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Red Yarn Productions
Oct
17
Thu
Mississippi Pizza (N Portland)
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Mississippi Pizza most every Thursday evening of the school year to sing, dance, eat & drink! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore, he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Enjoy Mississippi Pizza’s delicious pizzas, salads & cold beverages while your family watches the show. Kids are invited up on stage with Red Yarn to sing & dance along. Heads up, this is the rowdiest & loudest of Red Yarn’s weekly shows, so if your kiddo is sensitive to noise & crowds, show up early to stake out a good spot & bring ear protection!

Oct
18
Fri
Portland Children’s Museum (SW Portland)
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Portland Children’s Museum every Third Friday of the school year to sing, dance & experience the joy of community! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore (depicted on beautiful quilted backdrops), he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Thanks to Portland Children’s Museum for hosting this monthly show in their beautiful theater space! PCM’s mission is to develop innovative problem-solvers through playful learning experiences that strengthen relationships between children and their world. They envision a world where everyone retains and values the innate curiosity, creativity, and empathy of childhood.

Oct
19
Sat
Union Chapel (Vancouver, WA)
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

Red Yarn & the Critters are excited to return to Vancouver’s beautiful downtown Union Chapel for a special weekend performance. Save the date — ticket link & other details coming soon!

Oct
21
Mon
Taborspace (SE Portland)
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Taborspace most every Monday morning of the school year to sing, dance & experience the joy of community! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore (depicted on beautiful quilted backdrops), he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Thanks to Taborspace for hosting this weekly show in their beautiful sanctuary! Taborspace is a neighborhood gathering place where everyone is welcome. In their 36,000 square foot historic church building, parents socialize over coffee while their children play, students study, entrepreneurs dream and develop, professionals work, holistic healers make well, musicians practice and perform, creatives make and teach, and everyone finds their niche. Taborspace are a nonprofit organization committed to cultivating connected community, partnered with Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church in Portland, Oregon.

Oct
23
Wed
Village Ballroom (NE Portland)
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Village Ballroom most every Wednesday morning of the school year to sing, dance & experience the joy of community! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore (depicted on beautiful quilted backdrops), he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Thanks to Woodlawn Swap ‘n Play for hosting this weekly show in the beautiful Village Ballroom! Woodlawn Swap ‘n Play is a family cooperative space where families come together to swap clothing and toys, and bring their children to play. They create a supportive, family-centered space where parents and children develop relationships with one another.

Oct
24
Thu
Mississippi Pizza (N Portland)
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Mississippi Pizza most every Thursday evening of the school year to sing, dance, eat & drink! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore, he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Enjoy Mississippi Pizza’s delicious pizzas, salads & cold beverages while your family watches the show. Kids are invited up on stage with Red Yarn to sing & dance along. Heads up, this is the rowdiest & loudest of Red Yarn’s weekly shows, so if your kiddo is sensitive to noise & crowds, show up early to stake out a good spot & bring ear protection!

Oct
26
Sat
Aladdin Theater with the Okee Dokee Brothers (SE Portland)
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

I’m thrilled to join my buddies the Okee Dokee Brothers at the beautiful Aladdin Theater on Saturday, October 26! I’ll kick the show off with a critter & a song, then join them on stage for a couple of their tunes. They’re bringing their band this time — don’t miss it!

Oct
28
Mon
Taborspace (SE Portland)
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Taborspace most every Monday morning of the school year to sing, dance & experience the joy of community! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore (depicted on beautiful quilted backdrops), he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Thanks to Taborspace for hosting this weekly show in their beautiful sanctuary! Taborspace is a neighborhood gathering place where everyone is welcome. In their 36,000 square foot historic church building, parents socialize over coffee while their children play, students study, entrepreneurs dream and develop, professionals work, holistic healers make well, musicians practice and perform, creatives make and teach, and everyone finds their niche. Taborspace are a nonprofit organization committed to cultivating connected community, partnered with Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church in Portland, Oregon.

Oct
30
Wed
Village Ballroom (NE Portland)
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Village Ballroom most every Wednesday morning of the school year to sing, dance & experience the joy of community! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore (depicted on beautiful quilted backdrops), he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Thanks to Woodlawn Swap ‘n Play for hosting this weekly show in the beautiful Village Ballroom! Woodlawn Swap ‘n Play is a family cooperative space where families come together to swap clothing and toys, and bring their children to play. They create a supportive, family-centered space where parents and children develop relationships with one another.

Oct
31
Thu
Mississippi Pizza (N Portland)
Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Mississippi Pizza most every Thursday evening of the school year to sing, dance, eat & drink! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. As Red leads audiences through the landscapes of American folklore, he introduces his Critter friends along the way. These handmade animal puppets provide comic relief, calm and tender moments, and valuable social-emotional lessons.

Enjoy Mississippi Pizza’s delicious pizzas, salads & cold beverages while your family watches the show. Kids are invited up on stage with Red Yarn to sing & dance along. Heads up, this is the rowdiest & loudest of Red Yarn’s weekly shows, so if your kiddo is sensitive to noise & crowds, show up early to stake out a good spot & bring ear protection!