Mark your calendars and plan to attend the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences “Art & Garden” event October 5, at the North Florida Research and Education Center events(NFREC), Quincy Campus. Spend a fun-filled day discovering creative ways to explore visual art and the art of gardening. Watch area artists paint on-site or take a trolley tour of the NFREC gardens. Attend demonstrations on a variety of subjects from flower arranging to sustainable gardening, and from garden art to soil testing. See chainsaw artist John Birch create a new sculpture from a deceased tree. Staff and volunteers from the Gadsden Arts Center will be on hand conducting children’s art activities. Trees, shrubs, flowers, organic produce and arts and crafts will be for sale. Food and beverages will be available from local food vendors.
The event is free and open to the public.
What: Art & Garden event
Where: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL. Located just north of I-10 Exit 181, 3 miles south of Quincy, off Pat Thomas Highway, SR 267.
Presented by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, North Florida Research and Education Center in partnership with the Gadsden Arts Center, Gardening Friends of the Big Bend, Havana Garden Club, Quincy Garden Club, the Tallahassee Plein-Air Artists and the Tallahassee Watercolor Society. Sponsored in part by the Gadsden County Tourist Development Council
For more information: http://nfrec.ifas.ufl.edu/art_garden/index.shtml
Gary W. Knox
University of Florida/IFAS
North Florida Research and Education Center
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