- Friday November 16, 2012
- 9:00am - 3:00pm
- Sarasota County Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd. Sarasota
- Group Hosting:
- Sarasota Medieval Fair, Inc.
- Group Benefiting:
- donations made to local charities
- Kathy Croteau
- Contact Phone:
- Contact Email:
- Ticket Price:
- $5.00 Students/$10.00 teachers, bus drivers free
The Sarasota Medieval Fair introduces our 4th annual Student Discovery Day on Friday, November 16, 2012 — A festival day set exclusively for students! (This day is not open to the general public) The Student Discovery Day offers an engaging learning experience for students, and is a perfect opportunity to see curriculum in action. Teachers are provided with resource materials and classroom activities prior to the festival to prepare students for a full Medieval Era experience! WHEN: Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 (Open 9am-3pm) WHERE: Sarasota Fairgrounds - Sarasota, Florida COST: $5.00/student ¨ Schools will receive one FREE adult chaperone ticket for every 10 student tickets purchased. Additional teachers/chaperone tickets are $10.00. Bus drivers get in FREE and parking is FREE. ¨ PLUS, students will receive a FREE Student Ticket ($14.95 value) at the end of their visit to come back to the festival for FREE that weekend (Nov. 17-18, 2012) with their families and friends!!! ¨ Schools who purchase a minimum of 20 student tickets, may elect to receive a FREE 3’x3’ blank cloth canvas. The purpose of the canvas is for the students to make a crest or design representing their class/school. Canvases will be displayed at the festival Jousting Field for all to see!!! ¨ Students will receive a FREE individual character biography card as they enter the park. Each character biography card represents a real person in history who had an essential role in this year’s theme. The card provides unique facts about a specific person in history, what side they were on, what social class they were, and more. Students will be interactively immersed as history comes alive! check out our website for full details
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