DescriptionSterling is home to the Sterling Renaissance Festival , which from early June to mid-August presents costumed minstrels and players, games, madrigals, food and puppet shows, and crafts reminiscent of Renaissance England. Stage acts include traditional Celtic, Irish and Scottish-inspired music; an acting company dressed in period roams the grounds. There is also a live, full-armored jousting tournament. The event takes place at 15385 Farden Rd.; phone (315) 947-5783 or (800) 879-4446.