Saturday Shows for Kids

Saturday Puppet Shows for Kids run from August 16, 2014 – March 14, 2015

All shows at 10 am & noon in HOBT’s Avalon Theatre lobby
  • $8 suggested donation or pay what you can
  • Show times: 10 AM & Noon
  • Season runs August – March

Please note: Some shows are performed in Spanish, others are are performed in English. You’ll find children love puppets regardless of language!

No reservations are necessary but seating for the shows and workshops is limited.

After the Show: Saturday Puppet Workshops

Come for the show and stay for the “Make-n-Take” workshop based on that day’s puppet show theme. Workshops are a family activity offered in our classroom at 11 am each Saturday morning.

  • Children $5, Adults $3
  • Registration for workshops is recommended and can be made in advance at the 10am show or by calling 612-721-2535 the previous week.

Saturday Puppet Shows for Kids

More detailed descriptions of the shows are available here

Winter 2015

January 10
Domingo Siete
Puppets ‘n’ People in SPANISH

January 17
The Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly
Esther Ouray and Sandra Spieler

January 24
Henny Penny Lester
The Grimmerson Puppeteers

January 31
The Man Who Loved Snow
Public Domain Productions

February 7
Los Monarcas/The Way of the Monarch
Laurie Witzkowski in SPANISH

February 14
Elaine and Janelli
Julie and Gustavo Boada in SPANISH

February 21
BB Wolf’s Howlin’ Wolf Blues
Woodland Puppets

February 28
Julie Boada

March 7
Nalah Goes to Mad Mouse City
Anne Sawyer-Aitch and Seth Eberle

March 14
I Had a Coat
Ollie Johnson & Rosie Jablonsky

Past Shows – 2014

August 16
Martina the Cockroach and Perez the Mouse

August 23
El Barquito de Papel
Paulino Brener in SPANISH

August 30
Lupita no quiere dormer
Julie & Gustavo Boada in SPANISH

September 6
King of the Babies
Daniel Polnau (Willow Codes Eklund teaching the make and take)

September 13
Coyote Stories
Julie Boada

September 20
I Love Science
Steve Ackerman and Company

September 27
Skeletons in the Closet (A Day of the Dead Story)
Julie and Gustavo Boada in SPANISH

October 4
Calaca Catrina
Julie and Gustavo Boada in SPANISH

October 11
Chandra’s Dream
Munir Kahar and Company

October 18
Jumpin’ Jilly Bean
Steve Mark

October 25
Feathers and Strings
Hunter Marionettes

November 1
Nalah y el Tigre Rosa
Magic Lantern Puppet Theater in SPANISH

November 8
Buppet Labs
Puppets ‘n’ People

November 15
Trolls of Hedal Forest
The Erickson Cousin Puppeteers (Paul Robinson)