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August 9, 2012

Meet Willy Wonka

PORTSMOUTH – On Sat., August 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., children can meet Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, and the cast from Willy Wonka

at the Scumdiddlymptious Picnic in Prescott Park. Children ages 3-10 years old and their families are invited to this fun-filled, colorful lunch, which celebrates the musical Willy Wonka, produced by Prescott Park Arts Festival in partnership with the Seacoast Repertory Theatre, and presented by The Common Man Restaurant Family on the FairPoint Communications MainStage. The season’s signature musical runs Thursday through Sunday evenings until August 26th.

Guests who attend the event will enjoy a picnic lunch, along with Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, and Grandpa Joe. Guests will also enjoy a short performance from the musical performed by the cast followed by a group sing-along. Also included in the ticket price are activities including crafts, games, and face painting.

Tickets to this children’s event are $12.00 each or four tickets for $40.00. Families are encouraged to purchase tickets soon as this event usually sells out. Tickets are available online, through the Prescott Park Arts Festival website,

For more information on the festival, or to see a full schedule of events, visit or call 603-436-2848.

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