The organizers of the Tennessee Medieval Festival saw some positive signs in their fall production, the 2016 Pirate Fest.
“Our goal was to create an October festival that people would like and would help fund and promote our May festival,” said co-founder Barrie Paulson.
“Last year, we tried a Halloween event. It was an evening family-oriented event, but it was difficult for us,” she continued. “It was expensive to try and light the great outdoors, and we had low attendance.”