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  • Evenings at the Garden
    free The Bloemendaal House is open for informal tours from 5pm 7pm Tonight s music will be provided by Bruce Ewan Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden welcomes the UCI Road World Cycling Championships to Richmond Va and celebrates with extended hours till 8 p m on weeknights September 21 25 In addition to world class gardens Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will also have live music included with admission and food beer and wine available for purchase from 5 7 p m Activities will be in the gardens adjacent to Bloemendaal House a structure which was one of the first bicycling clubs in Richmond Informal tours of the Historic Bloemandaal House will be offered each evening from 5 p m 7 p m The Garden Shop will also be open until 7 p m Help support bicycle safety Bring a new children s bicycle helmet to donate to the Henrico Christmas Mother a nonprofit in our community helping more than 1 600 families during the holiday season Themed Walk From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden Tuesday September 22 2015 Thursday September 24 2015 ONLY Thursday September 24 ONLY is a special evening when leashed pets are allowed Please note furry friends are not permitted inside the Bloemendaal House but are welcome to enjoy activities outside Live Music September 21 The Garcia Jazz Trio featuring Antonio Garcia trombone vocals percussion John Conley guitar Brian Sulser bass and featuring special guest Mary Hermann Garcia vocals September 22 Marcus Tenney Trio is a jazz group based out of Richmond VA Formed in 2007 the group became friends while studying at Music Performance at Virginia Commonwealth University Being a cordless trio composed of saxophone bass and drums MTT has a copious amount of versatility having the ability to musically express simplicity complexity and everything in between Their debut album As You See It was released on 32 Bar Records back in 2013 Marcus Tenney Trio continues to perform all over the Greater Richmond Area for shows and private events September 23 The Killing Daylights are an indie pop rock duo trio soon to be quartet Catch founding members Beau Powell and Chelsea Kerwath perform songs off their upcoming debut album plus an eclectic mix of covers that ll keep your toes tapping September 24 Party of Four is America s 1 Tribute to Jangle Pop You ll hear songs by REM The Gin Blossoms Replacements Wallflowers as you relive your favorite college rock hits from the last two decades of the 20th century played by the Ab Fab Four of Jim Blossom Beau Jangle AC Purdy and Rick N Becker September 25 Bruce Ewan an internationally acclaimed blues harmonica player and vocalist from Washington DC has been called a harmonica wizard by The Washington Post Guitarist Steve Jacobs spent 20 years as noted harmonica player Carey Bell s Alligator Records artist bandleader and lead guitarist and played bass in the jump blues band Powerhouse during the 1970 s Bassist Steve Shaw has performed for over 40

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  • From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden Walk
    Avenue Richmond Virginia 23228 Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Search Search Visit Events Gardens Hours and Admissions Visit Planner Membership Groups Dine Shop Facility Rental Learn Adult Classes Children s Programs Educators Schools Library Blog Home Support Give Volunteer Calendar About Mission Goals Leadership History News Employment Contact Us This event has passed Themed Walk From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden 2015 brings the UCI Road World Cycling Championships to Richmond and we bring you a related group tour Find out how the beauty of today s botanical garden began in the bicycle craze of the 1890s Your experienced Guide will share seasonal highlights and let you see why the Travel Channel calls this one of the Best Botanical Gardens in the U S Registration not required first come first served Included with regular admission Google Calendar iCal Export Dates Tuesday September 22 2015 Thursday September 24 2015 Time 5 00 pm 5 45 pm Event Details Occurs daily on Tuesday Wednesday Thursday September 22 23 24 at 5 pm Hours The Garden is open daily 9 a m 5 p m closed Thanksgiving Day Dec 24 Dec 25 Open Thursdays till 9 p m June August 1800 Lakeside Avenue Richmond

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  • From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden Exhibit
    women s team time trial events on September 20 2015 See other activities the Garden has planned during the week of the Worlds The Garden s involvement is a natural fit The historic home on the property Bloemendaal House was originally the Lakeside Wheel Club Built in 1895 the structure was one of the nation s first wheel or bicycle clubs and an integral part of early cycling history in Richmond Now 120 years later history has come full circle and the property will again be at the center of cycling not only for Richmond but the world The eight panels in the exhibit address different topics including The Cycling Craze at the Turn of the Century The popularity of cycling soared in the late 1800s with the arrival of safe affordable bicycles available to all ages and genders Richmonders were caught up in the cycling fervor favorite routes were established and social clubs were formed Women and Fashion in the Bicycle Boom Women embraced cycling in large part due to the freedom the sport provided The Heyday of the Lakeside Wheel Club When Lewis Ginter 1824 1897 a prominent Richmond businessman and philanthropist was approached with the idea of building a bicycle club he agreed The Lakeside Wheel Club opened on Monday November 4 1895 From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden The cycling craze had cooled by 1901 thanks to electrified street cars and the automobile After Lewis Ginter s death in 1897 the wheel club property reverted to his estate His niece Grace Arents bought the property sometime around 1911 She added a second story and for a short time it was a children s hospital Eventually it became Arents residence until her death in 1926 Arents will left the property and an endowment to the City of

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  • Time Lapse of Holiday Tree Bike Sculpture at Dominion GardenFest of Lights - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
    GardenFest of Lights by Jonah Holland by Jonah Holland PR Marketing Coordinator Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden A few weeks ago we told you about local Richmond artist John Meola crafting a 20 foot holiday tree out of recycled bikes and bike parts Now see how it was made in this Richmond Time Lapse video The sculpture will be on display during Dominion GardenFest of Lights through January 12 2015 Enjoy About Jonah Holland Jonah Holland is PR Marketing Coordinator at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden specializing in social media She s been known to go for a walk and come back completely inspired to write a blog post on her newest found adventure You May Also Like De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Student Teacher Art Show GardenFest Instagram Winners Through the Eyes of a Child Don t Miss Out Subscribe to the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Blog Posts by Topic Blooms Gardens Community Kitchen Garden Education Classes Events Families Kids Gardening Horticulture Gardens Through the Seasons Making a Difference in the Community More about the Garden Sustainable Practices Uncategorized Recent Posts Winter Interest Inspiration Education Nature California Dreaming De Lighting Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring like Day Blooms Most Popular

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  • UCI Road World Championships
    September 20 2015 End Saturday September 26 2015 Event Details Saturday September 19 Team Time Trial Training 9 a m to noon Lakeside Avenue closure 8 a m to no later than 1 p m Garden open regular admission Sunday September 20 The Garden is the start venue for the UCI Road World Championships team time trial events FREE admission on this day only Monday September 21 Friday September 25 Evenings at the Garden extended evening hours till 8 p m with live music included with Garden admission Historic Bloemendaal House will be open open 5 7 p m for self guided tours Food beer and wine available for purchase Thursday September 24 ONLY is a special evening when leashed pets are allowed Tuesday September 22 2015 Thursday September 24 2015 Join us for a guided tour of the Garden From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden Saturday now through Sunday September 27 2015 From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden Exhibit about early cycling history in Richmond Eight panels address different topics including The Cycling Craze at the Turn of the Century Women and Fashion in the Bicycle Boom and The Heyday of the Lakeside Wheel Club The exhibit also features an 1895 Victor men s bike built by the Overman Wheel Co similar to what would have been ridden to the original wheel club Pop up LEGO Bricks Sculpture Bicycle Triumphs Traffic See artist Sean Kenney s work with this bike themed sculpture on display at the Garden throughout September in celebration of the UCI Road World Cycling Championships Kenney s award winning Nature Connects Art with LEGO Bricks comes to the Garden in 2016 Visitors can stroll 50 acres of year round beauty and step back in time to explore the property s origins as a 19 th century

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