The National Capital Puppetry Guild in collaboration with the Office of the Arts will present the 2nd Annual “Celebrate the World Day of Puppetry” on Saturday, March 24, 2018, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Doors open at 9:00 a.m., Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA.
The World Day of Puppetry will offer family-oriented puppet performances, hands-on workshops, exhibits and sales tables. Nine puppetry performances will feature Bob Brown Puppets, Dinorock, Silly Goose and Val, Goodlife Theater, and more!
Admission tickets are $5 per person. To obtain admission tickets visit: https://tinyurl.com/yanhthg7
Other activities include hands-on puppet-making workshops for families. Reservations are $5 per person, per workshop. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.
Workshop #1 – Sock Puppets, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Ages 1 - 6 years old. Socks provided. One sock per paid participant. (355211-04)
Workshop #2 – Basic TV Style Puppet Construction, 1:45 – 2:30 p.m., Ages 10 years to Adult. One puppet per paid participant. (355211-05)
Workshop #3 – Puppet Making for Young Children, 12:15 p.m.-1 p.m. Ages 5 - 8 years old. One puppet per paid participant. (355211-06)