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Some events are subject to change and availability. Please call ahead to confirm details and interest 252.473.3234.

Mosaic Planting I

Apr 26 - Apr 26 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

10am-Noon

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

Limited to 6 participants.

Mosaic gardening/planting is the method of creating a precise planting scheme to achieve a specific shape. The Elizabethan Gardens will be offering advanced workshops that will involve laying out the intricate design of summer annuals at our main garden entrance. These will be limited to six per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Mosaic Planting I

Apr 27 - Apr 27 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

10am-Noon

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

Limited to 6 participants.

Mosaic gardening/planting is the method of creating a precise planting scheme to achieve a specific shape. The Elizabethan Gardens will be offering advanced workshops that will involve laying out the intricate design of summer annuals at our main garden entrance. These will be limited to six per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Block Planting

Apr 28 - Apr 28 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Facebook Block

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members. Limited to 6 participants. Block planting, like its cousin Mosaic planting, is a method of garden design that is precise in its layout. Unlike Mosaic planting schemes which create shapes of different colors, block planting’s end goal is to create a solid, full look. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens for this discussion and hands on workshop in garden design, Limited to 6 per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Mosaic Planting II

Apr 28 - Apr 28 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

Limited to 6 participants.

Mosaic gardening/planting is the method of creating a precise planting scheme to achieve a specific shape. The Elizabethan Gardens will be offering two advanced workshops that will involve laying out the intricate design of summer annuals in the courtyard. These will be limited to six per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Block Planting

Apr 29 - Apr 29 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Facebook Block

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members. Limited to 6 participants. Block planting, like its cousin Mosaic planting, is a method of garden design that is precise in its layout. Unlike Mosaic planting schemes which create shapes of different colors, block planting’s end goal is to create a solid, full look. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens for this discussion and hands on workshop in garden design, Limited to 6 per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Mosaic Planting II

Apr 29 - Apr 29 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

$15 for members. $30 for not-yet members.

Limited to 6 participants.

Mosaic gardening/planting is the method of creating a precise planting scheme to achieve a specific shape. The Elizabethan Gardens will be offering two advanced workshops that will involve laying out the intricate design of summer annuals in the courtyard. These will be limited to six per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Teatime with Author Kristy Harvey

Apr 30 - Apr 30 2017, 2:00 PM TO 4:00 PM

$40 Members. $45 for not-yet members. Limited to 100 persons.

Join us for a Sunday afternoon tea to meet upcoming Eastern North Carolina author Kristy Woodson Harvey. A passionate seeker of beauty, Harvey’s books, blogs and captivating fiction will inspire you too. Her use of Eastern NC as backdrops in her writing makes her a regional favorite! Savor each sip, melt on each morsel as you enjoy meeting Kristy to learn about her latest book “Slightly South of Simple.” For teatime, Odom hall will be adorned with plants from the greenhouse and tea will be served with the style and elegance. Price includes admission, book and refreshments.

Teatime Tickets

Hosted by Patsy Zoll, Sarah Johns, Becky Evans, Gail Reynolds, 

Barbara St. Amand, Nancy Harvey, Kathy Horne and Betty Kellog.

limited to 100 persons – ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED

 

Derby Party

May 6 - May 6 2017, 4:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

A multi group event with Dare Education Foundation and Beach Food Pantry.KY-derby-party

DERBY PARTY tickets

4:00- 8:00 p.m. – Kentucky Derby Party

  • Individual General Admission $80
  • VIP Ticket (per person) $125 (doors open at 3pm for VIPs)
  • Tables of 8 persons $1,000

Proceeds benefit The Elizabethan Gardens, Beach Food Pantry, Dare Education Foundation

The classic event of the genteel south comes to The Elizabethan Gardens. Dress in style and enjoy the revels and embellishments of the race at this fundraising extravaganza that benefits three Outer Bank non-profits: The Elizabethan Gardens, Beach Food Pantry and Dare Education Foundation. Sponsored by Outer Banks Blue Realty. Expect a traditional southern affair with mint juleps, live and silent auctions, sumptuous derby pie, a hat contests and an assortment of live music, games and entertainment as you enjoy the beautiful gardens and anticipate the big race to be broadcast live. For tickets, call 252-473-3234.

The event will take place on the Great Lawn (doors open at 3pm for VIP and Corporate ticketholders).

Food stations by caterers Lone Cedar Café, Café Lachine and the Salt Box will be set up on the lawn for a buffet-style sit-down dinner. Menu isn’t set yet, but there will definitely by classic Mint Juleps and Kentucky Bourbon Cakes to enoy!

Before the big race, attendees can also enjoy:

  • Silent auction
  • Fashionable hat auction with hats “fashionably” styled by local businesses (the hat designers bringing in the highest bid will win a floating trophy and be automatically welcomed as VIP guests at the 2018 derby)
  • A Derby Hat Contest for party attendees (categories include Most Creative, Most Colorful and Best Overall),
  • Keepsake Photo Booth with hats and accessories.

A live auction and award ceremony to announce the winners of these contest will be held before the big race.

AND OF COURSE, THE’RE’S THE DERBY RACE, streamed live on large screens.

Place bet’s on the winning stallion with our derby “Horse Bucks.” Winners will receive a variety of prizes based on their luck in the race.

Our first annual Kentucky Derby Party – sponsored by Outer Banks Blue Realty –will raise funds for three great local organizations: the Dare Education Foundation, the Beach Food Pantry and The Elizabethan Gardens.

TIMELINE
3:00 p.m. – VIP Guests Arrive, Photo Booth Open

4:00 p.m. – General Admission Guests Arrive

5:30 p.m. – Official Welcome, My Old Kentucky, Bugle Player,  Chair Welcome, Committee Recognition

5:30 p.m. – Live Auction Begins

6:00 p.m. – 1st Set of Silent Auction Tables Close, Close out Horse Bucks- Horse Racing

6:15 p.m. – 2nd Set of Silent Auction Tables Close

6:30 p.m. – 3rd Set of Silent Auction Tables Close

6:30 p.m. – Final Words/ Derby Race

8:00 p.m. – Conclusion of the Event

Sponsorships Available

Can’t attend but still want to support these organizations? Consider a donation. Use the link below:

Container Gardening

May 7 - May 7 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

$25 for members. $40 for not-yet members. Limited to 8 participants. Creating a container garden allows for easier control of the soil, light, water, and fertilizer. Join us at the Elizabethan Garden’s Greenhouse for this interesting and inspiring workshop where our Greenhouse Manager walks you through the steps of creating your own container garden. Limited to 8. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Mother’s Day Sale 2017

May 13 - May 13 2017, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

A two-day sale just for moms and those looking to celebrate mothers. Guests and members enjoy a 10% discount on all plants. Members enjoy a 20% discount –just in time for spring yard work. This sale will feature colorful summer annuals, gorgeous hanging baskets and plants. Additionally, the Gift Shoppe will feature fabulous gifts for Mom. For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

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