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Gamut® Theatre is the combined company of Popcorn Hat Players Children’s Theatre and Harrisburg Shakespeare Company. Their mission is to tell classic stories in new and exciting ways for the entertainment and enlightenment of children and adults alike. 

Each year Gamut presents approximately 250 performances to 30,000 people. Moreover, 20,000 students per year enjoy our theatre school classes, workshops, residencies, and shows. Since its inception in 1993, Gamut has cumulatively reached over 500,000 children and adults through our touring and educational programs and is consistently voted “Best Drama/Theatre Classes” as awarded by Central Penn Parent magazine.


2017 KidsFest Stage Schedule

Saturday, Sunday & Monday

12pm – Popcorn Hat Player’s present Rapunzel

1pm – Almar the Professional Idiot Magic Show

2pm – Dauphin County Library System Story-time (30 Minutes)

3pm – Popcorn Hat Player’s present Rollicking Ripsnorters

 4pm – Dauphin County Library System Story-time (30 Minutes)

2017 KidsFest Activities & Vendors!

Zoo Zoo's Animaland Creations - Stuff a bear

Dauphin County Library System’s Community Outreach Van

Sandy Candy – Yo yo Balloons & Candy Art

Joon Balloon – Balloon Animals

Barefoot Books -  Our mission is to: Share stories, connect families, inspire children
Founded by two young mothers in England in 1992 and based in Cambridge, MA, Barefoot Books has published 600+ books for children that encourage discovery, compassion, creativity and global awareness.

Dellinger Concessions - Liquid volcano drinks, snow balls, water, soda, fresh squeezed lemonade, orange aid, cotton candy, novelties

Alisha Tressise- Hair bows, head bands, lego necklaces, bottle cap necklaces, crochet hats

Kona Ice of Carlisle- Come visit us, let our sweet tunes sweep you away to an island in the middle of the ocean. And while you’re there, kick up your feet and enjoy a nice cup of our premium shaved ice.

Usborne Books - Usborne Books & More is a division of Educational Development Corporation (EDC), a well-established company that has twice been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of The 200 Best Small Companies in America and three times by Fortune Magazine as one of America's 100 Fastest Growing Small Companies, and has been in existence for over 20 years.

Halls Ice Cream

Marie Sturman - Caricatures

Joy's Ceramics – Paint your own ceramics

Baby Dragons