What’s Happening at Goodwood
Preservation Wine Walk
Friday, November 10 | 45:30 – 7:00 PM
Sip and stroll through Goodwood Museum & Garden’s beautiful grounds.
Enjoy a wide variety of wines that pair deliciously with the legacy of preservation at Goodwood. At each stop in the wine walk, attendees will be able to sample a new wine while listening to Goodwood docents share details and history about the different buildings, locations, and preservation projects on the museum’s 21-acres. Immerse yourself in the tapestry of preservation as you meander Goodwood’s grounds, glass in hand. This is a rare opportunity to experience local history in a fun, unique way, and is perfect for history lovers who savor a good wine (or wine lovers who want to expand their historical knowledge). Light hors d’oeuvres will be available. Must be 21+ to attend.
Wonderful Wednesday with Echolocator
Wednesday, September 20 / 6 PM
Echolocator provides a high-energy dance party, with music that makes you feel like you are out in the tropic sun, watching surfers catch waves.
Bring a camp chair, or beach blanket, and enjoy the vibes!
Tropical Eats, Toasty Taiyaki, and The Ark will serve authentic Jamaican food, seafood plates, Japanese fish cakes, salads, sandwiches, and more!
Wines, craft beer, and soft drinks will be available for purchase at Goodwood’s concession stand. Please no BYOB or coolers at this event.
Race, Class, and Culture: Woke (or not) in the Progressive Era of Leon County
Wednesday, September 27 / 6 PM
Fanny Tiers was one of a dozen or so northerners (and the only woman) who purchased Leon County’s former cotton plantations as winter residences. This roundtable discussion will discuss how these northern, urban elites confronted the South’s inflexible racial system in rural, including: Dr. Larry Rivers, Distinguished Professor of History (FAMU); Dr. Maxine Jones, Director of Women’s Studies and Professor of History (FSU); Dr. Lee Warner, Former Director of the Florida Museum of History; Sabrina Shade, staff of the Florida Commissioner of Education’s African-American History Task Force; and Goodwood Executive Director Jennifer Lundal Humayun. The roundtable discussion will be held at the Tallahassee Bethel Life Family Center. This presentation is the first of a 2-part program; the second part, “A Picture is Worth…(Black and White Photographs from Leon County 1890-1930)”, will be held in the Goodwood Carriage House on October 17 at 6 PM.
Outdoor Headphone Yoga
Fridays, 10:00 – 11:15 AM
Tune in and flow out with Outdoor Yoga Tallahassee at Goodwood’s Sunken Garden. Yoga instructors Caulley Soto and Danielle Miller will guide you through a 75-minute music-infused vinyasa class focusing on breath and mindful movement — in an effort to stretch and strengthen both the physical and mental self. Grab one of the provided headsets, spread out and find your perfect outdoor space, enjoying this unique and immersive experience. Class is limited to 23 participants at $16/per person. Register through Eventbrite or by contacting Outdoor Yoga Tallahassee on Instagram or Caulley Soto at email@example.com.
Super Gentle Chair Yoga
Mondays, 4:30- 5:30 PM | On Demand
A gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting in a chair or standing, using the chair for support. In this 50-minute virtual class, traditional focused breathing techniques and meditation are practiced with modified yoga movements and sequences helping to reduce stress, increase range of motion, and develop strength and flexibility.
You will not need to get on the floor in this class.
Join this Chair Yoga class, led by KC Knudsen, from the comfort of your own living space. First-time virtual participants will need to register below to receive the Zoom program link $5 donations are requested.
Joanna Francis Living Well Support Group
First Mondays of each Month
6:00 – 7:00 PM
On the first Monday of the month (except holidays) Joanna Francis Living Well Breast Cancer support group meets at 6pm in the Jubilee Cottage at Goodwood. Their mission is simply to connect the people who are experiencing any part of the walk with breast cancer. We host a group for general information but also provide personal “survivor matches” to help current patients navigate the many decisions and emotional challenges associated with treatment.
Join the Joanna Francis Living Well Facebook page to be kept up to date on meeting and events.
The goal is to live well, not just get well. -Joanna
Volunteer in the Garden
Fall vegetable planting is around the corner. Stay tuned for our next garden work day to help address food insecurity in our community! In the meantime, garden volunteer opportunities are always available. Contact Goodwood to arrange a time for you to come help keep our gardens inviting. 850-877-4202.
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