Theater and Literary Arts

Saturday, May 25 | Sunday, May 26 | Theater and Literary Arts Tent
Let us entertain you!

2019 line up to be announced in early May. Check out the 2018 events below.


Mr Damon’s Shadow Puppet Theater | Noon – 1 pm

Let your imagination soar through the magical art of shadow puppetry with Mr. Damon. Take an adventure through Leonardo Da Vinci’s life and work as a multifaceted genius of art, invention, and inspiration.

Will Keating | 2-3 pm

Will Keating’s family-style entertainment features ventriloquism, puppets, and loads of laughter with his cast of unique and fun-loving characters.

Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia | 4-5 pm

Nancy Sims and Gwendolyn J. Napier, a.k.a. Miss LuvDrop, will weave folktales and fables with puppets and props. They’ll share interactive stories with drumming, singing, and musical rhythm movement – story fun for the entire family.


Ken Scott | Noon-1 pm

Performing more than 350 shows a year, Ken Scott is a three-time winner of the Greater Atlanta Magician of the Year award. Ken performs in elementary schools across the country, promoting reading, math, and science with his assembly programs. During the summer months, Ken travels throughout Georgia performing in libraries to promote recreational reading to young students.

Piccadilly Puppets | 2-3 pm

Since 1969 The Piccadilly Puppets Company has entertained and educated children all over Georgia. Each year they perform for thousands of children in all sorts of venues, from schools and libraries to birthday parties and festivals. Butterfly Ballad was developed for the opening of the Callaway Gardens Butterfly Center.

Adam Boehmer | 4-5 pm

Adam Boehmer of the famous Boehmer Family Jugglers has traveled throughout the country and abroad appearing on national and international television including ESPN, FOX Sports, ABC TV, and the Discovery Channel. He has performed at more than 65 NBA halftime exhibitions. USA Today named the Boehmers one of the most creative families in America.


Theater and Literary Arts Committee

Program coordinator: Jerry G. White
Theater and Literary Arts coordinator: Mia Manekofsky, Jerry G. White
Acoustic Palette coordinator: Lauren Tennyson, Jerry G. White
Decatur LOL coordinator: Lew Lefton
Speak… Easy! coordinator: Jerry G. White