Octobarrr Fest

Live Performances Every Sunday

Marla Lee

Live October 4

Marla Lee is an improv Oriental dancer who performs various styles while bringing her Israeli roots to life. From creating magic at the Walt Disney World Resort to mesmerizing audiences, each set is completely unique. Enchanting dances are never the same as each show is one-of-a-kind!

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Venmo: @marla_lee


The Roving Corsairs

October 2

We are The Roving Corsairs; a band of Sky Pirates of the highest order! We roam the land and skies searching for the finest Celtic and Nautical tunes with which to entertain and dazzle. Our quest has begun, join us!

Tips info:

Venmo @rovingcorsairs

Bloody Historical

Whether you need mermaids, pirates, steampunk, sailing vessels, gangsters with classic cars, we have you covered! Bloody Historical is insured for, and specializes in The Golden Age of Pirates but is available for historical lectures, interactive demonstrations, full out battles on sea or land or stage shows for any era or time period you may think of between the medieval era and World War Two.

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Captain Wallace

October 10

The magical digital pirate known as Captain Wallace sails the rough sea’s of the innerwebs in search of adventure, treasure, and glory! Ahoy, Mates!

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Buy his Book


Printable Coloring Pages

Sheldon Pewter 

Featured Vendor

 Sheldon Pewter is a four generation, family business that has been creating hand-cast, artisan buttons, jewelry, souvenirs and custom awards/medallions for over 45 years. We are also home of the original pewter “It’s NOT Faire” pin that we designed when the first set of faires were cancelled. 


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The Trained Mermaid Show

Live October 11

Have you ever tried to train a mermaid?  Well neither has Bate, but that’s not going to stop him from trying! Watch and decide for yourself who’s training who as they splash, laugh, and dive into your heart. This family friendly show combines comedy, aquatic & aerial acrobatics.

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Stories of the pirate life – how to become a pirate.

October 3

TS Rhodes takes her audience on a lively journey, back to the Golden Age of Piracy, full of historical facts and high adventure. Learn the details of life on a pirate ship, raiding, sailing, and enjoying the spoils of pirate victory. TS Rhodes has been a student of the pirate life for over 20 years, and has published 5 books on the subject.

 Tips Info:

Paypal – [email protected]


Treasure Hunt

Interactive Online Game

Ahoy Mateys!

Captain Henry Avery  was nervous about getting caught red-handed with stolen money and jewels, so stashed a large sum of Spanish Doubloons in his secret pirate cove. He was not sure if he’d be able to find where he buried the treasure upon his return, so he drew up a treasure map and hid clues to help him find his way back. But, now he can’t seem to make heads or tails of his own clues. Can you follow the clues and map to help Captain Avery find his missing riches?

Click on the map to play!

Waterhawk Creations

Featured Vendor

Take a journey into the depths of Waterhawk Creations unique creativity with nature’s treasures. Blending nickel-silver and gems of the Earth and
sea, to bring you functional art from Wine glasses and Champagne flutes with a distinctive flavor to rare shell art. Drinking horns of a regal nature to ostrich egg and nautilus chalices never before encountered. All one of a kind works of art! Don Waterhawk and Daniella Waterhawk create an interfusion of mixed media to bring one of a kind everyday art that can be utilized for generations to come.


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Scavenger’s Nest

Featured Vendor

If you’re looking for unique and antique items, the Scavenger Nest is your goto shop. There are so many beautiful pieces of artwork, furniture and fashionable clothing that are simply looking for a good home. We believe in reusing instead of throwing away, and the items we find are in excellent condition. Check in with us regularly, our stock is always changing.


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Drunk and Disorderly

Live October 18

Drunk and Disorderly was formed when David Anthony, The Foxy Bard, roped several poor sods into being in his band. That was over two years ago, and yet we still don’t have a set list. But that’s all fine because all we need is the key and we can deliver! We pride ourselves on our unique blend of music that is a mixture of period music, traditional Celtic style music, and traditional internet meme songs. We are also one of the few bands that are able to sing in over 40 different languages.

 Tips info:

For monthly donations

For one time donation

To buy the album

The Minstrel Rav’n

October 16

The Minstrel Rav’n-Telling Songs and Singing Stories…of Pirates, Taverns and Elven Lasses…though not necessarily in that order…!

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Captain Jay Tucci

October 7

Captain Jay Tucci is a pirate for hire, specializing in entertainment of all ages, from private kids birthdays to larger corporate events. Captain Jay hosts an educational childrens show teaching fundamentals of numbers, letters, colors, and creativity.



Tal Talks

October 14 & 21

Have you ever wanted to know more about the performers or vendors that travel the world to bring joy and excitement to the masses? Well, now is your chance to learn about what performers go through to entertain you or what kind of work vendors put into their crafts. I will be interviewing people from all over who have taken the most amazing journeys and boy do they have a story to tell.

Full Interviews only available for Patrons

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just in tyme

Just in Tyme Boots

Featured Vendor

Affordable Leather Boots, Hats, Gloves, Pouches and More for Medieval, Renaissance, Pirate, Fantasy, Steampunk, Cosplay or whatever you are into!


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Opal Raven

Live October 25

Opal Raven through the gates of midgard and into a daring showcase of battle and dance. Join her as she introduces you to her snake in a ritual fusion dance performance. Then, prepare to be amazed by the warrior’s spirit as swords fly, balance, and spin in factastical ways.

Are the scimitars enchanted or is this the work of dark magick? Come find out for yourself, you won’t want to miss it!

Tips info:


Venmo: @opalravencirque

Talk Like a Pirate

Tuesdays at 6pm

Captain Hook used the magic of Never Neverland to bring back the pirates of old from the dead for our Haunted Hills Pirate and Mermaid Festival. Even though the festival must be postponed, the pirates have returned for the month of October. Meet a new pirate from history each week and hear about their adventures and tales of woe. Learn about Blackbeard, Granuaile, Mary Read, John Lafitte, and Black Bart. Ask them questions on facebook live on Thursday evenings.

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Pirates of Fortune’s Folly

October 24

The Pirates of Fortune’s Folly have come ashore to steal your hearts!

Their pyratical antics will entertain audiences of all ages!

(And you just might learn something along the way…)

The Pirates of Fortune’s Folly will entertain you and your family with Action, Music, and Laughs!

Tips Info:

Virtual Tip Jar

Virtual Market 

Scoundrel’s Inn Radio

October 9

Scoundrel’s Inn is a live online radio show that plays every 2 plus hours every Wednesday Night at 9pm central. Spreaker or iTunes for past episodes.


Accents Renaissance and Historic Design

Featured Vendor

Eleven years ago I attended my first Renaissance festival…but researched before going which led to creating garb and the necessary hats, for one cannot attend faire without proper head coverings! I created my first hat for that very first festival and the need to create the best took fire. The fruits of my “fire” are still a passion, and always bring a thrill to my soul when someone finds that One Hat that gives them cheer.


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Festival Dates

Market of the Moons

August 7-8, 2021

Festival Times

August 7th:

   10am-7pm is Family Friendly Faire Fun!

   7pm- 10pm is our 18+ Market After Dark

August 8th:

  10am-5pm is Family Friendly Faire Fun! 


97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA


97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA

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