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Garden Affair (2018)

May 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


30725624_10155721651632144_6949178057529753600_nThis year’s Garden Affair will be the perfect event to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend. We will have an amazing lineup of new and returning vendors and lecturers, workshops for children and adults, and a wonderful cocktail party to kickoff the 4 day affair.

We have an exciting lineup of events for our Garden Affair. To kickoff the four days we will have an opening cocktail party with wonderful food, drinks, and company. We will feature various lectures the following days by many regional and international experts and garden enthusiasts. Workshops will be arranged throughout the event for both children and adults.

Highlights include Thursday’s 60’s themed Flower Power cocktail party, best selling author Andrea Wulf’s Friday night lecture, Saturday’s lecture on Culinary Gardening from Sara Gasbarra of Verdura, and Sunday’s tea sampling and lecture to celebrate Mother’s Day.

For any additional questions please contact the museum at 859-255-6653.


Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Friday, May 11th, 2018

  • 1:00 pm  LECTURE: TBD
  • 3:00 pm Allen Kingsland Lecture from Wild Birds Unlimited – Uncommon Birds of the Commonwealth
  • 6:00 pm Andrea Wulf Lecture – The Invention of Nature ($30 ticket)

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

  • 11:00 am DEMO: TBD
  • 1:00 pm Sara Gasbarra Lecture – The ABCs of Culinary Gardening: Creating a Home Garden with the Mindset of a Chef ($25 ticket)
  • 3:00 pm Joseph Hillenmeyer Lecture – Five Gardens: Exploring Kentucky Gardens

Sunday, May 13th, 2018

  • 11:00 am DEMO: TBD
  • 1:00 pm Tea Sampling and Lecture by Danielle Montague from MonTea ($20 ticket)
  • 3:00 pm Tom Kimmerer Lecture – Lexington’s Greatest Trees

*Vendor kiosks will be open Friday-Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
**Events are subject to change



May 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am
May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Headley-Whitney Museum of Art
4435 Old Frankfort Pike
Lexington, KY 40510 United States
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