Medieval Arts Festival

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
George W. Hawkes Downtown Library
Ruthie Brock Lobby

Event Details

Experience the Middle Ages as history comes to life! Fascinating exhibits of medieval arts and sciences will be on display. Live demonstrations of ancient weaponry will be conducted by costumed members of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of the Middle Ages.

Medieval facts examiner Troy Depue will be returning for the seventh year to discuss various facets of life in the Middle Ages. He'll also have books available for purchase. Local children’s author Katy Beebe will be reading her book “Brother Hugo and the Bear”  at 1:00 pm. 

For the second year we will have Vendors available as well as Food Trucks.

Festivities will be held at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Arlington Public Library and will include stories, games and activities for children. Those in attendance at the Festival will be eligible for door prizes donated by Theatre Arlington, Scarborough Renaissance Festival and Medieval Times. This 16th annual event is entertaining and educational for the whole family. Come join us and celebrate autumn in medieval style.  Admission is free.


Event Type(s): Arts and Culture
Age Group(s): Early Learning (0-4), Tweens (9-12), Teen (13-17), Adult (18+), Seniors
Presenter: Society for Creative Anachronism
David Jackson