Puppet Pop-up

A week of creative puppetry at Artbeat in Arlington!

February Vacation Puppet Pop-up!

Join me at Artbeat , 212A Massachusetts Avenue in East Arlington during February vacation week to see a puppet show, try your hand at puppetry, and make a puppet! Many thanks to Jan Whitted of Artbeat for a wonderful chance to showcase the fun of puppetry. Find a guide to performances and puppet-making below.

The Nectarine Queen will be making an appearance in Monkey Makes Mischief in Heaven.

Performances, followed by time to play with puppets! Tickets available at brownpapertickets, or at the door:

Monkey Makes Mischief in Heaven, Saturday, 2/15 at 5pm
Tickets $10: monkeypuppetshow.brownpapertickets.com  A Monkey King tale best for people 5 and older. Children should be accompanied by an adult. EBT tickets available at ticketing url

Taking Turns, Tuesday, 2/18 at 10:30am
Tickets $10: takingturnspuppetshow.brownpapertickets.com
A show to delight people age 4 and older. Children should be accompanied by an adult. EBT tickets available at ticketing url

Mathilda’s Bath, Thursday, February 20 at 10:30am
Tickets $10: mathildasbathpuppetshow.brownpapertickets.com
Featuring Mathilda and her friend Doggie. Best for ages 3 and older. Children should be accompanied by an adult. EBT tickets available at url

Puppet-making, 12PM to 3PM, February 15 to 21:
Cost: $15 per person; $5 for adult accompanying child to make a puppet, too. Drop in!

Fun with Felt Puppets, Saturday 2/15 and Sunday 2/16

Sock Puppet City, Monday 2/17 and Tuesday 2/18
Create an amazing character with felt scraps, yarn and, of course, a sock. Design a spot in our cardboard neighborhood for your puppet to call home.

Paper Plate Puppetry, Wednesday 2/19 and Thursday 2/20
Your awesome animal comes to life with a paper plate, fabric and trim.

Shadow Puppet Adventures, Friday February 21
Discover the ancient art of shadow puppetry, projecting your colorful creation onto a simple screen.