Are you a rhubarb lover? You might want to consider a trip to Perry on Saturday, June 3rd for the 2nd Annual Rhubarb Festival!

The 2nd annual Rhubarb Festival is just around the corner, promising a delightful day filled with all things rhubarb. This year's festival, themed "Rhubarb is for Lovers," will take place on Saturday, June 3rd, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Kendall Farm in Perry, Maine,  in Washington County.

Food and craft vendors will be the stars of the day, offering a wide range of rhubarb-infused treats and products to indulge in. Festival attendees can savor the flavors of rhubarb through delectable options such as rhubarb hand pies, pavlova with a rhubarb twist, skewers of shrimp with rhubarb sauce, and ribs coated in tangy rhubarb BBQ sauce. For those seeking refreshing beverages, a rhubarb lemonade will be available for sipping.

Rhubarb enthusiasts will have the opportunity to purchase rhubarb rootstock and fresh rhubarb by the pound at the festival. Throughout the day, informative demonstrations will take place, teaching individuals how to care for their plants, properly harvest rhubarb, and prepare and preserve this versatile vegetable. Additionally, attendees can learn the art of creating the perfect crust, explore mocktail recipes with rhubarb syrup, and witness a captivating glass demonstration by a local glass blower. Local farms will also be selling their homemade preserves, while craft vendors will showcase exquisite jewelry and other fine wares.

The festival offers something for everyone, including fun games suitable for kids of all ages and vegetable printmaking activities. In addition, attendees can look forward to the opportunity to interact with Echo's Geckos, where they can pat a turtle or hold a snake.

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