Saturday, July 31, 2010

Artisans, entertainers embrace medieval lifestyle at Ohio's Great Lakes Medieval Faire

Don't be put off by the nearly hourlong drive across I-90 to Geneva, Ohio. After all, the Great Lakes Medieval Faire and Marketplace near Geneva is not just a trip to another state -- it's a trip through time.

Good townspeople from around the Lake Erie come to the area's biggest 13th-century themed festival for the shows, jousts, food and -- of course -- the ye olde fun.

But beyond the gates in Rock Creek is a community of merchants, artists, entertainers and volunteers who embrace the lifestyle needed to create a world of fantasy for crowds of visitors for several weekends every summer.

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