EdVenture will hold its fourth annual Storybook Ball from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, November 19. Guests will enter a world of kings and queens, shining knights, pirates, princesses and fabled creatures as EdVenture transforms into a fairytale land bringing storybook favorites to life.
Children and their adults can step inside the world of Dr. Seuss, Alice in Wonderland, Arabian Nights, Peter Pan and the Wizard of Oz with special entertainment in the Royal Court. This memorable evening will be filled with themed entertainment by performers and artisans. Activities will include face painting, special character appearances, a red carpet walk and special performances by the Columbia Children’s Theatre. Curious characters will visit with guests as they enjoy kid-friendly cuisine.
Children can dress as their favorite storybook character or superhero. Family-friendly costumes are encouraged. Tickets to the Storybook Ball may be purchased at www.edventure.org for $20 for members and $45 for non-members. VIP Pre-party tickets have sold out. Big savings can be enjoyed with purchase of a $129 membership, and save $100 on tickets for a family of four.
Proceeds will promote literacy through book distributions to under-resourced children and families. Each child attending the Ball will receive a book to enhance the excitement for reading.
Support for StoryBook Ball is provided by Corner Pantry, Spirit Communications, First Citizens Bank, Terminix, Columbia Fireflies, Schmoyer and Company LLC. Ag First Farm Credit Bank and Palmetto Health.
To purchase tickets and to find more information about StoryBook Ball, visit www.edventure.org or call 803-779-3100.