Oct. 10– JEFFERSON– For folks who like fairies, fairy gardens, fairy houses and fairy costumes, there’s ‘fairy’ excellent news.The Ohio Fairy
Gardening Festival, held for the previous three years at Giddings Park, returns Sept. 16, 2023 under a new name, The Fairy Celebration, and brand-new coordinator, Kristie Prescott of Jefferson.The modifications came about after festival planner Julie Thomas Cole retired after this year’s program in June. A fairy garden enthusiast from Jefferson, Cole brought fairy gardening to Ashtabula County, advertising and organizing the annual celebration for the previous several years.”Fairy gardening is a terrific pastime due to the fact that whatever
is done in miniature,”she said.”There is no back-breaking garden work due to the fact that you can do it on a tabletop. It is so enjoyable to share it with children; it is magical. Fairies don’t indulge in politics, religious beliefs, or any social problems, they are simply fairies who set about their concealed, wonderful life.” Anybody who wishes to help Prescott or be on a festival committee can email her at
[email protected]”As soon as we understand who wish to be on this committee, we will set a date to satisfy and appoint tasks,”she said.”This celebration gets dealt with all year at a much slower rate till the day before the celebration when we will establish.”The most significant crowd ever participated in the June program, which featured lots of brand-new entertainment, a costume parade and a Ladybug program. More than 30 vendors sold fairy-themed merchandise, consisting of indications, costumes, crafts and fairy gardens in a variety of containers. There was totally free face painting, contests and a fairy godmother and a fairy princess.In the past, it’s been a Jefferson Area Chamber of Commerce event, sponsored by Andover Bank.There’s totally free parking and totally free admission.For more information, go to www.ohiofairygardening.com.