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With Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving, a clown skit for 1 or 2 speaking clowns, by Steve Conley

(originally posted to the Clown Ministry group at http://groups.yahoo.com)

Narrator: Thanksgiving. A day in America to offer our thanks. Family gatherings and holiday meals. Turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie with whip cream. Indian corn, holiday parades with giant hot air balloons.

(Clown rubs his tummy to show how hungry he is)

Narrator: Thanksgiving might I say is truly an American holiday.

(Clown picks up a flag and waves it) (more…)

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Thanksgiving Skit, courtesy of Epworth Rehoboth Church Clowning for Joy clown ministry

Thanksgiving Skit

Thanksgiving Skit, courtesy of Epworth Rehoboth Church Clowning for Joy clown ministry

William Martin, AKA: Specs the Clown

Cast: Narrator, nine or more clowns

November 18, 2012

Narrator: Once upon a time there was a very happy group of clowns. (clowns all greet each other with  handshakes and hugs) They lived in a wonderful community called Rehoboth Beach and attended a weekly service at a church called Epworth (clowns kneel in prayer). Each year they would gather together in the fall, once the weather turned chilly, (clowns shiver with cold) for a special dinner (Clowns bring table on stage). They worked very hard preparing food (some clowns hold dishes with silly food item like cotton candy, popcorn…..) and drinks (clowns hold up soda bottles filled with bright green and pink liquid) and others made festive decorations for the dinner (other clowns show silly decorations). (Note: Each Clown can bring a “dish” which the narrator will call out as the clowns show them: Clown Stuffing, Roast Rubber Chicken, Pumpkin Pie with real pumpkin on top……) But, despite all the hard work, they looked forward to this annual dinner as a time of wonderful fun and fellowship. (clowns gather around table, hug, hold hands) (more…)

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Turkey Day - a clown ministry skit for 2 speaking clowns, about the meaning of Thanksgiving

Turkey Day

Turkey Day A clown skit for 2 clowns, regarding Thanksgiving




Clown 1: (strides on stage, with energy & purpose—turns to face the audience) Happy Turkey Day, everyone! Do you know what tomorrow [or next Thursday, etc.—depending on when you’re doing the skit] is? That’s right! It’s Turkey Day! (more…)

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Abraham Lincoln's Thanksgiving proclamation

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Day Proclamation
The White House
Washington, D.C.
October 3, 1863

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION By the President of the United States of America.
A Proclamation. (more…)
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Thank you God for blessing me much more than I deserve

History of Thanksgiving

A history of Thanksgiving — Today, as we celebrate Thanksgiving across the United States of America, Much of the historical knowledge of this holiday has been largely ignored or forgotten — so please give me a moment to share some interesting tidbits with you. (more…)

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Red Skelton on Thanksgiving

This is taken from The Thanksgiving Turkey,€ an episode of The Red Skelton Show€ where Red Skelton plays his Clem Kaddiddlehopper at the first Thanksgiving. At the very end of the episode, Red Skelton addresses the audience and says: (more…)

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