Author: Hyabiel Daniel | Student, Living Education – Charlotte, 2023-24
A group of enthusiastic LE students decided to organize a memorable day out. Their destination? The Renaissance Faire. It was a vibrant and immersive event that transported attendees back in time to the days of knights, royalty, and merry festivities.
With anticipation, the students gathered early in the morning, wearing their chosen attire inspired by the Renaissance era. Laughter and excitement filled the air as they got into their cars. Upon arrival, the students were greeted by a marketplace adorned with colorful tents and lively performers. The fairgrounds had lively music, accompanied by mouth-watering delicacies and the sight of skilled craftsmen showcasing their crafts. It was a true escape from the demands of their academic lives.
The group wandered through the fair, exploring various attractions and indulging their curiosity at every turn. One of the highlights of the day was the jousting tournament. The students cheered and gasped in awe as knights on horseback clashed in a display of chivalry and bravery. The dedication and skill of the performers left a great impression, breathing life into an incredible era of history.
On the journey back to the dorms, the students reflected on the profound impact of their day at the Renaissance Faire. They realized that venturing outside their comfort zones and embracing new activities had enriched their lives.
With hearts filled with gratitude and a renewed sense of connection, the students bid farewell to the Renaissance Faire, carrying with them treasured memories and a reminder to seek out moments of joy and fellowship amidst the demands of their academic pursuits.
Hyabiel Daniel is a first year Living Education Student. She is from London, United Kingdom, and typically attends the Seven Oaks Congregation. She enjoys studying social sciences and also loves spending time reading books, baking and spending time with loved ones. Hyabiel currently works as a writer and manages the Facebook page for the Living Education department.