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Theresa Budlowski 2015 Garden Photos

Some garden photos from the 2014 season:

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Osborne Homestead Museum: ORGC Attends “Holiday at the Opera” Volunteer Appreciation Party

Originally a farmhouse built around 1840, the Osborne Homestead Museum is now one of fifteen distinctive historic sites in Connecticut.  Frances Eliza Osborne (1876-1956) was the last of the Osborne family children and deeded the 350-acre property to Connecticut to preserve it as a state park for future generations.

A white opera mask at the Osborne Homestead Museum.

Every December for more than 30 years, local garden clubs have prepared lavish holiday decorations following an annually chosen theme.  The 2017 scheme, “Holiday at the Opera,” had participants leveraging thematic elements from well-known operas, such as Faust, Aida, and The Magic Flute.  The Olde Ripton Garden Club (ORGC) decorated the dining room in the spirit of La Traviata. Continue reading

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