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Festival of Flowers Show
DIXFIELD- The town historical society's Annual Festival of Flowers, open to western Maine flower lovers and the visiting public, will be held on Sunday, August 21 in the Dixfield Historical Society's Charter Meeting Room.
Dozens of colorful exhibits ranging from a single flower or stem to large impressive bouquets of wild and garden flowers will fill the exhibition room with their colorful natural beauty to the delight of the public.
Show judges this year are Ron and Shirley Austin of Dixfield and will award first, second and third place ribbons in the following classes: Bouquet and Wild Flowers, Bouquet of Cut Garden Flowers, House Plant, Children's Bouquet, Miniature Bouquet and Single Flower or Stem in a Bud Vase.
In addition to the awards for each class, Best of Show and People's Choice Awards will be given.
Please drop off your entry using the side entrance of the Dixfield Historical Society at 59 Main St. between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 20. Judging will be held between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., at which time the doors will be closed. Entries must be picked up the following day after the finish of Open Market Day events between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
The society will also be selling used books and sponsoring a food sale. The annual Antiques Road Show has been postponed until the fall.
The Dixfield Historical Society's Festival of Flowers committee expresses its thanks and deep appreciation to the western Maine flower lovers who exhibit their flowers at this event. We look forward to seeing all of you again this year.