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Lavender and jazz

By June 9, 2011

The Deering Quartet — Steve O’Neill on bass; Linda Deering on flutes and tenor and soprano saxophone; Carla Campbell on percussion; and Ken Kemmerling on piano — will perform jazz, Latin, Celtic and world music from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Cache Creek Lavender Festival. The free event — which features crafts demonstrations, field tours, carriage rides and the opportunity to pick your own lavender — takes place at the Cache Creek Lavender Farm, 3430 Madrone St. in Rumsey. Deering and Kemmerling also will perform on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon. Visitors will learn more about lavender’s medicinal properties and culinary uses, how lavender is grown and how essential oil is distilled. Lavender products and plants will be for sale. Visitors may bring their own picnic lunch, or purchase a lunch of bread, cheese and fruit. Lavender ice cream, lavender lemonade and lavender mint iced tea also will be for sale. For more information, visit http://www.cachecreeklavender.com.

Enterprise staff

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