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Garden Week Schedule of Events

Feb

23


Monday, March 12, 2012 – 6 to 8 p.m. Petals to Paint Opening Night Reception.

Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in our historic gardens while viewing floral interpretations of The Cummer’s art collection by local designers in our galleries.  Floral Designers: Susan Doherty, Floriade Florist, Bill Gardner, Liz Stewart, Becky Wachholz and Irene Woodworth. This event is complimentary to our Ponce de León Society members.
Member: $65.00
Non-member: $70.00

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 – 11 a.m.  Speaker James Farmer.
James Farmer’s greatest aspiration is to combine his farm education and academic education with his love for cooking and entertaining.
Member: $65.00
Non-member: $70.00

Tuesday – 6:30 p.m. Speaker Justin Martin.
Author of Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted, will speak on Olmsted’s historical influences throughout our nation.  This lecture is complimentary to the community.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 – 9.30 a.m. Speaker Charles Birnbaum.
The Founder and President of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Charles Birnbaum will speak  on cultural landscape stewardship and preservation highlighting connections to Cummer architectural design.
Member: $45.00
Non-member: $50.00

Thursday, March 15, 2012 – 11 a.m. Fashion in Bloom.
Fashion show by Etcetera. Fashion Show and Luncheon.
Member: $65.00
Non-member: $70

Friday, March 16, 2012 – 7 to 9 p.m. Garden Concert featuring the Noel Freidline Quintet.
Doors open at 6 p.m.  Guests may bring blankets, chairs, food and alcoholic beverages.
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $25.00

Saturday, March 17, 2012 — Saturday classes and Museum Community Day
Free to the community from noon to 4 p.m.  Enjoy the beauty of The Cummer Gardens on a spring afternoon featuring live music and studio activities.

Saturday Classes – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Reservations Required.  Supplies included.
Saturday Classes March 17, 2012 Member Non-Member
Cyanotype Prints 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $20.00 $25.00
Papermaking 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $20.00 $25.00
Biology of Beekeeping 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $10.00 $15.00
Garden Painting/      Art Adventures
Ages 6 through 12
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $10.00 $15.00

In addition to our wonderful speakers, luncheons and fashion show, we will have baked goods available from Mrs. Cummer’s Tea Table, daily demonstrations, Master Gardner Tours, and lovely garden items for sale in our Impressionism Exhibition Museum Store.

For reservations or more information, please call Kim Pomar at (904) 899-6038.

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