Rhubarb festival set for June 4

ST. JOHNSVILLE — The Palatine Settlement Society board of trustees is planning its 21st annual Rhubarb Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 4, at the historic 1747 Nellis Tavern, 7355 Route 5.

The rhubarb pie-baking contest with guest judges starts at noon sharp. Lunch items along with all kinds of rhubarb delicacies will be available. Musical entertainment will be provided by Bill Ackerbauer.

Admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Proceeds go toward the continuing preservation of the Nellis Tavern, including wall stenciling restoration. Tours will be available.

For more information, call Mary Davis, president, at (315) 866-2619 or visit www.PalatineSettlementSociety.org

By Patricia Older

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