Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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From left are Janet Webb, Mary Tomlinson and Helen Huddleston. The Thomasville Garden Club Standard Flower Show will be Friday and Saturday. (Special photo)
THOMASVILLE — Members of the Thomasville Garden Club, Inc. will host the 93rd annual Standard Flower Show Friday and Saturday. The event will take place during the Rose Show Festival weekend at the Thomasville Garden Center, located at 1002 S. Broad St.
The theme for this year’s show is “Centenniel Celebrations,” and commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Thomasville Garden Club.
Events include a Luncheon and Fashion Show, which will take place Friday at 1 p.m. on the grounds of the Garden Center. A ribbon cutting to open the show will follow at 2 p.m. Raymond Hughs, formerly of the Metropolitan Opera, will offer a piano concert during the opening hours of the show.
A new children’s event is set for Saturday morning, from 10 a.m. until noon. Children ages 5-10 are invited to the garden center patio area for a series of activities on butterflies and butterfly gardening.
The Standard Flower Show will be Friday from 2-5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Luncheon and fashion show tickets are $15. The show is free with donations suggested.
For tickets and more information, call the Thomasville Visitor’s Center at 228-7977 or toll free 1-877-577-3600. During the event, the Flower Show telephone is 225-5291.