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ABC Announces Grand Opening Celebration Plans.
Saturday, October 16, 1999, has been selected as the American Botanical Council's Grand Opening. ABC extends an invitation to all supporters to visit and tour the recently renovated Case Mill Homestead. ABC's new home and extensive herb gardens are being readied for formal introduction to the public. This celebration honors the culmination of the first 10 years of activity and the completion of Phase I and the new home of the Herbal Education and Research Center

The family-oriented event will take place at 6200 Manor Road in Austin, Texas from 1-6 p.m. There will be well-known personalities speaking on botanical lifestyles, a live music stage featuring Austin musicians, an exhibit tent with local merchants showcasing their products and services, a food tent serving fresh herb-seasoned foods from some of Austin's finest restaurants, and a children's area with game s and educational activities. The celebration will include entertainment and sharing of herbal knowledge for everyone attending. Events will include presentations and demonstrations on subjects from fresh herbs and herbal products to therapeutic massage and face painting.

For a free invitation, for directions to Case Mill, or for more specific information about contributing to the event, please contact 512/926-4900, or visit our website at <>.

Article copyright American Botanical Council.


By Nancy Beckham