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2015/2016 Director Tours Travel Season

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On November 6th
  • November 7, 2015 – Sarasota, Ringling and MOD Exhibit

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The bus will depart at 7:30 a.m. The tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a private tour of Ca’ d’Zan at the Ringling with  Curator and Keeper of Ca d’Zan Ron McCarty. There will be a private tour of the Rose Garden by our very own Horticulturist, Debbie Hughes. directors tour walker guest house 2015Lunch will be in the Muse Restaurant, Ringling Museum (pre-selected but not included in fee). The afternoon tour of the Walker Guest House Replica and the Paul Rudolph Exhibit with Fort Myers Architect, Joyce Owens. There will also be time to visit other galleries and participants may visit gift shop or purchase a glass of wine in the Muse to end the day. The bus will depart Ringling at 5:30 p.m. and return to Fort Myers at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Edison Ford Members $100; non-members $110. Limited space is available. Contact Nancy Achter at nachter@edisonfordwinterestates.org to register or 239-334-7419 for more information.

  • December 12, 2015 – Palm Beach, Charleston Antiques Exhibit and Private Garden Toursdirectors tour palm beach fountain 2015

Private garden and estate tours through the Palm Beach Garden Club, lunch at a Palm Beach restaurant and Society of the Four Arts for garden and museum tour of the Charleston, SC furniture and art show.

  • January 9, 2016 – Everglades City, Rod & Gun Club and Smallwood Storedirectors tour 2015 everglades city

Private tour of historic Everglades City, tour of the Rod & Gun Club and Smallwood Store. Private stone crab lunch and airboat ride in the Everglades.

  • NEW DATE February 27, 2016 – Cortez, Fishing Village

Tours of the Maritime Museum, Boat Works, and the old fishing village.  Lunch at the Star Fish Company on the waterfront.

  • March 12, 2016 – Homestead/Redlands Nurseries & Monkey Jungledirectors tour monkey jungle

Area tours of the nurseries and agricultural areas for exotic plants including orchids and edibles, historic Monkey Jungle and Winery Tour.

  • April 23, 2016 – Tampa

Columbia RestaurantTour of the New Tampa Museum of Art, tour of the Ybor City Cigar Factory, and lunch at the famous “Columbia Restaurant” in Ybor City.

  • May 14, 2016 – Lakeland

Private tour and on-campus luncheon at Florida Southern College and Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture.



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