7 Must-See Live Performances

This weekend's Triad-area lineup includes Karen K, Live Butterflies, "Star Wars," American Girl and more!


Karen K visits Winston-Salem

Image courtesy of Children's Museum of Winston-Salem

Is everyone in your family spending too much time with their faces planted in front of a screen? Get out this weekend and enjoy some live entertainment suitable for the entire family. Scores of 3D, living, breathing performers are ready to distract your family members from their tech devices for a few fun, memorable hours. Check out these 7 Triad-area, family-friendly, live performance events planned for this weekend.

American Girl Fashion Show, Winston-Salem

Three fashion show events are planned for this Children's Museum of Winston-Salem fundraiser. Admission includes goodie bags, an American Girl Bistro-inspired buffet, an exciting Fashion Show program, a chance to win door prizes and a wide range of on-site vendor activities. 

Family Shows at the Farm, High Point

Your visit begins with a fun, fast-paced skit using kids from the audience. You will learn about the lifecycle of a Monarch butterfly and then see eggs, caterpillars, chrysalis' and adult Monarchs in the flight house.

Karen K in Concert, Winston-Salem

In this high-energy, crowd-engaging show for kids and "kidults," Karen takes audience members on a musical adventure exploring themes of kindness, friendship and downright fun. 

Lullabies for Little Ones, Greensboro

Inspired by the birth of their child, Carole Ott, Assistant Professor, Choral Music, UNCG and Tadeu Coelho, Flute, North Carolina School of the Arts, have composed contemporary lullabies for soprano and flute. Everyone, including the youngest museum visitors, are invited to come along on a pre-concert stroller stroll through the galleries. 

"Mary Poppins, Jr.," Greensboro

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. 

"The Wizard of Oz," Winston-Salem

Whisked into the magical Land of Oz by a terrible tornado, Dorothy and Toto embark on a strange and enchanting adventure to find a way home, meeting the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion – and the Wicked Witch of the West – along the way. Steven LaCosse will direct, with music direction by Margaret Gallagher.

Winston-Salem Symphony Discovery Concert for Kids: Star Wars

The Symphony celebrates the premiere of "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" with a concert of music from throughout the saga, written by one of America’s most celebrated living composers, John Williams. 

For more family-friendly events around the Triad, visit our calendar.

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