85th Anniversary of River Oaks Garden Club Azalea Trail!


2020-03-06 11:00:00
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. March 6
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85th Anniversary of River Oaks Garden Club Azalea Trail!

“Celebrating 85 Years of Seeds Sown and Blooms Grown.”

The upcoming River Oaks Garden Club Azalea Trail 2020 will celebrate our 85 anniversary of this wonderful event.

The Annual Azalea Trail is the primary fundraiser for the River Oaks Garden Club with all proceeds going back into the community to support the following organizations: Alzheimer’s Association, Bayou Bend, Bayou Greenways 2020, The Brookwood Community, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Chinquapin Preparatory School, Forum of Civics, Holly Hall Retirement Community, Houston Arboretum, Houston Botanic Garden, Houston Rose Society, Memorial Park Conservancy, Mercer Botanic Gardens, The Monarch School and Institute, Nature Discovery Center, The Parish School, Rienzi, Student Conservation Association and Urban Harvest.

Details of the 2020 Trail:

Dates: Friday, March 6, Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2020

Times: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm daily

Rain or Shine: we hope you will join us

There are 4 private homes on the tour this year along with the iconic Bayou Bend Home and Garden, beautiful Rienzi home and gardens and the historic home of the Garden Club, The Forum of Civics.

Tickets are $30. This includes 6 admissions to the 4 private homes, Bayou Bend and Rienzi as well as one free admission to The Forum of Civics.

The Forum will feature this year:

A pollinator Exhibit

Ask the Experts – local tree, plant and flower experts are available each day to answer your questions on gardening, tree health, organic gardening practices, and much more.

Urban Harvest will have a small market all three days at the Forum

Food trucks and refreshments for your enjoyment during the trail

Live “Flower Wall” for fun photographs with friends and family

As a benefit to our patrons, Free Parking is available at The Forum, Bayou Bend and all home locations as available. Busses are available to provide free transportation to all locations.

Tickets will be available beginning February 1 at all HEB locations, The Forum of Civics and various local vendors before the trail begins. During the trail, tickets are available at each of the 7 locations.

The River Oaks Garden Club Forum of Civics: 2503 Westheimer

Bayou Bend Home and Garden: 2940 Lazy Lane or 6003 Memorial Drive * parking at Memorial Drive location only Rienzi: 1406 Kirby Drive

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