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Garden e ilee Jubil T

May 27 & 28, 2017

he Annual Garden Jubilee Festival has been the place for one-stop shopping for garden lovers for over 20 years in Downtown Hendersonville. Garden Jubilee is Hendersonville’s premier lawn & garden show, and one of the largest gardening shows in the Western North Carolina. The twoday Festival is held on Saturday, May 27 & Sunday, May 28 of Memorial Day weekend. Garden Jubilee highlights more than 260 vendors spaces lining Main Street. Learn tips and tricks from regional gardening experts located throughout the festival. Local and regional nurseries will be selling 1000’s of annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs and hard to find plants on every block of the festival. Crafters create distinctive garden art to enhance the beauty of your yard. There will be handmade lawn furniture, jewelry,

garden tools, yard art, planters, wind chimes, birdhouses, as well as soaps and pottery. Shoppers bring wagons to transport their many purchases. Lowe’s Expo will be located at the Visitors Center, 201 South Main Street, featuring lawn & garden workshops, a variety of plants for sale, beautiful patio displays, a hands-on kids clinic, outdoor furniture and equipment. If you have a question or need advice about your garden or lawn, you’ve come to the right place. National product

representatives from Oldcastle, Stay Green, Scotts, MiracleGro, Ortho, Roundup, Sevin, Spectracide, Cutter, Pennington Lawn & Garden Products, and Hot Shot will be available in their tents giving out free samples and helpful tips. The Lowe’s Kids Clinic located at the Visitors Center will offer fun, free handson projects for children ages 4-12, from 10am-4pm both days. Bill Slack, landscape and gardening specialist with Southern Living Magazine, will host gardening workshops at the Lowe’s Expo located at the Visitor Center. Join him for three talks on Saturday, May 27 -11am: and Sunday, May 28 – 1pm: Mr. Slack is making his 15 appearance at Garden Jubilee. The Hospitality Tents offer shoppers an area to leave their purchases with Festival volunteers so they are able to continue to shop, without lugging around plants and bags. A festival map and vendor directory will be available for shoppers searching for a particular vendor, product or general information. Please leave your pets comfortably at home, Hendersonville City ordinance prohibits animals in the event area. Memorial Day weekend is the kick-off to the summer season; spend it in Hendersonville For lodging or area information visit visithendersonvillenc. org. For information call the Henderson County Tourism Development Authority at (828) 693-9708 800-828-4244.

SPRING 2017

CEDAR CREEK & BELLE GROVE From Backcountry to Breadbasket to Battlefield -and Beyond The Shenandoah Valley invites you to learn about its rich heritage, from Native Americans who first shaped the land, to pioneers of this frontier; this fertile area became one of the most important wheat producing regions of the entire South. The Valley also witnessed some of the most dramatic events of the Civil War, including the Battle of Cedar Creek, a decisive October 19, 1864 Union victory.

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP 7712 Main Street Middletown, VA 22645 (540) 869-3051 www.nps.gov/cebe

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