Free Event: Herbfest 2009

May 6, 2009 by  
Filed under Events, Freebies

What a great way to spend a gorgeous Albuquerque spring day!

The Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center present Herbfest 2009, Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10, from 10:00am – 4:00pm each day. This celebration of native plants, herbs, and wildflowers is held at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park and includes a bunch of family friendly activities, including:

  • Bird walks
  • Nature walks
  • Gardening Q&A
  • Non-profit exhibit booths (Master Gardeners, Wildlife Rescue, NM Wilderness Alliance)
  • Plant sales
  • Arts & crafts vendors
  • Children’s activities
  • Live music and storytelling
  • Informative talks and book signings — and even a slideshow

Check out the entire two-day schedule to decide which day (or both!) you want to attend. Should be a great time.

Please note that while admission to the event is FREE for all, there is a parking fee of $3 per car for non-members of The Friends of the Rio Grande Nature Center.

Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is located in the bosque along the river at 2901 Candelaria Rd NW, Albuquerque. More info: 344-7240.

–Elizabeth Hanes


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