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Mother's Day Weekend

Celebrate with Mom

Mother’s Day Weekend May 9-10, 2015

Lakewold welcomes all to visit the gardens on this special weekend.Explore our 10 acres of gardens, including the Asian inspired and formal gardens. And don’t miss a walk throughGarden_Shop the Wagner Housefeaturing a fantastic variety of exhibits and displays. Make sure to stop by Lakewold’s Garden Shop, surrounded by a glorious display ofseasonal and specialty plants to take home to enjoy for years to come. Stroll inside and discover our unique gift items for your home and garden, while taking advantage of our fabulous Mother’s Day specials!

Lakewold Volunteer Jewelry Sale May 8th-10th 10 am-4 pm

We are excited to announce the return of Lakewold’s Volunteer Jewelry Fundraising Sale hosted by our wonderful volunteers. With a variety of new, lightly worn, gently used and vintage pieces, the proceeds will benefit beautifying the front property fence line along Gravelly Lake Drive. For more information please contact Katrina Redding at 253.584.4106, x106 or

The “Sonsie Chocolatier” May 9th & 10th 10 am- 4 pm

Edie Rahlf, the “Sonsie Chocolatier”, will also join us again this year to offer her creative and delicious handcrafted chocolate truffles for purchase during the weekend. These lovely morsels are inspired by people and events and are crafted into spectacular treats for all to enjoy. Delightfully decadent, it’s a lovely Mother’s Day treat to devour during your visit or to take home and give as a gift!

Keith Phillips Stonework Display and Demonstration May 9th 10 am-4 pm

In his 8th year at Lakewold, Keith will set up his bench and carving tools in front of The Garden Shop so bring your camera and watch his demonstration of old world stone carving techniques. Keith has worked on the capitol building in Olympia, the refurbished Stadium High School and has been commissioned to create beautiful stone carvings for home and gardens.

Professional Woodwind Musicians Naomi Fanschier and Friends May 9th from 12 pm-1 pm

Naomi and her friends, Elisa Lewis and Jordan Dusek will join our festivities and play an assortment of wonderful music from familiar classical arrangements to more modern music for all visitors to enjoy.  Naomi has a clarinet and saxophone studio in Maple Valley and Coaches middle school and high school aged reed students.  She is also involved in the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra. For information about her studio go to

Author Donald Olsen Book Signing May 9th

Donald Olson is a travel writer with a longtime interest in gardens and gardening. His travel stories have appeared in the New York Times and National Geographic. He lives, writes, and gardens in New York and Oregon. Donald joins our festivities to offer for sale a signed copy of his delightfully written Pacific Northwest Garden Tour book, which takes you to sixty of the best gardens in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. With an easy-to-use format and enticing photographs, it's an indispensable companion to one of the lushest garden belts in North America, if not the world.  More information about Donald can be found at

Professional Harpist Twyla Worthy May 9th from 2 pm-3:30 pm

Twyla Eddins Worthy is an accomplished musician that began her journey from a very young age. Starting with the Piano, she then moved onto the Accordion, the Clarinet, Guitar, Organ, the Saw and Violin. Twyla received her Bachelor of Music in Applied Performance Harp from North Texas State University, Denton.  She lived and played in Europe for over 20 years, and is world renowned for her playing style, creating a soothing and relaxing atmosphere that offers listeners a peaceful and serene experience. For more information go to

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Lakewold Gardens
12317 Gravelly Lk Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98499
Fax 253.584.3021
Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 39780
Lakewood, WA 98496