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Orchid, Garden & Gourmet Food Festival

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Featuring the 6th Annual Orchid and Exotic Plant Sale
December 1 & 2, 2012 – 9:30am – 4:30pm

 Orchids, Exotics, Tropicals, Herbs, Fruit Trees, Garden Art, Gourmet Food Trucks, Libations, Gardening Lectures, Cooking Demos, Kid’s Corner, Orchid Displays and Silent Auction, Live Music, Farmer’s Market and Much More!!

Don’t Wait in Line — Buy Your Tickets in Advance!!
Click here to purchase your tickets

Click here for the Festival Program
(with complete list of vendors and activities schedule)


Cooking Demos (Next to Museum Shop)
12pm Saturday – Sustainable Seafood by Whole Foods Market
12pm Sunday – Kale Smoothies by Whole Foods Market
2pm Saturday and Sunday – Fresh Seasonal Menu by Market 17

Lectures & Planting Demos (Behind Picnic Tables)

10:00am & 3:00pm Saturday & Sunday – “Small Space…High Yield: Planting in Grow Bags”
with Alexis Dorsi of Taskease
11:00am Saturday & Sunday – “Raised Garden Beds: Not just for vegetables any more!”

Sponsored by The Home Depot
1:00pm Saturday & Sunday –
Introduction to Growing Orchids with featured speaker Dr. Martin Motes

Kid’s Entertainment (Near East Gate)
10:30am – 2:30pm Saturday & Sunday – Face Painting & Orchid Collage Making with Annie Garrick
Worm Composting & Seedling Planting with Marando Farms
12:30pm Sunday – Hawaiian Dance Performance by Ohana Arts

Music (On the Veranda)
11:00am & 12:00pm Saturday – Gold Coast Youth Orchestra

Gourmet Food & Libations
Food Trucks (Near the Kid’s Corner and Across from the Museum Gift Shop)
Beer, Wine, Mimosa’s, Margarita’s and Bloody Mary’s (Across from the Museum Gift Shop)
Beer & Wine will also be available at the Bonnet House sales booth

Free Parking and Free Plant Carry-out
Avoid traffic and parking, hop on the Sun Trolley, Water Taxi or Broward County Transit

$10 Members / $12 Non-Members
Children 12 & under are Free
Members are allowed early access Saturday at 9:00am
No Discounts Apply
House will be open for tours at an additional cost.

Click here for a complete list of Vendors and Activites schedule.

Special Thanks To Our Sponsors:
The Home Depot, PL&P Advertising, Waste Management, Whole Foods Market, Broward Orchid Supply, Marando Farms, Market 17, Platinum Tents, C.W. Fischer Electric, Classical South Florida Radio, Around Town Magazine, Ohana Arts, Gold Coast Youth Orchestra, LeClub Condominium

Girl Scouts Workshops at Bonnet House

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Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is offering five art workshops on Saturday, November 9, 2013 & April 5, 2014.  Each workshop will complete the requirements for the activity, and will include all art supplies as well as a tour of the historic house and art collections.  There is ample free parking.

BROWNIE LEVEL: Painting.  Time of Arrival:  9 am—12:30 pm
Brownies should wear, or bring, an “art shirt” because some of the paints will stain.  They will have a short break mid- morning for a snack.

JUNIOR LEVEL: Drawing.  Time of Arrival: 10 am—2:30 pm

CADETTE LEVEL: Book Artist. Time of Arrival: 9:30 am—2:00 pm

SENIOR LEVEL;  Collage.  Time of Arrival:  11:30 am— 3:30 pm

AMBASSADOR LEVEL: Photographer.  Time of arrival:  11:30 am—3:30 pm

FEES:  $14.00 per scout One leader/adult FREE for every 5 scouts      $7.00 Extra adults

For questions or inquiries contact Education Department: Tel: 954-703-2606 or Fax: 954-653-1535.

Email: [email protected]



Family Discount Days at Bonnet House

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Family Fun Days at the Historic Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

1st and 3rd Saturday July through September from 10am – 4pm


Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is offering a day of fun for the entire family this summer with ½ price admission for adults and free admission for children 12 and under.  Families will have the opportunity to tour the historic house museum filled with a delightful collection of art and personal treasures from the Bartlett family as well as explore the nature trails filled with native plants, trees and an occasional monkey or swan all at a discounted rate. The Family Fun Days are scheduled for the first and third Saturday of each month July through September 2012 from 10am – 4pm with the last tour starting at 3:30pm. The specific dates are July 7 & 21, August 4 & 18 and September 1 & 15.

Discounted price breakdown is as follows:

Individuals – $10

Senior Citizens – $9

Children 12 & under – Free

For more information contact Linda Schaller at (954) 703-2606 or [email protected].