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Schedule of Performances


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Winter Hours
Labor Day to Memorial Day
Wed, Thurs, Friday:
10am & 11:30am
Sat/Sun: 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

Summer Hours
Memorial Day to Labor Day
Wed Thru Sunday:
11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

General Admission: $5.00
Seniors/Military $4.00
Children Under Two Are Free
Group discounts for groups of 10 or more

Group Prices:
Groups of 10 to 25 paying customers get a 10% discount
Groups of 25 or more paying customers get a 20% discount

Winter Hours in Effect
from Labor Day to Memorial Day

Wed.,Thurs., Fri.10am & 11:30am
Sat. & Sun. 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

photoAnimals, Animals, Animals

May 18 - 22

Big Joe shares three short animal stories including favorites: How Much is that Doggie in the Window, and The Rock and Roll Rabbit.
Shadow, string and hand puppets                                                         
Big Joe Productions

photoTwo Frog Stories and a Spider Song

May 25 – May30 (Wednesday – Monday)
(3 shows added on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30)

“I’m a wide mouth frog and I eat flies,” claims the wide mouth frog in this funny story. In Princess Elena’s Golden Ball, frog finds the lost ball in the well, but a playful dog gets the credit.
Hand puppets/Ventriloquism                             
Eva Kvaas – Theatre Kids Workshop

Summer Hours in effect
(from Memorial Day to Labor Day):
11am, 1pm & 2:30pm

photoJune 1st to June 5th


The Big Bad Wolf finds his way through Fairytale
Land in search of a tasty meal.
Hand puppets
Millie Patterson's Weaver's Tales   

photoJune 8th to June 12th
June 15th to June 19th


This is the zaniest, funniest circus you will ever see. The thrilling acts which include a tight rope walker, strong man and a lion tamer are more ridiculous than daring.
Hand Puppets
Gaston's Puppet Show

photoJune 22nd to June 26th

Princess Phoebe's Birthday Present

The evil wizard has stolen the present from Princess Phoebe's father. Phoebe must overcome her fears and enter the cold, dark forest to retrieve the present. Will she succeed?
Czech Marionettes 
Big Joe Productions

photoJune 29th to July 3rd

Two Frog Stories and a Spider Song

"I'm a wide mouth frog and I eat flies," claims the wide mouth frog in this funny story. In Princess Elena's Golden Ball, Frog finds the lost ball in the well, but a playful dog gets the credit.
Hand puppets/ventriloquism
Eva Kvaas – Theatre Kids Workshop

photoJuly 6th to July 10th


Do you believe in magic? You will when you see Cinderella transform from humble serving maid to the "belle of the ball" in this elegant tale.
Hand puppets
Puppet Express and Weaver's Tales production
Performed by Millie Patterson

photoJuly 13th to July 17th

Monstre Carnev'ale: Carnival of Monsters

Come see the the great Flying Flapeze on his flying trapeze. Slytherina, the Charmer of Charms dances with her snakes. Circus monsters will thrill you and chill you.
Large Format Puppets
Julies Puppet Creations

photoJuly 20th to July 24th
July 27th to July 31st

Pirate Paul

Ship ahoy, mates! In his search for the treasure of Balboa Park, Pirate Paul finds true love with Hula Helene.
Full stage marionette production features a six foot pirate ship.
Big Joe Productions

photoAugust 3rd to August 7th

Something's Fishy

Curious Little Garibaldi does not want to swim with the other fish and finds trouble until Mama Mia rescues him from the jaws of a lazy, hungry whale.
Large format puppets
Weaver's Tales/Millie Patterson and crew

photoAug 10th to Aug 14th and
Aug 17th to Aug 21st

The Little Mermaid

Life in a coral reef can be boring. Land is the place to be, or so believes this little mermaid! Life will be turned upside down for the little mermaid and her human Prince in this underwater spectacle.
Full Stage Black Light Production
Julie's Puppet Creations

photoAugust 24th to August 28th

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Giant has stolen all that belonged to Jack's father. Jack is determined to climb the magic bean stalk, but will he get his father's treasure back or will he become a "jackburger".
Hand Puppets
Big Joe Productions

photoAugust 31st to September 5th Labor Day

Really Hot Jungle Show

Three shows on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5th
This hand puppet variety show includes Aesop's fable, The Lion and the Mouse and African Tale, Who is in Rabbit's House?
Hand puppets
A Puppet Express/Theatre Kids Workshop Production


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