Join your TV friends when Austin’s Red River Street becomes Sesame Street

Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their friends welcome Grover's friend from India to Sesame Street at "Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend."
Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their friends welcome Grover’s friend from India to Sesame Street at “Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend.”

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? Why, yes, I can.

Friday, a part of Red River Street by the Erwin Center will turn into Sesame Street with help from the Sesame Street residents who are in town for their show”Make a New Friend.” The street changes at 3 p.m. Friday. Mayor Pro Tem Kathie Tovo will be on hand as well as two special guests. The event is free and parking is available in the Trinity Garage.

Remember that this are of Red River is under construction because of the new Dell Seton Medical Center, so leave yourself enough time.

And if you want to see “Sesame Street” in action, “Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend,” is at the Erwin Center Friday-Sunday.

Here are the times and information:

“Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend.” Chamki is far from home, but the Sesame Street friends find ways to help her out. 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sunday. $15-$70. Erwin Center, 1701 Red River St. texasboxoffice.com.

Author: Nicole Villalpando

Nicole Villalpando writes about families in the Raising Austin blog and the Raising Austin column on Saturdays. She also offers a weekly and monthly family calendar at austin360.com/raisingaustin. She tweets at @raisingaustin.

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