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Herb Festival in its 8th Year

The Texas Thyme Unit of the Herb Society of America will host its eighth annual Herb Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The free event will be held on the grounds of the historic Wynne Home Arts Center, 1428 Eleventh St., and will be open to visitors.

The festival features a very large selection of locally grown herbs, perennials, bulbs, butterfly and hummingbird plants, vegetables and native plants for sale. Local artists and craftsmen and a variety of herbal and garden vendors will also be selling their products. Strolling musicians, the Raven Dulcimer Society, and the Huntsville High School Swingin’ Stingers Jazz Band will add a festive atmosphere to the day.

There will be talks on Herbs for Pollinators and The Secrets of Great Pesto.

The Texas Thyme Unit is a chapter of The Herb Society of America. It is 501(c)3 non profit dedicated to the promotion of knowledge in the use and delight of herbs. Proceeds go toward maintenance of the herb gardens at the Wynne Home and toward support of area herb garden projects.

For more information, call 936-891-5024 or 936-291-5424.

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