Jon Carloftis Fine GardensRockcastle River Trading Co.

Past Events: 2014

Brown = Public Event | Orange = Proven Winner's + JCFG Lifestyle Series Events

Blue = Private Event | Red = Rockcastle River Trading Co. Event



Date

Day

Location

City

February 1

Saturday

Proven WInners Outdoor Living Extravaganza

(with Jon Carloftis)

Click here to register

414.525.5650 for tickets

Milwaukee, WI

February 7

Friday

Bourbon + Fabulous Food + Gardens = Modern Living

Music City Center

Cocktail Party at the Show 6-8

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615.352.1282 for tickets

SOLD OUT

Nashville, TN

February 7 - 9

Friday - Sunday

Ask the Cook Expert / Ask the Garden Expert at the show

Music City Center

Click here to register

615.352.1282 for tickets

Nashville, TN

February 9

Sunday

Sunday Lecture with Canal House and Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens

Music City Center

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615.352.1282 for tickets

Nashville, TN

March 7-9

Friday - Sunday

The Bluegrass Trust for Historic Preservation's Antiques & Garden Show

Join us at booth #42 for an exhibit of living walls and 2014 Proven Winner planter combinations by Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens

Click here to register

859.253.0362

Lexington, KY

March 8

Saturday

Proven WInners Outdoor Living Extravaganza
(with Jon Carloftis)

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414.525.5650 for tickets

Grand Rapids, MI

March 19

Wednesday

Tuckahoe Women's Club

Richmond, VA

April 4

Friday

Bourbon Tasting and Tour of Botherum

(for the Limited Corporation, Creative and Merchant Teams)

Botherum

Lexington, KY

April 9

Wednesday

Friends and Flowers Garden Club

Botherum

Lexington, KY

April 10

Thursday

Louisville Stoneware Open House
(a celebration of their newly renovated store)

Click here to register

1.800.626.1800

Louisville, KY

April 10

Thursday

The Bienenstock Furniture Library
Rockcastle River Trading Company

Livingston, KY

April 12

Saturday

Lincoln Book Fair

Stanford, KY

April 13

Sunday

The Bienenstock Furniture Library

Botherum

Lexington, KY

May 8

Thursday

Chrysalis House Mother’s Day Luncheon (honoring Lucille Carloftis)
(online registration required)

11:30am - 1:00pm
Chrysalis Community Center

SOLD OUT

Click here to register

859-977-2502 or lisaminton@chrysalishouse.org

Lexington, KY

May 9 & 10

Friday & Saturday

RRTC Spring Open House &
Proven Wi
nners PLANT SALE

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

606.843.0854

Livingston, KY

May 20

Tuesday

Danville (Kentucky) Garden Club

Botherum

Lexington, KY

May 21

Wednesday

Garden Club of America

Botherum

Lexington, KY

May 22

Thursday

Woodford Hounds Hunt Club

Cocktails and Supper (private)

Botherum

Lexington, KY

May 24

Saturday

Blue Grass Trust Silent Auction Dinner

at Historic Botherum

Lexington, KY

May 31

Saturday

Baby Health Service 100th Anniversary Celebration

Lexington, KY

June 3

Tuesday

Hoe 'n Hope Garden Club

Talk and tour of Carloftis family home & gardens (private)

Rockcastle River Trading Company

Livingston, KY

June 4

Friday

Danville (Kentucky) Garden Club

Rockcastle River Trading Company

Livingston, KY

June 5

Thursday

Midway Book Club

Drinks, Dinner and Discussion (private)

Botherum

Lexington, KY

June 7

Saturday

Berea Arts Council’s Garden Tour (9-12)

Berea Welcome Center
3 Artist Circle, Berea, KY
www.bereaartscouncil.org

Berea, KY

June 11

Wednesday

Bluegrass Herb Guild

Botherum

Lexington, KY

June 13

Friday

Kathy Cary's Louisville Travel Group

Rockcastle River Trading Company

Livingston, KY

June 13

Friday

RRTC Proven Winners Botanical Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

2:00 pm

Livingston, KY

June 13 & 14

Friday & Saturday

Opening of RRTC Proven Winners Botanical Trail

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Livingston, KY

June 15

Sunday

Kathy Cary's Louisville Travel Group Gospel Brunch

Botherum

Lexington, KY

June 17

Tuesday

Markey Cancer Foundation dinner
by Canal House at Historic Botherum

Botherum

Lexington, KY

June
18, 19, 20

Wednesday, Thursday,
Friday

Canal House Dinner Series
at Historic Botherum

 

SOLD OUT


Lexington, KY

June 21

Saturday

Summer Solstice Garden Festival
(celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Kentucky Governor's Mansion)

KY Governor's Mansion

Click here for tickets

Frankfort, KY

June 22

Sunday

Kentucky Open Day Garden Tour
(including historic Botherum and Kentucky Governor's Mansion)

1,350 visitors

888.842.2442

Kentucky

June 25

Wednesday

Morehead State Governor's Scholars Program
(private)

Tour of Rockcastle River Trading Company and Botherum

Livingston, KY &
Lexington, KY

June 26-29

Thursday - Saturday

University of Tennessee Arboretum

Tour of Rockcastle River Trading Company and other Jon Carloftis gardens

Livingston, KY

June 28

Saturday

Bucks County Open Day Garden Tour

(including Jon Carloftis Farmhouse)

225 visitors

1.888.842.2442

Bucks County, PA

July 3

Thursday

Cottage Gardeners Garden Tour of Botherum

Botherum

Lexington, KY

July 10

Thursday

Clinking Glasses Under Chihuly

Horticultural insights and a history of the Maker’s Mark nature preserve

Tour, Cocktails, Dinner (private)

Maker’s Mark Distillery

Loretto, KY

July 23

Wednesday

Town & Country Garden Club of Lexington

Rockcastle River Trading Company

Livingston, KY

July 24

Tuesday

Little Garden Club of Georgetown (Kentucky)

Rockcastle River Trading Company

Livingston, KY

July 31

Thursday

AICPA Board of Directors, Spouses, and Guests

Bouley Botanical

New York, NY

August 6

Wednesday

Soil Mates Garden Club

Botherum

Lexington, KY

August 20

Wednesday

Jon’s 50th Birthday and Jim Gray Re-Election Party at Historic Botherum!

5:30-8:00 PM

Space is limited!

R.S.V.P. by August 9th to Bryan@MayorJimGray.com or 859.252.4729

or click here to register online

Lexington, KY

August 27

Wednesday

Bourbon Tasting by Jon Carloftis, featuring Maker's Mark Bourbon (private)

Mackinac Island, MI

August 26

Tuesday

The Grand Garden Show

Keynote Speaker

10:30 AM

Visit their website for more information

Mackinac Island, MI

September 18

Thursday

Third Thursday Lifestyle Series
at Louisville Stoneware

"Stylish Ideas for Fall Gardening Inside and Outside" featuring the new Jon Carloftis Crocks

Open to the public

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Visit their website for directions

Louisville, KY

September 19

Friday

Mt. Laurel District Tour of Botherum (Private)

1:00 pm

Botherum

Lexington, KY

September 19

Friday

Dinner at Botherum for for Donors of University of Kentucky Arboretum

Contact UK Arboretum to donate and attend.

Botherum

Lexington, KY

September 20

Saturday

Dinner at Botherum for the winners of the Live Auction Dinner at Ashland, Home of Henry Clay's Fundraiser (Private)

Botherum

Lexington, KY

September 21

Sunday

Dinner at Botherum for winner of the Dinner for Freedom Fest/Woodford Humane Society (Private)

Botherum

Lexington, KY

September 23

Tuesday

Mary Grainger Blount Garden Club of Knoxville

Tour of Rockcastle River Trading Company and Botherum

Livingston, KY &
Lexington, KY

September 27

Saturday

Bentonville Chamber of Commerce (private)

Rockcastle River Trading Co. for lunch and tour & Botherum for dinner & tour

Livingston, KY &
Lexington, KY

September 28

Sunday

Garden Club of America Delegates (private)

Garden Talk at Bittners

Louisville, KY

September 30

Tuesday

Officers of America in Bloom (private)

Dinner and Tour of our Bucks County Farmhouse

Erwinna, PA

October 2

Thursday

New Jersey Committee of Garden Club of America Garden Talk (@ the Frelinghuysen Arboretum)

SOLD OUT

Morristown, NJ

October 7

Tuesday

Garden Club of Nashville

Cocktails and Tour of Botherum

Lexington, KY

October 9

Thursday

Garden Club of Nashville

Tours of LV Harkness and Mt. Brilliant Horse Farm

Lexington, KY

October 22

Wednesday

American Farmland Trust National Fundraiser (Invitation only)

Cocktails and Tour of Botherum

Lexington, KY

October 23

Thursday

University of Kentucky Arboretum Lecture Series

Introduction of Marshall Dirks from Proven Winners

Lexington, KY

November 5

Wednesday

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

 

Luncheon, Demonstration and Lecture:

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cocktails and Discussion Featuring a Maker’s Mark Bourbon Tasting: 

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

SOLD OUT

 

Visit their website for more information

904.356.6857

Jacksonville, FL

November 15

Saturday

Art Exhibit & Cocktail Party at Botherum (private)

(featuring the paintings of Sherri Carter)

An array of fabulous wines from the Carter Winery in Napa will be served!

Lexington, KY

November 18

Tuesday

Holiday Ideas by JCFG at the Versailles Library
(Open to the public)

SOLD OUT

859.873.5191

Versailles, KY

November 20

Thursday

RRTC Christmas Open House Workshops
11:00 am & 2:00 pm

FREE, no registration requred

606.843.0854

Livingston, KY

November 21

Friday

RRTC Christmas Open House Workshops
11:00 am & 2:00 pm

FREE, no registration requred

606.843.0854

Livingston, KY

November 22

Saturday

RRTC Christmas Open House
11:00 am & 2:00 pm

FREE, no registration requred

606.843.0854

Livingston, KY

December 9-11

Tuesday-Thursday

Southern Living Magazine photoshoot at historic Botherum (private)

Lexington, KY

December 13

Saturday

Eastern Kentucky University Graduation Ceremoney (with special honorary doctorate to be given to Jon Carloftis)

Richmond, KY

December 14

Sunday

Tour and Dinner at Botherum (private)

For the winners of the Liberty Tea benefitting Liberty Place which provides support and hope for women recovering from drug and alcohol addiction..

Lexington, KY

December 15

Monday

Lexington Human Society Charity Dinner at historic Botherum (private)

Lexington, KY