The last time I went to one of these was back in the 1980s. Man that was
a long time ago. I happened to spot a great coupon in the Metro that said
the faire had moved
from Novato to Casa de Fruta. I figured with it being a whole lot closer,
the kids would have a great time.
It was actually a great location and not too crowded for the first few
hours. By the time we got out to the jousting area, it was a mob scene in
a hot dust bowl. I managed to get a few shots of the action before I was
forced to flee.
Back in the safety and coolness of the wandering paths,
Monica was unable to resist the pull of the hair braiders. Who thought she
could actually look any cuter than she did already.
The food at these things is always a treat. We didn't
go for the giant turkey leg, but we certainly filled our bellies medieval
style. They managed to strategically place kids swords for sale right by the
exit. We of course left with a pair of wooden battle axes for Monica and Nick,
and a wooden long sword for Gabe. When we get home, I'm sure I'm in for a