On Saturday, June 1, Lanesboro, the rhubarb capital of Minnesota, hosts the Rhubarb Festival in Sylvan Park. The festivities begin at 10 am with the singing of the Rhubarb National Anthem.
“Everything rhubarb” will be celebrated. There will be a rhubarb run, rhubarb games, and rhubarb tasting. The Rhubarb Sisters will take the stage at 11:15 am and will sing original rhubarb songs,other entertainment will be featured during the day, and the Rutabaga Brothers will be performing at 2:00 pm in Sylvan Park.
The Rhubarb Sisters and Guests will be in concert at 7:30 pm at the St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanesboro. Tickets can be purchased by calling 507.467.2446 or at the door.
For a day of “rhubarb fun”, make plans to attend. Scenic Valley Winery in Lanesboro will be sampling their locally produced rhubarb wine. The restaurants will be serving rhubarb delights along with their usual delicious offerings.
When you are in Lanesboro, stop by the Art & Craft Gallery located at The Feed Mill in Lanesboro. The Art & Craft Gallery is home to twenty local artisans that have their pottery, jewelry, fabric, and other art displayed.
Until next time . . . .