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Roswell Lavender Festival June 11, 2011 10:00AM - 4:00PM
On June 11, 2011 from 10AM - 4PM, rain or shine, Roswell, Georgia's Lavender Festival will be held on the grounds of Barrington Hall featuring plant sale, crafts, music, food, demonstrations and all things lavender.
Barrington Hall’s lavish gardens and grounds will feature a variety of demonstration booths, vendors, hands-on crafts, and performances all paying homage to the festival’s namesake. Lavender soaps and lotions by Wise Woman Gifts; fine artwork, needlework, tiles, jellies, foods and assorted crafts by various local artisans will also be available. Shirt Off Your Back Quilts will raffle a handcrafted quilt constructed from floral-design t-shirts.
The North Fulton Master Gardeners will provide an information and education booth and the Chattahoochee Unit of the Herb Society of America (CUHSA) will sell lavender plants suitable for the Georgia climate. Their booth will include lavender food samples and a planting demonstration. Musical performances by members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus will continue throughout the day. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. The free event takes place rain or shine.
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Barrington Hall is the home of Barrington King, son of Roswell King and co-founder of Roswell, GA. The 1842 Greek Temple museum/home has been lovingly restored and is open daily for tours. Surrounding area features the only antebellum garden in Atlanta.