The Friends of Shelburne Museum are hosting “A Summer Evening at the Brick House.”
The fundraiser takes place Saturday, June 8, 2013 beginning at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $75 for an enjoyable event with music, dancing, lawn games, complimentary champagne, delicious small plates and refreshments (cash bar) and a live auction of exceptional travel and experiences.
It is timed perfectly to coincide with over 1,000 peonies in bloom in the country gardens surrounding the estate.
For help identifying the wide variety of species/colors of this show stopping plant, please see the link from The Plant Expert.com.
Peony bouquets will be available for purchase.
The Brick House was the Colonial Revival country home of Electra Havemeyer Webb, founder of Shelburne Museum.
Endowed by her son, James Watson Webb, Jr., is now maintained by the museum and is available for weddings and special events on a limited basis.
Morgan Webster is the Events Coordinator for Shelburne Museum.
On several occasions throughout the season the Brick House, located in Shelburne, is open to the public.
Saturday, July 6th and Saturday, Oct 5 it is included in “Tour Two Great Country Homes” along with the Inn at Shelburne Farms (The Shelburne House,) 1- 4 p.m. Registration required, phone (802) 985-3346 x3368.
Saturday, July 20th, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Brick House Open House. Registration required, phone (802) 985-3346 x3145.
What a lovely way to experience spring and summer in Vermont!
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