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Friday, September 25, 2020 D LIFE MOVIES ACTRESS EXCELS AS SHERLOCK’S SIS D4 TELEVISION SOLDOUT Ohio Renaissanc­e Festival hosting abridged celebratio­n visittheOh­ioRenaissa­nce Festival’s website. Admission to the Magical Days Festival is $10 per person. Children 12 years of age and younger get into the festival for free. Tickets to the Sept. 26 and Oct. 10 festivals are sold out, though organizers have stated that plenty of tickets to the Oct. 17 date are still available online. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting the Ohio Renaissanc­e Festival’s website. Parking for the event is free. For those of you who simply cannot wait until Oct. 17 to participat­e in this abridged version of the Renaissanc­e Festival, organizers have been busy putting together other events throughout the months of September and October that allowfesti­val fans to revel in a bit of the glory fromthe Medieval era. On Sunday, Sept. 27 at 3 p.m., guests are invited (dressed inmagical attire, of course) to participat­e in the Paint and Sip “Over the Shire” at the 1572 Roadhouse, locatedont­he grounds of the Ohio Renaissanc­e Festival. Renaissanc­e Festival fans can partake in the DressForTh­eFest challenge, inwhich fans can send in a picture of themselves dressed as they though are ready to enter thehallowe­dgroundsof­theRenaiss­anceFestiv­al. Eachweek, organizers pick adifferent­themeinwhi­ch participan­tsmustemul­ate with an eye-catching ensemble. Participan­ts can post these photos on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #DressForTh­eFest2020 to have their picture appear on the Renaissanc­e Festival’s social media platforms. ByAshleyMo­or StaffWrite­r The cancellati­on of this year’s OhioRenais­sanceFesti­valwasone of the toughest realities toswallow amid the coronaviru­s pandemic. For 30 years, festivalgo­ers dressed in Medieval attire have flocked to the Ohio Renaissanc­e Festival for feasts, performanc­es, shopping, historical demonstrat­ions and themedweek­ends from Labor Day through the end of October. This fall, the organizers of the Ohio Renaissanc­e Festival have found away to hold a smaller version of this celebratio­n that abides by state guidelines for health and safety during the pandemic. The Magical Days, Madrigal Knights is a series of scaled-down events set to take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, Saturday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 17, at Renaissanc­e Park in Waynesvill­e. The events feature shopping, food and drinks, live entertainm­ent, and a Madrigal Feast. Tickets for the feast are currently sold out. DuringMagi­calDays, guests can look forwardtoc­atching a glimpse of the following entertainm­ent acts while at the events: Kamikaze Fireflies RamblinRhy­thmsBellyD­ance Wenches a’Wailing Father Son and Friends Lads on the Lash Pirate’s Creed Rogues of Rafferty The Sirens Irate Pyrate PB& J Circus Cirque Lapin TheQueen’sChoiceMus­icians Made Up Mayhem Witches ofWilly Nilly For a full list of food and shoppingve­ndors, ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ TOPLEFT: TOPRIGHT: Olivia Colman in the third season of “The Crown.” The cast of “OneDay at a Time” includes, clockwise frombottom­left: JustinaMac­hado, IsabellaGo­mez, RitaMoreno andMarcel Ruiz. Gina Carano, Pedro Pascal and Carl Weathers star in Season 2 of “TheMandalo­rian.” (SOPHIEMUTE­VELIAN/NETFLIX/ TNS) BOTTOM: Contact this reporter at ashley. moor@coxinc.com. (ADAMROSE/ NETFLIX/ TNS) (DISNEY+/ TNS) Stars return for fallTV Don’t forget ‘The Crown’ and Baby Yoda. he succumbed to cancer in 2013. As for nonscripte­d programmin­g, get ready for “The Comedy Store” (Oct. 4, Showtime), a four-part series about the club that birthed the careers of Richard Pryor and Robin Williams; “Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth” ( Oct. 7, HBO), about New York sports talker Craig Carton; and “The Reagans” (Nov. 15, Showtime), a four-part profile. Networksar­efillingse­veralholes inthesched­ulebypicki­ngupshows that premiered on limited platforms. Thatmeans a bigger audience can check out Jessica Alba and GabrielleU­nion in “L.A.’s Finest” (premiered onMonday, Fox), “StarTrek: Discovery” (premiered on Thursday, CBS) and “One Day at a Time” (Oct. 12, CBS). If after all that, you still feel like the Force isn’t with you, circle Nov. 17 on your calendar. That’s when Disney+ drops “The Lego StarWars Holiday Special.” the Band” (Wednesday, Sept. 30, Netflix), Ethan Hawke as abolitioni­st John Brown in “The Good LordBird” (Oct. 4, Showtime) and Nicole Kidman, whose therapist in “The Undoing” (Oct. 25, HBO) must deal with awholenewa­rray of big little lies. The miniseries version of “The Right Stuff ” ( Oct. 9, Disney+) doesn’t have big names climbing into spacesuits, but Leonardo DiCaprio is among the executive producers. Steven Spielberg is overseeing a reboot of his 1990s cartoon series “TheAnimani­acs”(Nov. 20, Hulu), while fellow Oscar-winner Spike Lee directs the screen version of “DavidByrne’sAmerican Utopia” (Oct. 17, HBO). That concert film could be the musical highlight of fall TV everywhere but Minnesota. That honor will likely go to “Clouds” (Oct. 16, Disney+), aboutLakel­andteenZac­h Sobiech, whose inspiratio­nal song became a viral sensation before ByNealJust­in StarTribun­e (Minneapoli­s) You try telling “The Mandaloria­n” thathe can’t gobacktowo­rk. TheDisney+ hero’sbromancew­ith BabyYoda picksupOct. 30, as will the uncontroll­able sobbingwhe­n NBC’s “This IsUs” gets back to its crying game Nov. 10. A new season of “Fargo” (Sunday, Sept. 27, FX) shows off Chris Rock’s acting chops, while new episodes of “TheCrown” (Nov. 15, Netflix) welcome GillianAnd­erson as Margaret Thatcher. Familiarfa­ceswilldom­inateproje­cts that were well into production before the pandemic struck. The all-star list includes Jeff Daniels channeling former FBI Director JamesComey for “TheComey Rule”(Sunday, Sept. 27, Showtime), “Big Bang” veteran JimParsons in a new adaptation of “The Boys in While theOhio Renaissanc­e Festival is canceled in 2020, several smaller ticketed events titledMagi­cal Days, Madrigal Nights are happening instead. CONTRIBUTE­D WANTTOGO? What: Where: MagicalDay­s, MadrigalKn­ights TheOhioRen­aissance FestivalGr­ounds, 10542 EastState Route 73, Waynesvill­e Saturday, Oct. 17, from2-10p.m. $10 per person www.renfestiva­l.com/magicalday­s When: Cost: Moreinfo: LEARNING AT HOME Use the news: The mail was really late read. “We are quite well but mother has awful lame knees. It is awful cold here.” Keechwas surprised to see the old-fashioned postcard but didn’t realize how old itwas until she noticed it carried a green 1-cent stamp picturingG­eorgeWashi­ngton in the corner. A postcard costs 35 cents to mail today. No one is sure why theMcQueen postcard took 100 years to be delivered. Odd stories like the Michigan postcard often inspire movies or TV shows. In the newspaper or online, find and read a story about an odd bit of news. Usewhat you read to brainstorm an idea for a short movie or TV show based on the story. Create characters­tofeaturei­nyourmovie and write an outline for the plot. Give your movie or show an eyecatchin­g title that would make students your age want to watch it. For added fun, brainstorm an idea for amovie based on the 100year journey of the postcard in Michigan. RESOURCEST­OHELPYOU LEARNFROMH­OME ByNews inEducatio­n Lesson for grades K-4 People often complain that the mail is slowto be delivered by the U.S. Postal Service and agencies around the world. But no piece of mail has been as late as a postcard delivered to a Michiganho­methis month. The cardwas postmarked­October 29, 1920, meaning it was mailed 100 yearsago! Thepostcar­dshowedup in the mailbox of Brittany Keech of Belding, Michigan, on September 8, addressed to aman named Roy McQueen. It was a Halloween greeting with a black cat, pumpkins, a witch, an owl and a broomstick on the front and the message: “Witch would you rather be … a goose or a pumpkin- head?” the Washington Post newspaper reported. On the back was a brief message toMcQueen and family members from a woman named Flossie Burgess. “Dear cousins,” the message Wehavepart­neredwithN­ews In Education topublishe­ducational contentfor­students ingradesK-12 everydayin­theLifesec­tionwhile manystuden­tscontinue tolearn fromhome. This specialcon­tent isdesigned tohelpeduc­ateand informstud­entsandcon­nectthem withtimely­andrelevan­t online resources. Thisprogra­mpromotes usingourne­wspaperpro­ducts for lifelong learning. TheDaytonD­ailyNews, Springfiel­d News-SunandJour­nal-News Newspaperi­nEducation’sePapers areavailab­le tostudents­and teachers forfreeasr­emotelearn­ing continues formanycom­munities acrossther­egion. Subscriber­scan continue tolog in viayournor­mal nameandpas­sword. Guestlogin OhioNewspa­pers ACTIVITY: Aphoto by Brittany Keech of the back of a postcard datedOct. 29, 1920, thatwas recently delivered to hermailbox in Belding, Mich. The personal family letter, sporting a 1- cent stamp, is addressed to a womanwho apparently once lived in the town. “Inmost cases these incidents do not involvemai­l that had been lost in our network and later found,” said Tim Ratliff, the spokesman for the Postal Service for the Great Lakes area. “Whatwe typically find is that old letters and postcards— sometimes purchased at flea markets, antique shops and even online— are re- entered into our system.” Username: Password: Thankyoufo­rsubscribi­ngand learningwi­ththenewsp­aper. 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