New London: Harvest Festival Planning Session

27jul5:30 pm7:30 pmNew London: Harvest Festival Planning Session


The Little Theatre

24 Central Ave E

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July 27, 2023 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm(GMT-05:00)

Event Details

Celebrate Autumn Equinox, the first day of fall! A larger than life puppet parade is coming to New London! Follow the parade starting at Little Theatre Auditorium to Neer Park where you can
enjoy the parade’s water finale with the Crow River Ski team, a Harvest Star vendor market and a puppet play by Nikki Bettcher!
YOU CAN BE PART OF THIS AMAZING EVENT! All ages and abilities welcome. Email for more information or read below to find out how you can participate:
*5:30-7:30p July 27 at Little Theatre Auditorium
Share your hopes & dreams for New London’s future! These stories become sections of the puppet parade! Enjoy a potluck dinner with the New London Art Alliance!
📌 *SIGN UP! 5:30-7:30p August 23 at Little Theatre Auditorium
Today you’ll learn about each parade section and enjoy a potluck dinner with the New London Art Alliance!
You can sign up to:
🥁MAKE MUSIC! Musicians & Singers! Play & sing in a parade section! For all levels!
Join a section of the parade! Help carry a puppet through the streets of New London to Neer Park! Walk the puppets, be a character, be section support!
🎨 Be a Harvest Star Vendor!
🤝 VOLUNTEER! Assist with route and parade and vendor setup!
🛠 BUILD PUPPETS! September 9-22
Learn to build puppets with professional puppet artists from Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre!
Come watch our stories come alive with life-size puppets & music parading thru New London (look for parade route updates!)
The autumn equinox, when the sun sits directly above the equator, halfway between the summer and winter solstice, we celebrate our season’s work, give thanks for a bountiful harvest and prepare for the future together.
This event is brought to you by Little Theatre Auditorium and the New London Art & Culture Alliance with support from the City of New London, Minnesota State Arts Board, Blandin Foundation & the McKnight Foundation. Collaborators and participants Steve Ackerman (Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre), Crow River Ski Team, PWELC, Novak Creative LLC & more!

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