THE WATER SHOW:
This is the most
requested FamilyTime Entertainment summer show year in and year
out! All ages (including adults) will remember the great fun,
magic, and laughter this program provides. Most clients who book
this show, book it every year! This program is performed
outside. A water hose at the show site, two staff members to be
in show and get wet with their clothes on, and the children in
swim wear are the show’s requirements. Don Miller or Paul
Odenwelder or Taylor Knapp.
— OH! EVERYONE GETS WET!
Zeus, Poseidon & Percy: A Tribute to Percy
Jackson: It all started with a dream, at least
that's what Percy Jackson thought. The roller coaster ride was
just beginning for a nice enough middle school guy with ADHD and
some dyslexia thrown in to complicate his already weird life.
Five books and a major movie later, Percy Jackson books fly off
the shelves in libraries. And Don Miller is just the right guy
to do justice with this great TRIBUTE SHOW.
Barry Rice: It's
simple, the kid that lived at the end of the block and studied
math and magic has grown up and WOW! He has become one of the
talented magicians in the Midwest. Barry's act flows from gentle
humor to mind numbing illusions, then to simple impossible feats
- not this you normally see on stage!!
What's That Sound Music Show:
Paul Odenwelder loves music. His enthusiasm is infectious and
kids and adults alike are amazed at his musical skills. Soon
they are eagerly wishing they could make music, too. This new
program starts by showing many ways to make sounds and when you
put those sounds together correctly, you can make music. Then
the fun begins!
The Father Goose Show:
Mother Goose is well known for fairy tales and nursery rhyme;
but Father Goose (Paul Odenwelder) tells and sing them stories
and nursery rhymes his own special way. Both children and adults
are charmed and amused as the fun begins.
SNAKES ALIVE! with Snakehead Ed Ferrer:
Ed Ferrer is an award winning middle school teacher who left his
profession early to devote his time to educating and
entertaining children and adults with SNAKES ALIVE!
Jack Owens as Santa!:
Jack Owens really is Santa. We have been keeping it a secret for
years from everyone. But if you request a visit, you too will
know that Jack Owens is SANTA!
Old Trunk Magic Show with Don Miller:
We've checked the files, asked our clients, and even looked in a
sock drawer ... twice. We found that Don Miller did his first
professional show in 1971!!! Don can't remember all of the
different shows and event that he's developed over the years,
but he does remember some of the children's favorites tricks
from years gone by - thus the Old Trunk Magic Show.
THE MAGIC SCIENCE SHOW:
Comedy-Magician Don Miller brings his humor, magical skills, and
his science knowledge to this program and proves that both magic
and science are truly amazing. This program has a lot of
THE SAFETY FIRST SHOW:
FamilyTime Entertainment we care about children. We do not want
them hurt or harmed in any way. We’ve researched the areas where
education can help teach children how to stay out of harm’s way.
This educational show also provides fun, laughter, magic, and
knowledge with a lot of audience participation.
TRIBUTE to DR. SEUSS:
program features comedy-magician Don Miller in a funny, magical,
and historic tribute to the author. From “Green Eggs and Ham” to
“Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You!”; it’s a wonderful program that
even adults will enjoy.
PUPPET PLAY TIME SHOW:
love to see puppets! This very funny, fast paced, and audience
participation show features hand puppets, finger puppets,
ventriloquist puppets, and marionettes. The children gather
around the puppeteer to see which puppet Magic Don Miller will
pull out of his big red box. Appropriate for pre-kindergarten
through 2nd grade.
THE OPPOSITES SHOW:
opposites show with magician Don Miller, is designed to teach
children from ages 2 1/2 through 5 years of age all about
opposites. Magic Don uses humor, combined with lots of magic,
stories, and audience participation, to make this show the
opposite of bad … GOOD!
TRIBUTE to HARRY POTTER SHOW:
Don Miller performs as Professor Phenias James Chucklemoor who
is a wizard and is looking for children that think they might be
magical—just like the wonderful Harry Potter. This show tests
the audience about Harry Potter’s adventures, provides great
magic and humor, and explores other great, legendary “WIZARDS”
THE MONEY SHOW:
our society more than any other thing. Yet, handling money and
using good financial practices is a skill that is often
overlooked and rarely taught. This program examines the origins
of money and provides sound financial advice to educate children
about financial literacy using magic and humor with lots of
MUSICIAN, SONG WRITER, & STORY TELLER PAUL
Paul Odenwelder starts to play a song, his voice and guitar
intertwine and create a very magical experience. Paul’s programs
are a sure hit with children & adults.
HEROES & LEGENDS of AMERICA:
It’s about stories; it’s about songs; it’s funny & has lots of
audience participation. Paul sings the songs and tells the
stories of Davy Crockett, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and many
others in this fast-paced program.
THE FUNTYME MUSIC SHOW:
plain fun for children pre-K through 2nd grade. THE FUNTYME
CHRISTMAS MUSIC SHOW: It has music, it has audience
participation, it's funny -- Paul plays the songs of the season
for this great show!
has magic, it has music, and it’s about the Pirates of the
Caribbean. So come along “MATEY” and enjoy the show.
THE FIRE SAFETY SHOW:
songs, the humor, and the educational experiences of this
program teach children all about fire safety!
THE SEA HORSE SHOW:
brings the show that FamilyTime wrote and performed for the
Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga in 2003– 2007 for their Sea
Horse Exhibit grand opening to your event! It’s funny, magical,
and has children and adults on stage to help Magic Don teach and
explain the world of Sea Horses.
and MAX the MOOSE SHOW:
“IF YOU GIVE A MOOSE A BOOK”
Marc is fabulous
singer, songwriter & ventriloquist. His puppet buddy MAX is a
huge “laugh out loud” hit with kids. Together, they celebrate
some all-time favorite children’s books and introduce some new
reading choices in this concert / comedy program. Marc
encourages lots of audience participation with his many songs
and brings MAX to life for this fast-paced MOOSICAL Experience!
Comedy-Magician DON MILLER SHOW:
Don Miller has
been entertaining children from three to ninety-three for over
thirty years. It all started with the Cub Scout Book of magic;
and everyone is still laughing and amazed at his wonderful
THE PIRATES SHOW with PAUL ODENWELDER:
"Ahoy, landlubber, this is
a great grand show for learnin' about the world of pirates. Aye,
with Captain Squiffy Paul O, me hearty matey, brings the sweet
trade to life for young lasses and lads. This show makes the
Golden Age of Pirates come to life.
Paul's pirate clothes, the set with mast complete with the Jolly
Roger Flag and sail, ropes and tackle, water barrel, treasure
chest with golden doubloons, and ship's wheel, all set the scene
for this grand adventure.
Pirate Paul Odenwelder, tells the tales and sins the song
of the Pirates. Then everybody discovers through the clues
uncovered during the show the that real treasures are Books and
THE INCREDIBLE DINOSAUR SHOW—with
Comedy—Magicians Don Miller or Eric Rose:
to be fascinated by
Kids and scientists agree that dinosaurs are incredible! This
funny, magical, educational show is filled with magic and great
information for all audiences.
THE FUN FOOD SHOW:
it’s funny, and it’s all about food! Great for children of all
ages with comedy-magician Don Miller.
THE WHACKY-LYMPICS SHOW:
It’s a magic show! It’s a relay race! It’s whip cream in your
face! It’s very, very whacky! And this show is tailor-made for
kids and their parents to attend and participate together for
THE PRESIDENTS of the UNITED STATES SHOW:
Comedy-Magician Don Miller brings his talents to the children
(and adults) using comedy, stories, magic, costumes and props as
this program educates everyone about our Presidents and the
office of the Presidency!
of the Bull Whip Show:
Chris Camp is truly the WHIP GUY and is the 2007 & 2005 World
Champion. Chris’s daring high energy show is filled with stunts,
a bit of history and physics, along with a touch of humor. Chris
recently appeared on the Jay Leno Tonight Show and travels
across the country.
EXPLORING the WORLD of CHIMPANZEES PROGRAM:
Everyone has an interest in chimpanzees. Maybe it’s because off
all the animals, chimpanzees are most like humans. This program
introduces the audience to chimps in a fun and interactive way.
It uses lots of magic, volunteers, and silly memorable skits to
educate everyone about chimpanzees. This show was written for
the Jane Goodall Exhibit at the Children’s Museum of
COLORS & NUMBERS & MAGIC! OH MY! SHOW:
is designed for 2 year olds through kindergarten. It features
special participation magic tricks which encourages learning and
reinforcement of colors, numbers, movement, and social
interaction skills (teamwork). Children participate in every
trick with Magic Don Miller.
THE MAGIC WORDS SHOW:
through kindergarten will learn that Please & Thank You are not
There are lots
of magic words in books, on signs, on television, and in the
Excuse me! Pardon Me! I like you! May I play with
your toy! Abracadabra!
It is not really
an animal show. But children two years old through kindergarten
will love comedy-magician Don Miller’s rendition of such stories
as “Where the Wild Things Are”. Children get to dress up and
interact with the puppet friends that Magic Don brings to the
WORLD’S SMALLEST GIANT STORY TIME SHOW with Michael Perry:
Michael Perry is a wonderful story teller. He’s also a real
librarian. His signature show portrays him as
World’s Smallest Giant! His Smallest Giant Story teaches
everyone to accept the differences we find in each other.
Michael even designs story time shows to meet your themes; such
as Native American stories, Knights in Shining Armor stories,
Fear Factor stories and fairy tales!
THE FUN with PAPER SHOW:
paper—paper everywhere! Everyone will be amazed at what
Comedy-Magician Don Miller can make with newspapers. From hats
to planes, the audience will enjoy every minute—and get to keep
some of the hats! Appropriate for children seven and older.
COMEDY & MAGIC of JEFF SIMMS SHOW:
From Chicago &
Nashville, Jeff Simms brings his wild antics, super magic
skills, and his wacky personality to this show that will delight
children of all ages. With lots of audience participation, Jeff
Simms will amaze the audience. His ability to customize his show
to meet many themes makes his performance extra special!
She might be
TWYNKL “T” CLOWN and tell Circus Stories / She might be DORA the
EXPLORER’S best friend and do a tribute story time to Dora / She
might be Jessie from Toy Story II and do stories from the Wild
West / Tina’s Story Time themes are a sure hit with children
from Pre– K to seven years old. Tina also does wonderful face
painting, makes balloon art, and even hyena tattoos! She can
combine her story times and do her artistic work to enhance the
BALLOON SCULPTURE WORKSHOP:
workshop teaches children the art of making animals and
characters from balloons. Children can take them home and show
their parents what they have made! This workshop is for children
ages seven and older and generally is limited to 25 children per
THE FACE PAINTING WORKSHOP:
FamilyTime Entertainment's FACE PAINTERS are DISNEY TRAINED!!!
That's why Katherine Kidd, Tina Riddle and all of the rest of
FamilyTime's face painting crew provide an excellent experience
for children ages seven and older in a workshop that instructs
children in the art of face painting.
BE A MAGICIAN WORKSHOP:
hand-on workshop teaches children—ages seven and older—to
actually be magicians and make their own tricks. They will
actually be able to take the tricks home and perform them for
their families and friends!
THE JOLI SHOW with MIME Jody Lynn Barth:
Jodi truly brings out the performer
every child in the JOLI Show. This program features professional
mime Jody Lynn Barth who entertains as JOLI with puppetry,
whacky balloons, music, miming, and she actually puts her
make-up on right in front of the audience!
BE A MIME WORKSHOP with Jody Lynn Barth:
This hand-on workshop taught by professional mime Jody Lynn
Barth, teaches school-aged children the ins & outs of being a
mime. The workshop is approximately 45 minutes and Jodi actually
performs as part of the workshop!
THE TROY ROARK COMEDY-JUGGLING SHOW:
Troy Roark’s critically acclaimed program has been described as
innovative and ingenious, as well as hilarious and a riot! For
over twenty years, Troy Roark has performed all over the country
for zoos, libraries, day cares, festivals, fairs, corporate
events, and museums. He's sure to be a hit at your event!
THE BOO-RIFIC HALLOWEEN SHOW:
Pumpkins! Black Cats! Ghosts! Boys & Ghouls! And a lot of
amazing Halloween Magic, makes this FamilyTime Entertainment
Show the perfect show for your Halloween Event. It’s full of
magic, laughter, and audience participation and even teaches
Halloween Safety Tips to make children’s Trick-or-Treating a
safe and enjoyable event.
THE HOLIDAY SHOW—Celebrating
all of December’s Holiday, Religious, and Cultural Events:
This show gets everyone in the holiday spirit with magic,
audience participation, comedy, and stories that describe and
educate all about the many December holiday events and
THE CHARLES DICKENS TRIBUTE SHOW:
Don Miller comes to the program dressed in costume fro8 the days
of Charles Dickens. Your audience discovers the Dickens stories,
learns about Dickens trips to our country, and becomes appraised
of all the details of Christmas celebrations in the days of
Charles Dickens. OH! Did you know that Charles Dickens was a
great magician!!!! Don Miller performs the actual magic tricks
that Charles Dickens performed for his friends and family. (THIS
SHOW CAN BE TAILOR MADE FOR PERFORMANCES FOR ANY TIME OF YEAR).
Entertainment’s BREAKFAST or LUNCH with SANTA CLAUS or the
EASTER BUNNY EVENT!
You can have
Santa or the Easter Bunny at you Holiday Event. You can even
have MRS. CLAUS attend with SANTA. We can also provide the
appropriate holiday music to accompany the visit by Santa or the
Easter Bunny. Just give FamilyTime a call!
READING IS MAGIC SHOW with ALLAN HEAD:
Reading is one of the most important skills a person can attain.
“Reading Is Magic” is a 45 minute show designed for K through
6th grade children to instill within them the important of
reading. Comedy-Magician Allan head uses humor and magic to
instill that knowledge is power, and reading really is magic!
KATHERINE KIDD’S STORY TIME:
Katherine Kidd is a fantastic story-teller! She can appear as
Fractured Fairy Godmother and perform fractured fairy tales. She
can come to the event as Mother Nature and perform stories
centered on nature, animals, and conservation. She can adopt the
role of Miss Ruby from “Ruby Mae Has Something to Say” and fills
the show with stories that inspire children to be the best they
ZOINK PUPPET DRAWING SHOW with RICK MORRIS:
Morris is a very funny person. He has had several children’s
television shows. Rick has a very special puppet friend. Rick is
a fabulous ARTIST! Oh—So is Rick’s Puppet Friend DREW—DREW the
THE TRIBUTE to MARK TWAIN SHOW with
Comedy-Magician DON MILLER:
It’s funny, it’s
magical, it’s educational, and it’s all about Writer & Humorist
MARK TWAIN. Don comes to the event dress as a friend of Mark
Twain. The stories, the famous quotes, and the story of Mark
Twain’s fascinating life is portrayed to the audience.
COMEDY-JUGGLER DEREK DYE SHOW:
Derek Dye has been performing for over twenty years for
churches, libraries, day cares, and all over the United States.
He’s a graduate of Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus,
was the mascot for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the new York Mets,
and one night
Letterman on the Letterman Show. Whether it’s his children &
family show, or his faith-based program, children from three to
ninety three will love his antics!
COOKING UP FUN SHOW with JIM AUSTIN:
Remember the food groups? Jim’s found several more! In this fun
- interactive show about cooking, eating & fun! A microwave that
cooks shoes! A machine that recycles bubble gum! Come and watch
PROFESSOR AND THE FIVE SENSES SHOW with Comedy-Magician DON
MILLER: The Professor has done it
again— he’s discovered the five senses! Don Miller brings his
character, the funny and wacky Professor, to life in this very
popular show that explores the five senses. The audience learns
the facts about our ability to hear, see, touch, smell, and
taste in his potable laboratory. This 45 minute program has
different version that is suitable for libraries, day cares,
youth groups, elementary schools, and family events with lots of
Call and Book the Show, & the fun will begin.
FAMILYTIME CIRCUS TROUBADOURS (Stilt
Walkers, Jugglers, Fire Eaters, and Balloon Artists) :
From ONE zany stilt-Walking performer to
over THREE DOZEN, (you pick the number), this outrageous
performing Troupe will add immense fun and zany antics to any
event— from Parades, Outside Events, Festivals, Fairs, Fund—
Raising Events, Field Days, and Celebrations; the FamilyTime
Circus Troubadours will exceed all your expectations
EARTH CATCHES THE READING BUG with Comedy-Magician DON MILLER:
DR EARTH, Comedy-Magician Don Miller, starts this program, he
promises to help each child to
READING BUG! Dr. Earth first caught
his own reading bug in first grade, and he’s had it ever since.
This fun 45 minute show is full of audience participation, magic
tricks, geography, humor and laugh-out-loud antics. Together, Dr
Earth & the children learn that there are lots of places and
ways to catch the reading bug— which will last a lifetime!
THE BLACK COWBOY SHOW with Actor MICHAEL
H. SMITH: In 1865, after
the American Civil War, One in every four Cowboys in the
American West were African Americans. In the movies, Hollywood
never portrayed the Wild West accurately. Michael H. Smith
brings the world of the BLACK COWBOY to life in his engaging
look at the heyday of the American Cowboy. In his first person
presentation, you will meet Mathew Hooks, a Cowboy from Texas.
He was a horse breaker, and he was a “remuda” man who took care
of the horses of the cowboys on their many cattle drives. With
stories and songs, you ride a long with Mathew Hooks and the
REAL AMERICAN WEST!
KUNKEL— Musician Extraordinaire: Musician Jeff Kunkel has
many wonderful musical talents. He specializes in music programs
involving Jazz, Pop/Rock, Ethnic Music and Children’s Programs.
His performances are varied— using
the piano, keyboards, accordion, saxophone, flute, or clarinet—
He also can become a one man band; He plays base parts with his
left hand on digital keyboard, piano and multiple keyboard parts
with his right hand, and all-the-while operates a rhythm machine
with his foot. He truly sounds like a professional musical trio
all by himself.
COMEDY-JUGGLER TROY ROARK— GLOW IN THE DARK JUGGLING SHOW:
Physical Comedian Troy Roark has
created a wonderful program where everything he juggles and
introduces to the audience GLOWS IN THE DARK. It’s the perfect
show for the Library Theme:
BE CREATIVE @
THE LIBRARY. This show can be done
only inside and the room must be able to shut out any natural or