Grace Gray, left, hands a bundle of freshly-picked lavender to her son, Jackson 2, being held by his father, Michael Gray, all of Silverdale, on Saturday as part of Washington Lavender Farm’s early kickoff to this weekend’s Sequim Lavender Festival. The farm, which includes the George Washington Inn at 965 Finn Hall Road east of Port Angeles, extended its festival to 10 days to accommodate those deterred by large crowds during the official festival, which begins Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Grace Gray, left, hands a bundle of freshly-picked lavender to her son, Jackson 2, being held by his father, Michael Gray, all of Silverdale, on Saturday as part of Washington Lavender Farm’s early kickoff to this weekend’s Sequim Lavender Festival. The farm, which includes the George Washington Inn at 965 Finn Hall Road east of Port Angeles, extended its festival to 10 days to accommodate those deterred by large crowds during the official festival, which begins Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

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PORT ANGELES — Visitors from across the region are visiting Washington Lavender Farm at 965 Finn Hall Road east of Port Angeles for its early kickoff to this weekend’s Sequim Lavender Festival.

Trang Quang of Everett takes a cellphone photo during a visit Saturday to Washington Lavender Farm at 965 finn Hall Road east of Port Angeles. The farm is celebrating its own 10-day Lavender Festival, timed to coincide with this weekend’s much larger Sequim Lavender Festival. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Trang Quang of Everett takes a cellphone photo during a visit Saturday to Washington Lavender Farm at 965 finn Hall Road east of Port Angeles. The farm is celebrating its own 10-day Lavender Festival, timed to coincide with this weekend’s much larger Sequim Lavender Festival. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Washington Lavender Farm volunteer Ruth Berneking, 14, weaves a wand from stalks of lavender Saturday during the first weekend of the farm’s 10-day Lavender Festival. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Washington Lavender Farm volunteer Ruth Berneking, 14, weaves a wand from stalks of lavender Saturday during the first weekend of the farm’s 10-day Lavender Festival. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

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