Faegre Drinker Peanut Butter & Jam Series
Designed for children ages 1-7, Peanut Butter & Jam sessions encourage young children to become engaged in the arts. Join us each month for these fun and informal concerts, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Saturdays. Tickets are only $10 per child, with two free adult admissions included – perfect for parents and grandparents!
September 24, 2022
Emmy and Parents’ Choice Award winner Farmer Jason makes his PB&J debut with a highly interactive concert about farm life and nature appreciation. From the Kennedy Center to schools in the Australian Outback, Farmer Jason has entertained families while inspiring them to get outdoors and have fun enjoying nature. Farmer Jason is the brainchild of singer-songwriter Jason Ringenberg, leader of roots-rock band Jason and the Scorchers.
October 22, 2022
Blending bubblegum pop and indie rock, local band Dorin brings you upbeat tunes and punchy lyrics for an engaging experience the whole family will enjoy! Sing and dance along to original songs like “Pasta Dinner,” “Sunny Sunday” and “Robot” from the band's two albums: Do You Dream of Me? and Candy for Breakfast.
November 12, 2022
Join musical duo Yurtfolk to explore music, stories and folk dance from around the world. We’ll sing in different languages and get on our feet to dance! We’ll also learn about some very unusual musical instruments.
Melchior Marionettes: Holiday Cabaret on Strings
December 10, 2022 (10:30AM & 12:30PM)
Back by popular demand! Join us for a fast-paced, entertaining cabaret of handcrafted marionettes. Children and adults will delight in the hilarious antics of the characters and the skill of the puppeteers. Everyone will want to sing along with the holiday classics and favorites.
Silly Safaris: Animals of the North Pole
January 7, 2023
Presenter Jingle John portrays a reindeer herder from the Scandinavian Sami culture as he introduces us to amazing animals of the Arctic Circle, one of the coldest, harshest environments on the planet. Technically, it is a giant frozen desert, and the animals that live there have specific adaptations for survival. He’ll bring mammals, reptiles, a bird and, of course, bugs to demonstrate life at the pole -- including a real live reindeer!
Fellar Express Dinosaurs
February 25, 2023 (10:30AM & 1PM)
An encounter 65 million years in the making, Feller Express presents lifelike dinosaur costumes and puppets. Kids can help the rangers feed the adorable baby dinosaurs, enjoy interactive songs and stories, and dance with their adolescent Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops. It’s a totally RAWR-some time!
Indy Opera: The Monon Town Musicians
March 25, 2023
Loosely based on a Brothers Grimm fairy tale, four wandering animals set out individually to become solo musicians in a nearby talent show. Upon meeting, the animals discover to their surprise that, although they differ on what they prefer to sing, they are even stronger as a group, differences and all! This performance is presented by the Education & Community Engagement department of the Indianapolis Opera.
Folk Music with Cindy Kallet & Grey Larsen
April 29, 2023
Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen love to share southern Indiana fiddle tunes, Irish jigs and reels, Scandinavian-style fiddle duets and original songs with audiences of all ages. There will be plenty of chances to sing and clap along, and children will be welcome to have a closer look and try out a variety of instruments toward the end of the program. (Have you ever played a harmonium or a concertina?!)
May 20, 2023
Listen, learn, pantomime, and dance with violin lady Cathy Morris and her high-energy musical adventures. She’ll play musical styles from around the world using acoustic and electric violins. Learn about cultures, languages, people and O Pato the duck while dancing and singing along – a fun and humorous presentation for all ages!