pet Fest, the Florida State Arm Wrestling Championships, Trader’s Port and of course Wine & Beer Tasting. Go on the website http://www.bayarearenfest.com and check out Henry’s Happy Hour, Renaissance Romance, the Pirate’s Gallery Restaurant, Royal High Tea and the Pub Crawl. There are thrilling rides, exciting games and contests throughout the Realm each day. Don’t forget to check out the Children’s Realm featuring free crafts, puppet shows, magic and more. Full Contact Armored Jousting, 200 Artisans for Endless Shopping, 15 Stages of Non-Stop Entertainment and Food & Drink Fit for a King. It doesn’t get any better than that. The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is located on 46th Street and Fowler Avenue next to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) and across from the University of South Florida. The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days and parking is FREE. By the way, be looking for some of the characters from this years festival at the Founders Day parade on Saturday. I will be the MC of this years parade. Come and see me and ask about how you can win free tickets. The parade begins at 10 a.m.joust20

March 3, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Media Day At The Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI

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February 26, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, High Seas Adventure, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Jousting, MOSI, Pet Fest, Ren Fest, Romance, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Uncategorized, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Highland Fling Mar 1st & Mar 2nd At Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI

MNRF07Aug25Card1278If the rest of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival is anything like the first weekend it should be a great run again this year in Fittleworth. This weekend is the Highland Fling. Featured will be the Florida Highland Heavy Games Competition along with the Masters Championships. In addition Scottish Dancers and a Scottish Village is in store. There will even be a Men In Kilt’s Competition. This year there is over 200 master artisans featuring Glassblowing Demos, Handmade Jewelry, Childrens Toys, and even Historic Weaponry and Metal Works. Also you can see live Mermaids, Full Contact Jousting, The Wheel of Death, those awesome Washing Well Wenches and many other acts throughout the village. Oh, and food, what can I say, It is fit for a King. Parking is FREE and the hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is located at 11315 N. 46th Street. It’s across the street from the University of South Florida and next to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) on Fowler Avenue. For more information go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com

February 24, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, High Seas Adventure, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, MOSI, Pet Fest, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, Wine, Wonders of the World | , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment