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Dancing and singing puppets are expected to steal the show at a performance of “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Regarded as one of Canada’s greatest and most prolific singer-songwriters, Gordon Lightfoot will bring his United States tour to Penn State at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16, in Eisenhower auditorium.

Come dressed in your best and learn basic ballroom dance steps during a free Cinderella’s Ball at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in Schlow Centre Region Library’s Downsbrough Community Room. No reservations are required for the ball at 211 S. Allen St, State College.

Yamato: The Drummers of Japan will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the company’s founding by bringing its world tour of “Chousensha—The Challengers” to Eisenhower Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30.

The public is invited to learn about Japanese drumming through a variety of hands-on activities in a free Taiko Drum Workshop presented by the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, in the Eisenhower Auditorium lobby. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.