Winter Faire

Join us on Saturday, February 2, for an enchanting afternoon filled with Renaissance history, fantasy, and fun! Enjoy performances, demonstrations, crafts, games, and more. All ages are welcome!

No registration is required for this free event. For more information, contact Jonathan Sands at 352-2665 x166 or


Schedule of Events



  • Crafts and Games for All Ages
    Youth Program Room (Second Floor)
  • Fiber Arts Demonstration
    Presented by Charity Chix with Stix
    Teen Area (Second Floor)



  • Second Vision
    Presented by the Frankfort Cosplay Guild
    Sower Board Room
    Learn how to look at everyday objects in a second light and convert them into something you can use in the steampunk universe.
  • Food Alchemy
    Presented by the Franklin County Farmer’s Market
    Community Room
    Enjoy a tasty science experiment with food alchemy.
  • French and English Dances of Olde
    Presented by Sylvia Coffey
    River Room
    Step back in time to when dancing was a major part of life. Come learn dances from the 16th and 17th century that are simple and delightful!



  • Build a New You
    Presented by The Airship Temeraire
    Sower Board Room
    Explore cosplay through a creative workshop on designing a character, including their backstory and aesthetic.
  • Cosplay Crafting Demonstration
    Presented by the Frankfort Cosplay Guild
    Community Room
    Look at the tools needed and resources available to create costumes and gadgets for multiple universes.
  • Historical European Martial Arts 101
    Presented by Historical European Martial Arts – HEMA Lexington
    River Room
    Want to learn sword fighting the way the knights did? Join us for an introduction to Historical European Martial Arts.



  • Harry Potter Social Justice
    Presented by Fandom of the Phoenix – The SKYCTC Chapter of the Harry Potter Alliance
    Sower Board Room
    Learn how to be an innovator in helping with social change through the magic of the wizarding world.
  • Costume Contest
    Presented by the Frankfort Cosplay Guild
    Community Room
    Bring your costuming finest to the Winter Faire! Kids, teens, and adults are invited to come dressed as any recognizable character for a chance to win prizes.

    Costume Contest Scoring
    Costume Contest Weapons Policy

  • Snowy Scenes
    Presented by the Kentucky Dance Academy
    River Room
    Watch winter-inspired pieces of dance, including the Snow Scene from The Nutcracker.