Noreen Young, Jim Watson and puppet

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the incredibly popular Puppets Up!International Puppet Festival, Noreen Young, artistic director and puppet maker today presented Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson with a caricature puppet of himself. Mayor Watson will be Parade Marshall of the Puppets Up parade on Saturday August 9. The puppet festival runs on the weekend of August 9 & 10 and there will be a lunch time parade on each day. CTV and the Ottawa Citizen both covered the presentation.