During last weekend's Lemon Lily Festival, a lemon lily bloomed along Strawberry Creek. Photo: Catherine Allen

Bryan Tallent, co-owner of the Spruce Moose, answers questions from the many visitors to the Lemon Lily Festival at one of the information booths set up at the Village Centre. Photo: Cid Castillo

More than 1,800 raffle tickets were sold for the coveted Lemon Lily quilt (in the background), made by Annamarie Padula of Pine Cove. The winning ticket belonged to Marcel Pariseau, from Los Angeles County, who surprisingly was also the 2010 Lemon Lily Quilt winner. His ticket was drawn by Jessica Madison (left), a visitor from San Bernardino. Photo: Cid Castillo

Lemon Lily Festival volunteers Ted Cummings and Peggy Parker discuss the various activities taking place during the festival. Photo: Cid Castillo

Members of Local Color sing Marilyn O’Connor’s “Lemon Lily ... I Love You” at the Nature Center. Photo by Sally Hedberg

Children pan for gold at Pioneer Town. Photo: Sally Hedberg

The Lemon Lily Festival drew record crowds at the Nature Center on Saturday. Photo: Sally Hedberg