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Monthly Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center

Title:Monthly Puppet Shows at the Durant Arts Center
Date & Time:Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St. (Map This)
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
Event Details:Alexandria’s Office of the Arts hosts monthly puppet shows that are fun for the very young and the young at heart. Performances are on select Saturdays and take place at 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St.

July 20: Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
One of the East Coast’s finest children’s theater companies visits Alexandria to perform an off-beat twist on a classic tale, The Three (Not So) Little Pigs. The wolf is a vegetarian and the pigs jam on rock and roll guitars.

Tickets are $6 per person. To buy online, visit click on Durant Arts Center. For more information or to request reasonable disability accommodation, contact or 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.

This series is presented by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities in the Office of the Arts.

About Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
Since 1974, Blue Sky Puppet Theatre has been one of the finest touring children's theatres on the East Coast. The 10-person company was founded by Michael Cotter who continues today to be its artistic director, producer, and co-owner. The Blue Sky Theatre currently has 15 productions and annually performs 1,300 shows that are dedicated to excellence in theatre, art, education and fun.

About Office of the Arts
A division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, the Office of the Arts promotes the value of arts and culture in Alexandria by nurturing, investing in and celebrating the creative contributions of artists and arts organizations. Through engaging the community, encouraging participation, and facilitating access to the arts, the Office of the Arts works with local artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant community for all of the City's residents, workers and visitors. Learn more at or follow @alexartsoffice on Instagram and Twitter. Add to the conversation with #artsALX.

Contact Person:Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5565
Fees:Tickets are $6 per person.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Arts, Family, King St. Metro, King Street, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town, Performing Arts, Recreation, Recreation Centers, Toddlers

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