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Kid's Summer Series 2014 
 Programs are FREE and open to the public
Bring Lawn Chairs & Blankets
Refreshments available

DATE               Time             LOCATION                          Entertainment

June 22         4:00 pm        Gring's Mill  Amphitheater     “The Delicious Revenge of Princess

                                                                                                Ruby Slippers by Brendan Murray

                    Jake and his little sister Ruby take sibling squabbles into the comic and confusing world of fairy tale characters."  Ruby and her brother Jake squabble over everything, driving their poor mom crazy. When their friend Tom comes over to play, the sibling rivalry steps up a notch and a battle ensues over whether to play   I-Spy or dressing up.  They settle on hide and seek, and while Ruby is hiding in her dressing-up box her bad-tempered brother unwittingly manages to cast a spell which sends her off to Fairytale Land, where Prince Charming, fairy godmothers and witches await us. Jake and Tom have to get her back before Mom finds out, and so set off in pursuit.  Welcome actors of the Teen Theater Ensemble of the Yocum Institute for Arts Education for presenting this witty and wonderful adventure for children and families. 

Rain Date: 6/29

Bring a picnic supper and stay for the evening concert at 6 pm featuring the Iron Ridge Band, a Country & Bluegrass band.




July 6          4:00 pm      Heritage Center       Rockin' Through the Revolution                  

                              Original songs and true stories that tell the story of our nation's founding.  

Bring a picnic supper and stay for the evening concert at 6 pm featuring Dave Stahl Big Band.




July 20            4:00 pm      Gring's Mill       The Free Folk of Middle Earth                               Children will get to help tell the story, inspired by J.R.R Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”, with some recognizable characters like hobbits and some new characters not in the original tale.  In the end, peace is won by cooperation among different beings.  We welcome back to Gring’s Mill, the talented storytellers from Middle-earth Studios who will set the stage for the magical tale, while leading our imagination through strange worlds where children are the stars of the show!  Rain Date: 7/27

Bring a picnic supper and stay for the evening concert at 6 pm featuring the Joe Baione Jazz Ensemble.




August 3       4:00 pm     Gring's Mill       Miss Maggie Sings                  

                    Bring a picnic supper and stay for the evening concert at 5:30 pm featuring the “Acoustic Roots Fusion” show with East Side Dave & the Mountain Folk Band and the Celtic Martin Family in a special 3-hour concert.