Get your mums early

The potted mum pre-sale will be Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 25, 26, 27 from 11:30 a.a-4:30 p.m. Eight-inch pots will be $7 or 5 for $30. The mum sales area will be west of the O.C. Barber Statue at Lake Anna Park. Potted mums will also be sold throughout the Mum Festival Saturday and Sunday. 

The Mum Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29, will feature 17,000 chrysanthemums that will create over 1 million blooms in a rainbow of colors. 

The dazzling floral display will provide a brilliant backdrop for a weekend filled with free family entertainment, children’s activities, arts and crafts, gardening tips and unique food vendors.

Mum Fest will include sand sculpture, chalk art, music, vegetable carving and canoe races on Lake Anna. A children’s activity area will include crafts, a scavenger hunt, a sand play area, face painting and balloon art. 

See the Sept. 26 edition of the Herald for a full schedule and list of events.

For information contact Barberton Beautification at 330-848-6653.

1 Comment

  1. Lorie Kim on September 18, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    It seems a little unfair that presales are only during the day when most people work. You should have some presale hours in the evening, especially since its 3 days if presale. We already get there as early as possible and it seems many types are already picked over due to the presale.

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