Weekend Family Matinees

Films and live performances that are family-friendly and ridiculously fun. Screenings are typically held on Saturday mornings and scheduled periodically throughout the year.

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Upcoming Films

Nordic Family Short Films
(nr) 60 min
in Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish and Danish with English subtitles

Part of Nordic Film Week, Sep 27 – Oct 1. As part of DC’s Nordic Film Week, the Avalon presents a selection of delightful animated short films from Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. This entertaining series, suitable for children of all...

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One Show Only!
Sat, Sep 30 at 10AM
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Shrek
(pg) 95 min
in English

Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek whose solitude is suddenly shattered by fairy tale characters who were all banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad. Determined to save their home—not to mention his—Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue Princess Fiona to be Farquaad’s bride. Rescuing the Princess may be small compared to her deep, dark secret.

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One Show Only!
Sat, Oct 7 at 10AM
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You & Me Song Circle with Imagination Stage
(LIVE PERFORMANCE)

You and your child are invited to join in the wild rompus in this fun, interactive musical experience with Imagination Stage! In this workshop, an Early Childhood Teaching Artist accompanied by a live percussionist guides you through a musical exploration of the classic children’s story Where the Wild Things Are.

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One Show Only!
Sat, Oct 14 at 10AM
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John Henry’s Spook-tacular Halloween Concert
(LIVE PERFORMANCE)

For the thirteenth year, John Henry brings his playful musical style to the Avalon for our annual Halloween concert party. Children are encouraged to come in costume (adults too!) and sing and dance along during the show! Treats will be distributed afterwards.

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One Show Only!
Sat, Oct 28 at 10AM

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Admission: $12.50 Adults, $9.25 Matinee Shows, $9.75 Seniors (62+), $10.00 Students, $9.50 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.25 Avalon Members, $7.25 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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