When: Wed., Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 11, 7 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 12, 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. 2009
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz, a Minneapolis puppet-theater group, holds several events through Saturday, Dec. 12. A "Brainstorm Theater Workshop" designed to use drama to transform conflicts into resolutions takes place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9. $40 in advance; $45 at the door. "The Amazing Gnip Gnop Circus," a puppet show recommended for ages 2 and older, takes place at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 11; and 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 12. $8 in advance; $10 at the door; and free for kids 2 and younger. A glow-in-the-dark family-dance party featuring dancing puppets, a DJ and opportunities to make glow-in-the-dark art takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12. $8 in advance; $10 at the door; and free for ages 2 and younger. A pass for the dance party and the puppet show is available in advance for $15. Call or visit www.zpuppets.org for more information.