Family Nights

July 11, August 8 & 22 • 6pm

NOTE: Bard site opens at 6pm (30 minutes earlier than usual) for this special evening. Access to site activities is included in the play ticket price.

Make lasting memories with a trip to Much Ado About Nothing. Arrive at the Village early for family-friendly activities, the PIXSTAR photobooth, the Emelle’s food truck and an exclusive pre-show talk designed just for kids (Mainstage tent).

Age 6+ event

Family Nights are presented by Odlum Brown


Schedule of Events
Time Location Activity
6pm North lawn, behind the BMO Mainstage Emelle’s Westside Wheels Food Truck: Featuring a selection of hot sandwiches (pulled pork, chicken, salmon) as well as tacos and deep fried cauliflower fries. West Coast cuisine with a kick!
6pm Bard Marquee Tent Gertie the Basset Hound: Come and meet our lovable 4-legged cast member!
6pm Bard Village PIXSTAR Photobooth: Get your free souvenir photo and play dress up in the PIXSTAR photobooth.
Face Painting: with Dori Luthy-Harrison from the International Children’s Festival!
Origami: Learn how to make origami dresses inspired by Much Ado About Nothing with Mary-Jane
Bard Education: Learn all about the various education programs here at Bard!
6:45pm BMO Mainstage Theatre Entrance Talk & Tour: Please gather here to be let into the theatre early for a very special look at the stage and for a talk designed exclusively for our young patrons.
7:30pm BMO Mainstage Much Ado About Nothing begins!