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Annual Rummage Sale – Saturday, May 6, 2017

The Annual Garden Club Rummage Sale
Saturday, May 6th from 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Lake Louise Community Center at 60 Lakeshore Dr. Overlooking Lake Louise in Weaverville, NC.

3 WAYS YOU CAN HELP

1Purchase 

Don’t miss out on the terrific selection of  members’ plants , unique home furnishings, furniture, ladies accessories, beautiful jewelry, books, artwork, one of a kind home décor, yummy homemade goods baked by club members and so much more–all at bargain prices.  

2 Donate Items 

Keep Weaverville blooming by dropping off  goods you’d like to donate on Friday, May 5th at the Community Center between 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM.   We are not accepting clothing. The Garden Club of Weaverville is a nonprofit organization.  All donations are tax deductible.  

3 – Donate Funds

Make a tax deductible donation to The Garden Club of Weaverville by sending a check to PO BOX 2210, Weaverville, NC  28787.

The  Garden Club of Weaverville maintains four flower beds along Main Street in downtown Weaverville and creates the wreaths to decorate the fire station, Town Hall and other buildings for the holidays.  The next time you’re in town, stroll through the Main Street Nature Park.  Relax on one of the benches and enjoy the sculpture donated by the Garden Club.  Each year we volunteer hundreds of hours to work in the wildflower garden and other areas.  Proceeds from the Rummage Sale supports this project and many more the Garden Club is involved with throughout town.  

The Garden Club is an organization open to everyone.  It meets the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 AM in the Weaverville Town Hall Community Room at 30 S. Main Street.  Monthly programs are FREE and open to the public.  Please join us to learn more about gardening in North Carolina. Check the website for current details about events and monthly programs at www.gardenclubofweaverville.org .

 If you have questions or suggestions,
please use our Contact Us form.

Rummage Sale Garden Club

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Make and Take – Members Only

Want to express you artistic talent or find out you do have this? 

Want to create something uniquely your own to display in your garden? or to give that special person?

Join other members in a hypertufa workshop – the technique of combining cement, perlite, water (and other materials) to form structures that are lighter weight than concrete and easy to shape. Click on links below: hypertufa-005

 By taking a workshop with an experienced teacher, you get a “tried and true” hypertufa recipe that works.  If you make it too thin or thick,  or have difficulties with the technique, the teacher is present to guide you through the process.  And, you leave with a finished product.  With the basic technique mastered, you will be ready to try sculptures, nature objects and other garden art, as shown on the Pinterest hypertufa web site. : https://www.pinterest.com/dhypertufa/diy-hypertufa-garden-art/  

We have booked this workshop for GCOW members at Thyme in the Garden shop on Weaverville Highway for:

  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. or longer if you choose
  • $25.00 per person
  • Send your check made out to Thyme in the Garden to Charmaine Strong (see your August 9th email for this address)  by August 20, 2016. Those who have already signed up still need to send a check to keep your place.  

Pollinator Project Events – Weaverville June – July 2016

Join us for the June – July 2016 Events Sponsored by
Weaverville Conservation Board

Main Street Nature Park Workday

Our next two workdays in the Park will be on Saturday June 11th and Saturday July 9th from 10 AM-Noon. Meet at the parking area along Pine Street armed with gloves, water, diggers, and hand clippers. On the 11th, rakes for spreading mulch will also be useful. For additional information about Conservation Board activities, contact wwhabitat@gmail.com.

Wings of Life” Video Shown

On June 28th 6:30 PM at the Weaverville Library, Jill Totman will introduce the acclaimed Disney film Wings of Life“Wings of Life.” Narrated by Meryl Streep, the documentary highlights the importance of pollination to the world’s food supply. Like most nature documentaries, Wings of Life is visually spectacular. The cinematography captures in breathtaking detail the ways in which pollinators and their colorful host flowers interact. Even basic close-ups of Monarch butterflies or hungry hummingbirds are startlingly beautiful.


April is Pollinator Month – Activities for All Ages

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Here is the complete lineup for events at the Weaverville Library in April. The programs for children will include starting wildflower seeds to take home and age-appropriate stories and discussions.

April 9th at 2 PM – Pollinators & Their Biology by Ms. Amy Snyder

April 12th at 11 AMFamily Story Time (Jill Totman)

April 22nd at 4 PM – After School Program: Wings of Life Disney Film (Jill Totman)

April 23rd at 2 PM – Landscaping for Pollinators by Dr. Art Hulse

April 27th at 4 PM – After School Program: Insects & Pollination (Becca Hale)