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Support Oregon's First and Only Puppet Museum!!
The Portland Puppet Museum is located at:
906 SE Umatilla St, Portland, OR 97202
Open Thursday - Sunday -2:00 - 8:00 pm with FREE Admission
(We're at the corner of 9th & Umatilla in the Sellwood district,
two blocks south of Tacoma Street - which goes over the Sellwood Bridge)
Trimet Bus 70 comes closest to the museum (Three blocks away)
Open Thursday - Sunday from 2:00 - 8:00 pm
Museum Admission is always FREE!! But we do charge for
our performances and workshops.
Hey hey hey, Icicle the Baby Blues Lion reporting from the Portland Puppet
Museum. This has been one incredible Summer of mobile shows out in the
Portland area Parks - Alberta St-Last Thursday, Bridgeport Shopping
Center and the Portland Italian Festival, as we have presented "Icicle"s
Rock and Roll Kids Puppet Show", which is my hands-on puppet extravaganza
for kids (of ALL ages). Featuring over 100 breathtaking puppets (Large &
Small) for kids to choose and operate. Join us as we take our audience on a
magical ride to the songs of the 70's and 80's.
This 45 minute show includes: "Lion Sleeps Tonight" - featuring jungle animals,
"Under the Sea" - mermaids, sharks and pirates and assorted fish,
"Hey there Little Red Riding Hood", the big bad wolfee himself and his puppets of Little
Red, Granny, the Woodsman and Mom,
Kung Fu Fighting - characters from the hit kids film "Kung Fu Panda" and Chinese feather
dragons over 5 feet long, all get on their chei as we practice our moves.
We end it all with a giant Puppet Parade to "Don't Worry be Happy" with the Witches of Oz
and the Scarecrow leading the group of kids.
Thank you all for coming out to help support the Portland Puppet Museum
and these fine local family events.
We have one amazing outdoor show left before we begin our Fall
performances back inside the museum.
Portland Puppet Museum
Northeast Portland Sunday Parkways - Khunamokwst Park
NE Alberta St and 52nd Ave 5200 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97218
Sunday, September 23 from 11 AM – 4 PM FREE!!! FREE!!!
Icicles Museum and Puppet Show will be there from 1-4 pm, puppet shows start on the half
hour: 1:30 to 4:30 pm -Puppet Demonstrations through out the day. Come on down for some
fun in the sun as Icicle the Baby Blues Lion from the Portland Puppet Museum presents
"Icicle's Rock and Roll Kid's Puppet Show."Take a magical journey into the rock and roll
songs of the 60's and 70's. This interactive show features over 100 colorful puppets that
the kids and folks get to work with us. Bungle in the Jungle with Lion Sleeps Tonight, Catch a
wave in Under the Sea, featuring 4 foot tall mermaids ,6 foot sharks , pirates , fish and
crabs. Get on your inner Chei and explore the skies with Chinese Dragons and try your hand
in a gentle and fun Kung Fu lessions with the colorful characters of Kung Fu Panda. So come
on down and visit for a while and get on your inner puppet. You just never know who you will
run into in this exciting event.
In October we resume our indoor Puppet Shows at the
Portland Puppet Museum with "Fearless Boy" and "Dracula Revamped"
with Dragon Theater Puppets and Princesses, as well as an Adult Night Out
with "The Haunted Cabaret". Details are shown below:
It’s October and that means another visit from Dragon Theater Puppets and
Princesses who Proudly Present “Fearless Boy”
October 20th & 21st @ 2:00 pm
The fearless boy has never been afraid of anything and wants to find out
what all the fuss is about. He goes on a quest and finds a dragon and a
haunted castle. He hopes to get scared so that he can find out what fear
is. Instead he ends up helping others and saving the day. He finally finds
out what fear is when he goes home and learns that the love of his life has
fallen sick. She recovers when she is re-united with him and they live
happily ever after.Tickets:$8.00 Advance, $10.00 door.
“Dracula Revamped” Oct 27th & 28th @ 2:00 pm
Dracula's wife gets eaten by King Kong and her head gets donated to Dr.
Frankenstein. But the new bride created does not want to marry
Frankenstein's Monster, instead she runs off. Dracula,The Mummy,The
Creature, Frankenstein's Monster,The Wolf Man and others chase after
her to try and win her heart.Silly Scary fun for all.
Tickets:$8.00 Advance, $10.00 door
Dragon Theater Puppets and Princesses’ “Halloween Event”
October 31st 11 am - 2 pm
(Do Halloween & be home in time for naps) Featuring live princesses, a
performance of “Dracula Revamped” and lots of silly/scary mayhem to finish
off with. Tickets: $15.00 or Two for $25.00
“Haunted Cabaret” (An Adult Night Out) Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm
Who knows who or what might turn up at this one, Some ventriloquists for
sure, some puppets doing I don’t know what, coupled with wine tasting from
Wandering Duck Winery (which SHOULD make it a lot more fun.)
Tickets: $15.00 or Two for $25.00
Advance Tickets available at: