Beautiful Tables Showcase
The Art of Entertaining
Formal - designed by Sandy Ruffo, "Asian Opulence" Table 18
Whimsical - designed by Gail Gosney and Cory Plantenberg, "Red Hot Barbeque" Table 28
Seasonal/Holiday - designed by Neve Norton, "A Winter's Night Dinner in the Woods" Table 13
Contemporary - designed by Marguerite Wesseler, "Simply Spring" Table 29
Formal - designed by David Colegrove, "To The Manor Born" Table 12
Whimsical - designed by Barbara Bullinger, "The Mystique Behind the Great Wall" Table 26
Seasonal/Holiday - designed by Retta Grisham and Julie Franco, "Elegance Remembered" Table 7
Contemporary - Lea Corvin and Laura Wicklander, "Under the Chandelier" Table 24
Best of Show - Lea Corvin and Laura Wicklander, "Under the Chandelier" Table 24
October 23-26, 2014 10am - 4pm
$7 Member $12 Non-Member
The showcase honors Eulalie Wagner, the former owner and visionary behind Lakewold Gardens, who is duly noted as a consummate gardener and hostess. Her elegant soirees are legendary and this event evokes her gracious spirit while offering the visitor ideas to continue the tradition of entertaining at home.
This kick-off to the holiday season provides a perfect time to visit
Lakewold in its full fall glory and tour the Wagner House and enjoy over 30 beautifully decorated tables.
If you are considering participating in the 2014 showcase, you can view the Decorator Packet for general information on the event. For more information on becoming a participant, please contact Irene Russo at 253.584.4106 ext. 109 or email@example.com.
Please click on links below to view prior showcases.
2013 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2012 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2011 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2010 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2009 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2008 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2007 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2006 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2005 Beautiful Tables Showcase
2004 Beautiful Tables Showcase
By the panel of Judges
Formal - "Autumn Dinner With Friends" - Vicky Shanaman
Whimsical - "Sweet Sixteen" by Wendy Simmons
Seasonal/Holiday - "Winter Shimmer" by Sandy Ruffo
Contemporary -"In the Limelight" by Marilynn Mogg and Marguerite Wesseler
Formal - "Cancel the Fish Course" by David Colegrove
Whimsical - "Women of Valor Book Club Tea" - Valorie Robinson
Seasonal/Holiday - "Christmas Remembered" by Retta Grisham and Julie Franco
Contemporary - "Under the Tuscan Sun" by Irene Russo
1st - "Past the Point of No Return" by Davette Mowers & Christopher Mowers
2nd - "Sweet Sixteen" by Wendy Simmons
3rd - "A Winter Night's Dinner in the Woods" by Neve Norton
1st - "Cancel the Fish Course" by David Colegrove
2nd - "Christmas Remembered" by Retta Grisham and Julie Franco
3rd - "Fabulous Finds" by Nancy Hall
1st -"Past the Point of No Return" by Davette Mowers & Christopher Mowers
2nd -"1974 Holiday Fondue Feast" by Karen Robbins
3rd - "Bird Nest Soup" by Carolyn Braden
The 15th Annual Beautiful Tables Showcase was attended by over 450 visitors. Through our 50% off membership drive, we received 42 new members and 60 renewals.There are many contributors to the showcase including: our supporting sponsors, the contribution of time and professionalism of our judging panel, the talented and dedicated group of table designers, and our devoted showcase volunteers.
Thank you all for another successful showcase.