DIXON – A Fall Festival for veterans and their families only will be held Sept. 6 at Hillcrest Farm, 5412 Lowell Park Road, about 6 miles north of Dixon.
All activities are free.
Candice Miller, an educator with the University of Illinois Extension, will give a tour at 11:30 a.m. of the Garden for Veterans, and will discuss growing and harvesting cool-season crops.
At 1 p.m., Marilyn Csernus, an Extension educator in nutrition and wellness, will demonstrate new ways to prepare garden vegetables. Taste-testing and recipes will be provided.
There will be food, beverages, games and activities. Contact Lisa Valle, extension program coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815-732-2191 for more information.