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Flower Festival ready to bloom at Grandpa Tiny's Heritage Farm

  Recent rains, humidity, and heat have all made for favorable conditions for the annual Frankenmuth Flower Festival.

  The three-day event is set for Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4, at Grandpa Tiny’s Heritage Farm 7775 Weiss Street, at the corner of M-83.

  Created by Wendy Winkel, operator of the farm, the Flower Fest features over 25 acres of sky-high sunflowers throughout the property. Highlights include the Sunflower Fields and U-Pick, Dinner in the Sunflowers, Sunflower Fun Color Run, Yoga in the Sunflowers, craft vendors and food trucks.

  General admission to the Flower Festival includes access to the flower fields where guests can each pick one sunflower to take home with them. Winkel recommends cutting one that has not bloomed yet, as they will open when placed in a vase of water at home.

  On Saturday, August 3, a pair of Dinner in the Sunflower events are planned and are always a festival highlight. One dinner starts at 5pm (which is sold out), with the second at 7pm. The ticket bearer is entitled to all meal courses, choice of non-alcoholic beverages and two glasses of wine as requested, access to the Flower Festival all day, and one sunflower. ......

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