Non-Toxic Time Travel: Why The Texas Renaissance Festival Is Safer Than The Real Thing

Few would confuse the mock Renaissance village with a genuine slice of sixteenth century Europe. There’s running water, the food is safe, and there’s no danger of the plague.

By Andrew SchneiderNovember 20, 2018 9:30 am, , ,

From Houston Public Media:

I recently drove northwest of Tomball to visit the Texas Renaissance Festival. While strolling the grounds, I came across a group of five friends, all dressed in period clothes. Bought or rented, costumes are expensive. They’re usually a sign the wearers have been to the fair before.

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