Hattiesburg Zoo gets medieval at first Renaissance Fest

Hattiesburg Zoo gets medieval at first Renaissance Fest

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.