The Rhubarb Festival will be held Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Sylvan Park in Lanesboro, Minn. The Lanesboro Farmers Market welcomes everyone to the taste of everything rhubarb! You will be able to taste such rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more.
The Rhubarb Olympics for kids and adults will feature the Rhubarb Stalk Throw and Green Eggs and Rhubarb. Jess Abrahamson and Ted Schmidt of the KTTC Morning News Team will open the event at 10 a.m. and toss out the first stalk at 10:30 a.m. There also will be a Rhubarb Rant Speakers Corner for anyone who wants to pontificate on rhubarb.
Music will be featured everywhere. The Rhubarb Sisters will entertain you with songs. Contests and prizes for the largest rhubarb leaf, the heaviest rhubarb stalk and rhubarb crafts and more.
There will be music, food, fun, and prizes. Celebrate rhubarb, Minnesota’s sweet-tart favorite June 4, 2011 in Lanesboro.
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