What’s Happening at Goodwood

Ascension Exhibit
Opening Reception

Tuesday, January 16 | 5:30 p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Main House

This partnership exhibit with the Meek-Eaton Southeastern Regional Black Archives (FAMU) explores the early 20th Century rise of the African American middle class.

The special exhibit will remain open until April and is FREE and open to the public.

Pigmania 2018 - A Benefit for Goodwood Museum and Gardens
Friday, January 26 | 6:00 p.m. to 9:00p.m.
Carriage House | tickets start at $75

Come celebrate the art of Southern cooking and entertaining with Tallahassee’s finest chefs. Food will include roast pigs, raw oysters, fried chicken, sweet potato fries, kicked-up cole slaw and many other local favorites. An open bar and live music will add to the fun. A portion of the ticket price is considered a tax-deductible donation to support the operations of Goodwood Museum & Gardens.

Eventbrite - Pigmania 2018

Goodwood Jams Series

Friday, February 16 | 7:00 p.m.
Carriage House | tickets $30 – $35

Join Goodwood and Word of South in a singer/song-writer event with Grammy and CMA award-winning blues artist, Chris Thomas King. Food trucks and a cash bar round out an updated version of this signature event. Tickets on sale soon.

Old Garden Rose Sale

Saturday, February 16 | 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rose Nursery next to the
Virginia Mckee Greenhouse

Take home a beautiful memento of Goodwood’s rose legacy for your valentine! Goodwood has more dozens of varieties of Old Garden roses to choose from.

Goodwood Garden Symposium and Southern Sampler

Wednesday, April 4 | 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. Carriage House | tickets $40
($20 for Goodwood Garden Volunteers)

This year’s program features Brooks Garcia, a “reformed” high-end, ornamental landscape architect whose focus today is locally-grown, farm to table food. The lunch will include many locally sourced edible delights.

Spring Celebration and
Ice Cream Social

Sunday, April 8 | 3:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
on the front lawn | tickets $40

This spring tradition is a favorite for families. Build your own sundaes, play old-fashioned games, and enjoy live music on Goodwood’s beautiful front lawn! Free and open to the public.

Goodwood Heirloom
Plant Sale

Saturday April 14 | 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Virginia Mckee Greenhouse

Presented by Goodwood’s dedicated garden volunteers, the plant sale will feature hundreds of heirloom perennials, annuals, ornamental vines, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, trees and ground covers. A number of hard-to-find heirloom varieties are featured. Come early for the best selection!

Friday Lecture Series

Generally the First Friday of the Month, Noon

Goodwood’s free lecture series has an interesting line-up for the first half of 2018. Bring a lunch or just come and listen to our Friday lecturers on a variety of topics related to gardening and local history.

January 5

“Music and Theater in Tallahassee, 1885 to 1910” a special lecture presented in Goodwood’s Main House by Diane Whitney, Tallahassee Community College

February 2

“Old Garden Roses” presented by the Rosarians at Goodwood

March 2

“Archeology Month Programming” presented by the Panhandle Archaeological Society of Tallahassee (PAST).

April 6

“Camellia Air Layering” presented by area camellia expert Ralph Maphis

May 4

“Apalachicola’s Historic Orman House” presented by Michael Kinnett, Florida State Parks

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