Licking County News

Botanical Feast on menu Nov. 16

The Dawes Arboretum will host a Botanical Feast from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Visitors Center.

Attendees can sample and learn about exotic foods from around the world, the botanical relationships of fruits and vegetables, foods' surprising geographic origins and the folklore associated with them.

C-Tec culinary arts instructor Jess Karr and C-Tec students will prepare and serve a smorgasbord of gastronomic treats.

Tickets are $40. (No member discount or vouchers are accepted for this program.) For more information, call 740-323-2355 or 800-443-2937.

The arboretum is on state Route 13, five miles south of Newark and three miles north of Interstate 70, Exit 132.