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Texas Renaissance Festival Part One

Hi to all of our supporters, it has been a while posting on our blog. Some good news, we found a van, bought a historic correct tent and we got into the Texas Renaissance Festival.

The Texas Renaissance Festival started in 1974. The TRF was founded in 1974 by brothers, George and David Coulam, on an abandoned strip mining site in what is now Todd Mission, Texas. At the time, it spanned fifteen acres, with three stages featuring small improv theatre groups, and merchants selling their goods on blankets. The opening year saw a turn-out of 33,000. As of 2017, the festival sits on 55 acres of land, and offers over 200 acres of camping facilities to patrons. The festival regularly draws over half a million guests annually, making it the largest Renaissance festival in the country by attendance. 

Setup for us started on September 30 at  Texas Renaissance Festival , the next day was a dry run for TRF. It was the first time we set up with our tent from Oakenfoot. On dry run day, the booth had to be ready and we dressed in our renaissance garb. TRF is open every weekend  from October 8 to November 27 plus Black Friday. Every weekend is themed . 

If you are one of the many folks that asked about custom orders, please fill out the form on the contact us page. Also, if you saw something in our booth not listed on the website, please fill out the form on the contact page. 

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DogTap Exchange February 10, 2019

Founded in 2007, BrewDog started in Scotland with a mission to revolutionize beer drinking. In 2015, BrewDog brought their revolution to the United States and landed in Columbus, Ohio. Since 2015, it has expanded to a bar in the Short North and Franklinton. Dog Tap just opened a hotel at the brewery and dogs are allowed to stay here. The Dog Tap Exchange started about a year ago. The Exchange features local made products and artists.

We have done all but 1 of the Exchanges. This is my favorite place. One main reason is puppies are allowed in the building and patio. The Exchange was held in the lobby of Dog Tap but moved to the museum part of the building. This gave the people more time to look at the artists and vendors. This was first show with a condensed version of our 10 x 10 spot.  The crowds were steady all day even with the snow. We are looking forward to the next Exchange.

If you are one of the many folks that asked about custom orders, please fill out the form on the contact us page. Also, if you saw something in our booth not listed on the website, please fill out the form on the contact page.  Thanks again for coming out and seeing us. Keep up to date on shows and festivals by visiting the events page. Also, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram

Thanks again for joining us ! – Azure Dragon Works and Captain Bob’s Emporium

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Kings Islands WinterFest 2018

Following a twelve year absence, Winterfest returned in 2017. The annual Christmas themed event starts on the fourth Friday (Black Friday) in November for selected dates until the New Year. The first year the Artisan Village was located underneath the Eiffel Tower. This year, the village was move to accommodate the igloo rentals underneath the Eiffel Tower. There are many things to do at Winterfest including ice skating, watching shows, riding select roller coasters, decorating cookies with Mrs. Claus, riding in horse driven carriages and shopping at Artisan Village. The most important things to do other than shop at Artisan Village, is buying a $10 hot cocoa mug, the first night are free refills. On return visits, refills are discounted with returned hot cocoa mugs. We have done both years of Winterfest. The booths at Artisan Village are a 7 by 9 shed with a heater. This year, we had some items to bring including sleigh bells, Ohio state bells, bracers, growler/howler carriers, and cup sleeves. We had the Holly Jolly Trolley perform twice a night in front of our shed. And you can’t forget the Christmas Techno House. It was an enjoyable festival since its Ohio; expect the weather to be crazy.  If you are one of the many folks that asked about custom orders, please fill out the form on the contact us page. Also, if you saw something in our booth not listed on the website, please fill out the form on the contact page.  Thanks again for coming out and seeing us. Keep up to date on shows and festivals by visiting the events page.

Thanks again for joining us ! – Azure Dragon Works and Captain Bob’s Emporium

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Neo ComicCon 4th Edition August 19, 2018

It was an awesome day for the comic con. It slightly overcast and cool , which it didn’t stop patrons from making a stop indoors for the Comic Con. It was our second year vending at Neo ComicConNeo ComicCon had three panels; Ask the Professionals, Cosplay 101, and Film Action Sequence Choreography & Safety.  Attendance was up from last year. It had great selection of toys, comic books, confections, and leather products. We made a cat mask but didn’t get the bunny mask ready in time. Patrons seemed to enjoy the mask by trying them on and taking pictures. It always feels good to have return patrons from last year’s Neo ComicCon. We added a new item to our collection of products. We are continuing to add exciting new products to our website. If you are one of the many folks that ask about custom orders, please fill out the form on the contact us page. Also, if you saw something in our booth not listed on the website, please fill out the form on the contact us page. Thanks again for coming out and seeing us. Keep up to date on shows and festivals by visiting the events page

 

 

Thanks again for joining us! – Azure Dragon Works and Captain Bob’s Emporium

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Weekly Update 8/13/2018 : Upcoming show

        It has been a busy week. We are less than a week away from Neo ComicCon 4th edition. We did Neo ComicCon 3rd edition. The big guest from that year was the creator of Black Lightning. It’s has been adapted to a television series, aired weekly on The CW. It was busy day from 10-5. There were about 3000 guests. It had everything from toys, comics, and leather. It’s a great show. If you are near or even far away, come and visit the show;  it will be well worth it.  We great opportunity to be in  another shop, we will keep you posted. Also, check out City Folk, LLC in Clintonville. We have some of journals for sale at the shop. Even more good news, we added The Yellow Springs Street Fair. Come out and visit us on October 13 from 9am – 5 pm.  Finally, we are continuing to update our website and our product line. First, we added a cat mask to the  product line; it took time to weed out the bugs. We have some pre dyed and hand dyed; hopefully, we will have another mask up in a few weeks. Also, we took photos of more of our journals over the weekend. We should have them up today or tomorrow.

Thanks again for joining us on this adventure! – Azure Dragon Works and Captain Bob’s Emporium

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Dayton Celtic Festival July 27-29, 2018

It was an awesome weekend for the festival. It slightly overcast the whole weekend and the breeze from the river kept it cool. This was our second year vending at The Dayton Celtic Festival. It felt good to have return visitors from last year’s festival. We even had a patron from another show in Dayton, come to see us at this festival. We added a few new items to our collection of products. We made wine bottles, howler and growler carriers. We are slowly adding products to our website. If you are one of the many folks that ask about custom orders, please fill out the form on the contact us page. Also, if you saw something in our booth not listed on the website, please fill out the form on the contact page.  Thanks again for coming out and seeing us. Keep up to  date on shows and festivals by visiting the  events page

 

Thanks again for joining us ! – Azure Dragon Works and Captain Bob’s Emporium