March 26, 2009 (El Cajon) - If you haven't yet experienced the Spring Garden Festival, be sure to mark your calendars for April 25th. The annual event drew more than 7,000 people last year and is quickly becoming one of East County's premier attractions. Live music, Native American dancing, arts and crafts, food, plant sales, water-wise gardening, tree-care advice from experts, and special tours for children are among the activities slated at the event hosted by Cuyamaca College.
Festivities take place at the college's Heritage of the Americas Museum, the Water Conservation Garden, Ornamental Horticulture Department Nursery and Grand Lawn. Admission and parking are free. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cuyamaca College is located at 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway in the Rancho San Diego area of El Cajon. For more information, call 619-670-5194 or visit www.cuyamaca.edu/springfest.