In commemoration of local resident J. Sterling Morton who established the holiday, the city offers free trees, a garden show and various demonstrations along with a parade, chili cooking competition, craft shows and numerous educational activities during the last weekend in April. The family fun event also offers a number of games and activities. Musical guests provide live entertainment and carriage rides give spectators the chance to tour the community.

For two weekends in May, the Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch travels back in time to the days medieval England for this entertaining event that offers everything from historical craft demonstrations and battling knights to court jesters and games. Learn how to wield a sword, hear traditional Celtic music, enjoy a variety of live shows and feast on food fit for a king.

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