The ninth annual Parkland Festival of the Arts is May 17-19.
Here are the events for Saturday, May 19:
* Artists on the Quad, with kiosks on the high school lawn filled with art, food, entertainment and local crafters. Festivities get under way at 10 a.m.
* The Jazz Band will provide musical entertainment under the Festival tent on the lawn. The auditorium will host local dance schools who will perform recitals throughout the day. There will be performances outside and performances inside the rotunda. Festival-goers will be able to enjoy K-12 artwork displays in the high school's hallways.
* A Disney character parade will be performed by Parkland High School Performing Arts Club students. They will parade around the front of the high school at 2:30 p.m., and throughout the day, there will be photo opportunities for youngsters to have their pictures taken with a Disney character.
* An American Girl Doll fashion exhibit, with costumes made by Parkland volunteers. The fashions will be offered as prizes at a basket raffle. The money raised will go towards scholarships for graduating seniors who plan to pursue a career in the arts.
* The Art and Basket Raffle, along with the Parkland American Girl Doll fashion collection, will be on display Thursday through Saturday during the Festival Events.
Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Winners will be drawn at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.