Workshops

Loss Prevention in Marketplace Shops

Loss Prevention in Marketplace Shops

Loss Prevention in Marketplace Shops

This  workshop will address a variety of topics important to the crafter or merchant.  Topics include: Designing displays to minimize theft while optimizing sales; inventory control;  adding cameras to add security during closed hours, and more

Marketing at a Faire

Loss Prevention in Marketplace Shops

Loss Prevention in Marketplace Shops

Knowing how a patron shops, and setting up attractive, accessible and creative displays can lead to improved sales.  Every detail counts, and we can show you how!

Making the Move to Online Sales

Loss Prevention in Marketplace Shops

Making the Move to Online Sales

How to find your audience outside of the shows.  Using social media such as facebook, instagram and etsy, as well as websites to keep your sales going even after the show is over.

Creating A Character

Creating A Character

Making the Move to Online Sales

Want to become involved with faires but don't know how to build a fun or believable persona?  This class teaches the building blocks to fill in all the details, enabling you to create a living, breathing character.

Creating a Show

Creating A Character

Creating a Costume

Already have a persona, but want to bring it to the stage?  Find out the steps to creating an entertaining show that will keep them in the seats, and coming back for more.

Creating a Costume

Creating A Character

Creating a Costume

Learn about costumes of the period, and what you can do to build an affordable costume to wear as you attend or participate in period events.

Bardic Class

Medieval Material Culture

History of Rus Culture

. The art of storytelling, often musical, usually designed to commemorate an historical event.   

History of Rus Culture

Medieval Material Culture

History of Rus Culture

 Learn about the Scandinavian warrior merchants who traveled the Eastern European river-roads to eventually settled in areas that gave rise to the Russian principalities 

Medieval Material Culture

Medieval Material Culture

Medieval Material Culture

 Learn about the groups that made up the Medieval period by understanding their artifacts and architecture.   

Food of the Renaissance

Leather care/Leather Working

Medieval Material Culture

 Learn about the foods of the period, how the Royalty feasted, and how the peasants survived. 

Leather care/Leather Working

Leather care/Leather Working

Leather care/Leather Working

  Stop by to learn the basics of creating leather items for a variety of objects, from decorative to functional. 

Period Clothing

Leather care/Leather Working

Leather care/Leather Working

From weaver to wearer, learn about the process of making fabric and clothing fit for a king!

Period History Demonstrations

Gaming on Horseback

Falconry in the Renaissance

Gaming on Horseback

Watch as our knights test their skills in period gaming competitions designed to prove their skills in marksmanship, horsemanship and other knightly endeavors!  Join in yourself  for our Knightly Gaming event afterwards.

Jousting

Falconry in the Renaissance

Gaming on Horseback

Learn about the history of the joust while you enjoy the thrill of seeing armored knights on horseback test their skill against each other

Falconry in the Renaissance

Falconry in the Renaissance

Falconry in the Renaissance

Join our falconer several times a day (and visit the birds of prey throughout the day) for discussions on falconry as a sport in the Renaissance. Other topics will include modern day conservancy, as well as more detailed information about these special animals

Medieval Combat

Scribal Demonstration

Falconry in the Renaissance

Stop by several times a day to watch a heavy weapons or rapier fighting workshop, to learn more about the skills and weapons of the time.  

Scribal Demonstration

Scribal Demonstration

Scribal Demonstration

Learn about various aspects of the scribal arts, including information on paper making, illumination, binding and more.

Interactive Workshops

Dance

Knightly Gaming

Juggling

Kick your heels up and participate in a variety of different workshops that will teach you the history of a particular dance, and get you on your feet!

Juggling

Knightly Gaming

Juggling

The basics behind the physics...

Knightly Gaming

Knightly Gaming

Knightly Gaming

After watching the Calvary play their games of skill from horseback, take up the mantle (from the back of a stick-horse) and see if you can lance a ring or hit the quintain.  This event is for children (and adults!) of all ages.

Panels

Get Hired!

Get Juried!

Get Juried!

Learn from Entertainment Directors and seasoned entertainers what it takes to get your show noticed.  Handy tips on what ED's look for when hiring acts, and how to improve your application techniques

Get Juried!

Get Juried!

Get Juried!

The truth behind what a craft coordinator wants for their show, and how to get your foot in the door selling your work.

More to Come

Stay tuned as we continue to add speakers and panelists to our lineup!

Stay tuned as we continue to add speakers and panelists to our lineup!

Stay tuned as we continue to add speakers and panelists to our lineup!

Want to Become a Speaker?

Stay tuned as we continue to add speakers and panelists to our lineup!

Stay tuned as we continue to add speakers and panelists to our lineup!

If you have a topic or idea that you would like to present or see, please contact us at info@DaVinci-Con.com to discuss how we can bring your idea to life!