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    Ventura County Garden Club | May Meeting – Vintage Spring Fashion Show


    The next Ventura County Garden Club regular meeting will be on Wednesday, May 1st (2019) at St. Paul’s Episcopal & Emmanuel Church117 N. 7th Street, in Santa Paula.  This is “A Victorian May Day” and will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a “Vintage Spring Fashion Show”, presented by Garden Club member, Carol Beckerdite; an avid vintage fashion collector.  She has created many fashion shows and teas.  Models from Ventura and Santa Paula will be wearing original and reproduction vintage clothing and hats; with an emphasis on Victorian style.  The show will be followed by light refreshments and regular club business. 

    May-day basket

    After announcements, members and guests will hear about the Victorian custom of making a May Day Basket.  Then they will have an optional opportunity to make their own, with fresh cut flowers.  Carol will bring supplies for those who telephone her, (805)525-1935, by April 29th.  She will collect a $10 materials fee (cash-only),  from those who will be making a basket.

     Members and guests are encouraged to wear a spring outfit and hat.  Carol will bring a few extra hats that she makes ($30-$35 to purchase).  Guests are always welcome to join in Club events.  For further information about the meeting, contact  Jacqualin at (805) 816-6019 or [email protected]


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