Welcome to the Washington Family Entertainment Showcase

Family Entertainment Showcase features the Northwest’s favorite school & library performers

Thanks for browsing by!  If you’re a teacher, parent, librarian, recreation coordinator, or plan an event for families, the Washington Family Entertainment Showcase is a fantastic resource.  Since the debut in 2009, many of the Pacific Northwest’s favorite kids entertainers and school assembly presenters have been featured at the Showcase.  The next Showcase is Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Lacey Community Center.  Click here to register to attend for FREE.

See live performances by Ian Dobson (steel drum musician), Vikki Gasko-Green (ventriloquist), Dan Chan (magician), Trent Arterberry (physical comedy), Rick Hartman (“Mr. Toymaker”), Judy Coder & Jennifer Epps (Western/Folk musicians), Rick Anderson (motivational-magic), Alex Zerbe (the Professional Zaniac).  These performers – plus Sarah Liane Foster (movement theater), Merry Makers (bounces houses & games), Gideon For-mukwai (Story Warrior), and Jeff Evans (magician) – will have booths in the exhibit area where you can chat with them face-to-face to learn more and grab an autograph or a selfie.

Look forward to great door prize drawings throughout the event and refreshments.  Kids are welcome, and best of all, it’s all FREE.  Register now for free or e-mail us to reserve your place.  dobson-1  ethnotec1

Possibly the Best Way to find
Great Family-Friendly Performers
for your School, Library, Parks and
Recreation, or Special Event

You probably receive dozens of letters and brochures from fundraising companies and assembly presenters.  You probably either file it or toss it with barely a glance.  How do you know which ones are really excellent and will make a difference for your school, library, recreation program, or community event?

The Family Entertainment Showcase gives you the opportunity to talk with and meet the presenters in person.  They are happy to tell and show you what they do, and how they can help your organization.  If you have questions, this is the place to get them answered.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Schedule

10:30 am              Exhibitor setup
noon                        Doors open to the public
1:00 pm                 Entertainment Showcase performances
2:45 (approx.)    Visit presenters/book a program
4:00                         Showcase ends
5:00                         See you next year!

Block-Book and Save More

Many assembly presenters offer block-booking discounts for schools that coordinate dates for their programs.  It simply makes sense to do more than one program in a day, particularly when working out of town.  Ask presenters for more details.

Best of all, since you’re surrounded by other school representatives, the Showcase is the ideal time to make connections with other groups that may be interested in teaming up with you to save money.

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The Northwest's source for school, library, recreation, and special event programs and performers