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Mariposa's Annual Spring Fundraiser
Night of a Thousand Puppets
Saturday March 30th, 7pm, at the Mariposa Museum
The base puppet form used by the artists
Danis Collett: Maat, Egyptian goddess of truth
$25 per person/$40 per couple

Please RSVP by 3/23: 603-924-4555 or

  • Silent Auction of hand puppets brought to life by notable area artists. (Auction begins 3/16)
  • Punch and Foodie—sumptuous Middle Eastern savories, sweets, wine and punch
  • Prelude to "Aladdin and the Lamp of Dreams" Phoenix Marionette Theatre
  • Live Auction—a smattering of to-die-for items
Silent Auction
Silent Auction bidding begins March 16th and culminates March 30th the night of the fundraiser. See the puppets in Mariposa's windows.

Fabulous Puppet Artists
Joan Bando, Gwen Blackmer, Sue Callihan, Susan Carl, Joyce Carroll, Kitty Cloud, Danis Collett, Lynn Compton, Kim Cunningham, Soosen Dunholter, Laura Edwards, Elizabeth Fletcher, Katharine Fox, Nancy Gagnon, Steven Graves, Connie Gray, Genevieve Groesbeck, Janet Hulings-Bleiken, Gail Huntley, Cheri Landi, Collette Lucas, Christopher Myott, Maude Odgers and Terry Reeves, Anne Parnam-Brown, Allison Randall, Marcy Schepker, Kin Schilling, Jane E. Simpson, Melissa Stephenson, Heather Stockwell, Erin Sweeney, Jennifer Syas, Marsha Tennis, John Weidman, Pashya White.

All puppet photos by Nadiya Weidman.

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Gwen Blackmer: Madge spacer Janet Hulings-Bleiken: Fridiburga
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Colette Lucas: Cat's Meow spacer Melissa Stephenson: "Here Comes the Bride"
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Liz Fletcher: Angelina Ballerina spacer Soosen Dunholter: Pierrot
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Maude Odgers & Terry Reeves: Ganesh spacer Kim Cunningham: "Leafy Green-First Owl of Spring"
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Anne Parham-Brown: "Matilda in Lace" spacer Genevieve Groesbeck: "The Winter Dragon"
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Erin Sweeney: "Ugly Angel of Stonington" spacer Jane El Simpson: "Miss Mina B. Pure"
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Steven Graves: "Sequester" spacer John M. Weidman: "Hand Puppet"
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Nancy Gagnon: "Pluie the Penguin from Pluto" spacer Heather Stockwell: Marietta, the Opera Singer
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Connie Gray: Joseph in his Multicolor Coat spacer Kitty Cloud & Alex Walker: Caliph Haroun al Rashid
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Laura Edwards: Queen Maab spacer Gail Huntley: Mari Posa
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Allison Randall: Peace Nick spacer Allison Randalln: Peace Nickole
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Jennifer Syas: Lady Raven spacer Katharine Fox: Blue Bird of Happiness
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Pashya White: Countess Collage spacer Joyce Carroll: Harvest Time
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Joyce Carroll: Eat Your Carrots! spacer Susan W. Carl: Sara Summertime
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Joan Bando: Mother Earth spacer Cheri Landi: Orin the Ornithologist, who
took bird watching to a whole other level
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spacer Lynn Compton: "Papageno"

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