Upcoming Events 

HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION CONFERENCE
 

NEW ORLEANS, LA NOVEMBER 12-16, 2014

 

PRESERVING OUR ANTEBELLUM HISTORY OF ROSES IN LOUISIANA

 

Hotel

 

MAISON DUPUY HOTEL IN THE FRENCH QUARTER AT 1001 RUE TOULOUSE, NEW ORLEANS, LA. 70112-CALL TOLL FREE 1-800-535-9177 TO REQUEST HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION ROOM RESERVATIONS SPECIAL RATE STARTING ON WED. NOV 12 THROUGH SUNDAY NOV.16TH.

 

Recommended Check-in Date: Wednesday, November 12

 

 

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Events:

 

THURSDAY, NOV 13TH

 

     Bus Tour to visit Home and Garden of Peggy Martin and Historic Mississippi River Plantations

 

8 AM:  leave Hotel

 

First stop: Start the day with mint julips in PEGGY MARTIN'S HOME AND GARDEN in Gonzales, LA.

 

Second stop: HOUMAS HOUSE PLANTATION on the Mississippi River with gardens that rival those in Europe. LUNCH PROVIDED

 

Third Stop: OAK ALLEY PLANTATION

 

Fourth Stop: LAURA PLANTATION a working plantation known for its collection of old garden roses.

 

Return to Hotel

 

7:30 PM: Reception and Buffet Dinner AT MAISON DUPUY in their beautiful COURTYARD.

 

 

FRIDAY NOV.14

 

All Day: Rose Sale and Silent Auction, in a private room at the Hotel

 

Walking Tour of Gardens of the French Quarter

 

10 AM: ARMSTRONG PARK ROSE GARDEN on Nearby RAMPART STREET

 

Curator LEO WATERMEIER will give us an in depth personal tour of the largest public collection of tea, Noisette, hybrid musk, and climbing roses in the deep south.  

 

LUNCH AT BISTREAUX  RESTAURANT IN MAISON DUPUY HOTEL.

 

After Lunch: Private courtyard gardens of the French Quarter. A Map will be provided to all registrants.

 

FRIDAY EVENING: DINNER ON YOUR OWN

An opportunity to experience the wonderful cuisine of the French Quarter. A restaurant list and reservation information will be provided to all registrants.  

 

 

SATURDAY, NOV.15

 

Lectures at Maison Dupuy Hotel

 

8:30 AM

REGISTRATION DESK OPENS

 

CONTINENTIAL BREAKFAST PROVIDED

 

9:00

WELCOME BY STEPHEN SCANNIELLO, PRESIDENT OF HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION

 

9:30  PEGGY MARTIN 

"OUR ANTEBELLUM HISTORY OF ROSES IN LOUISIANA"

 

10:30  

LEO WATERMEIER ,CURATOR OF ARMSTRONG PARK ROSE GARDEN

"WONDERFUL ROSES OF ARMSTRONG PARK"

 

11:30

BOX LUNCH SERVED IN COURTYARD OF MAISON DUPUY HOTEL

 

12:30

JOHN WALSH-TURNER, PRESERVATIONIST OF HISTORICAL LANDSCAPING

"VALCOUR AIME'S LOST GARDEN AND PLANTATION-LE PETITE VERSAILLES"

 

1:30

JULIE ARDOYNE

PICTURES, ARTIFACTS AND JOURNALS FROM " LE PETITE VERSAILLE"

 

2:00

TRISHA ALESHIRE -HORTICULTURIST / MANAGER of ROSEDOWN PLANTATION OF MARTHA TURNBULL IN ST.FRANCIS VILLE , LA. CIRCA 1840

"ROSES AND FLORA OF ROSEDOWN PLANTATION"

 

3:00 

MEMBERSHIP MEETING OF HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION

 

3:30

LIVE AUCTION  OF ROSES,  BOOKS, ANTIQUE PRINTS,ETC.

 

4:30

SILENT AUCTION CLOSES

 

SATURDAY EVENING-DINNER ON YOUR OWN

 

 

SUNDAY, NOV.16 

 

10:00 AM   HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION BOARD MEETING

 

ALL  FUNCTIONS WILL BE HELD IN MAISON DUPUY HOTEL COMPLEX, EXCEPT FOR BUS TOUR AND WALKING TOURS (no rental car will be need unless you plan to venture far out of French Quarter)

 

There is a valet parking fee daily for cars

 

 

CONFERENCE PRICING 

 

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

   Includes Saturday Lectures

   DOES NOT inlcude Bus Tour

   HRF Members    $150.00 per person

   Non members     $185.00 per person (includes membership for one year)

 

   On November 1, pricing changes to:  

   HRF Members    $175.00 per person

   Non members     $210.00 per person (includes membership for one year)

 

Thursday Bus Tour only (includes lunch):   $125.00 per person

 

Saturday Lectures only (includes lunch; bus tour not included):     

   HRF Members   $75.00 per person

   Non-members  $110.00 per person (includes membership for one year)

 

REGISTRATION by MAIL OR ONLINE

 

PAYMENT MAILED TO:

PEGGY MARTIN, TREASURER

HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION  

P.O.BOX 1719 

GONZALES, LA. 70707

 

You will receive CONFIRMATIONS BY MAIL.

 

 

REGISTER ONLINE