Upcoming Events 

HERITAGE ROSE FOUNDATION CONFERENCE

 
 

NEW ORLEANS, LA NOVEMBER 12-16, 2014

 

PRESERVING OUR ANTEBELLUM HISTORY OF ROSES IN LOUISIANA

 

NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THE ENTIRE EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.

 

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

Events:

 

THURSDAY, NOV 13TH

 

(NOTE - REGISTRATION FOR THE BUS TOUR IS NOW CLOSED.)

 

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.

   Mint Juleps will be served on Friday afternoon by Maureen Detweiler at Peter Patouts' Bourbon St. courtyard.

 

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 WELCH - 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 

 

NOTE: REGISTRATION FOR THE ENTIRE EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.