Home for the Holidays!
Gesa Power House Theatre will be the venue for a weekend of family entertainment, food, music, and unique shopping opportunities. Plus, fun activities for the kids that introduce them to Shakespeare, his life, and his works!
More than 16 vendors, cabaret music, Santa, and free kids activities are on tap during the Gesa Power House Theatre’s ‘Home for the Holidays’. The weekend kicks off with a ladies shopping day that features a variety of local artisans selling gift merchandise from handcrafted pottery and jewelry to barrel stave Christmas trees, clothing, soaps and art. Entrance is free to holiday shoppers from 10am-5pm on Saturday, December 14.
Cool Yule Cabaret:
The day concludes with ‘Cool Yule Cabaret’ on stage at 7:30pm. This concert benefiting the Friends of Children of Walla Walla features “Fork in the Road” with Mark Brown, Emily Riley, Jennifer Northam, and Gary Romjue, "Big Font" led by Thacher Carter, “Rogue Lobster” with Adam Kirtley, plus other special guests. These talented musicians treat the holidays with sultry jazz and blues to create a unique yuletide experience. Tickets are available, starting at $20.
On Sunday, December 14 from 11am– 4pm, Santa is center stage greeting children, finding out who’s naughty or nice, and posing for photos. Parents are urged to bring their cameras for this festive holiday photo opportunity.
Also scheduled on Sunday for the kids is ‘Shakespeare – Inside the Lines’ from 11am-2pm where they can participate in activities like coloring, doing puzzles, working on word searches, and other fun games that introduce them to Shakespeare, his life and his works.
The Cookie Construction Co. is setting up a Sunday cookie decorating class from 1pm-3pm where for $1 a cookie, cookie foreman Michelle Bopp will help kids learn techniques for decorating their cookies to take home for gifts or to eat on spot! Admission to all the activities is free.
Andrae’s Kitchen will also be on site from 11am-2pm on Sunday offering kids’ meals at $4 as well as adult fare.
And...save the date: December 31 - New Year's Eve
Step into the French Quarter, take a walk down New Orleans’ Bourbon Street and let the soulful beats, swanky jazz and gritty blues entice you to dance the night away at the GESA Power House Theatre. Ticket sales will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Wine sales to benefit Shakespeare Walla Walla.
For more information visit the Power House Theatre website.
Purchase tickets by December 10 and save $10!