November 13, 2019 Heirloom Tea
Speaker: Margaret Whitehead, Blithewold Curator
11:30-2:45 Blithewold, Bristol, RI
Members and guests can begin by enjoying an informative display of members’ heirloom and culturally diverse garments on the Breakfast Porch. Margaret Whitehead, Curator of Blithewold’s collections, will then discuss the extensive examples of vintage clothing and apparel maintained by the historic estate; and will offer specific suggestions to attendees on the preservation of heirloom and historically valuable garments. Following Margaret’s presentation, members and guests will enjoy a bountiful afternoon tea in the dining room. Limited Seating cost $35 Checks can be mailed to: Vera Bowen Dolly Dr. Bristol RI 02809
RIFGC Fund Raiser $15 per person Sunday July 14, 2019. Gates open at 3 pm and polo begins at 5. Bring you chairs and tailgate a section is reserved for the Garden Club members.
“On Broadway,” a Standard Placement Flower Show, a floral interpretation of musicals was held at the Portsmouth Free Public Library May 17 and May 18, 2019. Over 120 horticulture plants and specimens and 24 designs were entered by the members of the Portsmouth Garden Club and the NGC.
The RI Federation of Garden Clubs, Inc. will present an NGC Design Specialty Flower Show in conjunction with the Rhode Island Home Show 2018 at the Rhode Island Convention Center from Thursday, April 5, through Sunday, April 8, 2018. The show will consist of forty eight floral designs, educational displays (click here to view) and speakers on a variety of topics. Click here for the list of speakers and schedule of their times to speak.
Join us for this new addition to the RI Home Show!