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Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
(413) 658-1100 http://www.carlemuseum.org

September 2019

Book Party with Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli

September 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Get ready to get reading with Hi Jack! and Jack Blasts Off!, a new early reader series from Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli, one of the funniest author/illustrator teams out there! Young readers will delight in Barnett’s simple but snappy text about a mischievous jack rabbit with a love of pizza and Cracker Jacks, while aspiring artists will enjoy Pizzoli’s ‘How to Draw’ segments at the end of each book, inviting them to create their own adventures after their umpteenth…

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Moon Festival Celebration

September 12 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join author/artist Grace Lin and author Heidi E.Y. Stemple in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with art projects, stories, and mooncakes! Free with Museum admission.

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The Carle Celebrates Museum Day Live!

September 21 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Museum Day Live! is an annual nationwide event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The Museum Day Live! Downloaded ticket provides free admission for two. Visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday.

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Happier Family Comedy Show

September 21 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 3:00pm

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$4.50 – $10

Founded in 2015, Happier Valley Comedy is the heart of improv comedy in Western Mass! Their Happier Family Comedy Show is all about letting creativity flourish in an accepting atmosphere. Each improv show is an hour-long, all new, and created on the spot based on audience members’ suggestions and participation. Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies!

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Sylvester’s Magic Pebble Picnic

September 26 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Pack a snack and a blanket and join us for an evening picnic in Bobbie’s Meadow. Guests will enjoy a post-sunset outdoor screening of Sylvester and the Magic Pebble! Free with Museum admission.

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December 2019

CactusHead Puppets: Magnificent Monster Circus

December 28 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 1:30pm

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$6

CactusHead Puppets presents a circus like no other! Join Max, the Monsters’ Caretaker, in this fun and interactive show performed with several different styles of puppets as they guide you through the world of monsters, and maybe even lend the monsters a hand yourself. You'll meet many friendly monsters in this table-top big top, and witness their amazing tricks of daring-do! All are invited to step right up and enjoy the thrills of Clarissa the Crested Cannon, experience the chills…

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CactusHead Puppets: Magnificent Monster Circus

December 28 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 1:30pm

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$6

CactusHead Puppets presents a circus like no other! Join Max, the Monsters’ Caretaker, in this fun and interactive show performed with several different styles of puppets as they guide you through the world of monsters, and maybe even lend the monsters a hand yourself. You'll meet many friendly monsters in this table-top big top, and witness their amazing tricks of daring-do! All are invited to step right up and enjoy the thrills of Clarissa the Crested Cannon, experience the chills…

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