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Organizer

Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment
Phone
919-306-4346
Email
gjcae@gmail.com
Website
https://www.gjcae.org
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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Apr 30 2021 - May 09 2021
  • Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Cotton Company parking lot

Location

The Cotton Company parking lot
310 South White Street, Wake Forest, NC, USA
Website
http:%20www.herbfest.net
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  • Date
    Apr 30 2021 - May 09 2021
  • Time
    Two consecutive weekends, Fridays and Saturdays 9-5, Sunday's 10-4
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Date

Apr 30 2021 - May 09 2021
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Time

Two consecutive weekends, Fridays and Saturdays 9-5, Sunday's 10-4
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost

Free Admission, plants for sale

HerbFest 2021

PRESS RELEASE….
Wake Forest, NC…historic downtown Arts & Entertainment district….April 30th through May 2 , and May 7th-9th , 2021 at 310 South White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
The 22st annual Wake Forest HerbFest will be held two consecutive weekends, April 30 – May 2, and May 7th-9th in downtown Wake Forest at 310 S. White Street, beside The Cotton Company. Hours are from 9 am until 6 pm on Fridays and Saturdays and 10 am – 4 pm on Sundays.
The Annual event will feature a small handful of vendors appealing to those interested in gardening, home, cooking and a healthy lifestyle as well as the largest selection of organic herbs to be found in one place. Organic vegetables and perennials also featured. Herb of the Year for 2021, as designated by the International Herb Association, is Parsley, and the organizers look forward to sharing the benefits and uses for it!
On Saturday, May 1st, Dave Devlin will entertain the crowd along with Amanda Wilson Art who together form Little Red Birds, will paint live to the music!
HerbFest, the longest running herb festival in the US, is family friendly and as always, a free event, held outdoors rain or shine. Safety precautions will be in place, including the requirement of mask wearing and social distancing for volunteers and visitors.
HerbFest was originally created out of founders Bob and Elizabeth Johnson’s love of herbs. Bob served on the Board of the International Herb Association. Later HerbFest evolved as a vehicle to draw visitors to downtown Wake Forest when The Johnson’s fell in love with the small town’s charm and opened The Cotton Company in late 1999. Today HerbFest is used as a fundraiser for the Graham Johnson Cultural Arts Endowment (GJCAE), a 401(k) non-profit organization which brings arts education and public art projects to local schools and the community. The GJCAE was created to honor the Johnson’s son, Graham, who was lost to suicide in 2006. The Johnson’s daughters, Liz and Janna work with the organization as well. www.gjcae.org
For More Information regarding this release, please contact: Bob Johnson at: bobjohnson@medfaxxinc.com or 919-570-0350.
follow www.herbfest.net as well as HerbFest on Facebook and Herbfestwf on Instagram for evolving details.

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