2017 Main Stage Schedule

(Doors open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 12. Daylight Savings Time - remember to "spring forward." Expo ends at 4 p.m.)

remember to check out our all-day activities too!

Welcome to the Expo!
Marimba by Eric De Los Santos in the Lakeside Commons

(please note the schedule is tentative, and show times are subject to adjustments day of)

10:10 - 10:30: Bubble Wonders (first show)
10:30 - 10:40: Jenie Gao - "In Unison" (Jenie was Bubbler's Artist-in-Residence thru Feb. 2017)
10:40 - 11:00: Babywearing Fashion Show featuring Babywearing International of Madison
11:00 - Noon: WORT 89.9 FM'S Pachyderm Parade Radio Show ft:
- - - - - - - - - David Landau
- - - - - - - - - Jenie Gao - "In Unison"
- - - - - - - - - Declan Killeen-Toomey
12:10 - 12:30: Bubble Wonders (second show)
12:30 - 12:50: Zoozort Live Animal Program (in front of the stage)
12:50 - 1:00: Jenie Gao - "In Unison"
1:00 - 2:00: Dance Showcase:
- - - - - - - - - Kioja Dance Team
- - - - - - - - - MSCR East High School Jpop/Anime
- - - - - - - - - MSCR East High School Hip Hop Movement
- - - - - - - - - MSCR East High School Kpop
- - - - - - - - - Sage Kooy Buie Hip Hop Dance

2:00 - 2:20: Drumming by Drum Power Students
2:20 - 2:35: Infinity Martial Arts | Showcase presentation
2:35 - 3:00: Sparkle & Burn Hoop Dance | Performance & Lesson
3:00 - 3:30: Ballet Folklorico Mexico de Carlos y Sonia Avila
3:30 - 3:50: Raizes do Brasil | Capoeira Demonstration

Special thanks to...
DJ Tanner Savage
Courtesy of Kuhl Entertainment


Bubble Wonders

Shows at 10:10 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

“The Perpetually Positive Pied Piper of Possibility!” Author, Speaker, Bubble Artist, Geoff Akins Hannah uses ordinary bubbles to inspire others to follow their dreams!
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Babywearing Fashion Show

Show at 10:40 a.m.

This guy really set the bar in 2016!  Parents from the community strut their stuff with babes in tow – tied, wrapped, or slung - on to mom or dad.  Check out the latest and greatest baby carriers – designed to make life simpler and keep everyone happier.

David Landau

Show at 11:00 a.m.

A performer that barely needs an introduction in the Madison area: Voted 2016 Children's Performer of the Year by the Madison Area Music Association.

Declan Killeen-Toomey

Show at 11:30 a.m. 

Six-year old violinist, Declan, was awarded Best Child Musician in the 2015 Rising Stars talent competition at Overture Center for the Arts.  Declan has prepared a St. Patrick's Day Tribute to play at the Natural Family Expo in 2017!  Prepare to be impressed!

ZooZort Live Animal Program

Show at 12:30 on the Main Stage. You can also visit the exhibit all day.

Zoozort is a unique, hands-on interactive program that features live exotic animals from all around the world. Zoozort has appeared on Animal Planet and CNN's Educational Showcase.

Hip Hop Movement

Show between 1 and 2 p.m. during the Dance Showcase

Hip Hop Movement is a Breakin/Hip Hop crew from East High School who have been active for over 9+ years!  This is not only a crew that dances, they give back to the community by teaching Hip Hop as a tool at different elementary/middle schools to empower other youths, organize battles to raise food for low income families and beyond.  A super crew they are!

East High School Anime Dance Crew (Jpop)

Show between 1 and 2 p.m. during the Dance Showcase

East High School Anime Dance Crew came about through their Anime Club.  Instead of sticking to just watching anime they decided to expand through the arts dancing to Jpop, going to the Anime Convention every year and they love to make their very own cosplay in their favorite characters.

East High School Korean Pop Crew (Kpop)

Show between 1 and 2 p.m. during the Dance Showcase

East High School Korean Pop Crew came about through their Kpop Club.  Instead of sticking to just watching Korean dramas and listening to their favorite Kpop songs they decided to explore the arts through dancing and at the end of the school year they'll be making their very own Korean BBQ dinner.

Back at it with Anthony Burchette Edit - "If you crump stand up"

Posted by Sage Kooy Buie on Friday, September 25, 2015

Kooy "Sage" Buie

Show between 1 and 2 p.m. during the Dance Showcase

Undoubtably one of the best dancers in the community, Sage teaches and performs hip hop dance in Madison and around the country. 

Drumming by drum power students

Show at 2:00 p.m.

Drum Power is a youth leadership program that uses West African, Afro-Brazilian and Afro-Cuban drumming to develop life skills.  The advanced Drum Power performance team will perform.

Infinity Martial Arts Showcase

Show at 2:15 p.m.

Prepare to be WOWED! Don't believe us, watch the video.

Sparkle & Burn | Hoop Dance & Lesson

Show and hula hoop lesson at 2:30 p.m.

For the 5th year in a row, Sarah Sparkles will provide an incredible hoop dancing performance followed by hula hoop lessons for the entire family. No flaming hula hoops allowed at the Terrace, but we do dim the lights to let the LED hoops shine!

Ballet Folklorico Mexico de Carlos y Sonia Avila

Show at 3:00 p.m.

Ballet Folklorico Mexico de Carlos y Sonia Avila is a traditional dance group that offers dances from a variety of regions, from pre-Columbian Aztec, to tropical Veracruz, to Jalisco - famous throughout the world for Mariachis and Charros. Founded in 2013, the company has over 60 members. More than half of the dancers are children, ensuring that traditions will be carried on to the next generation. 


Raizes do Brasil Capoeira

Show at 3:30 p.m.

Raízes do Brasil Capoeira Madison is dedicated to promoting understanding and appreciation of Brazilian culture through the instruction, and public performances, of the art of Capoeira and other Afro-Brazilian cultural arts.

Special THANKS to: 

Full Circle Natural Medicine is our 2016 Main Stage Sponsor

Full Circle Natural Medicine is our 2016 Main Stage Sponsor

Main Stage Sponsor: Full Circle Natural Medicine