The faire will come alive this year with music, dance, comedy, magic - and fire! Come and be dazzled by acts at our stages including The Bonnie Brae, The Thornberry, The Butternut, the Circus Stage, the Dance Stage and the tavern's Lazy Oak Stage.
2018 Ren in the Glen Entertainers:
- The Court of King George and Queen Grace of the House of Windsor
- Midwest Renaissance Actors Guild
- Barry the MacEwan (from Atlantic Wave) · songs of Scotland and Ireland
- Mustafa Ali · Wandering mystic, musician and teller of tales
- Bardmageddon · Traditional folk and Irish music
- Dans Askina Turkish Belly Dance Ensemble
- General Hardware Border Morris Dancers · Folk dancing from the border of England and Wales
- Medieval Tourney & Fight the Knight · Knightly combat tournament — plus: test your mettle against an armored knight!
- Mistress Kathleen · Hammered dulcimer - songs and stories
- Terpsichory Courtly Dance Troupe · Renaissance dance
- Herr Karl · Germanic Knight
- The Donnigans · Irish music
- Ways Away · Story songs from a different time and a long ways away
- Bards at Large · Songs and tales from Britain and Ireland
- Gaelically Speaking · Teaching Scottish Gaelic language, culture and history
- Dance Caravan · Renaissance style belly dance
- Peasants For Hire
- The Fairyville Faeries · Meet the Ice Faerie, the Fire Faerie, and the Woodland Faerie.
- SisterTree · Celtic and traditional folk music
- Fólkvangr · Viking encampment — heroes, tales, games and combat of the Danes
- Order of the Acorn · An order of chivalrous knights.
- Brothers Dymm · Comedy swordplay duo.
- Ravenscroft Musicke Guild · Elizabethan music.
- Ecora the Bard · Music and storytelling
- Geoffrey Chaucer · Music, stories, riddles, poetry and more.
- Shakespeare Shorts · Performing short comedic Shakepeare plays.