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Dracut Reads & Eats program: Plants of Magic, Plants of Life: Halloween & Thanksgiving

Oct 07, 2018 12:08AM ● By Bill Gilman

Betsy Williams


Autumn brings two holidays we all look forward to, Halloween and Thanksgiving. While there seems to be little to connect the two days, they actually share the same ancient history. Both celebrations once marked the harvest and the end of the growing season. Plants, especially herbs, have always played a big role in the observance of both holidays. Halloweens' herbs are full of magic and mystery; Thanksgivings' plants are associated with sustaining life. 

Learn the plants , their historical uses and how to use them creatively and decoratively in your own celebrations. Join Betsy Williams, on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 6 to 7:30 p.m., as we explore these fascinating plants, just in time for the holidays! 

Registration requested but not required.

Sponsored by the Friends of Dracut Library
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