Schedule of Events

Here’s our schedule of events for the next two months. If you prefer to plan ahead, check out our seasonal park hours and annual events.

August Events    

August
2 & 3

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Three Brave Deeds. Yuki is a Native American boy who wants to help his people save their land. He is directed by the medicine man to undertake a journey and perform three difficult tasks. The friends he meets along the way teach him about hardship, friendship, and the importance of common sense. Original tale by David C. Jones, based on the three Indian legends. Puppets designed by Pamelia McIntire. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Rabbitses. The world is full of rabbits-- no wonder that there are so many tales about them! Tricky rabbits, clever conejos, bad bunnies, and lovely lapins from all over the world come together in this collection of fuzzy rabbit tales from West Africa, India, and Korea. Bounce along with the bunnies as they search for wisdom, safety, and the perfect salad. Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott. Costumes by Tonya Marie & Gypsy Cat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Brian Scott combines magic, comedy and oddities to create a show called Bizarre and Strange that is enjoyed by audiences of all ages.
August
9 & 10
11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Three Brave Deeds. Yuki is a Native American boy who wants to help his people save their land. He is directed by the medicine man to undertake a journey and perform three difficult tasks. The friends he meets along the way teach him about hardship, friendship, and the importance of common sense. Original tale by David C. Jones, based on the three Indian legends. Puppets designed by Pamelia McIntire. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Ozma of Oz. Join Dorothy as she returns to Oz for an adventure with a new set of friends (and a few familiar ones). Adapted from one of Frank Baum's famous books, this sequel to the Wizard of Oz is full of wonder and brings Baum's classic American fairytale to Fairyland's stage. Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott, adapted from the novel by Frank Baum. Costumes by Patti Baugh
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm  Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling, fire eating and a multitude of surprises.
9th only 5:45pm Summer Sleep Over! Experience the magic of Fairyland in the moonlight. Pitch your tent in the Teddy Bear Picnic area and enjoy dinner, rides & entertainment under the stars. In the morning, wake up to the smell of fresh coffee, bagels and cereal, with our continental breakfast. Savor some quality time with your kids! Pre-registration required.

August
16 & 17

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Three Brave Deeds. Yuki is a Native American boy who wants to help his people save their land. He is directed by the medicine man to undertake a journey and perform three difficult tasks. The friends he meets along the way teach him about hardship, friendship, and the importance of common sense. Original tale by David C. Jones, based on the three Indian legends. Puppets designed by Pamelia McIntire. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3:00pm Children's Theatre presents: El Oso Principe (The Bear Prince). In this classic Mexican folk tale, a woodcutter's daughter finds herself wrapped up in a wonderful adventure with a magical bear, who is not exactly what he seems. Join her as she follows the bear prince to the goblin queen's palace. Will they have enough magic tricks and transformations to escape the goblins? Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott. Costumes by Tonya Marie & Gypsy Cat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Magician Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with his amazing and playful magic performances.

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August
23 & 24
All Day Puppet Petting Zoo! Now's your chance to get up close and make these wonderful puppets come alive.

 

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Three Brave Deeds. Yuki is a Native American boy who wants to help his people save their land. He is directed by the medicine man to undertake a journey and perform three difficult tasks. The friends he meets along the way teach him about hardship, friendship, and the importance of common sense. Original tale by David C. Jones, based on the three Indian legends. Puppets designed by Pamelia McIntire. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm Puppet Show: The Magic Teakettle, a Japanese fairytale. Presented by The Puppet Company
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3:00pm Children's Theatre presents: Rabbitses. The world is full of rabbits-- no wonder that there are so many tales about them! Tricky rabbits, clever conejos, bad bunnies, and lovely lapins from all over the world come together in this collection of fuzzy rabbit tales from West Africa, India, and Korea. Bounce along with the bunnies as they search for wisdom, safety, and the perfect salad. Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott. Costumes by Tonya Marie & Gypsy Cat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
23rd only 1:30pm Puppet Show: Alameda County 4H Puppeteers.
  3:30pm Puppet Show: "Carnival of the Animals" Presented by The Fratello Marionettes.
  5:45pm Summer Sleep Over! Experience the magic of Fairyland in the moonlight. Pitch your tent in the Teddy Bear Picnic area and enjoy dinner, rides & entertainment under the stars. In the morning, wake up to the smell of fresh coffee, bagels and cereal, with our continental breakfast. Savor some quality time with your kids! Pre-registration required.
24th only 1:30pm Puppet Show: The Vagabond Puppets will be here to perform for you.
  3:30pm Puppet Show: Perez & Mondinga, a Mexican fiesta tale of a cockroach who marries a mouse. Presented by Rhonda Kay.

August
30 & 31

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Three Brave Deeds. Yuki is a Native American boy who wants to help his people save their land. He is directed by the medicine man to undertake a journey and perform three difficult tasks. The friends he meets along the way teach him about hardship, friendship, and the importance of common sense. Original tale by David C. Jones, based on the three Indian legends. Puppets designed by Pamelia McIntire. Scenery by Lewis Mahlmann.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Dana Smith performs a show for all ages, with circus arts, comedy, improv and audience participation.
September Events    

September
6 & 7

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Peter Pan. James M. Barrie’s fantastic tale of Neverland and Captain Hook sails off the pages of The Storybook Puppet Theater, with Peter, Wendy, Jon and Michael joining in the grand adventure. And don’t forget the most famous mischief-making fairy of all time: Tinkerbell! And be ready to clap your hands if you believe in fairies (and we hope you do)… Puppets and scripts by Lewis Mahlmann. Based on the James M. Barrie novel.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3:00pm Children's Theatre presents: Ozma of Oz. Join Dorothy as she returns to Oz for an adventure with a new set of friends (and a few familiar ones). Adapted from one of Frank Baum's famous books, this sequel to the Wizard of Oz is full of wonder and brings Baum's classic American fairytale to Fairyland's stage. Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott, adapted from the novel by Frank Baum. Costumes by Patti Baugh.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm  Buki the Clown and her way cool magic show is here to make you laugh and giggle at her crazy antics!

September
13 & 14

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Peter Pan. James M. Barrie’s fantastic tale of Neverland and Captain Hook sails off the pages of The Storybook Puppet Theater, with Peter, Wendy, Jon and Michael joining in the grand adventure. And don’t forget the most famous mischief-making fairy of all time: Tinkerbell! And be ready to clap your hands if you believe in fairies (and we hope you do)… Puppets and scripts by Lewis Mahlmann. Based on the James M. Barrie novel.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: El Oso Principe (The Bear Prince). In this classic Mexican folk tale, a woodcutter's daughter finds herself wrapped up in a wonderful adventure with a magical bear, who is not exactly what he seems. Join her as she follows the bear prince to the goblin queen's palace. Will they have enough magic tricks and transformations to escape the goblins? Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott. Costumes by Tonya Marie & Gypsy Cat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Jacquelyn Lynaugh as The Blue Fairy appears with her guitar, Prince Charming. She will be performing well known folk songs and helping children make wishes come true with her crystal wand and fairy dust.

September
20 & 21

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Peter Pan. James M. Barrie’s fantastic tale of Neverland and Captain Hook sails off the pages of The Storybook Puppet Theater, with Peter, Wendy, Jon and Michael joining in the grand adventure. And don’t forget the most famous mischief-making fairy of all time: Tinkerbell! And be ready to clap your hands if you believe in fairies (and we hope you do)… Puppets and scripts by Lewis Mahlmann. Based on the James M. Barrie novel.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm Children's Theatre presents: Rabbitses. The world is full of rabbits-- no wonder that there are so many tales about them! Tricky rabbits, clever conejos, bad bunnies, and lovely lapins from all over the world come together in this collection of fuzzy rabbit tales from West Africa, India, and Korea. Bounce along with the bunnies as they search for wisdom, safety, and the perfect salad. Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott. Costumes by Tonya Marie & Gypsy Cat Studios.
  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Storyteller Kirk Waller will present a series of classic tales with an original flair.

September 27 & 28

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Peter Pan. James M. Barrie’s fantastic tale of Neverland and Captain Hook sails off the pages of The Storybook Puppet Theater, with Peter, Wendy, Jon and Michael joining in the grand adventure. And don’t forget the most famous mischief-making fairy of all time: Tinkerbell! And be ready to clap your hands if you believe in fairies (and we hope you do)… Puppets and scripts by Lewis Mahlmann. Based on the James M. Barrie novel.
  12pm-2pm The Marilynn O'Hare Arts & Crafts Center is open with activities geared toward children and their families.
  12:30pm & 3pm

Children's Theatre presents: Ozma of Oz. Join Dorothy as she returns to Oz for an adventure with a new set of friends (and a few familiar ones). Adapted from one of Frank Baum's famous books, this sequel to the Wizard of Oz is full of wonder and brings Baum's classic American fairytale to Fairyland's stage. Written and directed with original music by Doyle Ott, adapted from the novel by Frank Baum. Costumes by Patti Baugh.

  1pm-1:20pm Animal of the Day! Come up close and learn about one of our animal friends. Which one of Fairyland's feathered, furry or wooly creatures will it be today? Find out at the Humpty Dumpty wall.
  1:30pm & 2:30pm Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling, fire eating and a multitude of surprises.