Shakespeare's Ren Day

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Registration for this event will close on July 20, 2024 @ 10:00am.
There are 422 seats remaining.

Program Description

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Get a taste of the renaissance fair without leaving Dallas! Step back in time and indulge in the sights, sounds and flavors of the Renaissance era with a literary bent. Enjoy live music, artisanal crafts, colorful costumes and interactive activities for all ages. Celebrate a day of merriment and discovery as we explore the joys of Shakespeare!


Order of Events

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Renaissance Drawing Class

12:15-12:45 p.m. Much Ado About Soap

12:00 – 2:30 p.m. Investigation of Crime

12:30 – 2:30 Loyal Dogs - All Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs

1:00-1:30 p.m. Much Ado About Soap

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Historical European Martial Arts Demonstration

1:45-2:15 p.m. Much Ado About Soap

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Leatherworking

2:30-3:00 p.m. Much Ado About Soap

Things to Know

Parking: Event parking is free in the parking garage. The entrance is located behind the library, on Wood. St. (Put 1541 Wood St. into your GPS.)

Cost: All activities are free, but vendors will charge for items they are selling and food will have a cost. 

Costumes: Just like at a Renaissance Fair, costumes are encouraged! 

Food and Beverage 

Bring a water bottle to refill.

Food is brought to you by local Dallas vendor: Proper Baking Company. This will have a fee. 


This is part of the Summer Saturdays programming brought to you with thanks from the Friends of the Dallas Public Library and the Dallas Shakespeare Club. 


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