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Attend the 2017 Fairhope Elderberry Festival!

July 14, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

2017 Fairhope Elderberry FestivalThe Fairhope Museum of History is hosting the 9th annual Fairhope Elderberry Festival Saturday, August 12, 2017. Fans of the humble yet delicious elderberry will enjoy demonstrations, tastings, a pie-eating contest, music and more!

Elderberries. They may not get much press but the elderberry fruit is a pretty amazing thing. Did you know that the elderberry has five times more antioxidants than the blueberry? It’s true. Elderberries are also said to be effective in calming a cough. Test indicate that elderberries can even promote bone health, eliminate excess cholesterol, and reduce wrinkles.

Another positive effect of elderberries, perhaps the most exciting one, is the annual Fairhope Elderberry Festival.

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