Last weekend, I packed up my camping gear, grabbed my friend Kimberly, and we drove to Casa de Fruta to camp out at the Renaissance Faire.
We had a blast.
It took all of 30 minutes to set up camp with our neighbors helping – two Ren Faire musicians names Kevin and JK.
We started in on the Rum and Cokes and before we knew it we were swallowing a bottle of white wine with our lobster ravioli dinner. Followed closely by Kimberly’s signature jello shots made with marshmallow and cotton candy flavored vodka. Mmmmm.
We woke up the next morning slightly hung over but a breakfast set us straight. Then we got dressed in our Ren Faire finest and hit the festival.
We went to the Ren Faire with some friends who are Ren Faire veterans and knew where to go, what to do, and what to watch.
We drank beer from sun up to sun down, people watched, and in general managed to get involved in a few shenanigans.
After the festival closed, we stayed late to listen to a musical performance by the Brick Top Blaggers. It was dancing to their music that I met Stephan, who managed to finagle an invitation back to my campsite for dinner – an invitation I later cancelled.
But there you have it, one raucous weekend spent getting a little drunk and rowdy at the Nor Cal Ren Faire.