Celebration of Roses
October 21, 2017
Gussie Field Watterworth Park Pavilion
13000 William Dodson Parkway, Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Farmers Branch will celebrate the roses in the gardens with an exceptional slate of activities. The day begins with free registration in the Gussie Field Watterworth Pavilion. First on the list is Picking in the Garden where a bluegrass jam session will serenade participants as they select blooms for the Hands on Floral Design Workshop. Check out the display of fragrant roses. Pick up gardening tips and talk with Master Gardeners. Girl Scouts will learn about the Power of the Pollinator and try their hand at creating a bouquet. Create a piece of art to take
home while enjoying the gardens. The Dallas Rose Society Rose Show will be held in City Hall. A complementary grilled hotdog lunch by Rawhide Creek will provide sustenance for the day with entertainment by Augusta Road. Shuttles will provide easy access to the rose gardens throughout the day.
Registration 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tour the Gardens
8:30 am - 4:30 pm | Rose GardensHop on and off a shuttle to enjoy and explore the different gardens.
Power of the Pollinator
9 am - Noon | Jeff Fuller Rose GardenAges 6+. Create bouquets from pollinators friendly plant materials and learn about the importance of pollinators. Pre-registered Girl Scouts and walk ups on a space available basis.
Pickin' in the Garden
9:30 - 10:30 am | Main Rose GardenMusic by Snyder Family Band
Enjoy some live music in the garden while picking roses for arranging during the hands on workshop at the Pavilion. Clippers and buckets provided.
Hands on Flower Arranging
10:30 - 11:30 am | Gussie PavilionBrookhaven Garden Club will help you create a floral piece that you can take home at the end of the event.
Lunch & Bluegrass
11:30 am - 1 pm | Gussie PavilionMusic by Augusta Road
Enjoy a complimentary grilled hot dog lunch with some toe tapping music.
Dallas Rose Society Rose Show
12:30 - 4 pm | City HallSmell the roses, admire the photos and floral designs. Rosarians will be there to answer questions.
1 - 4 pm | Main Rose GardenStop by and talk with the Master Gardeners on how to tackle the North Texas landscape.
Art Trading Cards
1 - 4 pm | Historical Park Rose GardenStop by and create a trading card or two with the Lewisville Visual Art League. Fun to trade and great for all ages.