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Seaside Gardens of Sicily

January 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

SEASIDE GARDENS OF SICILY:
A CULTURAL AND DINING JOURNEY
WITH CECE HAYDOCK

MONDAY, JANUARY 14
6:30PM WINE RECEPTION
7:00PM TALK AND DINNER
$79++ for members and guests
Price includes lecture, wine reception, and 3 course dinner with wine.
Taxes and gratuity additional
Reservations are required and become final sale on Monday, January 7. 

Fragrant frangipani, magnificent banyan trees, eye-popping brugmansia, red, pink and white bougainvillea are just some of the spectacular horticultural treats which greet the Sicilian visitor. A result of the temperate, Mediterranean climate, the vibrant island landscape is layered and intricate and meant to be slowly savoured. Organic and often informal, the Sicilian garden is nonetheless
carefully curated and lovingly maintained.  Join CeCe Haydock (’75), landscape architect and garden historian, for a cultural and dining sojourn to Sicily featuring Sicilian wines and dishes prepared by Executive Chef Michael.

CeCe Haydock graduated from Princeton University and received a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the SUNY School of Environmental Science and Forestry. After working for the New York City Parks Department, she joined the firm, Innocenti and Webel in Locust Valley, NY, before starting her private practice. In 2007, she did research as a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome on Edith Wharton and Italian villas. She has lectured and written on historic Italian, French and American gardens for Old Westbury Gardens, Maryland’s Ladew Topiary Gardens, Princeton University and numerous garden and horticultural clubs. A trustee of Planting Fields Arboretum and a member of the International Council of The Preservation Society of Newport County, she is a visiting lecturer at the New York Botanical Garden and an adjunct professor at Long Island University. CeCe is currently expanding her private practice to include landscape sustainability.

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Date:
January 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm