PLEASANTON -- Roses will be the center of attention Saturday at the 73rd Annual Pleasanton Rose Show.

The show will be held at the Pleasanton Senior Center and is open to anyone who wishes to enter their homegrown roses. Exhibitors can register between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Saturday. Judging will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The awards ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. Public viewing will be from 2 to 5 p.m.

The Pleasanton Rose Show started in the 1930s when banker Harry Harding used to give his customers roses, and the customers returned the favor. The show is sponsored by the The senior center is at 5353 Sunol Blvd.

For more information, visit www.ThePleasantonRoseShow.com or call 925-251-1111.

Contact Jeremy Thomas at 925-847-2184. Follow him at Twitter.com/jet_bang.



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