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  • Hearings scheduled in appeal of Maryland Renaissance Festival's bid to relocate

    Hearings scheduled in appeal of Maryland Renaissance Festival's bid to relocate
    As the Maryland Renaissance Festival prepares to open for its 2014 season on Saturday in Crownsville, hearings are looming on the festival's proposal for a future move to Lothian. The festival is seeking zoning approval to move to a farm in Lothian....
  • As Renaissance festival opens, its future fiefdom is unclear

    As Renaissance festival opens, its future fiefdom is unclear
    With a burst of cannon fire and cheers of "Hip! Hip! Huzzah!" on Saturday morning, the denizens of the wooded hamlet of Revel Grove welcomed King Henry VIII for his 30th annual visit. But it's unclear how much longer the king will be traveling to...
  • Like/Dislike with James Gummer of the Maryland Renaissance Festival

    Like/Dislike with James Gummer of the Maryland Renaissance Festival
    James Gummer is no ordinary drummer. Not only does he perform in an all- percussion show called the Drum Runners, he also will be playing for the jousts and the chess game at this year's Maryland Renaissance Festival, opening Saturday and running...
  • Md. Renaissance Festival appeals unfavorable zoning ruling

    Md. Renaissance Festival appeals unfavorable zoning ruling
    The Maryland Renaissance Festival organizers have appealed a zoning decision that prevents the festival from moving to a new site in southern Anne Arundel County. Earlier this month, the county's administrative hearing officer denied requests from the...
  • Md. Renaissance Festival denied zoning needed for move to Lothian

    Md. Renaissance Festival denied zoning needed for move to Lothian
    An Anne Arundel County hearing officer has denied zoning approvals requested by the Maryland Renaissance Festival to move from Crownsville to Lothian. Festival organizers had sought approval for a zoning exception required for such festivals, and also...
  • Hearing set for Thursday on Renaissance Fest zoning request for new site

    Hearing set for Thursday on Renaissance Fest zoning request for new site
    The Maryland Renaissance Festival is seeking a zoning approval to move to a new property in southern Anne Arundel County. The festival and property owner Michael Booth will appear before a county hearing officer on Thursday to make the case for a...
  • Plan to move, expand Md. Renaissance Festival met with resistance

    Plan to move, expand Md. Renaissance Festival met with resistance
    One by one, they came to the microphone and made their case: The Maryland Renaissance Festival is fun, but it doesn't belong in a rural community. The festival annually attracts to Crownsville about 300,000 visitors who gobble smoked turkey legs, guzzle...
  • Republicans Neuman, Schuh trade shots at Arundel executive debate

    Republicans Neuman, Schuh trade shots at Arundel executive debate
    Anne Arundel Republican county executive candidates Laura Neuman and Steve Schuh traded barbs in a debate this week in Annapolis. Neuman, who was appointed county executive to replace John R. Leopold last year, and Schuh, a two-term state delegate,...
  • Like/dislike with Jonathan Yoke, Renaissance Festival actor

    Like/dislike with Jonathan Yoke, Renaissance Festival actor
    When some folks want to take a trip back in time, they read a book. Jonathan Yoke, a 25-year-old engineer, straps on a pair of tights and becomes Alfonso d'Este Duca di Ferrara. As an actor in the annual Maryland Renaissance Festival, Yoke will...
  • Navy-Air Force game, Ren Fest to bring Arundel traffic Saturday

    Navy-Air Force game, Ren Fest to bring Arundel traffic Saturday
    Anne Arundel County Police are warning drivers to expect heavy traffic on Saturday, especially in Annapolis and Crownsville. A number of events are expected to draw thousands to the area on Saturday, including the U.S. Powerboat Show in Annapolis, the...
  • Anne Arundel Community College's clowning class is serious fun

    Anne Arundel Community College's clowning class is serious fun
    It's late on a steamy August morning. Forty scholars and their lecturer have been at their studies for a couple of hours. One of the more challenging courses in the summer program at Anne Arundel Community College is already well under way. But there...