Midwestern Herb and Garden Show, Mount Vernon, IL February 12, 13, 14, 2010
Wilsons Gourds (Southern Region 1 Illinois Gourd Society) will be conducting a free gourd seminar on February 12 at noon called "All About Gourds" which will explain growing gourds, history, and craft ideas. Also Wilsons Gourds will be hosting a Gourd Workshop on Saturday, February 13 at 6 p.m. entitled "Making a Gourd Birdfeeder" where the public can attend this class and make their own birdfeeders. Costs for supplies for student is $10.00 and class size is limited to 18. Note: Family groups can count as one if have a member taking the class, may watch. This seminar and workshop is taking place at The 22nd Midwestern Herb and Garden Show, Mount Vernon, Ilinois inside The Times Square Mall (42nd and Broadway) on February 12 and 13th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and February 14, 2009 noon to 5 p.m. This year's main speaker is Mel Bartholomew, "The Square Foot Gardener" who has shown many folks all over the world how to grow a square foot garden in less space. Come to the garden oasis and see many vendors with fresh garden herbs, garden art, pottery, gourds, fragrances, herb products, etc., and hear all the free seminars, attend a workshop on making a gourd birdfeeder (material fee of $10 applied)etc. Wilsons Gourds will also be vending their gourd art near their friends Earth Mother Pottery and many other wonderful vendors this year.
This is sponsored by The Herbs for Health and Fun Club, and The Mt. Vernon Convention and Visitors Bureau. More information can be obtained from co-chairman Treasa Brookman at 618-7455-9415 or on the website ww.midwesternherbandgardenshow.com or by calling Mt. Vernon Convention Bureau at 1-800-252-5464 or www.mtvernon.com. If you would like to become a sponsor as the club has given scholarships to horticulture students in the past from Rend Lake, Kaskaskia, and Frontier College please contact Treasa Brookman, co-chairmain of Herb Club at 618-315-1295.
|Start Date:||Feb 12, 2010|
|End Date:||Feb 14, 2010|
|Start Time:||10:00 AM|
|End Time:||9:00 PM|
|Organized by:||Sponsored by Herbs for Fun and Health Club and Mt. Vernon Convention and Visitors Bureau|
|Location:||Times Square Mall|
West Broadway and Veterans Memorial Drive corner
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
|Phone:||Mt. Vernon Convention and Visitors Bureau 1-800-252-5464|