NOTE SPECIAL START TIME OF 10AM!!
KENNEL: Lady and Lords (DCH4)THEME: King Henry’s Court Revel Grove, Oxfordshire, EnglandAnd American Sign Language Interpretation Day, also a singles party at the Dragon Inn (best place for asst beers, find the taps at the ground level next to elephants)gather your corsets, boots, velvet, leather and lace and be ready to party like it’s 1529!!
HARES: Dr. Strangelove, For Sale or Rent, (awaiting confirmation)TRAIL START LOCATION: Revel Grove in Crownsville, MarylandFacing the ticket windows, Look for wankers to the far right in the grassy area nearest to handicap parking zone and privies.Web address: http://www.rennfest.com/Festival in its 42nd seasonThe year is 1529. King Henry VIII without his Queen Katherine but is flaunting Anne BoleynCOST OF TRAIL: $9.00 trail, beer, food, beer.
COST OF FAIRE: Adults – discount tickets less than $20Please RSVP to hare for trail and/or Faire. Tickets pay morning of, CASH only!TRAIL: Runner and Walker, A to B. Bag vehicle provided. (6 min walk to car)
Circle End: across the street from Faire, General’s Highway Corridor Park. Go to Pavilion. THIS IS NOT THE START
Dog Friendly: on trail & circle only. Dogs not allowed in Faire.
Stroller Friendly: walker’s trail has a few tough sections. There is a workaround.
PI: Not much but come preparedCASH: Food and beverages are cash only inside the faire and the ATM lines can get very long.
The faire closes at 6:30/7 PM, Last call is 6 PMThe Pub Sing at White Hart Tavern is great! Get there before 6 PM to find a seat.DON’T FORGET A FLASHLIGHT If you stay to the end it will be dark and there were no street lights in King Henry’s day!CAMERADIRECTIONS(ADC) Maps: Maryland Anne Arundel County Map 19:F6
1781 Crownsville Road, Crownsville, MD.GPS: 95% of the time will make you seriously late. Unless planning to get there at 9, follow the directions below.From Washington, D.C:From the east side of beltway…..East on Rt 50 to EXIT 23, Parole [this is exit for Annapolis Mall]RIGHT at end of ramp. Continue straight on Rt 178, General’s Highway. Do NOT turn onto Defense Highway, Rt 450 – you will be stuck in traffic forever, like Anne Boleyn will be queen)Go past the mall, fair grounds and Ram’s Head Tavern, in less than one mile past tavern, LEFT on Honeysuckle Lane.LEFT on Crownsville Road. LEFT into the faire grounds.If coming in from Rt 450 go past first entrance to second entrance. This strategically places you nearest the faire entrance (ticket windows) and the trail start….From Baltimore:Take I-95 South to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695).
Follow the Beltway South to Exit 4 (Route 3 and I-97 South). Stay left on I-97 South to Annapolis as it splits from Route 3.Take Exit 5 from I-97 (Route 178 to Crownsville).
Turn right at the third light onto Crownsville Road. (Crownsville State Hospital is at the intersection and you can only turn right.) Follow Crownsville Road for 1-1/2 miles and the Festival entrance is on left.[OR go past Crownsville Road and continue straight, turn RIGHT on Honeysuckle Lane and as above to avoid traffic] LEFT on Crownsville Road. LEFT into the faire grounds.Park in the lot closest Honeysuckle and the ticket windows.