Southern Garden History Society regularly publishes events held by nonprofits and organizations that interest our members. These events include symposiums, lectures and tours that provide participants with a greater appreciation of garden history and restoration. Requests for listings in our events calendar should be sent to Peggy Cornett, Magnolia editor.
April 12-14, 2024 | Wilmington, North Carolina
Our next Annual Meeting will be held in Wilmington, NC, April 12-14, 2024. The Meeting will be headquartered at the Embassy Suites Hotel on the Cape Fear River. The board meeting on Friday morning, and the lectures on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning will all be held at the Embassy Suites.
There will be a walking tour of private gardens and sites of interest in Historic Wilmington on Saturday afternoon. The optional Sunday tour will include private and public gardens with lunch in neighborhoods a bit further afield from downtown.
The Friday night social hour will be held at the Burgwin-Wright House and Garden with dinner at the former St. Thomas church downtown. Saturday evening’s dinner will be on board the battleship USS North Carolina across the river from the hotel affording a beautiful view of the city of Wilmington across the water.
Our meeting will have a maximum capacity of 175. Please remember that registration is open to members only and those members at the Sustainer, Patron, or Benefactor Level will have priority registration. Membership renewals are available online and via mail. Registration will be opening in January.