The George W. Hawkes Downtown Arlington Public Library hosted its 16th Annual Medieval Arts Festival. The library in conjunction of costumed members of the Society of Creative Anacronism provided stories, games and activities for children. Theatre Arlington, Scarborough Renaissance Festival and Medieval Times donated door prizes.

The ARMA Denton study group was on hand to answer visitor questions and conduct demonstrations of armored and unarmored longsword and pollaxe fighting. Representatives of the Armored Combat League set up a barrier and dueled with blunt steel weapons.