Board of Governors Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

GCV Board of Governors   October 10-12, 2017

Transforming Town & Trails

Tuesday, October 10

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Board of Directors Lunch
5 Sheridan Row, (home of Sallie & John Sebrell)

1:00-4:00 p.m.
Board of Directors Meeting
CornerStone Bank Board Room, 54 S. Main St.

2:00-5:00 p.m.
Registration and Horticulture Placement
Evans Hall, Washington Street @ Lee Avenue
Washington and Lee University

5:45 p.m.
Walk to Moody Hall, Virginia Military Institute
 (Shuttles available from Robert E. Lee Hotel entrance)

6:00 p.m.
Cocktails and Oktoberfest Dutch Treat Dinner
Moody Hall, Letcher Avenue & the Parade
Virginia Military Institute

Wednesday, October 11

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Breakfast on your own

9:00 a.m-1:00 p.m.
Registration and Horticulture Placement,
Evans Hall, Washington Street @ Lee Avenue
Washington and Lee University

8:30-11:30 a.m.  

Optional activities:

  • Natural Bridge State Park Tour
    (Shuttles depart at 8:30 a.m. from Robert E. Lee Hotel.)
  • Chessie Nature Trail Hike  Take a 1.5 to 2-mile nature hike along the Maury River and the towpath of a canal that once carried passengers and cargo between Richmond and Lexington (self-drive or carpool; depart your hotel at 8:30 a.m.)
  • Explore Downtown Lexington (Self-Guided Urban Garden Walking Tour, Righteous & Rascals, Farmers Market, shopping, art galleries,etc.)

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lunch
TAPS at The Georges, 11 N. Main Street

1:00-4:00 p.m.
Business Meeting
Evans Hall, Washington Street @ Lee Avenue
Washington and Lee University

5:45 p.m.
Walk to The Pines, 111 Lee Avenue
(Shuttles available from Robert E. Lee Hotel entrance)

6:00-7:00 p.m.
Cocktails
Home of Carol & Ben Grigsby
The Pines, 111 Lee Avenue

7:30 p.m.
Awards Banquet
Evans Hall, Washington Street @ Lee Avenue
Washington and Lee University

Thursday, October 12

7:00-9:00 a.m.
Breakfast on your own

8:30 a.m.
Breakfast for Former GCV Presidents (by invitation)
Jacob Ruff House, 21 N. Main Street
Hosted by Kim Cory, GCV Annual & Board of Governors Meetings Chair, and
Fran Carden, GCV Membership Chair
Albemarle Garden Club

9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Conclusion of the Business Meeting
Evans Hall, Washington Street @ Lee Avenue
Washington and Lee University

12:00 p.m.
Box Lunch to go provided by the Blue Ridge Garden Club