Lebanon Public Library (Lebanon, OR)

Another fun Spring Break show at Lebanon Public Library! Join Red Yarn & the Critters for this high-energy music & puppet show, where audiences will sing, dance, stomp, clap, and celebrate American folklore!

Ledding Library Program @ Ardenwald Elementary School (Milwaukie, OR)

Another fun Spring Break show, hosted by Ledding Library at Ardenwald Elementary! Join Red Yarn & his lovable Critters for a high-energy music & puppet show featuring songs from ‘Red Yarn’s Old Barn’ & more. Red & the Critters are preparing for the big barn dance and they need your help! Audiences will sing, dance, stomp, clap, learn musical concepts, and celebrate American folklore.

Tualatin Public Library (Tualatin, OR)

Celebrate Spring Break with a special show at Tualatin Public Library!  We’ll sing & dance to rousing folk tunes & laugh along with Red Yarn & his silly Critters! Super fun folk times!

Happy Valley Library (Happy Valley, OR)

Excited to return to Happy Valley Library for a fun evening of singing, dancing & Critters!

Mission Theater w/ the Okee Dokee Brothers (Portland, OR)

I am so excited to guest with my buddies the Okee Dokee Brothers at two SOLD OUT shows at McMenamins Mission Theater, 12pm & 3pm on Sunday, March 17. I’ll kick both shows off with an opening song, then will hop up onstage with the Okee Dokees for a few of their tunes. Hope you got your tickets already – these shows will be great!

Just Kidding at Symphony Space (NYC)

Red Yarn & the Critters are thrilled to return to New York for Symphony Space’s Just Kidding series. Join us in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater for a morning of engaging folksongs & puppetry.

Red Yarn @ Symphony Space
Saturday, March 30, 11am-12pm

Rock + Read (Austin, TX)

Austin families: Are you ready to ROCK?! And READ?! Looking for some family-friendly live music to listen to during SXSW? Rock + Read, the annual music and book fest, is back at The Domain on Saturday, March 16, 2019! This FREE, family-friendly event features live music from Koo Koo Kanga Roo, The Not-Its!, RIDERS AGAINST the STORM (RAS), and Red Yarn. In between music sets, kids will delight in stories being read on stage by authors Kat Kronenberg, Jason Gallaher and Scott Fitzgerald of Buddy Pegs.

Recommended for kids ages 0-100!

Additional activities include:
Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids – Arboretum will be doing punk rock hairdos
– Create Bedstock branded pillow cases with MyMusicRx
– Ride bikes in the woombikesUSA and Buddy Pegs Bicycle Playground
– Jumping on a Springfree Trampoline Austin
– Decorate cookies with Baked by Amys

Thanks to Springfree Trampoline Austin for sponsoring the Rock + Read music lineup! Special thanks to our media sponsors: KUTX 98.9, Do512 Family and 365 Things Austin Family. Presented by Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child and LiveMom.

Beat the Blues Barn Dance (Sequim, WA)

11th Annual Beat the Blues Barn Dance

Beat the Blues Barn Dance is a fundraiser for Five Acre School, located at Sequim, WA’s beautiful Big Barn Farm. So, if you’re feeling chilled or looking to liven your senses, join us for a full day of non-stop boot stomping live music (5 acts!), belly-pleasing cuisine and delightful libations, astounding auction and raffle prizes, plus much more.

Daytime activities kick off at 2pm with family festivities and performances by:


Throughout the event and in true festival spirit we will enjoy an array of local food and drink featuring Alderwood Bistro, Pacific Pantry, and Kokopelli Grill. Our Saloon will be stocked with selections from Harbinger Winery, Fathom and League, Agnew Store and Finn River Farm and Cidery.

Be sure to check out our silent auction and raffle packages that showcase the generosity of our community. This year’s contributions are more adventurous, luxurious, and bountiful than ever! You’ll want to get your hands on some of these items; favorite packages like The Taste of the Peninsula and Oh Victoria!, and a newly unveiled Farmers Bounty.

A huge shout out to our featured sponsors for the Barn Dance including Sunny Farms, Best Friend Nutrition, Jim’s Pharmacy and more.

Built upon a decade of good times and successful fundraising for education, this year’s Barn Dance is bigger and better than ever. This is the community event not to miss!

Workshop at Port Angeles Library (Port Angeles, WA)

Red Yarn is leading a puppet-building workshop at Port Angeles Main Library! Participants aged 8 and up will build puppets from paper, foam, fabric, and yarn, and learn puppetry techniques to put their new puppets to use! Registration is recommended.

Puppet-Building Workshop at Port Angeles Main Library
Friday, March 1, 4-6pm 

Forks Library (Forks, WA)

Red Yarn is excited to return to the lovely Forks Branch Library in Forks, WA! He’ll perform a mix of traditional & original folk songs from all of his albums, as he & Critters ramble from farm to field to forest and back again.

Red Yarn @ Forks Branch Library
Friday, March 1, 10:30-11:15am
171 Forks Avenue South
Forks, WA 98331