It gets more magical every day: Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista!

It gets more magical every day: Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista!

Posted by: Steven Beverly    |    Monday, July 23, 2012


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July 23, 2012

It gets more magical every day: Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista!

Muncie, IN— In two evenings of enchantment, Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista transforms Oakhurst Gardens into a wonderland of music, crafts, and celebration! This is a magical event for the whole family. Frolic, dance and play with the faeries and sprites on Friday and Saturday, July 27 & 28, from 59 p.m. at Minnetrista. The cost to attend either night is $8 or $6 for presale through July 26.

Enjoy live minstrel music by Bob Ford & the Ragamuffins, fae treats at Faerie Towne Café, Toadstool Meadow play area, and lots of crafts, games, and activities that the whole family will love.

Experience the magic first-hand by dressing in your faerie attire. The Center Shop at Minnetrista has everything a little faerie could want: wings, wands, glitter, and more! The Center Shop staff will help find everything you need for Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista. The Center Shop is open Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and Sunday, noon–5 p.m.

The weekend of Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista, don’t miss the Faerie Tea Party! On Saturday, July 28, from 10 a.m.noon or 13 p.m., celebrate summer with a tea party, games and crafts in Oakhurst Gardens where Betty Ball played and imagined faeries more than 100 years ago.

Bring your imagination, and enjoy tea, hors d’oeuvres, and learning lore at this family experience. The tea party costs $12, which includes tea, refreshments, and lots memories. Registration is required and space is limited.

Faeries, Sprites, & Lights at Minnetrista is sponsored by Indiana Michigan Power.

For more information, visit or call (765) 282-4848. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date information on our exhibits and events. 

Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the White River Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit


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