Puppets in the Park set for Saturday, Oct. 18 at Wilson Park

The annual Puppets in the Park festival is set for Saturday, Oct. 18 at Wilson Park in Fayetteville.

The free family event, which features puppet shows, crafts, juggling and live music, begins at 9:30 a.m. with a children’s puppet making and storytelling performance workshop.

Performances begin at 11 a.m. and the event wraps up at around 5 p.m. with the annual Giant Puppet Pageant.

2014 Puppets in the Park schedule

9:30 a.m. – Children’s puppet making storytelling performance workshop
11 a.m. – Children’s puppet performance
11:30 a.m. – Shaky Bugs – kids music with Jules Taylor
12 p.m. – Jo Ann Kaminsky with Bird in the Hand Puppet Theatre
12:30 p.m. – The Saxtones: A saxophone Quartet
1 p.m. – George Meyer with The Village Theatre
1:30 p.m. – Allison Williams with Old time Music
2 p.m. – “GEORGE and the Dragon”- Peter Allen and Parasol Puppets
3 p.m. – Ethan the Juggler
3:30 p.m. – Keezletown Strutters- Roy Pilgrim and Aviva Steigmeyer
4 p.m. – “Boo-Pa-Looza”-Wolfe at the Door
4:30 p.m. – Games for Children
5 p.m. – Giant Puppet Pageant with Jo Ann Kaminsky, George Meyer and Village Theater