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Faire Game

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Did jousters chow down on gyros and courtly
maidens quaff cappuccini? Had Friar Tuck a
Web site? No matter. The 21st annual New York Renaissance Faire, held recently in the quaint shire of Tuxedo, New York, may have
a rather fanciful relationship with historical verisimilitude, but where else might one enjoy living chess games, turtle races, father and son knifethrowers, and a handy program that suggests you opt for “How stands the hour?” and “Whither the privy?”
when inquiring after time and toilets? —Lynn Yaeger


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