COLUMBIA — If you are looking for something out of the ordinary to do this weekend, look no further than the inaugural Fantasy Fair at the Boster Castle Fairgrounds in Kingdom City.
According to website designer and event coordinator Ben Watkins, the Fantasy Fair is an eclectic mix of the past, present and future that combines Steampunk with medieval fantasy, science fiction and pirates.
What: Fantasy Fair, where different elements of fantasy join together for an eclectic event.
Where: Boster Castle, 4274 Highway 220, Kingdom City.
Times: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday
Cost: $8 per person, free for children under 5; Sunday: Free for children under 12.
For more information and the entertainment schedule, go to: www.thefantasyfair.com.
Visitors can peruse through the offerings of more than 30 vendors and enjoy live entertainment from a wide variety of performers. Live acts include musical performances, comedy routines and live demonstrations such as knife throwing and archery, Watkins said.
There are also activities designed for younger fantasy lovers. Children can partake in a number of games and programs throughout the weekend. On Sunday, or "Kid's Day," children 12 and under get into the festival free.
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