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November 11, 2009

Gavilan Medieval Faire and 20th Hawks Haven Turkey Tourney


What:  TADA, Gavilan College's drama club, is presenting a Medieval Faire in conjunction with the Society of Anachronism's (SCA) Canton of Hawks Haven.  It will be an all day demonstration of medieval life, similar to a Renaissance Faire.  


Guests can look forward to an armored fighters tourney, a period rapier fighters tourney, a choir, medieval dancers, medieval games, roving performances of Comedia Del Arte, and armor demonstrations.


In keeping with the spirit of the event, we invite everyone to wear a medieval, fantasy or Renaissance costume.  Please do not bring weapons.




10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Roving entertainment by TADA's Commedia Del Arte Troupe

Musical entertainment by West Kingdom Choir

Learn to do Medieval Dance by Darkwood Dance Master

Medieval Games by Lord Sean McKay 

Archery and Javelin by Lord Randal of Camesferna

Blacksmithing by Lord Baccus

Hand Massage and Hair Braiding by Gavilan Cosmetology Club


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hakes Haven Turkey Tourney

Heavy armored fighting in front of the Art Lecture Hall

Period Rapier Tourney to the left of the Theatre


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Lectures on Medieval Life


3:30 PM Court in the Theatre


4:30 PM Live Steel Cutting Contest


Where:  Gavilan College's Gilroy Campus at 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Gilroy, 95020.  All events will be taking place in or near the theater.


When:  Saturday, November 14, 2009


Cost: FREE


For more information, please contact Bill Klipstine at 408.683.4379


Last modified: August 17, 2011
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