COCKTAILS

QUICKFIRE SEMINARS

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This year, we are really changing it up at the BGT Antiques and Garden Show with some fun additions to this already wonderful show…

COCKTAILS & QUICKFIRE SEMINARS

on Friday, March 2nd at 4PM & Saturday, March 3rd at 4PM reservations REQUIRED:$40 per person, per day,  includes Daily show ticket & quickfire seminar cash


Host: Jon Carloftis, of Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens
Reservations required: $40 per person, per day, includes Daily Show Ticket & Quickfire Seminar, Cash Bar    

We will be hosting a DELICIOUS Sixty Minute lineup of 10 minute talks from the BGT TRUSTED EXPERTS on 5 EXCITING SUBJECTS hosted by Jon Carloftis… Here’s what you have to look forward to:


FRIDAY, MARCH 2nd, 4PM

  With a signature Cocktail from Maker's Mark Bourbon

With a signature Cocktail from Maker's Mark Bourbon

DESIGN EYE:  
Lucy Jones ( Preservationist and Collector) “Collecting Mid-Century Furniture, Art, Jewelry and Clothing”

PLANT/FLORAL:  
Val Schirmer and Elizabeth Montgomery (Three Toads Farm) - “Bringing Nature Inside With Easy-Peasy Ideas”

ENTERTAINING: 
Ann Evans (Former Executive Director of the Governor’s Mansion) - “Low Stress Entertaining at the Drop of a Hat”

BAR TIMES:  
Marianne Barnes (First Female Master Distiller Since Prohibition!) - “The Real Deal Things You Need for the Best Home Bar (mixers, different spirits, glasses, barware, elixirs)”

PRACTICAL HOME IDEAS:  
Karine and Matthew Maynard (Blacksmiths Extraordinare) - “The Way to Use Art in the Garden (lighting, placing, focal points, etc.)”


SATURDAY, MARCH 3rd, 4PM

 With a signature Cocktail from Calumet Farm Bourbon

With a signature Cocktail from Calumet Farm Bourbon

DESIGN EYE:   
Matt Carter (Interior Genius of Kentucky and Beyond) Note: Don’t have his subject yet but whatever it is, you will be schooled by the BEST!

PLANT/FLORA:  
Roiann Ridley (Floral Designer whom I described in the Salonierre as the most TALENTED in the US!)  -  “Quick and Easy Combinations for Everyday Enjoyment, from the Containers You Have Already to Items Taken From Outside”

ENTERTAINING:  

Dean Renaud (Event Design & Production, South Social & Home) - “How to host an unforgettable party for any occasion"
 

BAR TIMES:  
Roger Lee Leasor (former Liquor Barn President) - “All things Party!”

PRACTICAL HOME IDEAS: 
Dale Fisher (Partner, Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens and Super Shopper/Collector!) -  “The How-To’s of Mixing and Making it Work"


ANOTHER COOL NEW FEATURE...  

Vignettes of Living Spaces (Living, Dining, Sitting Rooms…) Showing you how to mix antique with mid-century, and bringing the outdoors inside with perfection!