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Saturday, October 26, 2019 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Duke Energy Convention Center

Free Admission

Haile/U.S. Bank Foundation Kids’ Corner

The Kids’ Corner will feature a full schedule of fun activities for the entire family to enjoy!



10:15 a.m.Camp Out Kick Off with Alice Beresford
10:45 a.m.Song & Story Time with Amy Buskey
11:00 a.m.Author Presentation by Greg Pizzoli
11:45 a.m.Song & Story Time with Kimberly Thompson
12:00 p.m.Author Presentation by Bob Shea
12:45 p.m.Song & Story Time with Krista Hiatt
1:00 p.m.Author Presentation by David FitzSimmons
1:45 p.m.Song & Story Time with Celeste Swanson
2:00 p.m.Author Presentation by Adam Watkins
2:30 p.m.Camp Sing Along with Bridgid Gallagher-Sauter
3:00 p.m.Playhouse in the Park presents Robin Hood
3:45 p.m.Balloon Pop

All Day Fun

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Badge Book Challenge

Camp Crafts

Words on the Wall

Hook a Book

Sensory Exploration

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

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Presented by The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation