Games & Activities - Pirate

The Royal Joust

Field of Honour 3x a day

DeBracey Productions brings you battlefield-style jousting and trick riding!  A one of a kind, out of this
world jousting experience that will leave you wanting more!

Combat Chess

Royal Players
Field of Honour 2x a day

Watch an actual war game!  The chess pieces are live people who actually fight to take over the squares.
 Cheer on your side!  Who will win!?  

Photo: Rob Welton Photography

The Flaming Ginger

Circus Style Trick Show
All Show Days!

Back by popular demand, the Flaming Ginger brings the laughs.  A high energy, fire danger comedy show
that's sure to entertain the whole family.  From juggling torches to a 7ft unicycle and jokes along the
way, The Flaming Ginger is someone you and your crew will want to see.​

The CrossJacks

Pirate & Celtic Music

Hailing from various ports of call in East Tennessee, the Crossjacks deliver a pirate's booty chest full of
sea shanties and festival favorites.  They are popular performers throughout the mid-South, and their

self-titled debut album was released in July 2020.  The Crossjacks are Mark Dudek (vocals/guitar), Dawn
Cunningham (violin) and Reagan De Busk (flute/bodhran/mandolin).

NEW! Lords of Adventure

Comedy Sword-Fighting Show
Oct 2-3 Only

We all have an adventurer inside. Be the hero of your own story!

Thunder & Spice

Celtic Music
Oct 2-3, 9-10 Only

Thunder and Spice captivate audiences of all ages with old time Renaissance and Medieval music from
around the world, traditional sea chanteys, and stories of days gone by.  They’ll even teach you a song or
Since 2009, this lively duo has been delighting Festival patrons in the Carolinas and neighboring States
with haunting vocal harmonies and an irreverent sense of fun.

NEW! Two Noisy Knights

Interactive Comedy Show
Oct 9-10, 16-17 Only

Why just listen to a story when you can live an adventure? The Knights encourage the audience to be
involved in the experience.

Bravura Music Academy

Youth Classical Musicians
Oct 9 Only

Come enjoy the talent of wonderful youth musicians with Bravura Music Academy.  You too can do this! 
(Photo by Rob Welton)

Robin Hood Recruiting Show

Audience Participation

It’s time to strut your stuff!   Robin Hood is looking for more Merry Folk to join him!   Just share your
talent on stage.  But entertain or you might get GONGED!
(Photo by Trent Eades)

Lady Paen

Puppet Show
Happy Hollow Stage 4x a Day

Lady Paen invites children young and old to join her for an interactive musical adventure! Explore the magic of playing make-believe and sing along!  For when you believe in something good, you hatch the very thing you always could!  “In any place the theatre can be, so long as there’s an audience like you and players like me.”



Tom Mason and the Blue Buccaneers

Celtic & Pirate Music from Nashville
Oct 16-17 Only

Meet a wild band of Nashville musicians who dress like pirates and play a rollicking mix of piratical sing-alongs, rousing historical rave-ups, afro-cuban tinged ballads, Cajun sea shanties, and bluesy Irish jigs.​

(Photo by Trent Eades)

Joey the Juggling Pirate

Interactive Show

A funny performer with many tricks, Joey can hold your attention and make you laugh out loud.
(Photo by Rob Welton)

New! Kris Colt - The Black Rose

Celtic Singer Songwriter

Kris Colt reveals her past incarnation from the time of her ancestors in Scotland Ireland, England, and Wales as the song bird Black Rose. She is a modern bard, with a lyrical singing style who passionately performs songs of both original and ancient origin. Kris has been on the boards as a performer her entire life in professional musical theatre and especially enjoys her time with her Celtic folk rock act Kris Colt and The Black Rose Band.

Sherwood School

Interactive Show

Want to be a Merry Kid?  Sher-wood!  Come learn how to sing, joke, and adventure like Robin Hood!   HUZZAH!  (Photo by Rob Welton)

Throw Me a Line!


Improv comedy show like “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?”  Help create magic moments on stage by giving lines (suggestions) to the actors on stage.  Games include:  Scenes from a Hat, Fishing for a Line, ABC’s, Sound Effects…. No show is alike! 

That’s the magic of improv comedy!

Royal Variety Show

Talent Show

The Sheriff has enlisted his friends and foes to take stage and entertain Prince John and his guests–especially YOU! 
(Photo by Trent Eades)