NEW ORLEANS, LA NOVEMBER 12-16, 2014
PRESERVING OUR ANTEBELLUM HISTORY OF ROSES IN LOUISIANA
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
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.
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.
Lectures at Maison Dupuy Hotel
REGISTRATION DESK OPENS
CONTINENTIAL BREAKFAST PROVIDED
WELCOME BY STEPHEN SCANNIELLO, PRESIDENT OF HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION
9:30 PEGGY MARTIN
"OUR ANTEBELLUM HISTORY OF ROSES IN LOUISIANA"
LEO WATERMEIER ,CURATOR OF ARMSTRONG PARK ROSE GARDEN
"WONDERFUL ROSES OF ARMSTRONG PARK"
BOX LUNCH SERVED IN COURTYARD OF MAISON DUPUY HOTEL
JOHN WALSH-TURNER, PRESERVATIONIST OF HISTORICAL LANDSCAPING
"VALCOUR AIME'S LOST GARDEN AND PLANTATION-LE PETITE VERSAILLES"
PICTURES, ARTIFACTS AND JOURNALS FROM " LE PETITE VERSAILLE"
TRISHA ALESHIRE -HORTICULTURIST / MANAGER of ROSEDOWN PLANTATION OF MARTHA TURNBULL IN ST.FRANCIS VILLE , LA. CIRCA 1840
"ROSES AND FLORA OF ROSEDOWN PLANTATION"
MEMBERSHIP MEETING OF HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION
LIVE AUCTION OF ROSES, BOOKS, ANTIQUE PRINTS,ETC.
SILENT AUCTION CLOSES
SATURDAY EVENING-DINNER ON YOUR OWN
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
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
GONZALES, LA. 70707
You will receive CONFIRMATIONS BY MAIL.