Children of all ages are invited to attend “Deer Santa,” a family-friendly romp about a very clumsy deer who has to take over for Santa on Christmas Day, at 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and Dec. 16 at Playhouse on the Park at Central Arts Plaza, 1850 N. Central Ave.

Presented by All Puppet Players, “Deer Santa” asks the question: What is Christmas without Santa? Find out as Dewy and his friends attempt to save Christmas in a 40-minute show that is perfect for children and adults.

After the show, there will be a Make & Take workshop where you can make your own simple puppet to take home. The Make & Take is $4 and can be purchased the day of the performance. Show tickets are $10 general admission and are available through the Phoenix Theatre Box Office, 100 E. McDowell Road. The box office will open one hour prior to the performance.

For more information, call the box office at 602-254-2151 or visit



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