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Saturday to Monday, May 26 to 28, and June 2 & 3

The Gazette
The Gazette

Gather ye lads and lasses and head to Medici Grove (otherwise known as Middle Amana Park) for the 27th reunion of Celtic clans, sprawling over two weekends. Comedy, swordplay, music, magic and horseback jousting will abound. If coins are weighing down yer pouches, empty them at the marketplace or fill yer bellies at the royal food court — and if yer olde enough, swig some honey mead. But beware the Pirates of the Caribbean docking June 2 and 3.

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’ Celts

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (5/26) to Monday (5/28) and June 2 & 3, Middle Amana Park, 27th Avenue and H Street; $12 adults, $6 kids, free ages 5 and under; passes available; Iowarenfest.com

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