With the recent overcast and gloomy weather we had here in Nashville the past couple of days it was nice to see the flyer on The Antiques and Garden Show of Nashville scheduled for February 11-13. Featuring 150 extraordinary antique and horticultural dealers, the show is the largest in the country combining gardens and antiques in one spectacular show. The show is held at The Show is held at the Nashville Convention Center on Commerce St in Nashville.
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the show and since its founding, it has served as a prototype for major shows throughout the country. The Show's three days are filled with educational experiences, great ideas, and of course, fabulous shopping opportunities.
This year's featured lecturer's are Michael S. Smith, decorator to the White House; Her Grace, The Duchess of Northumberland, Jane Percy, gardener; and Ryan Gainey, our Entry Garden designer. Past lecturers include: HRH Prince Edward, Albert Hadley, HRH Princess Michael, Bunny Williams, Dominique Browning, Colin Cowie, Viscount David Linley, Leticia Baldridge, Stephen Lacey, Frances Mayes and Martha Stewart.
The Show benefits the Exchange Club Charities, Inc. (Child Abuse Prevention Programs) and Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art. In the past nineteen years, over $4,500,000.00 has been raised by the Show for these charities.