PLEASE NOTE THESE TWO ST. PATRICK’S DAY EVENTS COMING UP AT THE BOTANICAL CENTER, 2400 S.SCENIC, SPRINGFIELD, MO 65807
SUNDAY, MARCH 11, The second Tablescapes of 2012 is coming up, ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER -‘The Wearin’ of the Green’
On Sunday afternoon, March 11, at 2:00 p.m. Peter Longley, Horticultural Interpreter at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center and Gardens, will be presenting his second 2012 Tablescape cosponsored by Friends of the Garden.
This follows the much appreciated first presentation: ‘Valentine Romance- Dinner for Two’ and will take place in the East Meeting Room of the Botanical Center building. As always, themed light refreshments will accompany the presentation.
Traditional Irish fare with traditional Irish anecdotes—A table setting in green, white, and gold—plus illuminating information on who was St. Patrick and how his saint’s day found itself celebrated around the world.
This series shows the creation of appropriate floral and table decorations for each themed presentation, explains the china, glassware, and silverware used, features a fictitious menu, and each presentation is peppered with anecdotes, tips, and poetic or otherwise appropriate readings.
There is a fee of $ 8.00 per session that includes the light refreshments. To register please call 417 891 1515 as soon as possible as seating is limited. (If possible, secure your reservation by credit card)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, A Botanical Celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, AN IRISH GARDEN GROWS
At 6:30pm on Wednesday, March 14 in the Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield 65807
With Peter Longley, Horticultural Interpreter, Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center and Gardens
Peter shares a beautiful photographic presentation from his days as Estate Manager of Tullamaine Castle in Ireland where he developed some 25 acres of gardens and grounds that he designed and managed from 1966-1977
THIS IS A FREE PROGRAM AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, so spread the word.
Thank you, Peter