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The Illinois State University Horticulture Center Presents Autumnal Festival – Plant Curiosities

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Saturday, September 10 , 9:00 am 4:00 pm

Uncovering the hidden wonders of the botanical world!

THE AUTUMNAL FAVORITES RETURN:  • Hort Center Crafts, • Rotten Fruit Throwing,

• Gourd Spinning, • Hayrack Ride, • Gourd Hunt 10am (Saturday only)

ATTRACTIONS: 

• Fairy Ring Twig Sculptures by Todd Kingery

• Glass Treasure Hunt by Joey Dullard

• Silent Auction

• Curiosity Cabin

• Music • ISU Student Art Showcase • Epigraph by Professor Melissa Oresky

• New Sculptures added in the Pinetum, Prairie Grove, Shade Garden, and the Children’s Garden

•Plant Curiosity Tour lead by Jessica Chambers, 10 a.m. Sunday

EXHIBITORS:

Prairie Tours with University of Illinois Extension Master Naturalists

• Herb Sensory Garden with University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners

• Central Illinois Beekeepers

• Normal Public Library

• Sibley Honey

• Assistant Professor Ruth K. Burke with her team of oxen, Clark and Sparky

• Children’s Garden Curiosities with Bloomington-Normal Garden Club

• The Curiosity of Capsaicin with Candee and Gabe Colbeck

• Milkweeds and Monarchs with University of Illinois Extension

$10 for ages 13 and up

$5 for ages 3-12

Free for ages 2 and under

(309) 438-3496

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