2018 Main Stage Schedule

(Doors open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 18. Expo ends at 4 p.m.)

remember to check out our all-day activities too!

(Please note the schedule is tentative. Show times are subject to adjustments on 3/18.

10:00 - 10:10: Drum Power
10:15 - 10:35: Truly Remarkable Loon - Juggling Show
10:40 - 11:00: Cashel Dennehy Irish Dance
11:15 - 12:15: WORT 89.9 FM'S Pachyderm Parade Radio Show feat:
.....................11:15 - David Landau
.....................11:45 - Zoozort Radio Interview
.....................11:55 -  Declan Killeen-Toomey
12:15 - 12:45: Truly Remarkable Loon - Juggling Lesson
12:45 - 1:00: Kioja Dance Team
1:15 - 1:30: Aerial Show
1:30 - 2:00: Zoozort Live Animal Program
2:00 - 2:30: Sparkle & Burn Hoop Dance | Performance & Lesson
2:35 - 2:55: Infinity Martial Arts | Showcase presentation
3:00 - 3:30: Ballet Folklorico Mexico de Carlos y Sonia Avila
3:30 - 3:55: Raizes do Brasil | Capoeira Demonstration


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


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Mother-Daughter Aerial Dance

Show at 1:15 p.m.

Jess Clark, the Flying Yogi and her flying daughters Tessa and GV  would love to welcome you to take flight with them today.  Jess teaches and performs right here in Madison Wisconsin, and her tiny sidekicks, ages nine and eleven, are just beginning their aerial journeys.  Circus is fun for the whole family, building confidence and strength while defying gravity together.
Be sure to check out the mini silks rig in the All-Day Activities too.  Kiddos can test it out throughout the day.


Show at 12:45 p.m.

All-female step team formed at East High School in 2009.  Members of the team learn the history of stepping as well as friendship, responsibility and the importance of giving back to their community. Read more about Kioja Dance Team.

Drumming by drum power students

Show at 10:00 a.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.

WORT 89.9 FM - Pachyderm Parade

11:15 - 12:15

Pachyderm Parade will be recorded at the Natural Family Expo...Each Sunday evening at 6:30 WORT brings its listeners a half hour of kid’s radio including music and announcements. Kids can call in their requests and have their voices on the air.  They will be recording the NFE stage performance with David Landau, Noelle Tarrant and Declan Killeen-Toomey for broadcast on March 18 at 6:30, and part 2 on Sunday, March 25th. 

David Landau

Show at 11:15 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.

Truly Remarkable Loon

Show at 10:15, Juggling lesson at 12:15

Truly Remarkable Loon a comedy juggler. Truly Remarkable Loon is his real and legal name! His comedy juggling show, "Merry Anticipation of Disaster" is juggling, balancing, spinning plates, flaming torches, non-stop comedy patter and a big dose of fun. Children and adults alike will be amused, amazed and entertained.

Declan Killeen-Toomey

Show at 11:55 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 1:30 on the Main Stage. Radio interview during WORT's Pachyderm Parade recording. 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.

Infinity Martial Arts Showcase

Show at 2:30 p.m.

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

Sparkle & Burn | Hoop Dance & Lesson

Show and hula hoop lesson at 2:00 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 2:45 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.