Maskmakers will have the opportunity to increase their puppet building skills

Autumn in Georgetown

A variety of activities at Kings Playhouse in October

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October at Kings Playhouse in Georgetown will bring vibrant art, country and blues music, puppetry, haunted walks and more.

Charlie A’Court and Witchitaw: When Country Gets the Blues will be on stage at the Playhouse on October 2 at 7:30 pm. When Country Gets The Blues celebrates two beloved and distinct styles of musical expression.

Julie Bull’s solo art exhibit Settle Down, Settlers! will continue throughout the month, encouraging visitors to actively engage with and make meaningful steps forward in truth and reconciliation. The exhibit will be on view to November 6.

Educational programs beginning in October include: KP Sprouts (ages 2-5); KP Kids (ages 6-13); Let’s Get Creative Art Club with arts educator Ryan MacAdam-Young (ages 7-13); Cooking Together culinary classes with Creative Kitchen’s Chef Jen McKenna (ages 7-13); and a broad variety of workshops for seniors including Close to Home: Islander Stories, a series of storytelling workshops with Young at Heart Theatre.

For the Hallowe’en season, a family friendly, choose your own adventure digital storytelling event will be offered on both October 29 and 30; Haunted Georgetown, a haunted walk through the historic town, will take place October 30 at 7 pm; and  on October 31, the Haunted Parade will showcase the puppets created throughout the month.

Throughout the month, a weekly drop in session between 3–5 pm on Wednesday afternoons will introduce the art of puppet building; creating large scale, harvest and Hallowe’en inspired puppets.

For more information about shows, programs or events, visit kingsplayhouse.com or call 1-888-346-5666.

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