Kampong, Fairchild present Royal Poinciana Fiesta
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Bring a picnic lunch and explore the Kampong, former home of David Fairchild, located at 4013 Douglas Road.
Boarding for a narrated bus tour of the area’s most dazzling royal poincianas and other exceptional trees. Reservations are required--limited seating! Please register on the website www.tfts.org, or email TFTSMiami@yahoo.com. The fee is $25 per person.
Tours will be narrated by Larry Schokman, Director Emeritus of the Kampong; and Steve Pearson, Director of the Gifford Arboretum at the U of M. Refreshments will be served after the tour at the Kampong.
MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2016
Reception in the Garden House at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road. Use the south entrance.
1st of two tram tours of the Garden. Inside, enjoy the jazz music of Joe Donato, and take the opportunity to purchase items from the talented artists. The 79th Royal Poinciana queen and her Court will be announced and presented with scholarship funds. Learn the winner of the Larry Schokman book award, presented to a community member exemplifying the Tropical Flowering Tree Society’s goal to “Color the Horizon.” Enjoy wine and cheese, the famous Royal Poinciana punch, and cake.
Admission: free for TFTS members; $5 for non-members.
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