Here is some basic information on what to expect.
You will need:
-2 gallons of H2O per adult
-Camping gear, ie. sleeping bag, tent, toiletries etc.
(note: not all locations have showers)
-$20: the guild
cooks breakfast, lunch & dinner Saturday and breakfast & lunch Sunday (let us know in advance if you have any
allergies or special requirements)
Our guild arrives at a faire site Friday afternoon or evening to set up the props and tents. This is a process which takes
several hours and everyone's help is appreciated.
When you arrive, ask security or a guild member where check-in is
located. They will ask which guild you are with, check your ID and give you a wristband and parking pass. They will also tell
you where to park and where actors' camp is located. Once you have set up your personal gear (tent, etc.) come
find the guild-site to help with set up.
usually starts around 7:30 a.m. and runs till around 9:30. You must be in the guildyard in your costume by 9 a.m. for
morning notes. This is also when Julia will collect food money for the weekend. In our guild, everyone helps with the
basic chores of cooking and cleanup. A sign up sheet will be passed around Saturday morning and you will choose your duties
for the weekend (first come, first served, so try to arrive early). Lunch times will be announced at notes and dinner is generally an
hour after faire closes.
On Sunday, please
plan on having your personal gear packed before the end of faire. Once faire closes, everyone participates in tear-down and
loading the trailer (typically about 1-2 hours).
During faire hours we are involved
in a variety of gigs and activities which vary from faire to faire: work with your sponsor and have fun! Saturday night the
guild typically remains on-site to relax and socialize until well into the night.
be a positive and welcoming environment, please keep your behavior within these bounds.
-The GM's and site Security staff - if they tell you something just do it. Trust me on this.
-GM's may restrict drinking at their discretion for safety considerations.
-There will be a selection of nibbles and fluid available all day, please eat regularly
and drink more water than you normally would.
-All guild members
and guests are required to obey all state and federal laws.