Patty Mitchell squeezes by a parade advertisement and a handmade quilt outside of Central Venue in Athens, Ohio, on October 24, 2017.
Ninety percent of the materials used to make the Honey for the Heart puppets come to life, are donated and repurposed. Here, Patty Mitchell sews together a quilt in Baker Center of Ohio University on October 11, 2017.
"My dad used to say, if you can't fix it with duct tape, bungee cords, and WD-40, it probably can't be fixed, and I think that the same thing applies in art." - Susan Dlouhy explains her methods while making hats out of cardboard and duct tape on October 26, 2017.
Debra Spangler, Athens local, takes photos of giant papier mâché puppets at the Central Venue in Athens, Ohio, on October 19, 2017. Spangler has been volunteering for the project for the past 5 years and says she enjoys it more every year.
Rachel Clark laughs while working on a papier-mâché puppet with Ally Valeda-Maiden at the Honey for the Heart workshop on October 13, 2017.
Jiwon Chung, an Ohio University teaching assistant, crafts with paper, notebook spirals, and CDs for Honey for the Heart on October 24, 2017.
Barbara Ery, an Athens community member, works on attaching a crown to a chicken puppet at the Central Venue on October 26, 2017.
A life-size puppet, created by Margaret Gingerich, sits quietly in the workshop on October 27, the night prior to the Honey for the Heart parade in Athens, Ohio.
Eric "The Fish" Paton leads a group of students and community volunteers in his version of Brazilian Percussion moments before the parade begins on Court Street on October 28, 2017.
Paul and Sarah Logue hold giant papier mâché sculptures after the parade on Court Street on October 28, 2017.
Nathan Poeppleman, dressed in a self made elf costume, waits to walk in the parade on October 28, 2017.
Julia Collins (left) participates in the Honey for the Heart parade wit other students and community members on Court Street in Athens, Ohio on October 28, 2017.