Three Great Programs in June
Garden Walk with Town and Country Gardeners
This year’s Garden Walk will take place on Saturday, June 11 from 1-4 pm. Advance tickets are available for purchase for $17 before the event at: Step Back in Time, Kimpling Ace Hardware, LeFleur, and here. Tickets on the day of the event are $20 and can be purchased at the Historical Society’s office on the square between 12:30 and 3:00. This year’s Garden Walk features the following gardens:
- 910 Eldridge Street
- 607 Avon Circle
- 1009 Dallas Road
- 201 Whistling Strait
- 22223 Grosenbach Road
Story vs. History – Thursday, June 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Bestselling historical romance author Kate Bateman is also an antiques appraiser with her own auction house in the UK. Join Kate for ‘Story vs History’ – a fast, fun delve into the similarities and differences between her two careers, and discover the answers to questions like ‘Why do humans need stories?’ ‘How does the ‘provenance’ behind a work of art add value?’ and ‘How do authors use real historical facts to add excitement and adventure to their books?’ This unique program is open to all for a suggested donation of $5 per person.
Antiques and Appraisals: What’s it Worth? – Saturday, June 18
from 10am – 2pm
Author and appraiser Kate Bateman will return to the Historical Society for an antiques roadshow-style event on Saturday, June
18. You bring in your antique treasures, Kate will talk with you about your item and provide an appraisal estimate. This is an open-house type event; come anytime between 10:00 and 2:00 for your chance to meet with Kate. Yes, Kate will talk about the items so that others in the room can hear her descriptions and stories. This program’s fees are: $10 for the first item you bring in, $20 for up to 3 items.
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