A Medieval/ Renaissance-themed wedding may be one of the greatest excuses for a good time your guests will ever know. When else can you bring in jugglers and harpists, put your mother in a headpiece and draft your father as the “town crier”? Favors for this gala event are fairly easy to come by (or make), and often …

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The ultra-romantic Midsummer Night’s Dream theme can be gently whimsical or way-out-there, depending on the bridal couple’s appetite for drama. Favor ideas for a Midsummer or Fairy wedding include: Fairy Dust. Soft, subtle body glitter in a cornstarch base. Attractively packaged and wrapped in tulle, this is a lovely favor. Love Potion Bottles. Buy small, corked vials, print “love …

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Location, Location, Location Finding a place to host your medieval or renaissance wedding can be tough — unless you happen to live in Monaco and people typically address you as “Princess Caroline.” For those of us that don’t fall into that category, here are some places likely to pay off: Local arboretums and botanical gardens The Renaissance Faire …

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