Gullah Geechee Program Series
1 p.m. Wednesdays
Join Ron Daise, Brookgreen's Vice-President for Creative Education, author, and historian and learn about the people, language, and culture of the Gullah Geechee people whose ancestors were enslaved from West Africa and brought here to work on plantations. The program is in the Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium and will not be held November 18 & 25. It is free with garden admission.
4 p.m. Tuesdays
A three-course meal is presented and served to guests while our chef explains the dishes and gives professional tips on food preparation. The chef will answer any questions you have about to make healthy and delicious meals for your family and friends. Tickets are $40 for members and $45 for non-members. Please call (843) 235-6016 reservations are required.
Wish List Wednesday
You are invited to Keepsakes, the Brookgreen Shop, for members-only "Wish List Wednesday" on November 11 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Enjoy wine and refreshments and a Double Discount of 20% on your purchases.* You will also receive Free Gift Wrap, Free Shipping on orders over $100*, and a coupon for 25% off any regular price ornament through December 30. Create your Holiday shopping list and your personal wish list. It's the perfect time to shop new Holiday arrivals and explore Keepsakes’ gift guides. (*some restrictions apply)
Turkey Trot 5K
Saturday, November 21
Join us for HealthPoint's Annual Turkey Trot Run & Walk at Brookgreen Gardens. This area event is a family favorite and includes: 5k Race, 5k Walk, 1-Mile Family Fitness Walk and Turkey Trot (26.2 yards). Call Health Point (843) 237-2205 for registration and more information.
Thanksgiving Day Buffet
You are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving Day at the Pavilion Restaurant. From 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., we will serve a bountiful buffet with turkey, prime rib, vegetables, desserts, (including pumpkin pie) and your choice of iced tea, coffee, or soft drink. The buffet is $29.95 for adults and $13 for children ages 4-12. Children age three and under are free! Members receive a 10% discount. Reservations required for parties of 8 or more, please call (843) 235-6030. Reservations are not needed for parties of less than 8 guests.
Friday - Monday, November 27 - 30
Members are invited to Keepsakes, the Brookgreen Shop, on Thanksgiving Weekend to receive an additional 10% discount off purchases (some exclusions apply). Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday member shopping hours are 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 27 – January 3, 2016
"Holiday Memories: Trains, Trees, and Treasures" Holiday Exhibit
Brookgreen Gardens’ 2015 holiday exhibit theme builds upon its previous show-stopping displays of electric model trains (both Lionel and American Flyer), period Christmas trees, and other nostalgia from holiday celebrations of the Twentieth Century. The exhibit is free with garden admission.
Featured in the exhibit are paintings of scenes of children, Christmas, and toy trains by Angela Trotta Thomas. Her Rockwell-like paintings have earned her the title of “The Train Lady”.
For children, a new “Thomas the Train and Friends” display is featured in the front of the gallery and, for adults, the “Front Street Georgetown” outdoor train display has expanded to include the historic Town Clock and other structures. Representing the “Treasures” in the title will be a Tiffany-inspired store window featuring beautiful costume jewelry on loan from the collection of Sherri Duncan. The exhibit is sponsored in part by
“Peace on Earth” is the exhibit theme presented by our horticultural department and its displays represent tranquil and natural settings from around the world. You will be delighted at every turn from the beautiful evergreen forest area and an antique sleigh with a home-made quilt and to Moravian glass stars and crystal icicles,. Look closely for the natural mandalas and find inspiration in the creative and unusual ways to incorporate stumpery in your garden. You may even find a nature-based Saint Nicholas and without a doubt you will find fresh ideas for holiday decorating at your home. This exhibit is sponsored by