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AUGUST - 2008

Please note: Open Door Designs' retail store will be closed Saturday, August 9th.

NEWS

 

PPT-PRO
DONATED TO
AUGUSTA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

This PPT was donated by Pufferbellies Toys to the Augusta County Public Library in Staunton Va. for the new Children's Wing. The inaugural performance was in July. To see more about their theatre CLICK HERE. To see some video on the Newsleader website, click here: SEE VIDEO
Children and parents listen to the puppet show during the Ugly Bug Ball at the Augusta County Public Library in Fishersville. Puppets Finola, the cat and Gloria, the fist, talk about being puppets at the Augusta County Library in Fishersville. Mary Binda supplies the voice of the fish along with Clare Reilly as the cat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

OPEN DOOR DESIGNS ACCEPTED TO 20TH ANNUAL CABBAGETOWN FESTIVAL

CABBAGETOWN FESTIVAL
September 5-7

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VISIT OUR BOOTH NEAR THE RIVERDALE FARM
Friday, September 5
1.00 - 6.00 p.m.
Saturday, September 6
10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Sunday, September 7
10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Cabbagetown Art and Crafts Sale
Toronto, Ontario

     

New in the Store

 

 

Alexander Mergold
Puppet Maker
and
Doll Artist

Open Door Designs is thrilled to now have a selection of Alexander Mergold's beautiful marionettes in the Retail Store. Alexander came to Canada with his family last fall and is continuing his work as a high quality puppet and doll maker. Each marionette is beautifully crafted and finely finished. For links to Alexander's websites visit our Resources page and click on the "Puppet Makers" button.

NEW AT OPEN DOOR DESIGNS
Alexander Mergold

Alexander Mergold

  Vintage
Mexican Marionettes
now available
Open Door Designs now has a small selection of vintage Mexican marionettes circa 1950's for sale. They feature hand-painted clay heads and cloth bodies. $50ea
Mexican Marionettes
     

PUPPETS UP! FESTIVAL

AUGUST 5 - 10
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PLEASE NOTE: OPEN DOOR DESIGNS' RETAIL STORE WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY AUGUST 9TH.

Don't Forget this festival is a MUST. Located in Almonte, just west of Ottawa, it is a truly magical event. Get a wristband and see as many productions as you can from all over the world. This year they are offering a wide range of puppet-related workshops. Download the Workshop Brochure by clicking on the link below.
We look forward to seeing you at our booth located right beside the Post Office!

FOR MORE INFORMATION and a link to the Puppets Up! Website. Click on this LINK.

   

TORONTO BUSKER FEST

AUGUST 21 - 24

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The 9th Annual Scotiabank BuskerFest
In the Historic St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood: Front Street all the way from Jarvis to Yonge Streets and adjacent side streets. Welcome to the wacky and wonderful world of BuskerFest. The 9th Annual Scotiabank BuskerFest will dazzle the historic St. Lawrence Market district once again as buskers from all over the world take over the streets in support of Epilepsy Toronto from Thursday August 21st to Sunday August 24th.

Friday August 22: 12:00 - 11:00pm
Saturday August 23: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday August 24: 11:00am - 8:00pm

Admission is FREE with a voluntary donation to benefit Epilepsy Toronto.

VISIT OUR BOOTH IN MARKET LANE PARK

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY


FOR a link to the BuskerFest website. Click on this LINK.