Sandwich Celebrates With Daffodil Festival

Sandwich 375 Committee that its  Daffodil Festival will be Saturday, April 26, from 10 AM to 4 PM at Oakcrest Cove field on Quaker Meetinghouse Road. The event is free. Visitors will be treated to music, gardening events, local artists’ sales, and a children’s activity area. Food vendors will offer a variety of food for both adults and children, for both breakfast and lunch. Marshland Restaurant will serve its clam chowder and stuffed quahogs.

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There will be face painting and crafts. “Mad scientists” will conjure up dry ice storms and mysterious floating beach balls. At noon a presentation by Big Ryan’s Tall Tales will feature puppets, music and original stories. In the afternoon will be Thornton Burgess Society’s Critter Capers.

Music will begin with the Daddy-Os playing 1950s-style music. At noon, Steve Gregory and the Score Music All-Stars will entertain. After that will be Jim Ellis on guitar and Steve Reznick on harmonica, and then Funktapuss, a Hyannis-based touring machine of rockers.

Work by local painters, potters, and photographers as well as stained glass, folk art, jewelry and more will be for sale inside and outside the artists’ tent..

Among the activities will be tips for gardeners with advice on everything from vegetable and flower growing to soil and composting techniques.

There will be a spring flower arrangement contest sponsored by Sandwich Garden Club. Visit www.sandwich375.com for how to apply.

Daffodil Art Exhibit

As part of the anniversary celebration, Collections Gallery at 23 Jarves Street is sponsoring an exhibit of daffodil art beginning tomorrow through the end of April. The public will decide the winner of the exhibit. Come cast a vote. The winner will be awarded a gift certificate.

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