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.

Upcoming Films

Marsha Goodman-Wood
(nr) 60 min
in English

DC-based singer/songwriter Marsha Goodman-Wood sets little toes to tapping with original melodies that mix generous doses of science and positive social messages into songs that are just plain fun. Her quirky, smart compositions take on topics from astronomy (answering the age-old question “Why Can’t You Dance on Jupiter?”) to nonconformity (“Sheep Don’t Wear Shoes”) to biology (“The Penguin Song”).

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One Show Only!
Sat, Jan 31 at 10AM
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Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
(nr) 60 min
in English

For over 40 years Blue Sky Puppet Theatre has brought excellence in theatre, art, education and fun to audiences all along the east coast. Their show “The Three (Not So Little) Pigs,” explores sibling rivalry and cooperation, incorporating audience participation and humor aimed at all ages.

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One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 7 at 10AM
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The Great Zucchini with Charlie & Checkers
(nr) 60 min
in English

It’s time for The Great Zucchini to take over The Avalon once again! And he’s bringing in New York’s Charlie & Checkers for their first DC appearance ever! Don’t miss this very special performance from some of the biggest children’s entertainers on the east coast.

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One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 14 at 10AM
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The RTTs
(nr) 60 min
in English

The RTTs (also known as the Rhodes Tavern Troubadours) bring their toe-tapping, award-winning, original roots rock back to the Avalon! The whole family will want to dance along as they play hits like “Snack Time” and “Turn it Up, Mommy.”

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One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 21 at 10AM
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musiKids
(nr) 45 min
in English

Come join musiKids in a brand new Adventure Day – “Down on the Bayou”! This interactive musical show will have children singing and moving to songs inspired by the colorful creatures from the bayous of Louisiana. Learn how to snap like an alligator or jump like a rabbit! musiKids Adventure Days encourage kids to sing and move along with each and every song. Recommended for children ages 18 months to 6 years old.

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One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 28 at 10AM
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Showing Tomorrow Wed, Jan 28

Showings by Calendar

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Admission: $11.75 Adults, $8.50 Matinee Shows, $9.00 Seniors (62+), $9.25 Students, $8.75 Children (12 & under) and Military, $7.50 Avalon Members, $6.50 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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