Children's Performances

Gainesville

Fun for all in the new Ivester Amphitheater! Enjoy musical performances and listen to engaging storytellers during our Children's performances.

Free with Garden Admission

Last Saturdays, May - October
11 a.m.

May 27

"Rosie and the Butterfly" by Cathy Kaemmerlen and Sara Gaare of Tattlingtales Prodcutions

Using puppets, costumes, backdrops and narratives, this performance parallels the early life of Rosalynn Smith Carter and the life of monarch butterflies Follow the life cycle of the monarch and learn something about Georgia’s first lady as their lives intertwine.

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June 24

"Frog Tales" by Kay Rosenblum as Mrs. Twiggy Winkle

Using props and other fun narratives Mrs. Twiggy Winkle will take you on a journey with her “Frog Tales”. This children’s performance coincides with Ribbit The Exhibit.

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July 29

"Once Upon a Tune" by Musical Theatre performer Wendy Bennett

Wendy will mix a little Dr. Suess with some Brothers Grimm and a dollop of Maurice Sendak and what do you get? Once Upon a Tune – a delicious musical treat to whet the appetites of young readers!

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August 26

"The Buzz on Honeybees" by Cathy Kaemmerlen as Itty Bitty Betty

Meet Itty Bitty Betty, a honey of a bee, who tells us swarming stories and collects gossip about our state insect who pollinates 90% of Georgia’s crops. Romped with stories, songs, costumes and bee facts.

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September 30

"Music from Plants" by Scott Douglas

Scott will share his wide and diverse array of musical instruments from around the world made from plants. An interactive show where children get a chance to play the many different musical instruments he shares!

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October 28

Magician Jeffini the Great

Jeffini The Great – Atlanta’s Funniest Kids Magician. Jeffini will delight with his fun and entertaining show sure to keep the audience laughing!

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