Rhubarb Festival to benefit tavern

PALATINE -The Palatine Settlement Society has scheduled its 17th annual Rhubarb Festival for June 2 at the 1747 Nellis Tavern, Route 5, in St. Johnsville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The rhubarb-pie baking contest with guest judges starts at noon while original acoustic and folk songs by Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle begins at 1p.m.

Lunch items along with all kinds of rhubarb delicacies will be available.

Admission is free, but donations are welcome. Proceeds will go toward the continuing restoration and preservation of the 1747 Nellis Tavern. Tours will be available.

For more information visit www.PalatineSettlementSociety.org.