Rhubarb Festival set at Nellis Tavern

ST. JOHNSVILLE -On June 2, the Palatine Settlement Society will host the 17th annual Rhubarb Festival at the 1747 Nellis Tavern on Route 5.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The rhubarb pie-baking contest with guest judges will start at noon, while original acoustic folk music by Cosby Gibson and Tom Staudle will begin at 1 p.m.

Lunch items, along with rhubarb delicacies, will be available. Admission is free, but donations are always welcome. Proceeds will go toward the continuing restoration and preservation of the 1747 Nellis Tavern. Tours are available.