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Tickets on Sale for Day Trip to Texas Renaissance Festival

Released: 10/27/2008

LSU at Alexandria will sponsor a day trip to the Texas Renaissance Festival in Plantersville, Tex., on Nov. 15, announced Dr. Eamon Halpin, trip coordinator. The cost is $17 for adults and $8 for children between the ages of seven and 13. Tickets, which cover bus transportation and admission to the festival, must be purchased by noon on Nov. 13.

The festival features the exuberant life and spirit of Elizabethan England complete with music, dance, historical re-enactments, arts and crafts, games, international cuisine, theatre, and other spectacle of the time. “This is one of the most popular trips we make, and it’s best to make reservations as early as possible to ensure a seat,” said Halpin. He can be reached at 619-2913 for more information.

Tickets are available through the Office of Continuing Education at LSUA, 473-6495. The trip will depart at 5 a.m. from the parking lot in front of the student center and return at 11:30 p.m.

Cultural day trips are presented through the Chancellor’s Arts and Humanities Committee.