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September 13, 2018 - September 16, 2018
Come to West Liberty, Iowa for the Great Plains Puppet Train, Sept. 13-16, 2018! The Festival will take place all over this iconic small town!
September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018 @ Wildcat Den State Park
Buckskinner Rendezvous will take place at Wildcat Den State Park September 14 -16 from Sunrise to Sunset. This event takes you back in time to the fur trade era of the 1800s.
September 15, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Downtown West Liberty
The Twenty Second Annual West Liberty Children's Festival will take place Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. in downtown West Liberty on Third St, with a schedule chock full of performances, crafts, and activities!
Puppeteers for the Day include:
Miss Pussycat from New Orleans
Calliope Puppets from New Orleans
Cooperfly Puppets from Michigan
Parasol Puppets from Missouri
Piccadilly Puppets from Atlanta
On the street, enjoy one-on-one performances by visiting puppeteers, juggler Dean Franzen, clown Mrs. Hinky-Dink, and musicians Kalimbaman and the Fabulous Yahoo Drummers. Ride a Tiny Train, paint a picture, make a puppet,
eat delicious food, and MORE!
This year the Festival is part of a full weekend, Fiesta West Liberty! From 3:00-10:00 PM, Latinos Unidos will host an evening of live music and Mexican food.
September 15, 2018, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Muscatine Art Center
teve Gerberich returns to Muscatine with a new exhibition of Gadgetry – a.k.a. “Art that Moves.” Explore Gerberich’s world of entertaining contraptions in Gerberich’s Gadgetry: Re-Tooled.
The exhibition captures the imagination with sculptures such as “Glam-O-Matic,” the “Cranky Goose,” and “Stuart Little Tours New York City.”
Admission is free of charge.