(updated 10/20/16)


October 20-23  Fine Arts & Flowers, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Fine Arts & Flowers returns to the VMFA with spectacular floral interpretations of works from the museum’s permanent collection.  The four day event is sponsored by The Council of the VMFA and floral designs are contributed by members of The Garden Club of Virginia, Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs, and Garden Clubs of Virginia.

WGC member Carol Cruickshanks will join more than 80 floral designers who will design, construct and display an arrangement representing a work of art.  Admission to view floral designs and galleries is free.  Tickets to a gala, lunches, lectures, classes and other special events are available for purchase at VMFA  804-340-1405 .



November 3 – WGC Board Meeting @ 9:30 am – Elizabeth Davis

November 4 – Richmond Council of Garden Clubs Program

“The Monarch Butterfly”   Speaker:  Kay Snavely

November 10 – WGC Regular Meeting @ 9:30

Program:  “Design program with Unusual & Interesting Components”

Speaker:  Deanna King of Strawberry Fields Flowers & Finds

Hostesses:  Mary Virginia Manson and Helen Larson

Deanna will lead this hands on workshop using unusual and interesting components for arrangements.  Participants will learn basic floral design skills and create their own lovely arrangement to take home.  Please bring a water-tight container (not too large), conditioned greens and clippers.  Workshop fee $10

RSVP by October 31st to Terri Crawford:@ 837-7043  or

November Exhibits:

Design (Florist flowers permitted)

  1. Harvest Basket
  2. Giving Thanks
  3. Green Galore
  4. What I Like

Horticulture (From member’s garden)

  1. Acuba  (a) specimen  (b) collection
  2. Nandina
  3. Yew
  4. Boxwood
  5. From My Garden (Three Allowed)