Local Events

Enjoy high quality puppet theatre in a small town atmosphere with Iowa's only professional puppet company!

We have scheduled a full season of shows and events for 2023-2024! Puppet Shows, Festivals, Birthday Parties, and Lots of Fun for All Ages. 

 

Puppets and Pastries: Dessert Theatre for Adults

Saturday Feb 24th 7:00 PM & Sunday Feb 25th 2:00 PM

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre presents our annual Puppets and Pastries: Dessert Theatre For Adults, Saturday February 24th at 7:00 PM and Sunday February 25th at 2:00 PM at Owl Glass Puppetry Center, 319 North Calhoun, West Liberty, Iowa.

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Age group: High School through Adult

Puppets and Pastries: Dessert Theatre for Adults

Kate Shelley's Train Rescue

SPRING BREAK SHOW March 13th 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
FREE (donations welcome)

Kate Shelley's Train Rescue tells the story of the Iowa teenager who, in 1881, saved the train from plunging to a watery death.

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Age group: 5-95

Kate Shelley's Train Rescue

Birthday Happy Hours!

EULENSPIEGEL 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EVENTS
HAPPY HOURS!

During our birthday year, we will offer FREE events to the community, showcasing Eulenspiegel history with recordings of old performances and sharing of special memories with friends. Happy Hour events are for all ages and will include free refreshments.

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Birthday Happy Hours!

New Puppeteers Festival

Festival Date Saturday May 4th, 2024 starting at 10:00 AM

THE NEW PUPPETEERS FESTIVAL is an opportunity for amateur puppeteers to develop their own shows for performance in a festival setting. It is open to anyone who is young to the art of puppetry (kids and adults).

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Age group: all ages

New Puppeteers Festival

Field Trips!

Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre is an excellent destination for your school field trips! 

With shows that connect to the Iowa Core, include study guides, and take place in West Liberty's charming downtown park, our beautiful 1910 opera house, or Owl Glass Puppetry Center's intimate environment, these events are perfect for grades K-5.

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Field Trips!

Summer Camp

2024 Summer Puppet Campfor ages 7-12

July 22nd-26th 2023

10:00 a. m. - 4:00 p. m. Daily

en español abajo 

Join us for a week of fun with puppetry! Campers will learn many styles of puppetry and work together to build their own original puppet show with the guidance of our professional artists and staff.

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Summer Camp

Pre-Festival Workshops

Friday afternoon, Sept. 15, out-of-town puppeteers here for the Children's Festival will present workshops open to the public, puppeteers and non-puppeteers alike. Children in the West Liberty School district may attend the workshops free of charge. Specific times and subjects TBA.  Contact us for details.  

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Age group: 7-adult depending on workshop

Pre-Festival Workshops

Puppet Slam for Adults

Friday, September 14, 7 PM

Every year, the evening before the children's festival, Eulenspiegel and Friends present a “Puppet Slam” at 7:00 P. M. A Puppet Slam is an opportunity to perform and watch short experimental and sometimes outrageous puppet vignettes that are geared towards teenagers and adults.

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Age group: teens and adults

Puppet Slam for Adults

West Liberty Children's Festival

Saturday, September 15, 10 AM-3 PM

The Twenty-Seventh Annual West Liberty Children's Festival will take place Saturday, September 15, 2023, from 10:00 A. M. to 3:00 P. M.

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Age group: 2-102

West Liberty Children's Festival
Eulenspiegel Puppets

Hiring information

Contact us:

(319)-627-2487
monica@puppetspuppets.com
319 N. Calhoun St.
West Liberty, IA