Comin’ up roses

Admire roses, or want to learn how to grow them successfully? Then head down to Leif Erikson Rose Garden on Saturday.

The Lake Superior Rose Society has scheduled RoseFest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes guided tours of the garden, mini-classes and demonstrations geared toward helping the beginner grow roses in northern Minnesota’s challenging climate.

The society scheduled RoseFest in conjunction with its annual Rose Show, open to the public at Valentini’s Vicino Lago restaurant, 1400 London Road, from noon to 3:30 p.m.

Anyone can enter roses in the Rose Show from 6:30-9:30 p.m.; novice categories are beginner-friendly, and vases are provided.