Knight Life


  • Photo by Mark Larson

The 16th annual Medieval Festival of Courage is back Oct. 6-7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Christie's Ranch and Pumpkin Patch ($6, $3 kids 12 and under). The fall fundraiser for Coastal Grove Charter School Parent Organization is a two-day living history fair that celebrates the harvest with skill demonstrations, archery and horseback riding shows, kids' activities, music, a bustling village market and more.

On Saturday, kiddos can meet the characters of the village court during the Enchanted Village Tour from 10 a.m. to noon (the first 200 kids will receive a special gift from each of the characters). The Blue Lake Mounted Archers take aim and shoot while riding horseback at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. both days. The Knights of Mayhem take a stab at Full Contact Tournament Jousting at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., also both days. Humboldt Aerial Collective will be performing on silks, the Kinetic Paranormal Society will be there, as well as Roving Minstrels, belly dancers, Celtic and folk musicians/bands and Irish dancers.

Bring the family but please leave your four-legged critters at home.

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