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  • Founders Weekend Bloedel Reserve: October 17, 2014

Author Topic: 10-17 thru 10-20-14 Founders Weekend at Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Is. WA  (Read 826 times)

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FALL – FOUNDER’S WEEKEND

All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Bloedel Reserve

Just what is that tree by the Gate House? How long does it take to rake the Rock Garden? Who designed the Visitor’s Center? What was Prentice Bloedel trying to accomplish at the Reserve? And how will the Reserve interpret his vision for the future? All of these questions and more will be answered at the Reserve’s Founder’s Weekend. Come celebrate our 25th anniversary at a weekend full of lectures and tours.

Reduced admission! Just $7 (Saturday & Sunday only).

Thursday, October 17:

7:00 p.m.: Feathered Architects: The Fascinating World of Bird Nests with Idie Ulsh. This slide-show presentation will explore how birds construct their nests.
Register in advance at BrownPaperTickets.com. Cost: $10/member, $12/non-member.

Friday, October 18:

11:00 a.m.: Walking Tour – Founders’ and Native Tree I.D. Walk led by staff Horticulturalist Darren Strenge.
Limited to 15 participants. Register in advance at BrownPaperTickets.com.

Saturday, October 19:

11:00 a.m.: Walking Tour – Plant I.D. Walk led by staff Horticulturalist Jim Allen.
Limited to 15 participants. Register in advance at BrownPaperTickets.com.
11:30 a.m.: Presentation – Developing the Grounds with founding Director Dick Brown.
Included with admission.
1:00 p.m.: Presentation – Bloedel Reserve: Looking Ahead with Ed Moydell, Executive Director.
Included with admission.
2:30 p.m.: Presentation – Highlights of the Japanese Garden & Restoration with Japanese Garden Horticulturist Bob Braid.
Included with admission.

Sunday, October 20:

11:00 a.m.: Walking Tour – Founders’ Plant I.D. Walk led by staff Horticulturalist Andy Moss.
Limited to 15 participants. Register in advance at BrownPaperTickets.com.
12:30 p.m.: Presentation – Bloedel Reserve: Looking Ahead with Ed Moydell, Executive Director.
Included with admission.
2:00 p.m.: Presentation – Architecture of Bloedel Reserve with Bob Jakubik.
Included with admission.
5:00 p.m.: Keynote Event – The Healing Power of Nature with Sally Schauman.
See details and ticket information.

Details:

Reduced admission on Saturday and Sunday. $7 for adults (regularly $13), seniors and military (regularly $9). $5 for students with ID. Free for children 12 years and younger.

Thursday and Sunday night lectures are a ticketed events. Pre-registration required. Cost: $10/members, $12/non-members. Register at BrownPaperTickets.com. Search “Bloedel Reserve.”