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Celebrate spring in Athens with these East Texas Arboretum events

ATHENS, Texas (KETK) – The East Texas Arboretum in Athens is kicking off spring with events on Friday and Saturday.

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The East Texas Arboretum said they are hosting a plant sale on Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring “pops of colors, both ornamental and fruit bearing trees, reliable perennials and some warm weather vegetables.”

They also said that the Henderson County Master Gardeners will be on-site to help people make the right decision for their gardens.

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The East Texas Arboretum said they will also be hosting a Spring Fest on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and admission for the event is $10 per car. The arboretum said that the event will have food trucks, bounce houses, games, bubble stations, music, face painting, seed catapulting, a meadow maze and Henderson County Performing Arts Center’s “Enchanted Forest Trail.”

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