What: Meet and Greet with Dora the Explorer
When: Sat. May 15 – Tues. May 19, 2010
Where: See below
Cost: Free with admission to the attractions (Win tickets to an exclusive Meet and Greet, see info below!)
If you’ve got toddlers and preschoolers, you know all about Dora. I bet you’re singing the song right now, D-d-d-d-Dora… Well, Dora is coming to town with the rest of her Nickelodeon friends in the new stage show Storytime Live! at the Fox Theatre from June 11 – 13.
Dora is doing a bit of advance work and her appearances are listed below. However, we’ve got a GREAT opportunity for one lucky family to participate in an invitation only Meet & Greet with Dora at Gwinnett Place Mall from 5 – 6 pm tomorrow (Friday, May 14, 2010). If you would like to win the tickets, just leave a comment below and check back tomorrow afternoon when we’ll announce the winner.
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Good luck! If you don’t win, here is the appearance schedule for Dora the Explorer. Unless otherwise noted, Dora will be available for autographs, photos and—of course—hugs!
Saturday, May 15
Georgia Aquarium Meet & Greet – 12 p.m.
Dora will mix and mingle with little ones visiting her aquatic friends at the world’s largest aquarium. Meet & Greet is included with admission. To purchase tickets in advance, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.
ALIVE! Expo at Georgia World Congress Center – 2 p.m.
This two-day event focuses on the benefits of natural products and green living. Dora will make a special appearance in the Kids Eco Fitness Center alongside members of the Atlanta Falcons. Event entry for children under 16 is free, and adult ticket information can be found at www.aliveexpo.com. Discount tickets are available with a donation of two or more non-perishable food items and promo code: DORA.
Sunday, May 16
Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field – 11:45 a.m. (Game at 1:35 p.m.)
Dora will be in Fan Plaza before the game to meet little sports fans and help cheer on the Atlanta Braves as they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Families are also invited to stop by at 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for storytime with Dora. Visit www.braves.com for ticket information.
Monday, May 17
Música y Baile and Cuentos! at Imagine It! The Children’s Museum – 2 p.m.
Dora will participate in two popular children’s programs. Kids will move and groove at 2 p.m. during the educational Latin rhythms program, Música y Baile. At 3 p.m. Dora will participate in a reading during Cuentos!, a bilingual story time. Both events are included with museum admission. Learn more at www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org.
**Dora will have limited availability between the two programs for photos.
Wednesday, May 19
Children’s Storybook Time at Atlanta Botanical Garden – 10:30 a.m.
Dora will lead an exciting literary adventure on the great lawn. This event is included with garden admission. To learn more, visit www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org.
Tickets for Storytime Live! are on sale now. Pricing starts at $12. Tickets can be purchased through authorized ticket sellers at The Fox Theatre Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Orders for groups of 10 or more may be placed by calling 404-881-2000. For more information, visit www.nicklivetour.com.