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Saturday, October 20, 2018 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Kids’ Corner

 Books by the Bank at Duke EnergyConference Center on October 11, 2014.
Families will find day-long fun in the Kids’ Corner.

Join us for your traditional favorites, like author visits and crafts, while enjoying new experiences, including sensory activities and prize opportunities!

Schedule of Events

10:15 a.m. Camp Out Kick Off with Alice Beresford
10:45 a.m. Song & Story Time with Krista Hiatt
11:00 a.m. Author Presentation by Laura Gehl
11:30 a.m. Kids Yoga with Larita Hayden
12:00 p.m. Author Presentation by Jason Gallaher
12:45 p.m. Song & Story Time with Kimberly Thompson
1:00 p.m. Author Presentation by Loren Long
1:45 p.m. Song & Story Time with Bridgid Gallagher-Sauder
2:00 p.m. Author Presentation by Sarah Jones
2:45 p.m. Rope’em & Milk’em: Practice Farm Skills
3:00 p.m. Playhouse in the Park presents The Last Firefly
4:00 p.m. Balloon Pop

All Day Fun

  • Farm Animal Crafts
  • BBTB Bingo
  • Word Wall Literacy Play
  • Sensory Exploration Stations
  • Face Painting with Rainbow Faces
  • Balloon Twisting with Rainbow Faces
  • Local library mascots and story book characters will meet and greet guests throughout the festival