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Station 9 ¾ promises a weekend of fun and fantasy at Great Overland Station

Station 9 ¾ promises a weekend of magical fantasy and fun Oct. 22-23 at Great Overland Station. The festival runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Patrons are encouraged to imagine a renaissance fair and carnival combined with costumed characters including wizards and fairies, games with prizes, vendors and even a Butterbeer Tavern. Butterbeer is a 1580s non-alcoholic butterscotch cream soda.

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Activity tickets enable patrons to participate in contests in which they can win prizes. Games include wand choosing, splendid teapot racing, Kroll’s Rock Em Sock Em Wizard Duels, wizard chess, Spectral Hand Laser Tag, Magic Missiles and more. Activities that do not require tickets include a dragon egg hunt, music, magic show, STEAM activities and more.

Seating is limited for a Tea Party with tea, biscuits and games. There is also limited seating for a Fairy Academy in which participants will learn to make pixie dust.

For vendors, patrons can have their photo taken with Kitara the Owl, see creepy dolls from Dark Rhodes Custom Creations, see Steampunk Jewelry with Rock Candy, and peruse stuffies, squashmallows, crocheted creatures and more. There will also be face painting.

Tickets may be purchased at https://bit.ly/station934

–Lee Hartman | Metro Voice

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