The HR office has acquired 2 FREE Adult Renaissance Festival tickets for this year. If you are an employee of MSU Moorhead and would like to throw your name into the hat to win these tickets, please call the HR office at 2157 on or before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th, 2009. Drawing will take place on Friday, August 28th and the winner will be notified that same day.

The Human Resources Office also has employee-discounted tickets for the 2009 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Adult tickets are $15.50 (Reg. $19.95) and children tickets (age 5-12) are $7.50 (Reg. $10.95). Children age 4 & under are free.

The festival runs weekends and Labor Day August 22 to October 4. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. rain or shine. Parking is free.

Costumed characters represent village life from simple peasants to royalty. Twelve stages are continuously alive with comedy, music and mayhem! Talented artisans sell and demonstrate their wares in more than 275 craft shops.

If you would like to purchase tickets to the Renaissance Festival,  stop into the HR Office in Owens 210. The Minnesota Renaissance 2009 Festival web page is