A Little Knight Reading In Mission Viejo

Greetings friends and readers! Chivalry Today is proud to announce that working in conjunction with the City of Mission Viejo, we are going to provide a variety of displays, demonstrations, and presentations for the entertainment and education of the visitors at the Readers’ Festival on Oct. 14, 2012.

The Chivalry Today presentation area will feature various demonstrations beginning every 30 minutes throughout the day, including armored sword combat, falconry, full-sized catapults, music and singing, and historical blacksmithing. Along with all of that, you can sample the fare from local restaurants, and meet a variety of notable authors who’ll be doing book-signings throughout the day.

You can find all the details below or at the Mission Viejo Readers’ Festival Website (link no longer available). Please come and join us for a display of chivalry and medieval life at the Readers’ Festival.
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The Mission Viejo Readers’ Festival brings books to life and families and individuals together for a daylong spectacular event featuring celebrity and author readings, book signings, entertainment, food and much more. Many well-known authors, including baseball player Jim Abbott and former prosecutor Marcia Clark as well as popular children’s author, David Shannon, will be in attendance for this year’s festival on Sunday, October14, 2012.

New this year on the Village Green is a setting featuring the world of the Middle Ages. You will experience knights in costume, demonstrations of falconry, sword fighting, catapult launching, battling men and craft activities for all ages. You are welcome to come dressed for the theme.

This free festival sponsored by the Friends of the Mission Viejo Library, is from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the beautiful Oso Viejo Park and Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way. With convenient, free shuttle service from the Mission Viejo Library at 100 Civic Center, parking is a breeze as the library will closed the day of the event.

You won’t want to miss this year’s event, which promises to be the biggest and best yet. Stay tuned for updated information about your favorite authors and illustrators and all of the fun-filled activities on tap for the 4th annual Mission Viejo Readers’ Festival.

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