Time: May 1, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Tower Hill Botanic Garden
Street: 11 French Drive
City/Town: Boylston, MA 01505
Website or Map: http://bit.ly/celebratethemay
Event Type: storytelling, concert, walk
Organized By: Diane Edgecomb
Latest Activity: Mar 30, 2015
Celebrate the coming of spring with “Flora’s Holiday” a unique story and music journey through Tower Hill Botanic Gardens. This event, specially crafted by master storyteller Diane Edgecomb accompanied by Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain leads the audience to some of the garden’s most beloved spots. Locations include an expansive field of 25,000 daffodils, a forest glade where Pan presides, the heritage apple orchard in full bloom and an open-air gazebo where the haunting Persian legend of the Nightingale and the Rose will be told. The evening’s tales are drawn from Ancient Greek, Roman, Norse, and Native American cultures delving into the mythical origins and meanings of favorite garden plants. Venture into spring with this enchanting evening stroll through Tower Hill’s botanic paradise.
Appropriate for adults and young people ages twelve years and above. Bring a cushion to sit on if you wish. The performance takes place rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, it will be held in Tower Hills Stoddard Education Center Theater.
Two performances: Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 6-8pm
Member $25, Non-member $30
Each performance is limited to an audience of 30, so buy tickets early.