Free Puppet Shows at Calhoun Square in Minneapolis
Through July at 10am
All shows are family-friendly and open to the public. Each Saturday also includes a “Make and Take” activity after the performance for the first 100 participants.
Sat, July 9 2016 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – By Anne Sawyer Nalah and the Pink Tiger is based on a picture book of the same title by artist, author and puppeteer, Anne Sawyer. She drew inspiration for this story from her lively little niece. She lives so intensely in her imagination that grown-ups around her view her as a troublemaker. Things come to […]Read More
Sat, July 16 2016 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – By Hunter Marionettes Can an ostrich fly? Can a bluebird juggle? You’ll learn the answers to these questions when the Hunter Marionettes present Feathers and Strings. An assortment of intricate marionettes are the featured performers in this delightful, amusing and eclectic showcase. Each carefully handcrafted marionette reflects the thirty years that puppeteer Kurt Hunter has […]Read More
Sat, July 23 2016 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – By Puppets ‘n’ People Little Theo is drifting off to sleep when he is frightened by a hooting sound. His father shows him how to overcome his fear by naming it. As Theo drifts off to sleep, he learns more and more about owls, the source of the sound, from a strangely familiar dream dragon. […]Read More
Sat, July 30 2016 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am – By Laurie Witzkowski The Way of the Monarch follows the spectacular metamorphosis and migration of the monarch butterfly. This beloved creature transforms from egg to larva to caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly to international traveler. **ASL InterpretedRead More