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The Arrival of Spring
Click here for the 2015 MayFest recap.
April 29th -May 8th, 2016 10am-4pm
Lakewold’s MayFest is a great time to enjoy the beauty of the gardens in bloom and also enjoy great displays, exhibits and activities in the Wagner House. For more information please call 253-584-4106 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on group tour rates contact Pam Felts at 253.584.4106, x105 or email@example.com.
2015 EVENT SCHEDULE
Lakewold Gardens Historical Display May 1st-10th 10 am-4 pm
Enjoy the beauty of Lakewold’s library and learn about our more than 100 years of history. 2015 is a special year historically for Lakewold as we have the honor of being accepted in the National Historic Registry. The display will give visitors insight into the various stages of the Wagner House and gardens.
The NW Stone Sculptors Association (NWSSA) May 1st-10th 10 am-4pm
We are very excited to announce the participation of the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association to join this year’s celebration and will have their works on display all around Lakewold’s 10 acres of gardens. NWSSA is an association of stone sculptors that was founded in 1984 by Meg Pettibone in Seattle. Their first symposium was in 1986 in the Methow Valley east of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State and they have since grown to include stone sculptors and associates throughout the western US, Canada, and other parts of the world. NWSSA’s mission is to nurture the community of stone sculptors by developing educational opportunities, providing a support system to members, and facilitating interaction with regional, national, and international communities. We anticipate the exhibit in our lovely gardens to be exceptional and definitely one not to miss. For more information about NWSSA go to www.nwssa.org.
Ikebana International #147 May 1st-3rd 10 am-4 pm
Ikebana International is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Ikebana, Japanese flower arranging. With chapters all over the world we are honored to have the Tacoma-Olympia chapter presenting over 20 displays in the living room of the Wagner House. For more information about Ikebana International please visit www.ikebanahq.org.
Photography Exhibit May 1st-10th 10 am-4pm
3 professional photographers will present their photographs upstairs in the Wagner House.
David Lobbanwas born in England and has been living in the Puget Sound area for 20+ years. He works out of his home and specializes in photographing in locations that have meaning for clients whether it’s at home, a favorite park or beach. He is an active member of the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International, Professional Photographers of Washington and Pierce County Professional Photographers Association and has done promotional work for Lakewold Gardens as well as the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce. For more information go to www.lobban.com.
Randi Stumppspecializes in portraitures, wedding and music photography. She has gained much notoriety in providing photography for a variety of live concerts including Bumbershoot, Seattle’s Music and Arts Festival and Radio station 107.7’s EndFest concert and with local bands. She also specializes in promotional portraits for musicians. Her work has been published in magazines, on various websites and promotional posters. For more information go to www.randistumpp.com.
Jerry Cahillis an award-winning photographer who has been taking pictures since his childhood in South Dakota. Capture Dakota’s photo-of-the-day has featured his shots of Dakota scenery and big horn sheep on multiple occasions, and you’ll recognize his photo for Lakewold’s own “Green Thumbs Explorers” and “The eagle has launched” published in The Seattle Times. An avid student of John Gerlach Nature Photography, Jerry’s photos focus on the beauty of flowers, wildlife, landscape, and architecture. In his spare time, Jerry enjoys shooting his culinary creations for a local non-profit cookbook.
Military Monday and 2 for 1 admission May 4th 10 am-4 pm
All military service branch personnel can enjoy the gardens “free” for a day. We are opening up our doors to with no admission fees. For all other visitors of the day, we are offering a 2 for 1 admission. Bring a picnic lunch and relax in the inspirational peace the gardens can offer. Areas of the Wagner House will not be open to view as exhibitors will be setting up displays, but the gardens will be in full bloom for your enjoyment.
Lakewood Arts Commission Exhibit May 5th-10th 10 am-4 pm
The mission of the Lakewood Arts Commission, consistent with guidance from the Lakewood City Council, is to assess needs, establish priorities and make recommendations for the enrichment of the community and promotion of its cultural vitality through the arts. This exhibit is a compilation of pieces from local artists and will be on display in upstairs in the Wagner House. For more information on the Arts Commission please visit City of Lakewood. For more information go to www.cityoflakewood.us.
The Wood Turners Display May 5th-10th 10 am-4 pm
A father and daughter team, Roy and Stephany Lane create unique and extraordinary art using wood that is only from the North West and burned designs that are done freehand. The wood that is used is wood that was cut down for personal or safety reasons. Roy has been woodturning since 1997 and Stephany enjoys being creative and has been burning wood (pyrography) since 2002. For more information go to www.ornamentalwood.net.
Mother’s Day Weekend: May 9th & 10th 10 am- 4 pm
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Lakewood, WA 98499
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Lakewood, WA 98496
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