The Magic of Papillon Spring Fair & Hunt

First of all, yes, I’m back.  Don’t worry I hadn’t given up this project, not by a long shot, it’s been one of the best things that’s happened in my SL to get out there and explore and meet new people, I was just on vacation.  The week or so before vacation was stressful preparing and the week after was spent recovering and trying to settle into a routine, but I’m back!

Just in time to tell you about the The Magic of Papillon Spring Fair & Hunt going in right now, March 17 to 25th at

From the Notecard.

Papillon Breedables are designed and created by Butterfly Bellflower.  They are a breedable like no other.  Butterflies, fireflies, dragonflies, wisps, all congregate in a garden community to grow, flourish, and build together!  Join us in celebrating the one year anniversary of these amazing little bugs in a Magical Hunt between March 17th & 25th!

The hunt item, a small yellow flower pot, will be hidden all over the sim the Fair will be held on.  Look for your pots, buy them at 0 Linden, and enjoy the fair fun!  We will be hosting vendors, a maze of Papillon’s releases over the year, not one, but two auctions, as well as butterfly races, trivia, and so much more.

Dare to be pulled in…to the Magic of Papillon!

Come join us in celebrating the first year anniversary of an amazing breedable.  We hope to see you there!

If you’ve ever been curious about Papillon products or thinking about getting into breedables this is the perfect opportunity.  In addition to the market, the hunt, the fun maze and just touring around this the fair there are several events going in.

BPS Spring Fair Celebrating “The Magic of Papillon” March 17-25, 2012   Saturday, Mar. 17th

•    Kickoff 12PM SLT •    Class Flutters 101 5PM SLT IN VOICE!!! (Krysta) •    Trivia 7PM (FINN)

Sunday, Mar. 18th

•    Class 102 1PM– Need a Volunteer •    Photo Voting Opens 3PM •    Birthday party 5PM Best in Magic with DJ Kota

Monday, Mar. 19th

•    Class 103 on Monday at 5pm Kismet Dyrssen

Tuesday, Mar. 20th

•    Class 104 on Tuesday at 6pm (Need a Volunteer)

Wednesday, Mar. 21st

•    Flutters Auction @ 1PM in the Temple! •    Game Night @ Temple Ruins!

Thursday, Mar. 22nd

•    7Seas Fishing Game! – Fish for a gift or two, or three…

Friday, Mar. 23rd

•    Class 101 5PM @ Temple Ruins – Need Volunteer *     Trivia Night 7PM  With Finn!

Saturday, Mar. 24th

•    Photo voting ends •    Class 102 12 PM – 5ynester Blackburn •    Captain’s Quarters Auction 1PM @ Temple Ruins

Sunday, Mar. 25th •    Photo contest winners announced!!! *   End of Fair Party with DJ Kota!

There is also a photo contest!  I’m going to have to brush up on my skills, I’ve gotten quite rusty in this month of not taking pictures, but it’s open to all.  Here are the rules.

BPS – The Magic of Papillon Spring Fair – Photo Contest The theme of the fair is “The Magic of Papillon”, so let us see your magical creativity. Get on that broomstick, pull out that voodoo doll, start spreading the pixie dust – whatever you feel expresses the magic of Papillon breedables.


•    One entry per person.

•    Photo must include at least one Papillon breedable and you. •    Photoshopping is allowed, just make sure we can recognize the breedable included in your shot.

•    Please keep the photos PG. (Yes, magic is sometimes worked best skyclad – but for this, please keep those robes on.)

•    Please make photo 1024×1024.

•    Please name your photo: “The Magic of Papillon Photo Entry – [Your name]”

•    Deadline is Saturday, March 17th by 5PM.

•    Please turn in photos to: Finn Lawksley

Photos will be displayed in the maze on the fair sim for voting from Sunday, Mar. 18th at approx. 12PM until Saturday, Mar. 24th at 12PM.

Winners will be announced after the flutter races (Yes, flutter races!) finish on Sunday, Mar. 25th.

Papillon has become such a huge part of my Second Life.  Not just that I enjoy the relative ease and low cost of seeing what kinds of butterflies or dragonflies I can breed, but the group makes up a big part of my social life, from auctions to classes and the silly and helpful banter in chat.

If you are looking for a new hobby in Second Life this just might be it.

A few other references:

Papillon Breedables Main Store

My booth at Flutters Auction and Minimall (shameless plug)

Papillon Spring Fair and Hunt (only until March 25)

Butterfly Preservation Society Website

Papillon Breedables Reference Website

Papillon Butterflies Community Album

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