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lavender Festival in Ojai this weekend

Hershey Bomar | Jul 8, 200410:23 PM

My g.f. often complains we don't do anything she wants. But this Sunday we are going to Ojai for the lavender festival--sounds very exciting, for her.

I usually tire of Ojai in less then an afternoon but with the lavender element I'm hoping to make it an extra hour. Ojai creates a fatigue I only feel at Lord & Taylor’s, my grandmothers and Santa Barbara. I get so tired I even lose my appetite. Too much quiet and old people I guess.

I may not be excited to be going but if it sounds good to you check out

They're also having this fun lavender themed dinner; it's sold out however--maybe next year.

Saturday, July 10 - Gala Lavender Dinner

Four-course dinner featuring lavender in all its delicious glory.

Starter Course: Fresh Lavender Focaccia with Assorted Cheeses

First Course: Lavender-infused Pears with Baby Arugula Salad garnished with Glazed Almonds

Second Course: Stuffed Chicken Breast with Blackberries and Figs brushed with Honey-Lavender Glaze accompanied by Wild Rice Pilaf and Roasted Asparagus

Dessert Course: Lavender Cheesecake with Amaretto Crust and

Fresh Bing Cherries

Finale: Lavender Chocolate Truffles

Paired wines served throughout.

The Lavender Inn, 210 E. Matilija St., 6:00pm

$65/person or $125/couple, all inclusive

To reserve, please call 805-646-6635

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