Kids' Summer Shows

The Town of La Plata will host five summer shows for kids at Town Hall. The shows are geared towards preschool and elementary-age children and are approximately 45 minutes long. The shows are free and open to the public. Shows will be held outdoors on the West lawn where the Friday night concerts take place (weather permitting - shows will not be moved indoors). Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs for sitting. No concessions will be available, but you are welcome to bring drinks and snacks along.

New this year - Kids' Fitness Classes! 

2023 Schedule

All shows start at 10 am.

June 27th - Eric Energy

Eric Energy is the premier science entertainer in the Baltimore/Washington area. With over 20 years of classroom, camp and stage experience, Eric is a master at bringing scientific concepts to young audiences and making learning fun.

July 11th - Groovy Nate

Groovy Nate is a children's entertainer who creates fun and educational shows using exotic musical instruments and puppet skits- a la Sesame Street meets Parliament/Funkadelic.

July 25th - Blue Sky Puppet

Super Pig! Learn more about Blue Sky Puppet.

August 8th - Uncle Devin Show

The Uncle Devin Show® is an interactive, musical experience for children by renowned drummer and percussionist, Devin Walker. The show cultivates the minds of children through percussion instruments and is a dynamic cross between DC's Trouble Funk and Schoolhouse Rock!

August 15th - Rocknoceros

Rocknoceros has entertained tens of thousands of fans around the country, performing at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, and the Kennedy Center. Since its inception in 2005, Rocknoceros has won ten Washington Area Music Awards and has found its way into the hearts and homes of music-lovers of all ages.

Kids' Fitness Classes

New! Join us on the concert lawn for a free fun fitness class for kids! Bring a towel or mat and water. All classes start at 10 am.

Thursday, July 13th - Dharma Kids

Start your day off with Dharma Kids mindfulness, meditation and movement! Elevate your heart rate and your mood with this fun and interactive class. Activities Include, movement with a positive message, poses with a purpose, breathing and meditation techniques to calm, all delivered in a positive way!! Kids of all ages will learn tips and tools to relive stress and create success! Please bring a yoga mat or a beach towel and some water:)

Thursday, August 10th - Move & Groove

Charles County Parks and Recreation

Let your kids run, jump, and play to the sound of music. We will play short, exciting games to get your little one moving and grooving.

Thursday, August 17th - SMMA Fitness

Fun-filled energetic introductory martial class for the kids that will introduce the following concepts:

  • Fitness
  • Goal Setting
  • Self-Discipline
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Control
  • Winning Attitude
  • Break a real Karate Board
  • Focus
  • Earn their White Belt

For more information about the shows please email Colleen Wilson, Special Events Coordinator, or call 301-934-8421. If the show is canceled due to the weather, we will post the announcement on the Town's website (home page and kids' show page), Facebook page and information will be available by calling Town Hall at 301-934-8421.

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