Schedule of Events

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

March Events    

Lunar New Year
Come join us in celebration of the Lunar New Year as we welcome the Year of the Sheep with family lore and folktales from China.

Mar 1
11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Mrs. Witherspoon’s Busy Day. Mrs. Witherspoon is a kindly lady who likes to live alone in her comfortable cave home. So why do her neighbors think she’s a witch? When she tricks someone into believing that she has given him a bravery potion, get ready for some dragon action! Original tale by Lettie Connell Schubert of Oakland’s Vagabond Puppets. Scenery and puppets by Lewis Mahlmann. Puppet design and script by Lettie Schubert.
  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 Storyteller Clara Yen - As a child, she listened to the stories of her parents as they spoke about their childhoods in China. Clara re-creates those memories for herself, for her parents, and for her listeners by delicately weaving family lore with folk tales, and English with Mandarin.

March
7 & 8

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Mrs. Witherspoon’s Busy Day. Mrs. Witherspoon is a kindly lady who likes to live alone in her comfortable cave home. So why do her neighbors think she’s a witch? When she tricks someone into believing that she has given him a bravery potion, get ready for some dragon action! Original tale by Lettie Connell Schubert of Oakland’s Vagabond Puppets. Scenery and puppets by Lewis Mahlmann. Puppet design and script by Lettie Schubert.
  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 Brian Scott combines magic, comedy and oddities to create a show called Bizarre and Strange that is enjoyed by audiences of all ages. 

March
14 & 15

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Mrs. Witherspoon’s Busy Day. Mrs. Witherspoon is a kindly lady who likes to live alone in her comfortable cave home. So why do her neighbors think she’s a witch? When she tricks someone into believing that she has given him a bravery potion, get ready for some dragon action! Original tale by Lettie Connell Schubert of Oakland’s Vagabond Puppets. Scenery and puppets by Lewis Mahlmann. Puppet design and script by Lettie Schubert.
  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 Award-winning Storyteller John Weaver will entertain with his lively, humor-filled stories for children of all ages.

March
21 & 22

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Mrs. Witherspoon’s Busy Day. Mrs. Witherspoon is a kindly lady who likes to live alone in her comfortable cave home. So why do her neighbors think she’s a witch? When she tricks someone into believing that she has given him a bravery potion, get ready for some dragon action! Original tale by Lettie Connell Schubert of Oakland’s Vagabond Puppets. Scenery and puppets by Lewis Mahlmann. Puppet design and script by Lettie Schubert.
  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 Owen Baker Flynn with his "World Premiere", a lively show featuring juggling, fire eating and a multitude of surprises.

March
28 & 29

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Mrs. Witherspoon’s Busy Day. Mrs. Witherspoon is a kindly lady who likes to live alone in her comfortable cave home. So why do her neighbors think she’s a witch? When she tricks someone into believing that she has given him a bravery potion, get ready for some dragon action! Original tale by Lettie Connell Schubert of Oakland’s Vagabond Puppets. Scenery and puppets by Lewis Mahlmann. Puppet design and script by Lettie Schubert.
  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 Buki the Clown and her way cool magic show is here to make you laugh and giggle at her crazy antics!
April Events    
Bunny Weekend
Come meet Fairyland's own bunny star! Spend time with Critters By The Bay's walk-around bunny characters.
April 4, only 11:30am Come see The Tap Dancing Easter Bunnies dance their way into your holiday weekend celebrations.

April
4 & 5

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Mrs. Witherspoon’s Busy Day. Mrs. Witherspoon is a kindly lady who likes to live alone in her comfortable cave home. So why do her neighbors think she’s a witch? When she tricks someone into believing that she has given him a bravery potion, get ready for some dragon action! Original tale by Lettie Connell Schubert of Oakland’s Vagabond Puppets. Scenery and puppets by Lewis Mahlmann. Puppet design and script by Lettie Schubert.
  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 Jacquelyn Lynaugh as Mother Goose will entertain both adults and children with her music and stories.

April
11 & 12

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: Mrs. Witherspoon’s Busy Day. Mrs. Witherspoon is a kindly lady who likes to live alone in her comfortable cave home. So why do her neighbors think she’s a witch? When she tricks someone into believing that she has given him a bravery potion, get ready for some dragon action! Original tale by Lettie Connell Schubert of Oakland’s Vagabond Puppets. Scenery and puppets by Lewis Mahlmann. Puppet design and script by Lettie Schubert.
  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 Magician Mike Della Penna creates wonder and laughter with his amazing and playful magic performances.

April
18 & 19

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Magic Tea Kettle. A wonderful Japanese fairytale about a “Tanuki” animal who can change himself into a teakettle. In this tale, the Tanuki comes to the aid of a kind family, and helps them realize their dreams as he avoids being mistaken for a teapot. Puppets and script by Randal Metz. Songs and lyrics by Tony Jonick. Puppet design and scenery by Annie Wong.
  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.

April
25 & 26

11am & 2pm & 4pm Puppet Show: The Magic Tea Kettle. A wonderful Japanese fairytale about a “Tanuki” animal who can change himself into a teakettle. In this tale, the Tanuki comes to the aid of a kind family, and helps them realize their dreams as he avoids being mistaken for a teapot. Puppets and script by Randal Metz. Songs and lyrics by Tony Jonick. Puppet design and scenery by Annie Wong.
  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 Fairyland favorite Blake Maxam, "The Wizard of Ahhhhs", astounds and amazes children of all ages with a full show of laughter and surprises.