Jim Watson finally has a new puppet.

Award winning puppeteer Noreen Young presented the Mayor with a brand new caricature at Ottawa City Hall today.

Young is the artistic director of the International Puppets Up! Festival in Almonte which starts on August 8, 2014.

Mayor Watson is the Festival's Parade Marshall.

The parade is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014.

The festival is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year.