Free Family Fun

GUMBY MUSEUM: Among the free fun will be the Gumby Museum featuring original stop-motion puppets, sets, props and archival photos from the rich 60-year history of Clokey Productions/Premavision which also created Gumby and Davey and Goliath. This is a unique behind-the-scenes look at how Gumby came to life through stop-motion animation. The museum display will be at the college’s Hayden Memorial Library Art Gallery from Sept. 1 to Oct. 16.

GUMBY’S 60TH BIRTHDAY BASH/AWARDS CEREMONY: Everyone is invited to Gumby’s 60th Birthday Bash on Saturday at 4 p.m. that will include the awards ceremony for the stop-motion animation contest hosted by Gumby Fest 2015. The Grand Prize is The Clokey Award, named after Gumby creator Art Clokey.

FREE INSIDER PANELS: A who’s-who list of leaders in the stop-motion animation, special effects for film and television will speak at many free panels that will inspire fans, aficionados and future animation artists. Click here to learn more.

MORE FUN: Other activities include free screenings of “Gumby” and “Davey and Goliath” episodes, “Gumby Dharma,” “Davey and Goliath Snowboard Special” along with stop-motion animation contest submissions in Room PA192, shopping at the community fair, dining at food trucks, live rock bands and children’s craft projects.