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Daily Recap: Sunday

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The FaireChylde in Wildehaven Marsh – Picture by Wildstar Beaumont

Sunday, our last day, was bittersweet. It always is. Everyone wants the Fairelands to stay just a little bit longer, no one wants the fun to end, but the feel of completion as the Live Auction closes is profound. It was done, and it was good. So very good.

In the Literary Festival — one of the new events within the Faire and judging by how well it went and how popular and beloved it became — definitely a returning one, we had one last session. Saffia Widdershins discussed stories within stories, speaking of the narrative of our Lost Land hunt. Such a perfect way to wrap these discussions.

The roleplay groups have also concluded their storylines: NeoVictorians have safely traveled home, the Trial of Lut challenged the Sanctuary RP Community with a surprise ending and yesterday The Rickety Weasels finally managed to save Poppetsborough after freeing the Paper Wizard and returning light to the beloved popup book world.

The dance and particle performances had their last encores. They have been a new addition to the Faire as well and judging how incredibly popular they have been, I dare say we will see them again. Poseidon’s Abyss hosted Shining Starlettes, “Fantasme” by The Night Theater and “RFL Butterfly Strong” and ColeMarie Soleil returned to one more original music and particle show in Ichi-go Ichi-e.

In a rush to catch all the criminals before the Fairelands fade, the Tiny Sheriffs had two jail & bails.

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Infamous Litterbug Tinies: Clover Dezno & Druscilla Ferraris

Seems Clover Dezno and Druscilla Ferraris never learn their lesson! Every year these infamous tinies get arrested and thrown into prison by their fellow tinies. This time the accusation was most dire: littering our beloved Fairelands with toona cans. The perfectly legit and not-at-all-photoshopped evidence also showed them racketeering, money laundering, tampering with evidence and applying sporks to dolphins!

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Completely legit and truthful evidence.

Despite such a clear-cut case the Faire Folk decided to bail them out and set the tinies free for the amazing bail of 141,250 lindens! Guess we can clean up a few toona cans with that money. I just hope that by the next year they haven’t come up with something even worse!

The officers of the Pawlice had to rush to Spires of Andolys to deal with the dangerous Dwarfin criminals right after. You would have thought that after last year they had learned their lesson, but no! Perhaps Commander Xavian Starsider’s one and only apology ever to Judy Chestnut last year gave them an idea of being above the Long Paw of Law. Coming from Dwarfin stature this is only somewhat correct! With the bail and release of the Dwarfins the Pawlice Officers went to spend their well-earned bribes legally acquired money to upkeep the Faireland Justice by buying extra waffles.

One of the very oldest and most amazing traditions within the Faire is the Live Auction where we sell off parts of the Fairelands for the Faire Folk to take home. After living in the Fairelands for eleven days, everyone wishes to keep at least one piece of their magic for the rest of the year. As always, bidding wars got almost out of hand and in the end earned 722,500 lindens straight into RFL kiosk on the stage. The highest seller was the Spires of Andolys build, which went for the jawdropping amount of 370,000 lindens.

Today there is no more events or schedule. However, we are keeping the portals open to the Fairelands right to that last moment when the magic fades and they vanish from right under our eyes. The enchantment keeping them connected to our world is increasingly unstable at this point and there is no knowing when the moment will come, but we are guessing they might still be within reach for a few days.

Fantasy Faire would like to thank you all for sharing our love for the Fairelands, for joining us these enchanted eleven days, and in doing so, relaying for life. We hope to see all of you next year when the Fairelands return in a new form once more, but for now there’s still a few stolen days left to shop, to hunt and to breathe in moments of magic!

Fantasy Faire has relayed L$ 7,586,125 ($ 30,345) by May 4rd, 1AM SLT. That’s right, over seven and half million lindens, resulting into over 30,000 US dollars! Thank you, Faire Folk. Thank you.

The Fantasy Faire 2015 is made possible by the generous support of our Sim and Event Sponsors: AviewTV, -AZUL-, Boudoir, Cerridwen’s Cauldron, Curious Kitties, Dandelion Daydreams Factory, Dark Unicorns of Lovelace, Death Row Designs, Dwarfins, Epic Toy Factory,  Fallen Gods Inc., The Forge, Fuubutsu Dou, Junbug, The Looking Glass, Lorin’s Sound Effects Shack, The Lost Unicorn Gallery, L’Uomo, Merchants of Dreams, The Muses, NeoVictoria, ORIONITE, OtherSkin, Plastik, Roawenwood, Safe Waters Foundation, Sanctuary RP Community, Solarium, Spyralle, Stitched. and The White Armory.

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Fairelands Junction – Picture by Wildstar Beaumont

 

All good things…

…come to an end.

And while the Faire will still be up and filled with events today (see this page with all activities for today!), the Fairelands will disappear at some point after today,  so this is my last blogpost for this years Fantasy Faire.

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Fantasy Faire Radio, thank you for the music!

It was an honour and I have, as every year, enjoyed all the sims – no exceptions, no favourites! The people, the parties, the amazing creations, the fun, the shopping, the awesome amount that is raised for RFL…wow what a week it has been!

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See you in the Fairelands in 2016!

For now, I wish you a fun-filled and magical day on the Faire and hope to see you all back next year <3.
Hopefully Cinderella will not mind that I am using her carriage to take my stuff back to my home (if I can remember the LM!)…

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All packed up and ready to head home…..

Take care everyone!

 

Daily Recap: Saturday

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Wildehaven Marsh – Picture by Alisaundra Andel

Saturday saw the ending of the Silent Auction of exclusives and mega fatpack deals, bringing us into over six million lindens relayed! Wonderful work, Faire Folk!

It was a busy day in the Literary Festival: Cata Charisma read fantasy favourites, there was a discussion on if fantasy is always about endings and Cold Shot Play Readers and Writers Open Mic.

In roleplay Lut’s Trial reached its conclusion in the Spires of Andolys and the Rickety Weasels launched on their final quest to figure out once and for all what is ailing Poppetsborough.

In Poseidon’s Abyss we had “Fantasme” by The Night Theater, “RFL Butterfly Strong” by JenzZa Misfit and “Dragons’nFairies’nFires~OhMy!” particle show by Tansee.

We also had a shocking Jail & Bail of Rynn Verwood, the Witch of Wildehaven Marsh. Despite being caught in a cage, the evil witch managed to keep casting curses on the Faire Folk, even offering them poisoned apples with drastic consequences. The lineup of accusations against her was dire. She had turned the fierce dragon Gargieux into a plushie toy, cursed a Faireland DJ Zander Greene into an alpaca, changed all of Alia Baroque’s clothing white and started a chain of evil transformations upon Sonya Marmurek, who after her initial dinkiefication had now found herself with a cat tail!

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Some of the many victims of the Evil Witch’s Curses.

The accusations and outrage kept on piling, it was hard to keep track of all the evil one busy witch can get into! The crowd wanted to weigh her with a duck and see if she will float, but eventually the Faire Justice saw it fit that the witch paid triple everything that the Faire Folk put into the RFL kiosks. The accused — with the additional help of her evildinkie partner in crime Encaitaron Korobase — brought the final bail to 382,000 lindens! Surely that had to sting the witch at least a little!

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Rynn Verwood, the Wicked Witch of Wildehaven, still cursing people from the cage, accompanied by alpacafied hostage Zander Greene.

Today we have the final day of Fantasy Faire’s program. We shall do our best to keep the portals active for as long as the magic manages to keep the Fairelands on the grid, but when it fades (aka when the Linden Lab removes the sims) it can be sudden and unannounced, so today is the last day we can guarantee the Fairelands are still there, bustling with events and activity.

As befits the last day, it is incredibly busy. We have two jail and bails, two roleplay events, four dance and particle performances, the very last LitFest event and naturally our Live Auction where we’ll sell off pieces of Fairelands themselves and dance the very last time this year in the Closing Ball.

The morning begins with Saffia Widdershins discussing stories within stories and the narrative of the Hunt in the Literary Festival 8-9am in Sylvan of Spells.

At 9-11am we have the Jail & Bail of Clover Dezno and Druscilla Ferraris, the notorious tinies that seem to end up in jail every single Faire. Come hear what they have got their tiny paws into this time!

11am-1pm the busy Sheriffs move into the Spires of Andolys for the Dwarfins have finally been caught and imprisoned! Come decide their fate!

Poseidon’s Abyss hosts three performances: Shining Starlettes Dance Group 10-11am, “Phantasme” by The Night Theater 12-1pm and “RFL Butterfly Strong” by JenzZa Misfit 3:30-4pm. In addition there’s the encore of ColeMarie Soleil’s stunning original music set and particle show in Ichi-go Ichi-e at 12-2pm.

Roleplay wraps up as well: the Rickety Weasels have their finale roleplay and a dance to conclude the story of the Tears of Poppetsborough at 11am-1pm in Poppetsborough. The party is DJed by Madonna Daehlie. Later on in Spires of Andolys the Lut’s Story reaches its conclusion as well, defining much of Sanctuary’s future with it.

And then there is Live Auction. You know, the thing where we sell off pieces — sometimes whole worlds — of the Fairelands themselves before they fade away forever. This is your one chance to capture a piece of the magic before it is gone. Come make sure you will walk away with a tangible piece of the Fairelands!

The Live Auction takes place in Poseidon’s Abyss 4-6pm and the music is provided by DJ Trader Whiplash, the Voice of Relay.

In addition we have DJ Madonna Daehlie (11am-1pm),  Trader Whiplash (6-8pm) and Nyza Stillwater (8-10pm) on Fantasy Faire Radio. Make sure to tune in and listen, just enable the music stream when in the Fairelands or check the FFR information here.

You can see the detailed event plans for the whole Faire in our calendar. 

Fantasy Faire has relayed L$ 6,268,699 ($ 25,075) by May 3rd, 1AM SLT. That’s right, over six million lindens and rising fast! Keep up the amazing work, Faire Folk!

The Fantasy Faire 2015 is made possible by the generous support of our Sim and Event Sponsors: AviewTV, -AZUL-, Boudoir, Cerridwen’s Cauldron, Curious Kitties, Dandelion Daydreams Factory, Dark Unicorns of Lovelace, Death Row Designs, Dwarfins, Epic Toy Factory,  Fallen Gods Inc., The Forge, Fuubutsu Dou, Junbug, The Looking Glass, Lorin’s Sound Effects Shack, The Lost Unicorn Gallery, L’Uomo, Merchants of Dreams, The Muses, NeoVictoria, ORIONITE, OtherSkin, Plastik, Roawenwood, Safe Waters Foundation, Sanctuary RP Community, Solarium, Spyralle, Stitched. and The White Armory.

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YoZakura – Picture by Alisaundra Andel

So much Faire, so little time!

This weekend is the last weekend the Faire is inworld, after the weekend it will be gone…the 11 and a half months of me feeling homeless will begin.
BUT! No sadness. Nope! There is still this whole weekend to enjoy the Faire to it fullest and contribute to Relay For Life, if you want.

I, for one, will keep living on the Fairelands till they disappear and have fun doing so!

The past week I discovered I like being a Mermaid, I’ve met wonderful people, seen shows that were amazing and  I have ordered a real-life Fantasy Faire pendant!

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@ Poseidons Abbys

You can too, just like me, take a bit of the Faire with you! Keeping it close  till next year, either by buying the Odyssey or Spires of Andolys builds, the wonderful RL- pendant or participate or buy the FF  Calendar.

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The waterhorse from Meadowworks, here shown at Odyssey, but a special version is up in the silent auction!

I am thrilled to see how much the Faire has raised for RFL, after all..that is what it is all about.

Please have a look at the Silent Auction, – ending today at 5PM SLT,  a perfect way to obtain a special piece of this year’s Fantasy Faire.

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“RFL Butterfly Strong”  a lovely performance by JenzZa Misfit, at Poseidon’s Abyss

Please support RFL and most of all:  ENJOY AND CELEBRATE LIFE. For us, for those we lost, for those who start life, for all of us.

Happy Faire weekend to all of you <3!

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