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Knights Days, a living medieval history event in Lancaster, Ohio, will be held on October 8th and 9th.

Looking for a “screen-free,” historically accurate journey through history this fall? Well, that’s surprisingly specific. But, okay. A trip to Lancaster, Ohio for Knights Days on October 8th and 9th can make that possible.

Set in the sprawling 350-acre Charles Ely Nature Park, Days of Knights promises a fun, interactive and historic trek through history. Mindful time travelers will see what life was like for the Norman invaders of Britain in 1066, Crusaders and their families from the 1200s, and archers and knights from the 100 Years War. However, it’s not all fighting. There will also be opportunities to hear, see and potentially try ancient food, clothing, entertainment and crafts.

If you thought history buffs at the Ohio Renaissance Festival had a blast, you haven’t seen anything yet. Days of the Knights offer “living history”. What does that mean? Let’s start by making things completely clear. “Historical accuracy is emphasized,” the report said description on the Day of the Knights website. “This is not a Renaissance fair — no wizards, no fantasy heroes, no pirates.” The drama, clothing, tools and weapons are all as close to historical accuracy as possible. You won’t find members on their phones, and no one will sound like they grew up on the West Side. It’s exciting and authentic.

October 8 and 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free of charge. Charles Alley Nature Park, 2805 Old Logan Rd. SE, Lancaster. Additional information:

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