Other Events

October 2022

Sock Hop Dance
Saturday, October 1st at 6pm
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Dance till your drop and sock around the clock at this 50s-style party. In the spirit of the Socktober charity event, admission is free with the donation of a new (unused) pair of socks. Otherwise, admission will be $3. This event will be simulcast on WOCO radio. This event will include a free dance lesson at the beginning, a hula hoop contest, and a cake walk.

Slumber Party and Horror Movie Marathon
Friday, October 7th at 6pm
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This is a member-exclusive team bonding event. We will be screening classic Universal monster movies, including Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and The Wolf Man (1941). Members are invited to spend the night camping out in our spooky theatre. Snacks and refreshments will be provided during the screening, and a hot breakfast will be served in the morning.

Stage Acting Workshop
Saturday, October 22nd at 10am
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Stage acting workshops are held monthly, free, and open to the public. Attendance and participation are noted and shared with Machickanee Players directors prior to auditions. We focus on story analysis, emotional awareness, and improvisation skills, emphasizing Strasberg and Meisner techniques.

Machickanee Players Executive Board Meeting
Thursday, October 27th at 6pm
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Board meetings are open to the public and a great time for anyone interested in joining the theatre to learn more about us and all of the opportunities we have available for you.

Trick or Treat Event
Sunday, October 30th from 2:30pm to 6:30pm
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Come visit the Machickanee Players during Trick or Treat! We will be giving away free candy for neighborhood trick or treaters, hosting an autumn harvest bake sale, serving hot beverages around a warm bonfire, hosting a costume contest with prizes, hosting a crafting table for kids to make their own masks, and providing music and dance entertainment!

November 2022

Christmas Tree Decorating Party
Sunday, November 6th, 9am
Holtwood Park
Help us decorate our tree! Afterward, we will rendezvous back at the theatre for hot cocoa!

Masquerade Ball
Saturday, November 12th at 6pm
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Join us for an evening of elegance and waltzing, in what will certainly be the first year of an annual event ('cuz we're already planning next year's!). Admission will be $10 and will include a waltz dancing lesson at the beginning of the event.

Machickanee Players Executive Board Meeting
Thursday, November 17th at 6pm (TENTATIVE)
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Board meetings are open to the public and a great time for anyone interested in joining the theatre to learn more about us and all of the opportunities we have available for you.

Stage Acting Workshop
Saturday, November 19th at Noon
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Park Avenue Theatre
Stage acting workshops are held monthly, free, and open to the public. Attendance and participation are noted and shared with Machickanee Players directors prior to auditions. We focus on story analysis, emotional awareness, and improvisation skills, emphasizing Strasberg and Meisner techniques.

Utter Nonsense Tournament
Saturday, November 19th at 4pm
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This is a member-exclusive team bonding event. Similar to other card-based party games like "Apples to Apples" or "Cards Against Humanity", UTTER NONSENSE invites players to read quirky lines with a random accent. Come play, have fun, and don't take it too seriously!

December 2022

Christmas Present Wrapping Fundraier
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Saturday, December 10th from 10am to 3pm
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This fundraising event is open to the public.

Stage Acting Workshop
Saturday, December 17th at Noon
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Park Avenue Theatre
Stage acting workshops are held monthly, free, and open to the public. Attendance and participation are noted and shared with Machickanee Players directors prior to auditions. We focus on story analysis, emotional awareness, and improvisation skills, emphasizing Strasberg and Meisner techniques.

Machickanee Players Executive Board Meeting
DATE TBD
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Park Avenue Theatre
Board meetings are open to the public and a great time for anyone interested in joining the theatre to learn more about us and all of the opportunities we have available for you.

Machickanee Players Christmas Party
DATE TBD
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This is a member-exclusive team bonding event to be held concurrently with our December board meeting. The holidays can be a hectic time for most people with party obligations and expectations with various families, friends, colleagues, and neighbors. Enjoy a Christmas party put together by someone else - no need to bring presents, prepare a dish of food to pass, or to help out with decorations and set-up. All will be taken care of for you. Just sit back and relax.

January 2023

Machickanee Players ANNUAL MEETING
DATE TBD
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Board meetings are open to the public and a great time for anyone interested in joining the theatre to learn more about us and all of the opportunities we have available for you.