Claudia Wizner and Gene Tenery of Village Sharpening has created their First Puppet Head for the Village of the Arts “Puppet Power” Event … Free Fun for the Entire Family!
Gene and Claudia will have a Puppet Making Station in front of their Shop, Village Sharpening 1111 14th Ave West Bradenton, FL 34205. Visit Village Sharpening and all the other Puppet Creation Stations in the Village this Saturday!
Come join all the Free Family Fun in the Village of the Arts, Saturday, March 8th!
There will be interactive creation puppet making stations from 11am-4pm at the following locations: Viktoriaʼs Art and Crafts, The Dancing Crane Gallery, Ewe and Eye, Little Swamp, Baobab Tree, Divine Excess, Artistic Eye, Clay in the Garden, Village Mystic, 12th Street West Gallery, Village Sharpening, and Keetonʼs and Manatee Co. Library will be in the Village also!
The creation stations will feature hand painted puppets, paper bag puppets, felt finger puppets, marionettes, bugs on a stick, sock puppets, origami puppets, Brazilian paper puppets, Crystal puppets, puppets on a stick,tube and paper bag puppets, cardboard people puppet making, and library card registration.
Jo-Ellen Gorris (Clay in the Garden: Puppet Power Playhouse) and Bonni Brown (Bonni Bakes) will have puppet theaters for folks to act out their own puppet plays. Bonni also has some puppeteers coming in to do special programs.
The Great Puppet Procession will feature giant puppets (and anyone else who wants to join in!) People and puppets will assemble at Gracielaʼs Green on the corner of 12th St. W and 11th Ave. to begin procession around the Village beginning at 2:00 pm. The Bradentucky Bombers will lead the procession. There will be a water break at Ortygia.
MUSIC, FOOD, FUN
Live music throughout the day from 12 – 10 PM!
This is going to be a great day for all people! Super for kids of all ages! We hope you come and have a great day in the Village, get to know some of the wonderful folks who live and work here, make something special and have an artistic experience.
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