February 18, 2023
Doors open 10:45am for 11am show. Open Seating.
37 N. Main St.
Bel Air, MD 21014
Family Fun at the Bel Air Armory (4 dates Feb/March)
Saturday, February 18, 2023
Advance reservations required. A ticket is required for all guests for each date/show you wish to attend. If you reserve a ticket and can no longer attend, please cancel your reservation through Eventbrite so someone else may take advantage of this free event! This series is made possible through the Bel Air Arts and Entertainment District with a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council.
Saturday, February 18, 2023--Mayhem Magical Circus--Join professional knucklehead Gregory May as he builds his own wacky circus show. Over a dozen audience volunteers join him on stage as he juggles, walks on a rolling globe, spins plates and cowboy ropes, and messes up magic tricks with tons of fun and lots of laughs! Depending on the venue, he may even add some fire juggling and whip cracking. It's a wild circus ride for the whole family!
Saturday, February 25, 2023--Pam the Kindersinger--Interactive singing, and dancing, puppetry with ventriloquism. Pam Minor has been entertaining children for many years. She has appeared on Comcast on Kids’ Videos on Demand. Pam was a regular cast member and writer for the Emmy award winning children’s TV show “It’s Kindertime” on the ABC affiliate WMAR TV2 during its nine year run. She co-wrote and co-produced the CD “Musical Manners” with Karen Rupprecht, which won the Parents’ Choice Recommended Listening Award. She is a partner with Port Discovery Children’s Museum.
Saturday, March 18, 2023--Minwa, Japanese Folktales (New Moon Theater)-This New Moon Theater best-seller continues to share the grace and beauty of a culture half a world away. Performed with zest and enthusiasm, these timeless stories teach the power of kindness and doing the right thing. Julie Kurzava uses her own unique performance style, including puppets, stylized movement, song, and lots of audience participation. Stories include "The Grateful Statues" (Kasa Jizo), where an elderly couple is rewarded for their generosity, "The Tongue-Cut Sparrow (Shitakiri Suzume), about the benefits of friendship and the cost of cruelty, and the famous "Momotaro', or "The Peach Boy", a hero to all Japanese children, who fights the ogres with his team of friends.
Saturday, March 25, 2023--Jazz for People who are Shorter than Me--Seth and his fellow musicians will demonstrate what makes jazz musicians tick -- improvisation, self-expression, and a whole lotta fun! Familiar melodies will be "jazzed" up with saxophone, flute, clarinet, piano, and more, including selections from Seth's award-winning childrens' album "Jazz For People Who Are Shorter Than Me." Attendees will learn to scat sing, carry a beat, improvise their own melodies, and more! It'll be so much fun, no one will even realize they're learning.
PARKING--Please park to the right side of the Armory in the free parking lot at 23 N. Main. Please refrain from parking behind the Armory in the Marketplace lot. Parking is also Free on Main street on weekends.