first_img• Photo Gallery: Renaissance FairePerformers rehearse Sunday for Saturday’s opening of the 45th annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire and Artisans Market. The event is at the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, 15501 E. Arrow Highway, Irwindale and runs 10a.m. to 7 p.m. seven weekends through May 20. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 5-12 (children under 5 are free) and a discounted price of $22.50 for military, students and seniors (62+). For discount advance tickets, call (877)772-5425 or visit www.RenFaire.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The faire is a re-creation of an Elizabethan English country faire and marketplace. Visitors can cheer on knights, learn to juggle, chat with William Shakespeare, haggle with a fishwife, and see Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I. Nearly 1,000 costumed performers surround fairegoers with entertainment, including swashbuckling heroes, minstrels, daredevils, belly dancers and other colorful characters. – From staff reportslast_img

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