The Semmes Camellia Festival, first begun in 1949, was revived in 2013, And among the many visitors and participants that year were: Lib Dodd, who, with her husband, Tom Dodd, was a pioneer in the Semmes nursery business; Sarah Wilson of Semmes; 2013-2014 Camellia Maids Paige Warren and Mila Dixon; Walter Creighton, past president of Camellia Club of Mobile and Alice Creighton, holding a photo of the "Alice Creighton" bloom that Walter Creighton developed a few years ago and named for her.
Semmes Camellia Festival 2015 is Saturday, January 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Semmes Public Library, 9150 Moffett Road.
For more information, call Chair Jeanette Byrd, 649-1647.
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