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
This event is SOLD OUT. Please call Merri Sears at
(402) 346-4002, ext. 201 for more information
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.
1:50 p.m. |Antique Academy: "Tall and Handsome in the Garden"
This lively and educational 20-minute lecture with Beau Kimball from
Kimball & Bean Garden Antiques is free with admission to the Antique &
3:50 p.m. |Antique Academy: "Collecting With Passion"
This lively and educational 20-minute lecture with Tom Fortner from
Thomas M. Fortner Antiques is free with admission to the Antique & Garden
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
1:50 p.m. |Antique Academy: "Antique Jewelry: From Downton to Gatsby"
This lively and educational 20-minute lecture with Borsheims Fine Jewelry
& Gifts is free with admission to the Antique & Garden Show.
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.
3:50 p.m. |Antique Academy: "Decorative English Tableware"
This lively and educational 20-minute lecture with Katherine Griffith
from Katherine Walker Griffith Antiques is free with admission to the Antique
& Garden Show.
Sunday, September 21, 2014 | Show open 11
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Mimosa Sunday
Free with paid show admission.
Garden Members attend free of charge.
Enjoy a complimentary champagne cocktail while shopping the show. While
11 a.m. to
3 p.m. | What's It Worth? Appraisal Clinic
Jackson's International Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art and Antiques
session with paid show admission. Reservations encouraged.
Have 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
Members $15 per person; Non-Members $30 per person including show
admission. Reservations encouraged.
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.
1:50 p.m. |Antique Academy: "Everything You Need to Know About Antiques in 15
This lively and educational 20-minute lecture with Trace Mayer from Trace
Mayer Antiques is free with admission to the Antique & Garden Show.
2 p.m. | Garden Walking Tour
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.
3:50 p.m. |Antique Academy: "Protecting Your Investment- Caring For Antiques"
This lively and educational 20-minute lecture with Robert Morrissey from
Robert Morrissey Antiques & Fine Art is free with admission to the Antique
& Garden Show.
additional information, contact Lori at 402-346-4002, ext. 211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.