Springfield Museums Events April

School Vacation: Puppet Festival

School Vacation: Puppet Festival

April 23rd, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

General Museum Event

Most activities are FREE with museum admission.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES & DEMONSTRATIONS

Puppet Walkabout by Caravan Puppets, 11 am-12:30 pm
A menagerie of puppets large and small stroll the museum galleries, sharing informal performances and delighting visitors.

National Marionette Theatre presents Beauty and the Beast, 1 pm
A prince of the realm is changed into a hideous beast. His only chance of reversing the spell is for a woman to fall in love with him. Will Beauty look beyond his appearance and love him for who he truly is on the inside? Seating is limited.

WoW Express, 11 am-3 pm
Visit the Watershed on Wheels and experience plants and animals from habitats found in the Connecticut River.

MORE...

  • Design Your Own Animal Hand Puppet, 11 am-3 pm
  • Family Science Adventures, 11 am-2 pm
  • Make a Chinese Dragon Puppet in the Art Discovery Center, Noon-3:45 pm
  • Seymour Planetarium, 11:15 am, noon, 1 & 2 pm (additional fee)

School vacation week programs are sponsored by the Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation.

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