Thursday, September 18, 2014
6 to 9
p.m. | Preview Party
person. Reservations required.
the excitement of opening night while enjoying cocktails & hors d'oeuvres
served amid breathtaking gardens and magnificent antiques, and be among the
first to shop the show.
Friday, September 19, 2014 | Show open 10 a.m.
All Day |
Designer Day - All designers receive free show admission by presenting their
10:30 to 11:15 a.m. | Shop
the Show with Mary McDonald
$30 per person includes show admission all three days.
Shop the Show
is an informal, intimate tour with Mary McDonald. It is a special opportunity
to take a "design eye" into the booths, and hear different perspectives on the
many ways some of the fabulous antiques may be used in the home. The tour is a
highlight of the show for many shoppers.
to 1 p.m. | Luncheon and Lecture featuring Mary McDonald
reservation, $125 per patron reservation. Reservations required.
reservation includes a potted plant in a custom terracotta mug. Does NOT
include preferred seating. Mary will sign copies of her books immediately
following the lecture.
McDonald, author of "Interiors: The Allure of Style" and one of the stars
of Bravo TV's Million Dollar Decorators & Property Envy is one of the most
admired, highly published and sought after tastemakers in America. Her licensed
product lines include an acclaimed fabric collection for F. Schumacher &
Company, lighting for Robert Abbey, rugs for Patterson, Flynn and Martin, and
furniture for Chaddock Home.
Saturday, September 20, 2014 | Show open 9
to noon | Lecture featuring The Right Honorable Lady Fiona Carnarvon
reservation, $75 per preferred seating reservation. Reservations required. A
limited number of preferred seats are available. Please make your reservation
in a timely manner to ensure your preference. Your receipt is not a guarantee
of preferred seating. Lecture only. Book signing with Lady Carnarvon following
Meet the real
Mistress of the hit PBS television series "Downton Abbey." Lady Carnarvon will
take us through the history of Highclere Castle where "Downton Abbey" is
filmed, and share fascinating stories from diaries, letters and photos kept
3 to 5
p.m. |Take Tea with Lady Carnarvon
$200 ticket -Reservations required. Space is limited for this exclusive opportunity.
Carnarvon for an intimate tea party where she will share secrets and fun facts
not otherwise publicized. Reservations include show admission all three days, a
copy of each of Lady Carnarvon's books, and new & interesting details about
life in the castle.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 | Show open 11
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Mimosa
Free with paid show admission. Garden Members attend free of charge.
Enjoy a complimentary champagne cocktail while
shopping the show. While supplies last.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | What's It Worth? Appraisal Clinic
by Jackson's International Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art and
per session with paid show admission. Reservations encouraged.
one to three items appraised during a five-minute verbal session. Large items
can be examined by photograph.
11:30 a.m. | Cooking Demonstration with the Institute for the Culinary Arts at
Metropolitan Community College.
Members $15 per person; Non-Members $30 per person
including show admission. Reservations
Chef Brian O'Malley and his team from
the Institute for the Culinary Arts at Metropolitan Community College will
present a cooking demonstration and provide tips on how to prepare a light
Sunday brunch. Be prepared to sample his handiwork. This event is dedicated to
the memory of Suzanne Scott, an avid chef and tireless community supporter.
2 p.m. | Garden
A docent will lead visitors on an informational
walking tour of Lauritzen Gardens' 100-acre property. Free with paid show
admission. Tours will gather near the event tent.
additional information, contact Chantel at 402-346-4002, ext. 211 or email@example.com