Blue Grass Trust Antiques & Garden Show

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 5:00pm
Blue Grass Trust

Day Admission Rate:
$15.00 per person or $20.00 per person for the run of the show
Parking is included in the ticket price.

Friday, March 7

  • 10:00 am: Show Opens
  • 12:00 pm: Keynote Speaker: Thomas Jayne: "How to Decorate with Antiques" 
  • Spring Luncheon & Lecture with Thomas Jayne, designer and noted author 
  •  Tri-Lecture Exhibition Hall sponsored by Wood Art By Eli.
  •  Reservations required - $60/person
  • 2:30 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Thomas Birkman, "Interior Design: Blending of Antique and Contemporary." Thomas Birkman is an interior designer and owner at Kimbrel/Birkman Interiors. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 4:00 pm: Keynote Speaker sponsored by flower Magazine: Renny Reynolds: "Listening to the Land" 
  • Afternoon Tea & Lecture with Renny Reynolds, landscape architect, garden & event guruTri-Lecture Exhibition Hall sponsored by Wood Art By Eli.
  •  Reservations required - $45/person 
  • 6:00 pm: Show Closes

Saturday, March 8

  • 10:00 am: Show Opens
  • 10:30 am: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Dr. Patrick Snadon, "Accidental Avant-Garde: The Rise and Fall of Cincinnati Mondernism." Dr. Patrick Snadon is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture and Interior Design, University of Cincinnati.
  •  (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.)
  • 1:00 pm: Keynote Speaker sponsored by Wiebold Studio: P. Allen Smith: "In the Spirit of Mr. Jefferson: A Year at Moss Mountain Farm" 
  • Afternoon Aperitif and Amuse-Bouche, lecture and Q&A with P. Allen Smith, TV Host, Designer, Garden and Lifestyle Expert
  • Tri-Lecture Exhibition Hall sponsored by Wood Art By Eli.
  •  Reservations required - $60/person 
  • 3:30 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Charlotte Ward, "Gardening in Planters" Charlotte Ward is President of Classic Garden Ornaments, Ltd., manufacturer and supplier of LONGSHADOW. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 6:00 pm: Show Closes

Sunday, March 9

  • 11:00 am: Show Opens
  • 11:30 am: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Ann Evans, Executive Director at the Governor's Mansion. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 1:30 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Karl Raitz, "Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes Along the Maysville Road." Karl Raitz is in the Department of Geography, University of Kentucky. (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 3:00 pm: Complimentary Daily Lecture: Mel Hankla, "Evolution of the 'Kentucky' Longrifle with an overview of Scott County's 'Tansel Family' of Powderhorn Artists."
  •  Mel Hankla is the owner of American Historic Services.
  •  (Concourse Lecture Area. Free.) 
  • 5:00 pm: Show Closes 

Daily Show Features, March 7-9 
More than 80 Quality Exhibitors ׀ Designer & Garden Vignettes ׀ Silent Auction ׀ Daily Complimentary Lectures ׀ Kentucky Treasures Exhibit ׀ Bar Service ׀ a La carte Cafe ׀ Vintage Car Show, sponsored by Audi of Lexington ׀ Online Raffle of 2014 KY Derby Box