Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center Launching this Weekend | News Release | City of Alexandria

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Office of the Arts and the National Capital Puppetry Guild Launch Monthly Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center

For Immediate Release: August 10, 2017


The Office of the Arts, in collaboration with the National Capital Puppetry Guild, will launch a news series of monthly family-friendly puppet shows at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St.

Sandy Feulner’s “Puppets and More” will kick-off the series on Saturday, August 12. Puppets and More shows are especially enjoyed by the very youngest of audiences so toddlers are welcome. Two shows will be offered 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Reservations per show are $5 for person, including children. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. To purchase tickets online, visit www.alexandriava.gov/webtrac,  select activity number:

  • 255211.03       Saturday, August 12, 11 a.m.
  • 255211.04       Saturday, August 12, 1 p.m.

Reservations for other puppet shows at the Durant Arts Center are also available:

  • 255211.05       Saturday, September 23, 11 a.m.
  • 255211.06       Saturday, September 23, 1 p.m.
  • 255211.07       Saturday, November 18, 11 a.m.
  • 255211.08       Saturday, November 18, 1 p.m.

The Durant Arts Center is managed by the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. For additional information contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565, cherylane.colton@alexandriava.gov or visit www.alexandriava.gov/Arts.

About Sandy Feulner’s “Puppets and More”

Sandy Feulner’s “Puppets and More” has been entertaining young audiences for more than 30 years. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, her love affair with puppetry comes from her first exposure to Kermit the Frog and this greatly influenced her style as she worked with children. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Ohio University. She was also a performer at our World Day of Puppetry Festival which was held in March this year.

For additional information about the National Capital Puppetry Guild, contact Jeff Bragg at 703.424.5553 or emailpuppetimes@gmail.com.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or cherylanne.colton@alexandriava.gov.

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