Returning to the Past Again at Hammond Castle Tuesday, May 19 2015 

Returning To the Past Again At Hammond Castle

Fifth Year for Abbadia Mare Renaissance Festival

Press Release – for immediate release

PhinnVolt Entertainment

North Reading, MA 01864

http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com

For the fifth year, PhinnVolt Enterprises has been requested to coordinate and produce what is shaping up to be the best season yet for Abbadia Mare Festival with some friends old and new.

Dirge Queen playing her guitar at Hammond Castle

Dirge Queen playing her guitar at Hammond Castle

Photo of Linda Markey aka Dirge Queen taken by Jay Michaels of The Harper and The Minstrel

Abbadia Mare Festival will have a mixture of both entertainment and educational experiences for you and your families.

There will be great food as well as great fun to help benefit Hammond Castle Museum in Gloucester, which is located at 80 Hesperus Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930

Dates for this year will be July 18th and 19th from 11 am to 5 pm.  Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 5 – 11 and kids ages 4 and under are free.  Parking is located at Stage Fort Park which is an additional $15 to park your vehicles, however free busing to and from the venue is provided.

*Please note that this venue has a lot of stairs, so it is not wheel chair accessible nor is it stroller friendly*

For further information, please see their website at http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com

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Press Release for Abbadia Mare Renaissance Festival Thursday, May 26 2011 

PRESS RELEASE

Contact: PhinnVolt Enterprises

Name: Gia Volterra de Saulnier

Bringing back the Renaissance Festival to Hammond Castle

Abbadia Mare Renaissance Festival

By: Gia Volterra de Saulnier

Gloucester, MA –If you have never seen a Medieval Castle up close, you don’t need to go far to visit one if you live in the area of Massachusetts.  You can just go and visit The Hammond Castle Museum in Gloucester, MA.  Plus if you love History and Festivals, this will be an extraordinary opportunity to do so.

PhinnVolt Enterprise’s Director Richard Saulnier and his wife Gia are thrilled about helping promote such a historic landmark, “We are just so delighted that Hammond Castle has given us this incredible opportunity.” Gia Saulnier stated.  “With the achievement of Winslowshire, the Castle seems to be the natural next step for us to take.”  Her husband Richard agrees “While we were creating this new festival, we were flooded with the buzz from the Community, along with vendors and performers who are really excited about coming back to Hammond Castle.”

There are over 20 vendors coming to this event, including: Silvermane http://www.silvermane.com/acatalog/index2.html , Mei Mei’s of Lexington http://www.meimeioflexington.com/index.html , The Stone Lady http://thestonelady.net/ and much more. There are also 12 performers confirmed which includes: The Neville Companye http://www.rainasmind.com/neville/index.shtml  doing hand to hand combat in shining armor, Misfits of Avalon http://www.misfitsofavalon.com/ , The Harper and the Minstrel http://www.theharperandtheminstrel.com/ are a few mentioned. There will also be fabulous food from Nourish Lexington, http://www.nourishlexington.com/, along with scrumptious brownies from Cucina Dolce and Kettle corn from The Kettle Master.

The two day event will be from July 23rd and 24th of 2011 from 11 am to 5 pm each day.  Admission is $12.00 for adults and $7.00 for kids ages 5 – 13 and kids under 4 will be free.  Parking will be located at Stage Fort Park in Gloucester for a fee of $15 will be charged per car to park and that a free shuttle bus will be taking visitors to the Faire at the castle.  People may not park at the castle or on Hesperus Avenue as they will be ticketed and towed, and that the Museum and PhinnVolt Enterprises are not responsible to pay their fines and towing fees.

For more information about the event, please go to the website at http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com