Shows for Seedlings
Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians.
Scroll down below or click on a date to the left to view details about upcoming Shows for Seedings.
Every Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Every Saturday at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
June 22nd & 23rd
“A Seed’s Story” and “Contrary Mary’s Garden” with Mama Koku
Get a view of the world from two tiny seeds, Sadie and Simon, who are waiting for water and sun to grow. All they need is to be planted in soil and nourished by some helping hands. Then see the traditional story of Contrary Mary from the viewpoint of her flowers. Come listen, participate, feel the flower power! Which flower will you be? Will you help plant the tiny seeds?
June 29th & 30th
“Go Wild” with Tommy Johns
Tommy and his puppet friends will be taking your kids on a wild and imaginary tour of their backyards, neighborhoods, and community parks. Through puppetry, magic and storytelling, Tommy and his furry and feathered (puppet) friends will teach young readers about how to use the Scientific Process to answer questions about their own environment.
July 6th & 7th
“Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff” with David Stephens
In this one-man performance utilizing hand, rod, and glove puppets, Stephens retells classic fairy tales as well as telling a few of his own original tales. You'll see what happens when three billy goats try to cross over a bridge belonging to a greedy troll in The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Parker Pig encounters some good luck when he stumbles over a watering can in a retelling of The Three Little Pigs. One of Stephens' original stories, The Two Farmers, involves Farmer Frick and Farmer Frack and how they learn to work together to make a pot of stew.
July 13th & 14th
“Music from Plants” with Scott Douglas
An interactive program that features natural plant produced instruments. Get ready to hear shakers, scrapers, and nature sounds such as rain sticks, bird calls, and frog croakers. Come enjoy the sounds of the rainforest.
July 20th & 21st
“Music InterACTION” with Michael Levine
Children and families will sing, dance, shake, laugh, wiggle & learn together as Mr. Michael gets silly with his guitar! On stage he shares his music & storytelling inspiration with children as they sing interactive songs & Pete the Cat stories together.
July 27th & 28th
“Miss Gail’s Music” with Gail Burnett
Are you ready for some jumping, dancing, wiggling, singing fun? Miss Gail will have kids up on their feet, engaged and ready to learn. It will be nonstop fun for all involved!
August 3rd & 4th
“Summer Magic” with Ken Scott
Come and be a part of Ken Scott’s Comedy Magic show for all ages (even adults will enjoy the show)! Ken is a three time winner of the Atlanta Magician of the year award. He includes tons of audience participation, Snowball the bunny, music, and eye popping magic tricks that will make your head spin in wonder.
August 10th & 11th
“A Musical Tour through Latin America” with Havana Son
Rene and Llilian lead a whirlwind tour through Latin America. Their musical itinerary includes stops in Cuba, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Panama, and Puerto Rico. Children will have the opportunity to sample each country’s unique rhythms and sounds.
August 17th & 18th
“The Traveling Garden Variety Shoe Show” with Andrea Zoppo & Sean Conlon
The Garden Variety Show features numerous comedic and educational skits highlighting environmental lessons. Through music, storytelling and interactive elements, each show aims to instill a sense of wonder and stewardship in our natural world.
August 24th & 25th
“Imagine If!” with Betty Ann Wylie
Get ready to use your curious mind while exploring Betty Ann’s Imagination Box. You never know what you might you find and the stories those object have to share.