HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Lots of visitors to the Hattiesburg Zoo donned medieval costumes Saturday, to participate in the facility's first Renaissance Festival.
Zoo staff had lots of activities for families, including candle-making, butter-making and some archery lessons.
There was a raptor show with hawks and owls and lots of hands-on opportunities to interact with animals.
There were also theater performances and knighting ceremonies.
The event continues on Sunday.