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“A Building With A…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
In 1974, roughly two years before the founding of the CAC, the artist Gordon… more

Closing Celebration…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
The New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice and the New Orleans People's… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Sep 30, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

First Annual…

Sep 30 - Oct 4, 2016
Come out and learn the role the Black Panther Party played in the recovery of… more

FREEMAN'S OWN: A…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
As a follow-up to the panel discussion and book signing with editor John… more

Historic New Orleans…

Sep 30, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

House of Blues…

Sep 30 - Dec 30, 2016
Every Friday join us in the Voodoo Garden for live music, beer and drink… more

Music Box Village…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
On Friday, September 30th and Saturday, October 1st, 2016, New Orleans Airlift… more

New Orleans Funk Band…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
NOISEWATER is a New Orleans funk rock band comprised of musicians from a… more

Pippin

Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016
In the carnival circus of Charlemagne’s crusades, the young prince Pippin… more

Scales & Ales

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Soak up the sights and sounds at the 7th annual Scales & Ales event … more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

The Franchise

Sep 30 - Dec 30, 2016
The best of the cream of the crop. A showcase of the heavyweights. The… more

The Lipstick: FLOCK

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2016
Premiering at the CAC, The Lipstick is a provocative dance performance… more

Ultimate Lindy Hop…

Sep 30 - Oct 3, 2016
Come experience the wonders of our magical traditional jazz, blues, and swing… more

28th Annual Car Show

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Join us for The 28th Annual Car Show, put on by the St. Bernard Antique Auto… more

Art for "Arf's" Sake

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Art for Arf's Sakes" will be held at the NO Fleas Market,  during… more

Art for Arts Sake…

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Art for Art's Sake is an annual arts walk event in the downtown arts district.… more

Art for Arts' Sake

Oct 1 - 1, 2016
Created by the Contemporary Arts Center in 1980, this annual rite of fall has… more

Backyard Grooves

Oct 01, 2016 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

“A Building With A…

Sep 30 - 30, 2016
In 1974, roughly two years before the founding of the CAC, the artist Gordon… more

RHYTHM OF THE RIVERS

 

RHYTHM OF THE RIVERS

  The Garden Club of America Annual Meeting, Flower Show & Boutique In New Orleans this May

 

Thursday, May 8  11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday, May 9   8:00 a.m. - noon

Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Two Poydras Street

Free and open to the public

 

 Garden Clubs from across the southern United States will display beautiful floral displays at a flower show hosted by member clubs of the Garden Club of America, presented as part of the organization's 101st Annual Meeting this May in New Orleans.

 

The "Rhythm of the Rivers" Flower Show will be held at the Hilton Riverside at Two Poydras Street on Thursday, May 8 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Friday, May 9 from  8:00 a.m. - noon.

 

Over 30 vendors will be on hand in the Lagniappe Boutique to sell art, clothing, jewelry and items for both men and women.  The boutique is open from May 6 - 10 during select hours.

 

Silk Scarf Fundraising Effort

 

The Host Committee is selling a beautiful commemorative scarf designed by the Worth Collection. The scarf echoes the meeting's theme, "Rhythm of the Rivers" and features streams of aqua and green, dotted with blue irises and taupe cattails flowing through the scarf, depicting the rivers, flora and wetlands of this area. Tiny white fleur-de-lis, the iconic symbol of New Orleans, grace one panel while a rolled edge of citron green adds pop to the beautiful watercolor design. The 12" x 72" oblong silk chiffon scarf sells for $100 and may be purchased at C Collection, 8141 Maple Street, New Orleans, LA 70118, (504) 861-5002.  It will also be on sale at the Lagniappe Boutique during the annual meeting. Proceeds from Boutique and Scarf sales will go to offset the expenses for the meeting.

 

About the 101st Annual Meeting

Over 650 delegates from member clubs of the Garden Clubs of America will be in attendance.  The New Orleans meeting is co-chaired by Barbara Bush of the New Orleans Town Gardeners and Julie George of the Garden Study Club.  Twenty clubs from the region - LA, ARK, MS, TX AND TN - are co-hosting this year's event.

 

The mission of The Garden Club of America is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening; to share the advantage of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence and publications; and to restore, improve and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.  www.gcamerica.org