Open Hand Theater


International Arts & Puppet Festival

Giant Puppets, Brazilian Drumming, children mesmerized by a great story, Latin Dance, a String Quartet… it’s all happening free at the International Arts and Puppet Festival.

September 14th, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

This great event is designed for the whole family and features FREE performances, puppetry, storytelling, dance and music presenting traveling puppetry companies such as Catskill Puppet Theatre and Purple Rock Productions with great local talents such as Syracuse University’s Brazilian Ensemble and the Seneca String Quartet.

The day is packed with hands on art projects, and creative adventures for the whole family.

The festival’s “Big Event” is the Giant Puppet Circus at 2 p.m.  It includes thirty local children performing with Open Hand’s signature giant puppets.  

Food and beverage will be available for purchase.



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Open Hand Theater · 518 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13208-2523 · (315) 476-0466 ·