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Frolic among the sunflowers
Sunflower Festival at Gull Meadow Farms

If you need a little color in your life, then plan to frolic among the flowers at the Sunflower Festival at Gull Meadow Farms, in Richland.

Festival hours are 2–6 p.m. July 31 and Aug. 7 and 14 and 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Aug. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16.

The farm offers five acres of sunflowers, including some that are bigger than your head. Admission to the festival is $13 and includes family activity areas, a petting farm, a wagon ride out to the sunflower patch, and one sunflower to cut and take home.

For tickets or more information, including any schedule changes, visit or call 629-4214.