Flagler Museum Whitehall Piano and Organ Demonstrations This Summer

Whitehall’s original 1,249-pipe J.H. & C.S. Odell Co. organ, located in the Music Room, and the Steinway Model B art-case grand piano, located in the Drawing Room, can be heard Sunday afternoons, through November 22nd. Hear music popular during the Gilded Age played on these instruments on the following Sunday afternoons at 3:30 p.m.

Music Room Organ Demonstrations:

April – 19th, 26th

May – 17th

June – 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

August – 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

September – 13th

October – 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

November – 8th

Drawing Room Piano Demonstrations: 

May – 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st

July – 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

September – 6th, 20th, 27th

November – 1st, 15th, 22nd

To Purchase Admission Tickets call (561) 655 – 2833 or Click Here

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Grandview Gardens B & B featured in The New York Times

In case you didn’t hear, The New York Times recently did a wonderful feature in the Sunday travel section about the Palm Beach area and Grandview Gardens Bed & Breakfast in West Palm Beach was one of the 2 places recommended to stay overnight!

The article, which also includes a 6 minute video on the online version, recommends many of the most important things to do in a 36 hour visit to Palm Beach.  In addition to the famous points of interest on the resort island of Palm Beach, such as The Breakers and Worth Avenue, the article highlights some of the most popular points of interest in West Palm Beach, such as the West Palm Beach GreenMarket and Clematis Street with its restaurants and clubs.  Overall, the article is a great read and the video is informative.

So for anybody planning on a trip to the Palm Beach area, we recommend that you read this article.

 

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Gay Polo Week Festivities Starts with a Bang

Last night, The Colony’s Thursday Night Cocktail at the Polo Lounge merged together with the kick-off for the Gay Polo League’s weekend of festivities here in Palm Beach County.  If the big turnout is any indication, the rest of the weekend should be smashing!   The 6th Annual International Gay Polo Tournament is taking place this weekend.  Here is an overview of the remaining events:

Friday, April 10 / GPL Polotini Party / 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Mix and mingle poolside with cold refreshments
and gourmet food stations at the Mallet Grill,
located at the International Polo Club Palm Beach.

Saturday, April 11 / International Gay Polo Tournament and  Tailgating Competition / Noon to 7:00 PM  – International Polo Club Palm Beach – Isla Carroll Fields / General Admission – $25 (Parking – $10)

The fun kicks off at 12 PM.  Semi-finals start at 1:00 PM and finals, 3:00 PM. During the event,  tailgates will be judged for the Tailgate Competition Categories Contest! After the tournament, there will be a field-side after party!

Sunday, April 12 / Polo Brunch / 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM 

Join the GPL Players for Sunday brunch at the remarkable International Polo Club! Brunch will include cold refreshments, hors d’eouvres and exquisite cuisine.  After brunch, cheer on the world’s top polo players as they compete for the US Open!

Click HERE for event and ticketing information.

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Grandview Gardens Featured in the Grandview Heights Home Tour

Grandview Gardens, which was recently featured in the New York Times, will also be featured in the Grandview Heights Historic Home Tour tomorrow, Sunday, March 29th. This year’s tour features 12 historic homes with various styles, such as craftsman bungalow, Italianate frame vernacular, Spanish mission and Mediterranean revival in different stages of restoration. A highlight of the tour is an exhibit of historical Florida art, dating back to 1890, and includes paintings by the Highwaymen. The collection will bedisplayed at Grandview Gardens Bed & Breakfast.

The tour includes a complimentary block party including a plated meal by Aioli restaurant, wine, soft drinks and live entertainment from the Lotsa Papas. The tour will be from 3 to 7 p.m. on March 29. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 on the day of tour.

Click here for ticketing information.

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