Not too hot under the armor for fall faire

Photos by CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—Heroes’ Harvest Renaissance Faire host Bill Monroe, known as Lord William, shows his 85-pound suit of armor before contests against other knights. BELOW: Susan Cypher and The Nightbird Band play at the Renaissance Faire along the banks of the Colorado River and 29 Road. BOTTOM: Nine-year-old Jaleb Monroe tries his luck at the archery range Sunday during the event, which gave visitors a chance to experience times of old through merchants, demonstrations food and entertainment. It was sponsored by Thunder Mountain Colorado Living History, a non-profit organization.



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Photos by CHRISTOPHER TOMLINSON/The Daily Sentinel—Heroes’ Harvest Renaissance Faire host Bill Monroe, known as Lord William, shows his 85-pound suit of armor before contests against other knights. BELOW: Susan Cypher and The Nightbird Band play at the Renaissance Faire along the banks of the Colorado River and 29 Road. BOTTOM: Nine-year-old Jaleb Monroe tries his luck at the archery range Sunday during the event, which gave visitors a chance to experience times of old through merchants, demonstrations food and entertainment. It was sponsored by Thunder Mountain Colorado Living History, a non-profit organization.

It was a perfect day for a knight fight. And not just because pirates, fairies and royalty were watching. Temperatures in the upper 50s made wielding a bamboo sword in a metal helmet and…




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