Yes, the theatre geek in me still loves dressing up for renaissance faires. Big Sis begged for a trip to the Kansas City Renaissance Festival for her birthday this year. Her fairy godmother made her costume two years ago. I let it out as much as it would go, but it was clear that this is the last time she will be wearing it.
Little Sis has a matching costume, but first, she was going to wear her fall fairy costume from last Halloween. Then she changed her mind, and had me bring her renaissance costume anyway. Then she changed her mind entirely, and refused to wear a costume at all.
I did not press the issue.
The Kansas City faire is actually in Bonner Springs, Kansas, and the grounds are quite lovely and fall-like, even with green leaves on the trees. The sun was hot, but the shady spots were cool and breezy. We could believe autumn was finally here.
We exited the gates to find Ye Olde Jack in the Box food truck, giving out free samples. A curly fry and shake later, and we were off, trekking south to home in Ye Olde Buick.