National Cathedral Flower Mart this Friday and Saturday
The first Flower Mart, held in 1939, was a handful of booths with
jaunty green and white striped awnings lining the Pilgrim steps. It is
said that Mrs. Woodrow Wilson was in one of those booths selling fruits
and vegetables. Since then, eight "First Ladies" have opened or attended Flower Mart. I
Admission is free and guests will enjoy music, dance, rides and games, vendors and flower booths selling a wide variety of herbs, annuals
and Proceeds benefit the gardens and grounds of Washington National Cathedral.