First-Ever Medieval Festival Slated Sat., Nov. 4 at A&M International

Texas A&M International University will hold the first-ever "Medieval Festival" on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 1-7 p.m. on the University campus.

The event is free of charge and open to the public.

It will showcase the culture and literature of the Middle Ages. A variety of performances including dancing, music and drama, will be among the Festival offerings. In addition, the event will feature a costume contest, a Middle English Reading Contest, an art contest with a medieval theme, snack booths, puppet shows, games and special demonstrations and displays.

The Medieval Festival is co-sponsored by the University's Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society and Student Government Association.

For additional information please contact event organizers Gema Paredes at 724.4456 or by email at or Nicki Cone at 326.2647 or by email at

University office hour are from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday -Friday.

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