Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century where patrons will enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a beautiful castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages featuring comedy, theater shows and music. While strolling the village, enjoy a variety of adult and children games, people-powered rides and full-contact armored jousting tournaments. Also, enjoy fabulous food and browse the Crafter Marketplace where over 300 artisans display their gallery-quality works for sale. This weekend, bring your dog and pirate pals for "Pirates & Pets" weekend showcasing pet rescue groups, pet training demonstrations and contests for dogs. Not only are there activities for pets, toast your mates & enjoy the finest mead and beer. For more information and a schedule of upcoming themed weekends visit michrenfest.com.