This year we have a nineteenth Faireland, present only during the Relay Weekend on the track. Come wander the slumbering forests, almost ready for their annual rest within the Mists, come meet other Fairelanders, finalize your Faire shopping, and enjoy the touch of peace the Fairelands always bring — before you’ll head out for another lap on the track.
Silvasomnia (RFL CURE) was designed by Saiyge Lotus. It is sponsored by Jeanette’s Joint with additional support from Secrets of Gaia, the Ravenheart Museum, Eagle’s Photo Studio, Teegle, the Lost Unicorn Gallery, the Dark Unicorns of Lovelace, Trinity Clothing and Little, Big Designs. The official Fantasy Faire gachas along with numerous other RFL vendors from our sponsors are available for the weekend.
The above is a magnificent picture by Tamzin Xigalia. It has everything a good Faire-picture should have: Faireland environment, Fairelanders of many shape and size, a Faire legend (in this case the Fairechylde, our dragonborne party ship) and of course bunnies! …fine, fine. I’m biased. Bunnies optional!
The problem with highlights is that you have to choose. Especially if you have limited time and defined themes and subjects you want to follow. Even if everyone would be deserving of a mention and a spot in the fae starlight, it isn’t always possible. Blogger highlights for Fantasy Faire are absolutely a case like that. I wanted to present them as themes, as ways and methods to blog the Faire, show examples of the said blogging, and I think for most parts that went well. It of course doesn’t change the fact that many a brilliant post was left unmentioned if the theme it fits had already been highlighted, or if there simply wasn’t time enough to include everyone within the short and busy weeks of the Faire.
The Fairelands Association of Scribbling Secretarial Critters was cleaning the events-information-pile — carefully organizing the papers into yeydone and onoes — and found a rainbow-coloured piece of paper! After carefully testing that it wasn’t a nom, it was turned into a paper plane and promptly flown straight into the outgoing pile, then forgotten for it was the third lunch hour and the waffles had just arrived!
Walton F. Wainwright (Faust Steamer), the co-owner of [ContraptioN], is also the world builder of the Faireland of Auxentios’ Pass. He shares what it was like to build a Faireland for the first time, what it is that he loves most about the Faire, and also reveals the lore and history of Auxentios’ Pass.
I present to you my highlights video of #FantasyFaire 2020 in #Secondlife, was an honour to take part in the event along side amazing creators building fantasy environments allowing people to escape the real world for a week or two. I look forward to joining them again. pic.twitter.com/HOmNy0Gq8f
Loki Eliot, the world builder of Spirit Valley of Kuruk, shares with us his Faire highlights on Twitter. Join us on his journey through the Fairelands, and remember to bring some tissues… in case of sudden peeling-onions accidents.