Children, families, and mythical creatures are invited to Merryspring’s first Summer Fairy Festival Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to noon.

In commemoration of International Fairy Day, this free event will feature a variety of family and fairy-friendly activities and crafts. Guests will be able to build their own accessories for fairy gardens, design wildflower seed packets, create magic wands out of natural materials, and more.

Local author and fairy expert Liza Gardner Walsh will read from her new book "The Fairy Garden Handbook" at 11:15 a.m. Signed copies of the book will be for sale.

This event is free and open to the public. No sign up is required. Please check for cancellation in case of rainy weather.

For more information on this or any other programs, please contact Merryspring at 236-2239 or