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3RD ANNUAL LAVENDER FESTIVAL

 It is our pleasure to invite you to join us in 2019 at our 3rd Annual Lavender Festival to be held from July 5 2019 until July 7, 2019.  The goal of this festival is to connect and educate the community in the shared philosophies we are offering within our organization.  


We will have music, food, educational stations, educational workshops, painting for kids and many more things that will make your weekend just perfectly wonderful. 

saturday - July 6, 2019

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Growing Healthy Lavender

WORKSHOP  


This year we made a great tie with a truly extraordinary expert wholesale grower and supplier of Lavender in North America and invited him to be a speaker at Okanogan Highlands Lavender Farm’s 3rd Annual Lavender Festival. 


When it comes to the propagating lavender, Victor Gonzales is happy to share his 20+ years of global insight and guidance. As a global lavender Ambassador Victor has traveled extensively to provide growing and economic development insight to farmers from Peru & North Africa, to Latin America, Mexico, Canada, and throughout the United States and spoke at many events including Ontario Lavender Conference, Sequim International Lavender Conference, Northwest Regional Lavender Conference , New Mexico State University’s National Immigrant Farming Initiative, and  Sequim’s 1st International Lavender Conference. 


For those exploring the idea of growing lavender and learn the basics of farming, process of getting cuts, weed control and how to fight plant diseases, please join us on 


SATURDAY JULY 6, 2019  11am-2pm. 


Give yourself a treat, and find an opportunity to meet Victor.

EXTRACTING LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL

 WORKSHOP


From the fields to the bottle, you will gain a new appreciation for the power of lavender essential oil and hydrosol. 


Join us for distillation of lavender essential oil where we will distill two species of lavender (Lavandula angustifolia & Lavandula X intermedia) into aromatically intoxicating hydrosol and essential oil. 


SATURDAY JULY 6, 2019 3pm-5 pm 

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PAINTING LAVENDER FIELDS

ACTIVITY FOR KIDS


The value of creativity is the mental growth in children that there are always opportunities for trying out new ideas, and new ways of thinking, problem solving, and that no one problem only has one solution! Allowing children to demonstrate their creativity in any task celebrates the child’s uniqueness and self-expression, and offer excellent opportunities to understand each child more. 


Please bring your child to our 3rdAnnual Lavender Festival where your youngster will explore creativity in painting lavender fields. We will have canvases, paints and brushes and your child will have their own mental freedom in painting a still life. 


Your child will go home with unique artwork he or she made in between the purple hues of lavender fields. 


SATURDAY - JULY 6, 2019 4pm-6pm

HIPPIES ON VACATION

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HIGHLANDS BACK PORCH ACOUSTICS/ELECTRIC SONGS


Highlands Back Porch Acoustic/Electric songs with slide guitar, lead acoustic guitar, bass and drums. Featuring Vocalist/ Guitarist Reed Engle , Guitarist John Jones. 


SATURDAY JULY 6, 2019 

---- 2PM - 3PM ----


WHISKEY MOUNTAIN ROADSHOW

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DANCING WITH A DANCING BAND


MOUNTAIN WHISKEY ROADSHOW will make you dance to their rock-blues-soul music with an eclectic twist on songs written by Angela Cross and covers they play from Nina Simone to Led Zeppelin. 



SATURDAY JULY 6, 2019 

---- 5PM - 7PM ----

sunday - july 7, 2019

  

Have you ever noticed children listening to a story so attentively that the environment where story is told is completely quiet? Or have you ever noticed children participating in a story so actively that everyone in the environment wants to contribute? If so, then you've witnessed the 'magic of story time'!


Stories and storytelling have always has been an important part of each culture, being used in many communities to assist individuals to learn the complexity of their culture. The telling of stories is a powerful way to communicate knowledge about dealing with life issues in a positive and thoughtful way.  In today’s stories it seems that more and more it is obtained from a gadget or device... not that this is a bad thing all together but the believe and expressions which are needed to be passed from generation to generation must be told from the mind, heart, and soul of those that have gone before them. 


The story telling is for both the young and old but the true values and virtues are from our elders whom remember the way that it was and the way that it should be. Cherish the opportunity of when there is the time and place to open your heart and share memories and lessons learned with today’s youth.


We will be holding a story time telling with stories from around the world, with wisdom twist to all young listeners who want to learn from the life experiences about our human cultures.  


SUNDAY JULY 7 2019 11am – 1pm 

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We are rounding up our 3rd annual lavender festival and will post more information soon


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