Saturday, June 12, 2010

This Week's Events June 13th to June 19th

Fourth of July rose
Fourth of July rose

Antiques, Copies, and Fakes: When Old Chairs Multiply

This lecture at Colonial Williamsburg’s DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum on Thursday, June 17th is about 18th century chairs and how to tell the differences between genuine antiques, old reproductions, and fakes.
Colonial Williamsburg’s DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

explorer roses
William Baffin explorer rose

Be Our Guest: Admission Free Summer Evenings at the Concord Museum
June 16, 5:00-8:00 pm

The Concord Museum in Concord MA offers a free summer evening event which includes a visit to the Concord Museum, and a film “Exploring Concord”. It promises a visit back in time. This is one of my favourite small museums.
Concord Museum

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John Cabot explorer rose

Private Pleasures

This exhibit at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto on view until September 12th gives visitors a chance to view historical Japanese porcelain and its place in the elite culture of samurai and geisha of the Edo period (1603-1868).

climbing hydrangea
Climbing hydrangea perfect flat bloom

24th Annual Garden Tour to benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons

Visit Seven Gardens on June 19th in a self-guided tour located in Springs and Amagansett in the Hamptons, NY. I wish I could go. Visiting other people’s gardens is one of my favourite things because there is so much I need to learn about gardening and especially garden design.
24th Annual Garden Tour Hamptons NY

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Climbing hydrangea on a fence in North Toronto

Through the Garden Gate: The Beach

The Toronto Botanical Garden is having its 23rd Through the Garden Gate garden tour on 19th and 20th . This year the tour is in the Beaches area of Toronto and promises, “A cornucopia of fabulous gardens, from postage stamp urban jewels to shady, gorgeous glades overlooking Lake Ontario to plant collectors’ havens”. Through the Garden Gate is a self-guided tour that offers shuttle buses to take you to the different gardens.
Through the Garden Gate

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Container beside the back door with mandevilla, geraniums, and lobelias

I’d love to hear about upcoming events covering the week of June 20th to June 26th in your area for my next event blog post. Just leave me a comment or send me an email through my website Norbridge Antiques .


  1. So many fun things to do in the beautiful North east....too bad I'm in Texas!! It's fun to see what's going on elsewhere and to see what can grow when it isn't 100 degrees everyday!! I wanted to thank you for following DivineDistractions. I love my blogging buddies, and I look forward to getting to know your through twitter and your blog.

  2. Thank you Sally. I publish events on most Saturdays now. I'm more connected with the east but would love to hear about any events of note in Texas. I've heard that it is a beautiful state.
    Kind regards,


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