We are offering a unique opportunity to acquire limited edition prints by well known Upstate New York artist Susan Koval. High quality artwork, reproduced with archival ink on fine art paper, suitable for framing.
Susan is a self-taught artist and has been drawing practically all of her life. She mainly works in pen & ink, occasionally adding watercolor or pencil shading. We are offering high resolution digital reproductions of her original work.
Susan is currently is an artisan at the Sterling Renaissance Festival, Sterling New York during the months of July and August.
Her passion has always been drawing people. Since joining the Sterling Faire she has redirected her interests toward reflections of fantasies, myths, and folklore. Many of her pictures have stories behind them. See the individual listings for the background associated with them.
2015 Festival Season ~ Themed Weekends
Family Appreciation Weekend July 4th & 5th
Opening weekend special!
Buy one adult ticket at regular price and get one ticket for HALF PRICE!
or get one FREE CHILD’S TICKET for every regular price ticket purchased!
Help us kick off a great season by joining us on opening weekend July 4th and 5th at a great savings.
Market Place Weekend July 11th & 12th
Guests who spend $200 or more (at our fine artisans shops ONLY inside the gate)
Will receive 2 complimentary tickets to return to the faire this season!
Enjoy over 100 stage and street performances, live Jousting, music, and dance;
savor the mouthwatering foods, hearty drink and delicious desserts; purvey our fine artisan’s shops;
try your luck at games of skill and chance as you wander our festival of pleasures!
Ale Fest Weekend July 18th & 19th
Come celebrate the oldest beverage in human history!
With a vast selection of different imported and domestic brews on tap, there's no reason not to join the day's festivities
and sample our fine selection of ales and beers. Tastings will be available at all Festival Pubs.
Buy a commemorative festival mug and experience the Faire "one handed".
Attend a rollicking "Pub Crawl" with festival characters to Festival Pubs and take part in the madcap antics,
contests and songs with all your favorite characters. They'll be sober, but you will be merry! Drink and drive responsibly.
Pirate Invasion Weekend July 25th & 26th
Yaar! Those pirates are back again and are set to invade the 39th Annual Sterling Renaissance Festival’s 2015
season on a special piratical weekend, Pirates are invading the Shire with swashbuckling adventure, comedy, and song.
Join our Pirate Costume Competition for kids and adults;
raise a glass of grog in the Snickleway pubs Tavern’s Pirate Revel.
Pirate bands will rove, shanties will be sung, and very little honest work shall be done.
Have a care; lest you be captured for ransom or pressed into service on a pirate cruise.
Don’t be lured into the wanton path of wild abandon, drink, and song,
and hang on to your mate lest they be sold at a pirate auction.
So you say you are a pirate? Well then, have a merry time!
Highland Fling Weekend August 1st & 2nd
Thrill to the lilt of highland bagpipes in the hills!
Wear your kilt and celebrate the mighty Scotts with us at the 39th Annual Sterling Renaissance Festival’s
2015 season on a special Highland Fling, August 1 & 2.
Hear Scottish pipe bands play on stages and in the lanes; see highland dancing;
and watch our Scottish athletes compete in a Caber Toss and Stone Put competition and demonstration.
Share the music of the Highlands at pub sing, and hear Celtic jams on stages and
in the lanes that are sure to put a wind up your kilt.
Fantasy, Fairies & the Future Weekend August 8th & 9th
Follow your Fantasy to the 39th Annual Sterling Renaissance Festival’s 2015 season,
as they present a special event as part of their seven weekends of merriment.
Fantasy weekend takes place on August 8 & 9.
Come celebrate all things Fantastical as the town of Warwick pays tribute to myth, legend, and dreams of the future.
Sprites and Fairies, Barbarians, mythic creatures, and travelers from other times and other worlds
are welcome to traverse the shire in a celebration of myth and science.
So pull out those outfits that you wouldn’t dare wear anywhere else.
Join our Adult Costume Exhibition, where adult fantasy travelers are invited to exhibit their favorite fashions
for fun and prizes, or just enjoy being someone else for a while.
Grand Finale Weekend August 15th & 16th
While it’s true that all good things must come to an end, all of us at the Festival look at our Grande Finale
as a special time for you to experience all the richness, pageantry,
and fun that can only be found at the Sterling Renaissance Festival.
The mood will certainly be celebratory, as the villagers from 1585 will be relishing (and reveling!)
all the wonderful memories of an exceptional season while looking forward to 2016!
This is the weekend which promises to be one filled with exceptional fun,
unbridled hilarity and merriment as it is the last chance for a whole year to enjoy
a repast of many unique and varied Festival foods, gather fine hand-crafted wares from many skilled Artisans
and share a toast of your favorite ale to yet another glorious season at the Sterling Renaissance Festival.
The Grande Finale…the one you must not miss!
Entertainers of the Realm:
~ The stirring sounds of a Scottish pipe band will appear on our Highland Fling Weekend only – August 2nd & 3rd. Don’t miss the special Cabre Toss competition by Scottish Athletes as well. Eric Albert & Company.
~ “Uncle Churchyard” shares children’s stories for grownups only! This Irish Highwayman is full of vulgar tales, and whisky. Christopher Buehlman.
DANIEL: DUKE OF DANGER
~ Comic acrobatics and other evidence of a wasted youth. Dan Looker.
THE DA VINCI BROTHERS COMEDY OPERA
~ The great Leonardo daVinci had a brother…named Bob? Dynamic audience participation comedies where the audience becomes the orchestra, the sound effects and helps to tell the story. The audience becomes the star of the opera. Sensational family fun. Ken Silkie.
DON JUAN AND MIGUEL
~ A whip-cracking, sword fighting comedic extravaganza! Jose Granados, Douglas Kondziolka, Dakota Star Granados.
~ The Rat Extravaganza featuring Wilber the Dancing Weasel. Hilarious Hijinks! Jim Greene.
FRANKO MASTER HYPNOTIST
~ The funniest show you will ever sleep through. Franko Konopaski.
GIACOMO THE JESTER
~ Magic, ropewalking and extremely obnoxious behavior. Carl Asch.
ZILCH THE TORY STELLER
~ He tells stories with a twist, he talks in spoonerisms. What are spoonerisms? Citching one’s swonsonants fack and borth worning your turds around. It’s serfectly pimple. You just have to tink thaster than you falk.. Terry Foy.
LENNY BURROWS: MASTER OF REVELS
~ Your favorite reveler is back on the streets auditioning for the Queens entertainment. Roaming the lanes the first, sixth, and seventh weekends. Frank Cardillo.
~ Like Venus, but with arms.
THE NATURE OF MERCY
~ A highly interactive family friendly sword fighting comedy show that teaches children the power of honor and compassion. NEW! See the stunt version of the show at the Trial & Dunke Stage. Tawn Jones.
~ An exciting recreation of a 16th Century tournament Joust A’plaisance. A live, full-armored joust and swordplay performance. Don’t miss this keystone event of the festival! Dave Schade, Kelly Bailey & Company.