Las Cruces, New Mexico, holds an annual Renaissance ArtsFaire that is an absolute blast to attend. So, once again this year, we loaded ourselves into the roadster (big mistake, as you’ll soon see) and headed north from El Paso.
Althought it’s billed as an Arts Fair, Renaissance is much more than that. Participants dress up in fancy period costume and parade about the grounds. Innumerable food vendors ply their wares. “Gypsies” perform sword dances. And even rescue greyhounds are sent off to new homes. It’s a pretty fun time for those of all ages.
Now for the story of bringing too little car to too large a source of art:
Being an Arts Fair, we of course went art shopping. What we found (see gallery below) was something that does not fit into the trunk of a BMW Z3. Thus, we wound up driving back to El Paso, switching out cars, and then returning to Las Cruces to load up our new acquisition.
So, here’s how a Renaissance ArtsFaire appears: