What’s Happening at Goodwood

Wonderful Wednesday

October 20th | 6-8 PM

If you’ve never been to a Wonderful Wednesday you’re missing out! The bands keep getting better and the food is always delicious. Don’t miss fun, relaxation, and LIVE MUSIC featuring this month’s artists Lil Grizzly Boogie Band! Get ready to boogie on down to some rockin’ music by a fantastic group!

Come enjoy great food, and giant games! Goodwood will also be pouring sommelier-selected wines, craft beer, hard seltzer, and soft drinks. Please no BYOB or coolers at this event.

Wonderful Wednesday is being held on the recently improve historic roller rink next to the café. There are some tables and chairs for early birds but bring your chair if you want a front-row seat or choose to sit on the grassy lawn next to the rink.

Bring your family or grab a friend and get on over for a Wonderful Wednesday! Sponsored by Capital City Bank and Tri-Eagle Sales.

Wine Pour by the Pool

Tuesday October 12th | 5:30-7 PM

Great wine begins with great grapes! Come join Sommelier Amanda Morrison as she pours and teaches about her hand-selected wines. Guest will have the opportunity to taste wine from micro-wineries, enjoy Goodwood’s cool green space, and meet like minded individuals. What better way to end the summer than by the pool?

Each wine will be accompanied by a brief description of how the wines’ grapes and growing conditions impact what you are seeing, sniffing, and sipping. You might even want to take a bottle or two home with you.

Attendance will continue to be capped at 30 guests.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit ongoing preservation efforts at Goodwood Museum & Gardens.

Annual Fall Plant Sale

October 9th | 9am – 1pm            October 10th | 12am – 3pm       

The Annual Plant Sale is back. Thanks to 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. The sale will continue a few Fridays after the sale (9 to noon) at the Virginia McKee Greenhouse, 1600 Miccosukee Road.

Come early for the best choices and bring your own garden cart for your shopping convenience. 

Fitness Programs

Outdoor Headphone Yoga

Fridays, 10:00 – 11:15 AM | Sunken Garden

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 cfsoto19@hotmail.com. 

Historic Tower/ Building
Historic Tower/ Building

Onsite and Virtual Gentle Chair Yoga

Mondays, 4:30- 5:30 PM | On Demand

Gentle Chair Yoga is one of the gentlest forms of yoga. In this 50 minute virtual class, traditional focused breathing techniques and meditation are practiced with modified yoga strengthening movements and sequences. Join this Chair Yoga class, led by KC Knudsen, onsite in the Jubilee Cottage ($5 suggested donation). Since in person class will be limited to 10 vaccinated individuals, and we will continue to maintain social distancing, please contact KC Knudsen to reserve your space. First time virtual participants, please register below to receive the Zoom program link.

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Any donation would be appreciated at this time.

This class is supported by the Knight Foundation and Leon CARES as part of Goodwood’s Pathways to Wellness Initiative.

Touch Your Toes Tuesday

Tuesdays, 6 -7 pm Games Court

Come join Califlo Yoga Collective for an all-level vinyasa flow yoga class to help you unwind after work. Class will be held on Goodwood’s Game Court, lawn behind the main house, and is perfect for the experienced yogis as well as beginners. Participants can expect a full-body stretch with an emphasis on one section of the body or a gradual building of a pose paired with breath work to each movement. The class rate is $12. Please contact info@califloyoga.com for more information.

Touch Your Toes Tuesday
Community Gatherings
Historic Tower/ Building
Historic Tower/ Building

Virtual Goodwood’s Got Game Nights!

Wednesday | September 8th | 4:30-5:30 PM

Just because we have to social distance, does not mean we have to give up socializing!  This is an opportunity to create memories through laughter and celebrate new traditions with your loved ones. Goodwood’s Got Game night is back this November, and while not all games can be played virtually, there are quite a few for number-loving and word-loving gamers that can be modified to provide some community interaction and downright virtual fun.

Test your cognitive health by exercising those brain cells with these quick-thinking games and puzzles. See if you can remember the old days by recalling popular bands of the decades or historic events, figure out movies from emojis or famous people by their silhouettes, or unscramble words you would find on a grocery list. Games will be designed to wake up and use all the parts of the mind, while also boosting our brain health through social interaction.  Please register to receive details and the Zoom program link.

This virtual program is supported by the Knight Foundation, AARP, and Leon CARES as part of Goodwood’s Pathways to Wellness Initiative.
Nutrition, Gardening & Health

Virtual Stories
in the Garden

Pre-Recorded Sessions

Local Tallahassee storytellers, Linda Schuyler Ford and Saundra Kelley, delights people of all ages with her engaging and whimsical style of narration. Each month she invites you to enter a special garden or hidden treasure on Goodwood’s vast 21-acre property while bringing to life one of her magical worlds. Allow your imagination to color the details of her story and discover the quiet places to explore on your next visit to Goodwood.

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Any donation would be appreciated at this time.

This class is supported by the Knight Foundation and Leon CARES as part of Goodwood’s Pathways to Wellness Initiative.

Virtual Stories  in the Garden
Historic Tower/ Building

Wellness Garden

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.

Check Back for Future Programming …

How Does Your Garden Grow?

A virtual and hands-on workshop in the Community Wellness Garden (with TMH Dietician Afaf Qasem)

Florida for Sale

(an interactive virtual performance with Theater With a Misison)

Creative Lettering Classes

(with TypoGraphics)

Outdoor Movie Night on Goodwood’s Historic Roller Rink

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