Wednesday, September 29, 2010
ENJOY BEAUTIFUL FALL WITH FAMILY & FRIENDS - FALL FESTIVAL
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October 2, 2010
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Fall is definitely in the air. The days are gorgeous with the warm sun and cool breezes. It's a great time to visit the Gardens and spend time with family and friends.
Enjoy the wide variety of activities.
The Entire 35-Acre Gardens Are Yours To Experience
- Half Marathon and 5K (runs start at 8:00 am)
- Gardening speakers include Chris Wiesinger "The Bulb Hunter" and Dr. Bill Welch, award-winning author
- Story time with five award-winning children's book authors
- Texas Department of Texas Quilt Exhibit
- Plant sales including native plant sales
- Live entertainment and demonstrations
- Children Activities - clowns, pumpkin painting, pumpkin golf and pictures in the pumpkin patch
- Exhibit of the winning 2010 Clark Garden Photography Contest pictures
- Food and beverages
There's something for everyone. See you soon!
Visit our website for Fall Festival details.
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Thursday, September 2, 2010
CHILDREN'S AUTHORS, QUILTS, RUNS, PHOTO CONTEST, CLASSES
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Children's Books Authors
October 2, 2010
What do goats, gratitude, the healing power of gardens, pumpkins and squirrels have in common? Clark Gardens Fall Festival on October 2nd! Five award winning children's authors will be in the garden reading their books and interacting with the young and young at heart.
Author Cherie Colburn will be sharing her award winning book, Our Shadow Garden. Cherie accepted the Growing Good Kids Award on July 24th at the 2010 National Children and Youth Symposium. She was one of only four children's book authors to be recognized by the American Horticultural Society and the Texas AgriLife Extension Services' National Junior Master Gardener program for effectively promoting an understanding of and appreciation for gardening, plants, and the environment.
Our Shadow Garden follows a young boy and his grandfather as they embark on a mission to transform grandmother's garden into a night-blooming oasis while she is ill and ...