KINSTON, NC (WNCT) — Kinston is stepping back in time this weekend.

The second Eastern North Carolina Renaissance Faire starts up on Saturday at 10 a.m. with the firing of a cannon and a performance at the gates of the Lenoir County Fairgrounds.

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Entertainment from musicians, royal processions, belly dancers and more will take place throughout the festival. The festival will run from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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There will also be re-enactments of the Renaissance period along with pirates, mermaids, clowns and stilt-walkers. Food vendors will be on site.

Tickets are $20 when purchased online ahead of time and $25 at the gate. Tickets for seniors, veterans and first responders are $10 when purchased with a valid photo ID. Children 6 and younger can enter for free. Tickets cover both event days.