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Hundreds stop and smell the roses for annual Art and Roses Festival

Posted: 8:55 PM, Jun 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-02 22:55:26-04

BOISE, Idaho — Hundreds of people made time to stop and smell the roses Sunday at the 29th annual Art and Roses Festival.

The event benefits the memorial rose garden at Julia Davis Park while allowing people ot check out creations from some of the best artists in the Treasure Valley.

More than 60 vendors showcased original artwork around the park, and Sunday's weather worked out perfectly.

"This is our first show of the year and it gives us the ability to get out here, the weather is absolutely amazing and we really and we love to interact with people," Melodee Sather with Way Up Clay Pottery said. "We like to visit with people and share our artwork and the people of Idaho are amazing!"

Art and Roses also gives the Idaho Rose Society a chance to interact with the community and teach people about the beautiful blooms.