British Columbia's Renaissance Festival returns for its eighth year, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17, at Albion Fairgrounds, 23448 105 Ave., in Maple Ridge.
Visitors will be transported to the 1500s where, in the Shire of Steller's Grove, King Henry VIII makes court and law officers are on the lookout for the notorious Jade Dragon Pirate crew.
The festival provides an opportunity for performers and artisans to showcase their skills and entertain the public in a historically themed setting.
Online ticket buyers can bring a non-perishable food item for donation to Friends In Need Food Bank, and receive a $2 voucher tokens for games or festival merchandise.
Day and weekend passes are available. Details: bcrenfest.com.