September 27, 2022

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Woodbury’s Glebe Household keeping yard social gathering

WOODBURY — The Glebe Household is keeping its once-a-year Backyard garden Celebration from 6-8 p.m. June 25.

“Each 12 months, close friends, and friends take pleasure in this stunning garden intended in 1926 by famed English horticultural designer, writer, and artist, Gertrude Jekyll, who experienced a profound influence on modern yard design and style,” in accordance to associates. “Today, it is the only remaining case in point of Jekyll’s work in the U.S., making this yard party a celebration of an American backyard made from throughout the pond.”

According to the Glebe Home, in June, the bouquets are commencing to pop in waves of shades, styles, textures, and fragrances. Tables and chairs are positioned amid the backdrop of the backyard and blankets are distribute out below big shade trees. There will be sweet and savory hors d’ oeuvres packed in decorated person containers, wine bottled in Woodbury, from Walker Highway Vineyards, glowing water, lemonade manufactured from fresh new lemons picked from the Glebe Household lemon tree, and a signature consume, “The Seabury Swing,” created by the Nutmeg Wine and Spirit Shoppe in Woodbury.

A strolling 4-aspect Cappella Barbershop Quartet, the Valley Chordsmen, who are affiliated with the Global Barbershop Harmony Culture, will also carry out. They have been entertaining through the condition for more than 73 several years.

A silent auction will aspect a range of goods for bidding, including a catered “All Hallows Eve Cocktail Celebration for Ten” at the Glebe Residence.


The very first floor of the Glebe Dwelling will be open. The 18th-century farmhouse is furnished as the dwelling of the Rev. John Rutgers Marshall and his family members that lived right here, in the “glebe” for the duration of the Groundbreaking War. It is specifically atmospheric to tour the house in the early evening, imagining this is the way the family lived listed here with no energy, customers stated.

The Glebe Household Backyard Get together is the significant fundraising event of the year for the museum. Proceeds aid the routine maintenance of the Glebe Dwelling and Back garden and educational programs.

Tickets to this fundraising celebration are $40 for every person and can be ordered at www.glebehousemuseum.org or by contacting 203-263-2855.