Royal Poinciana Fiesta

SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017

11:30 am

Bring a picnic lunch and explore the Kampong, former home of David Fairchild, located at 4013 Douglas Road, Coconut Grove.

 

1:00 pm

Boarding for a narrated bus tour of the area’s most dazzling royal poincianas and other exceptional trees.  Reservations are required–limited seating!  Please register on the website, www.TFTS.org or email TFTSMiami@yahoo.com

The fee is $25 per person.

 

Tours will be narrated by Larry Schokman, Director Emeritus of The Kampong, and Steve Pearson, Director of the Gifford Arboretum at the U of M. Refreshments will be served after the tour at The Kampong.

ADMISSION TO THE MONDAY EVENING EVENT IS FREE FOR TFTS MEMBERS.  A $5.00 FEE WILL BE CHARGED TO NON-MEMBERS.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017

6:30 pm

Reception in the Garden House at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables.  Use the south entrance.

 

7:00 pm

1st of two tram tours of the Garden.  Inside, enjoy the fellowship and take the opportunity to purchase poinciana-related items from our talented artists.  The Royal Poinciana Queen and her Court will be announced and presented with scholarship funds.  Learn the winner of the Larry Schokman book award, presented to a community member exemplifying the Tropical Flowering Tree Society’s goal to “Color the Horizon.”  Join us for wine and cheese, the famous Royal Poinciana punch, and cake.

 

To Register, visit www.tfts.org/events