Editor's note: A correction was made to the dates, the previous version had the incorrect dates.
Minnetrista is holding a free Garden Fair today from 4 to 8 p.m. as well as having it on May 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Some of the available activities include live music, food, a beer and wine garden, selfie stations, local vendors and more.
“This is definitely one of the bigger events that we hold,” Lindsey Horan, vice president of community engagement said.
Horan also said this event has been in the works since November.
The events scheduled on May 12 are as followed.
- Rinard Orchid Greenhouse “Orchid-gami” activity from 4 to 8 p.m.
- Name & Caricature Artist 4 to 8 p.m.
- Live music by The Fierce 5 to 8 p.m.
The events scheduled on May 13 are as followed.
- Muncie Public Library lawn games, book giveaway from 9 a.m. to Noon.
- Muncie Public Library story time [at the top of every hour] from 9 a.m. to Noon.
- Name & Caricature Artist from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Red-tail Land Conservancy activity from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Music by Zoe McNulty from 10 a.m. to Noon.
- Music by Eartherial from Noon to 3 p.m.
According to the Minnetrista website, the garden fair will offer plants, landscaping tools, crafts to enhance summer gardening projects and more.
“Minnetrista is supported by the community, and so we really see ourselves as a community asset,” Horan said. “The Garden Fair is a way for us to bring our partners together and to share our expertise in gardening. It also encourages people to start thinking about being outside during the warmer weather.”
Parking is at the fairgrounds, and handicapped parking is on the drive leading to the Center Building.
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