Shakespeare Miami and The Barnacle State Historic State Park are celebrating William Shakespeare's birthday on Saturday, April 27, rain or shine, from noon to 7:00 pm.
There will be activities all day from a Sonnet Walk to ongoing scenes from Shakespeare and poetry recitations. From 5 to 7 pm, there will be a full staged reading of Shakespeare's "The Tempest."
Admission is free (with park admission $2 for ages 6 and up. Kids free.)
Here is the schedule for Saturday's Shakespeare's Birthday Party at The Barnacle:
12:00 – 1:30 - Sonnet Walk
12:00 – 2:00 - Shakespeare PhotoBooth/ Dress up area
12:00 – 2:30 - Children’s Activities: Face Painting, Coloring, Story Time
12:00 – 3:00 - Ongoing: Scenes from Shakespeare and Poetry Recitations
12:30 – 1:30 - Stage Combat Demonstrations and Children’s Classes
1:00 – 2:00 - Rat Pucking & Jousting
12:00 – 2:30 - Fairy Garden – Visit the Fairies in their Garden
2:00 – 2:30 - Costume Parade and Costume Contest
2:30 – 3:00 - Tea with Mr. Shakespeare: Tea, Apple “Tea” and Birthday Cake
2:45 – 3:00 - Costume Contest Winners announced
5:00 – 7:00 - Staged reading of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”
Community members will participate in the National Poetry Month celebration by reading poems by or inspired by Shakespeare.
For more information, call the Barnacle State Historic Site at 305-442-6866 The park is located at 3485 Main Highway.
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