The Seventh Annual Fairy Tale Ball
A Special After-Hours Event • Friday, April 4 • 6:00-9:00 p.m.
You are cordially invited to the most anticipated event of the year--the 2014 Fairy Tale Ball! Princes and Princesses of all ages can don their shiny suit of armor, their sparkly ball gown, or dress like their favorite fairy tale character and join us for an evening of fun, fantasy, and frivolity. At the ball, you can dance to your heart's content, create enchanting crafts, listen to courtly music, or test your skill at medieval games.
Castle performers include:
- Ginger Lozar's Puppets
- Dan Keding - Storyteller
- Bow-Dacious String Band
- Audacious String Orchestra
- Madame Zitron - Fortune Teller
- Joe Reichlen - Juggler, Storyteller, & Singer
- Michael Braswell - Magician, Juggler, & Comedian
- Central Illinois English Country Dancers & Flatland Consort
- Royal Alchemist, Fables of Yore, Courtly Crafts, Pink Flamingo Croquet, Game of Swords, visiting Princesses from faraway lands...and more
As you count the days until the arrival of the Fairy Tale Ball, get in the spirit by checking out the library's collection of international fairy tales and folkore, fantasy favorites and read-alikes, or fairy tales retold. Don't know where to start? Ask one of the royal librarians!
The 2014 Fairy Tale Ball is generously sponsored by Fred Schlipf and Diane Hillard.