Lummis Day isn't just for adults.
Puppet shows, clay sculpting, plant transplanting and a make-your-own postcard area will all be part of the non-stop activity at this Sunday’s Lummis Day Festival.
A festival favorite, the are back with their traditional puppet productions presented on their own hand-made stage on wheels. Puppeteers Laurie Branham and Gil Olin consistently entrance family audiences with their puppet magic.
At the , artist and teacher Oliver Shipley will lead a project known as “My Los Angeles As I See It,” guiding participants of all ages in creating their own postcard-sized work of art. The “ArtCards” created at the event will be published online and will help document L.A. County’s varied creative framework.
The “Play with Clay take, home a personal sculpture” area will feature artist and L.A. County Museum of Art instructor Karen Merchant giving hands-on instruction on clay-molding and sculpting techniques.
At the Home Depot/ColorSpot Transplanting Booth, visitors will be able to take home a plant to nurture through the summer.
Kids will also enjoy many of the musical and dance performances. The band, Unpoppable, featuring the amazing musical balloon bass (a balloon that’s played as a bass guitar) and the Brazilian capoeira demonstration by the United Capoeira Association are especially sure to capture kids’ attention.
All events are free to the public. For schedules and parking information, visit www.LummisDay.org