Is there a Mark Twain look-alike out there? Or a Tom Sawyer? An Alice in Wonderland? A Princess Bride?
All ages are invited to dress up as their favorite character from literature, film or their favorite author in this masquerade event on Saturday, May 13, 5-9 p.m. at Castleshire in the Great Hall at Chateau Charmant, Fordland. The ball will benefit the Springfield-Greene County Library District Foundation. Dress as an individual character, or make it a group or family affair! Dine on hors d'oeuvres and dance to the music of D.J. Charles Robinson. Awards will be given for best costumes.
Reservations are required. Tickets are $25 for adults, $12.50 for children age 12 and under, families over four children under 12 are $10 each. For tickets on Eventbrite for this epic event, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-imposter-ball-tickets-529863314437, or call 417-616-0564 to purchase tickets with cash or check at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave., Springfield. Make checks payable to Castleshire.
Castleshire at Chateau Charmant is a nonprofit which promotes historical education through interactive events which fire youths' imaginations. It is operated by Bob and Bonnie Palmer for private celebrations and benefits. For details about the castle and directions, visit www.castleshire.org. Castleshire is located at 1700 Martins Branch Road, Fordland. Any questions call Bonnie at 417-767-2233.