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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
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.
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.