Boalsburg Renaissance Faire on Sunday, September 17

– by Ellie Aungst

The Columbus Chapel and Boal Mansion Museum in Boalsburg will be hosting the Boalsburg Renaissance Faire on Sunday, September 17. The Faire runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Boalsburg, PA.

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The Boalsburg Renaissance Faire includes a wide range of arts and crafts vendors and demonstrations; sword-fighting, dueling, archery, and axe-throwing demonstrations; a bounce house and petting zoos; carriage rides; live music and dance performances; games and wandering minstrels; and special museum tours of the Boal Mansion Armory and the Columbus Chapel. An array of food trucks and food vendors round out this day-long celebration of the museum’s European heritage.

The entrance fee for this family-friendly day is $10 per person, with children 2 and under admitted for free. Museum tours are an additional $5.

New and returning participants in the Faire include:

Artisan Village

  • Living Things
  • EJS Designs
  • Hillbillies Jerky Of Wood & Stone, LLC
  • Treasures Remade
  • Thorny Bush Farm
  • Second Season Mittens Teaberry Design Co.
  • Wellness Way
  • Massage Candless Creative
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Stage Performers

  • Central PA Dance
  • Workshop Black Cat Belly Dance
  • Tir na Nog
  • Callanish and others

Special Attractions

  • Axe throwing by Slingers Throwhouse
  • Medieval demonstrations: spinning, weaving, sword play, etc. by the Society for Creative Anachronism
  • "Heritage-theme" petting zoo by Shaggy Mountain Farm
  • Castle bounce house
  • Face painting by Faces by Leah
  • Horse & carriage rides by Misty Lane Performance Horses
  • Demonstrations by Art Alliance & The Good Red Witch & Happy Valley Golden Wheel
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Food Vendors

  • Shy Bear Brewing
  • Authentic Chimney
  • Twists Rebelz Cuisine
  • East End Coffee Co.
  • Boal Barn Snack Shack

For more information and please contact the Boal Museum at 814-466-6210 or through the museum’s website at

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