Sunday, April 15, 2012

Long Time No See

I finally decided on something to do for my birthday. We're going to Scarborough Faire. We haven't been in years, and I used to go all the time. And now that I think about, I remember why we haven't been back: It was insanely hot. And muggy with no breeze at all. We felt horrible. It must have been in the 90's.
The extended forecast is guessing that this Saturday will be sunny and 77°, so it should be a lot more fun. Also that's the same weekend as Fort Worth's Main Street Arts Festival so I'm hoping that might put a dent in the Scarborough Faire crowd.
I have so many fun memories from there. I'll try to dig out some old pictures this week. I even dressed up a few times. And one year my friend had a booth (shoppe) there with a private upstairs room. That was really cool. Anyway, so that's what I decided to do and I'm really looking forward to it. It's not often you get to drink a cold beer surrounded by Renaissance whimsy and watch a lady in costume playing a hammered dulcimer. Hear, hear!


VioletSky said...

We don't have Renaissance Fairs up our way. The first time I heard about them was on Gilmore Girls.

Anonymous said...

When you mentioned this all I could hear was Simon and Garfunkel. Sounds like fun. We had a good one here for a number of years and then, for some weird reason, it started being invaded by biker gangs so they killed it.

Jocelyn said...

Perhaps you need to follow that beer with a huge stein of mead? And then some ale?

I'm here for ya. Enjoy the cooler snowed here today, incidentally.

geewits said...

~~I had never heard of them until I moved to Texas. This one has been around for ages.

~~That's a shame. This one attracts bikers, I think, because they do have a big leather shop there, but they haven't run it over.

~~There's nothing like incidental snow to ruin a perfect spring day. Yeah, I usually have one mead but they are a little too sweet for me. Oddly they have a great quiche there.

Anonymous said...

Have a great time. And no snow.

geewits said...

No snow.