Eleventh Annual Fairy Tale Ball!

Friday, March 9 
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Adventure and excitement await! Fairy tale lovers of all ages are invited to an evening of stories, crafts, games, and entertainment. Don your shiny suit of armor, sparkly ball gown, or dress like your favorite fairy tale character and join us for an evening of fantasy and frivolity.


Parking Information


Royal Performers and Activities Include:

  • Clothespin Puppets Show
    6:15 and 8:00 p.m., 2nd Floor
  • Magician Greg Loschen
    7:15 p.m., 2nd Floor
  • Royal Alchemist
    6:30 and 7:30 p.m., Busey-Mills Reading Room, 1st Floor
  • English Country Dancers
    6:30-8:30 p.m., Lewis Auditorium, Ground Floor
  • Dulcimer and Friends – music
    6:30-8:30 p.m., MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room, 1st Floor
  •  Madame Ruta – Fortune Teller
    6:00-9:00 p.m., 1st Floor


Roving Performers:

  • Joe Reichlin – Juggler, Storyteller, and Singer


Games, Stories and Crafts:

  • Royal Story Tents
    1st Floor
  • Crafts  – dragon snouts and unicorn puppets
    Ground Floor
  • 7 Dwarves’ Home Theater
    Ground Floor
  • Castle Library Maze
    Fiction Area, 1st Floor
  • Sleepy Hollow Room – Take a pause from the medieval mayhem
    Satterthwaite Conference Room, Ground Floor
  • Making Memories – photo opportunity with costume character
    Café Seating Area, 1st Floor
  • If you wish, the Royal Herald will announce your arrival as you enter the Ball
    Green Street Entrance, Lobby
  • Fairy Tale refreshments at Ye Old Library Café and Friends Book Shop
    Café, 1st Floor


The Eleventh Annual Fairy Tale Ball is generously sponsored by Fred Schlipf and Diane Hillard.