Jim Ballowe, Professor Emeritus, Bradley University, and author,
Christmas in Illinois
Rita Hassert, Library Administrator, Sterling Morton Library
From mistletoe to "The Holly and the Ivy" Christmas traditions are steeped in botanical folklore. How old is the Christmas tree and just what is a yule log? Here is your chance to learn the history of these and many other winter plants. Join us for a festive look at the plants that make the season bright.