Metro Theater Company presents Eddie & Vinnie, a new play by Jenny Millinger best enjoyed by ages 6-12. In Eddie & Vinnie, Eddie is an unstoppable artist with a uniquely beautiful mind, and his best friend is a gecko. Together the pair spends hours making intricate and beautiful puzzles. But he'll be solving worse puzzles in summer school if he can't get his grades up.
The Carp Who Would Not Quit brings to life traditional fable tellings from Japan and Okinawa to teach important lessons of persistence, respect, and kindness. It includes live original music, language and performance traditions from these cultures and is specifically developed for young audiences.
Call all little adventurers and their caregivers! The Magic House is hosting a new toddler-friendly playdate, Mini Morning Mingles, that includes a special story time, and hands-on activities designed to engage early learners and little hands. There will also be plenty of time for little adventurers and their caregivers to mingle as you enjoy private playtime in one of the exhibit spaces at The Magic House.
Enjoy a street festival featuring a children's area, live performances, face painting, the Fish Eye Photo Booth, drone demos, crafts, games, food trucks and lots more hosted by NINE PBS and St. Louis Public Radio.
Have The Magic House all to yourselves on the spookiest night of the year during the SCOOBY-DOO Mansion Mayhem Friday the 13th party. Families will have a hauntingly good time exploring the entire Halloween-decorated Magic House, including the special fall exhibit SCOOBY-DOO Mansion M
Celebrate 50 years of Metro Theater Company at the Fall Family Festival. Enjoy a full weekend of free theater, education and fun for families and young people. All are welcome at the Fall Family Festival, featuring multiple free performances each day of Metro Theater Company productions and a celebration of the creative spirit of the company's two co-founders Zaro Weil and Lynn Rubright. Plus, enjoy a scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, and other hands-on learning activities for young people of all ages. Food trucks will be on-site for al fresco dining, and other arts and education partners from across the region are participating.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.