Tour de Grandview The race isn't until Sunday, but there will be a big Street Party along Grandview Avenue to kick off the event. The fun, which will include food, music, drinks and dancing, begins at 5:30 p.m. Park on Broadview or First avenues and walk over to Grandview Avenue.

Lavender Festival Upper Arlington resident Cheryl Olshove hosts the first annual Lavender Festival at her farm in Urbana. The "green" event will feature edible items, pottery, glass, watercolor in addition to Olshove's lavender-based offerings. The farm is located at 6332 Nine Mile Road in Urbana. For details, visit www.frecklebear.com.

ComFest continues ... The annual community festival in Goodale Park will feature bands, local groups, food and vendors. Wear comfortable shoes for walking to and from your car and be prepared to wait in line for beer ... and wait... and wait...

Blooms & Butterflies The exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory is included with admission. Rates will increase July 1. (There's a Chihuly exhibit coming July 4!!!) Current rates are $7.50 for adults, $6 for seniors and students and $2 for ages 2-12, under age 2 free. If you're a Dispatch subscriber, get your discount coupon in Dispatch Reader Rewards!