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Abilene: 9th Annual Children's Art & Literacy Festival

June 10, 2021 (All day) to June 12, 2021 (All day)

Two and half days of fun celebrating reading, art and the picture books of NCCIL illustrator Loren Long kicks off Thursday night with the Storybook Parade, sculpture unveiling, Otis’s Putt Puff Puttedy Party and Artist Talk. Thursday night is free. Register to attend Friday and Saturday events, where you earn your Loren Long character buttons. Events include dramatic readings with costumed characters and art activities, animal petting zoo, Abilene Philharmonic instrument petting zoo, balloon shows, train rides and more.


  • T&P Depot
  • 1101 N. 1st St.
  • Abilene, Texas
  • 79601



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