Renn Fest cannot be beat. They were right...people-watching and fried food is a sure win.
I spotted this guy dressed as David the Gnome...he told me his gnome name was Thaddeus blah blah blah, but I insisted he was David the Gnome and made him pose for a picture.
Lana Del Ray. It also reminds me of my mom, who loves nothing more than flower crowns from Renaissance festivals.
All in all, it was a successful first trip. The setting cannot be beat; it's permanent and is tucked into the woods near some farmland in Maryland, about 45 minutes from DC. Have any of you ever been?