AJaX’S FAMILY AREA

AJax's area offers many activities to engage children and adults alike, providing a unique, historical, cultural, and memorable experience.

Country Music Hall of Fame - Musical Petting Zoo

This program is an opportunity for kids and adults alike to touch and play different instruments. 

Nashville Public Library – Puppet Truck

The Nashville Public Library Puppet Truck delivers literature-based puppet shows by performing artists from the library. Performances incorporate stories, songs, music, hand-puppets, and marionettes in a 45-minute interactive performance.

 

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The Frog Prince – 11:00a.m. and 1:00p.m.

The famous tale of the Princess and the Frog is retold in this fun musical production featuring the fabulous Tichenor Marionettes!

 

The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County 

Mark Twain’s famous short story was first published in November 1865, and helped establish his reputation as a humorist. Twain uses this tale of a con-man and his notorious frog to comment on foolishness and consequences.  Brand new puppets built and performed by Wishing Chair Productions move to an energetic bluegrass score by Tom McBryde. 

 Architecture Blox

This program provides participants an opportunity to try their hand at creating a building representative of the Greek revival style so popular in the mid-1800s.

Face Painting

Face painting artists will provide an opportunity for participants to have a self-chosen picture painted on their face.  All Face Painting stations will give menu options of $3 and $5, payable directly to the face painter.