The first-ever BLOOM Festival at R.W. Norton Art Gallery will be held, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Join us for an amazing day in the botanical gardens. This free, family friendly event will feature community partners like: Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners, Shreveport Garden Study Society, Red River National Wildlife Refuge, Sci-Port Discovery Center, Louisiana Project Learning Tree, Slow Food North Louisiana, Monrovia, Shreve Memorial Library, Bossier Parish Library, Holley's Hopping Habitat - Rabbit Rescue & Education Center, Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park, Louisiana Exotic Animal Resource Network, Shreveport Bird Study Group and Don Edwards.
There will be tours given by the Master Gardners, an education area for kids to learn about animals and plants, live painting demonstrations and more.
Local food trucks will be on hand with yummy food for everyone to enjoy, including:
Ono's Traditional Hawaiian Cuisine
BeauxJax Mobile Cajun Eatery
For questions please contact Emily Feazel at the R.W. Norton Art Gallery at (318) 865-4201 ext 130.