Dillard High School art students will be exhibiting 10 works of art during Bonnet House’s 7th Annual Orchid, Garden & Gourmet Food Festival. The exhibition is titled NatureScapes @ Bonnet House–thirty-five acres with five ecosystems, numerous plants, a variety of orchids, and many beautiful objects provided inspiration for this exhibition. The works will create a visual scrapbook of the diversity of Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. The Exhibit will be on display in the newly renovated Island Theater December 7, 2013 – January 5, 2014 with a reception on Sunday, December 8 at 2pm.
In addition to the unique collection of art, exotic orchids and plants sold by over 40 local vendors, the two-day event will feature gourmet food trucks, libations, orchid care lectures, cooking and gardening demonstrations, a silent auction display, live music and a farmer’s market.
The event will take place Saturday and Sunday, December 7th and 8th from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The entry fee is $10 for members and $12 for non-members for the fair and grounds and an additional fee of $8 for the self-guided tour through the house. Tickets are available online at www.bonnethouse.org or by calling (954) 703-2614.
Orchid and Exotic Plants – Featuring over 40 vendors including tropicals, fruit trees, bamboo, butterfly garden plants and much more.
Orchid Displays & Silent Auction – Various orchid displays created by the participating vendors will be available for auction.
Gourmet Food Trucks – Food trucks throughout the property offering edible bites.
Dillard High School Art Exhibit- NatureScapes @ Bonnet House. Beautiful works of art inspired by the Bonnet House Estate will be on display in the newly renovated Island Theater. Reception scheduled for Sunday, December 8 at 2pm. Exhibition will run Saturday, December 7, 2013– Sunday, January 5, 2014.
Orchid Supplies – Vendors to provide all you need to plant and grow orchids.
Wine, Beer, Mimosa’s & Bloody Mary’s– Enjoy an invigorating mixture as you wander through the garden.
Garden Art – Attractive and unusual orchid and/or garden related items from several vendors.
Lectures – Educational lectures by Home Depot on caring for your garden and how-to demonstrations by Whole Foods Market on preparing healthy meals for the entire family.
Marando Farms Green Market – Herbs, organic fruit and vegetables and helpful tips on gardening will be available.
Self-guided Tours of the House and Grounds – Stroll through the grounds and house at your leisure and experience the charm and beauty of the Bonnet House estate.
Rest Areas – Where you can sit and relax in the shade.
The Bonnet House Museum Shop – Near the main house, offers a unique choice of interesting books, jewelry and array of gift items.
Lots of Free parking – The entrance to the parking lot is on N. Birch Road off of Sunrise Blvd. between A1A and the Intracoastal Waterway.