Rhubarb Festival planned

ST, JOHNSVILLE — The Palatine Settlement Society will hold its 22nd annual rhubarb festival at the historic 1747 Nellis Tavern, 7355 Route 5, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 3.

Apie baking contest will be held at noon with guest judges. Those wishing to participate should arrive with their pie by 11:30. Lunch foods and rhubarb goodies will be available for purchase. Free tours of the historic home and tavern will be offered as well.

Musical entertainment will be provided by the fiddler, Dick Solberg, from 1 to 3 p.m. for all ages.

The event will benefit the society for the continued restoration of the 1747 Nellis Tavern. Emphasis over the last few years has been a stenciling project to re-create the original early 19th-century wall decor of the Nellis home.

For more information, call Palatine Settlement Society president, Mary, at (315) 866-2619, P follow the Nellis Tavern on Facebook, or visit www.palatinesettlementsociety.org.