Jon Carloftis Fine GardensRockcastle River Trading Co.

Past Events: 2015

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

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



Date

Day

Location

City

January 7

Wednesday

The Summit at Fritz Farm by Bayer Properties (private)

Cocktail Party & Bourbon Tasting at historic Botherum

 

Lexington, KY

February 19-21

Thursday-Saturday

Antiques, Vintage & Garden Show
at the Orlando Museum of Art

 

 

Thursday Evening - Preview Party
Friday - Garden Lecture on Estate Gardens & Champagne

Friday Evening - Bourbon Tasting with Jon Carloftis
Saturday - Seminar Lectures

1:00 - 1:45pm / Art of the Urban Garden
2:00 - 2:30pm / Art of Decor
2:45 - 3:15pm / Art of Fashion
3:30 - 4:00pm / Art of Entertaining

 

Visit their website for more information and tickets

You can download a full schedule and fact sheet by clicking here.

 

For additional information or to purchase tickets, please call the Council of 101 office at 407-896-4231 x254

 

Orlando, FL

February 28

Saturday

Series of Garden Talks with Jon Carloftis at the Cincinnati Home & Garden Show

1 - New & Exciting Plants for Your Garden (SOLD OUT)

2 - Perfect Container Garden Combinations (SOLD OUT)

3 - Style in the Garden with Reclaimed & Repurposed Treasures (SOLD OUT)

 

Visit their website for more information

 

Cincinnati, OH

February 28-March 8

Satur

day-Sunday

Rockcaste River Trading Company Store at the Cincinnati Home & Garden Show

 

Cincinnati, OH

March 5

Thursday

Bluegrass Trust Antique and Garden Show Opening Night

 

 

Visit their website for more information & tickets

Call: 859-253-0362

 

Lexington, KY

March 25

Wednesday

Idle Hour Country Club Luncheon & Presentation (private)

Lexington, KY

March 26

 

Thursday

 

Dixon Art Museum Garden Talk & Bourbon Tasting at the Dixon Art Museum

 

Afternoon lecture "Spirited Garden Design with Jon Carloftis" and evening bourbon tasting.

 

3:30 pm - Lecture ($10)

5:00 pm - Tasting ($50)

 

Visit their website for more information

Call: 901-761-5250

 

Memphis, TN

April 13

Monday

Talbot County Garden Club Dinner (private)

Lexington, KY

April 14

Tuesday

8:30am – 3:00pm

Talbot County Garden Club – "A Blooming Affair"

Presentation: "Putting Style in Your Garden"

 


The Milestone ▪ 9630 Technology Drive ▪ Easton, Maryland


$90 registration includes lunch and an opportunity to visit our onsite boutique and vendors. Send reservation check payable to Talbot County Garden Club to PO Box 1524, Easton, MD 21601, no later than April 6, 2015.


For further information, please contact event chair Lauren Little at glittle@goeaston.net
or 410-271-6257

 

Easton, MD

April 14

Tuesday

6:00 – 10:00pm

Cincinnati Flower Show -
Opening Night Gala

 

 

Visit their website for more information & tickets

 

Cincinnati, OH

April 18

Saturday

Cincinnati Flower Show
Proven Winners Day

 

 

Jon will be speaking along with P. Allen Smith, Jamie Drurie and Jack Barnwell

 

Visit their website for more information & tickets

 

Cincinnati, OH

April 18

Saturday
evening

 

Maker's Mark Bourbon Party at the Cincinnati Flower Show hosted by Jon Carloftis

7:00pm

 

Visit their website for more information & tickets

 

Cincinnati, OH

April 22

Wednesday

Cocktail Party at Botherum for attendees of the Proven Winners Life+Style Event #1 at Keeneland

5pm – 7pm

For tickets and information visit gardenlifestyleshow.com

(SOLD OUT)

 

Lexington, KY

April 23

Thursday

Proven Winners Life+Style Event #1 at Keeneland

8am – 5pm

LIMITED SPACE

For tickets and information visit gardenlifestyleshow.com

(SOLD OUT)


 

Lexington, KY

April 23

Thursday

Bayer Group (private)

Garden tour and Bourbon Tasting at historc Botherum

 

Lexington, KY

April 24

Friday

Keeneland Outing with the Tuckahoe (Richmond, VA) Women's Club (private)

 

Lexington, KY

April 25

Saturday

Tuckahoe (Richmond, VA) Women's Club (private)

Garden tour and cocktail party at historc Botherum

 

Lexington, KY

May 9

Saturday

Dancing with the Stars (Kentucky)

Benefiting Surgery on Sundays

(TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT)
but PLEASE VOTE ONLINE NOW! dancingwiththelexingtonstars.com







 

 

Lexington, KY

May 14

Thursday

Friends & Flowers Garden Club
Luncheon (private)

Presentation on "Vertical Wall Gardens"

 

Lexington, KY

May 15

Friday

National Garden Club President Convention (private)

Keynote Speaker




 

Louisville, KY

May 17

Sunday

National Garden Club President Induction (private)

 

Louisville, KY

May 21

Thursday

Bayer Group (private)

Garden tour and Bourbon Tasting at historc Botherum

 

Lexington, KY

May 22

Friday

Chamblin Family Drinks & Canapes at Historic Botherum (private)

 

Lexington, KY

May 28

Thursday

A Special Evening at the Mansion with the First Lady of Kentucky benefitting Woodford Hounds Hunt Club

Frankfort, KY

May 29

Friday

Private Dinner for the Bayer Group/Summit at Fritz Farm at Botherum

Lexington, KY

Temporariy Postponed

TBA

RRTC Spring Open House Workshops

Informal talks with Jon Carloftis on the subjects of Ideas for Containers, New and Exciting Plants, Vegetable and Herb Gardens

plus...

Val Schirmer of Three Toads Farm showing and telling what to plant for Cutting Gardens

FREE, no registration requred

606.843.0854

 

Livingston, KY

June 3

Wednesday

Illinois Governor's Mansion Tour and Lunch at RRTC (private)

 

Livingston, KY

June 4

Thursday

Illinois Governor's Mansion Tour of Lexington Gardens and Dinner at Botherum (private)

 

Lexington, KY

June 5

Friday

Luncheon and Tour at the Carloftis Home on the Rockcastle River for Louisville Orchestra (private)

 

Livingston, KY

June 12

Friday

Kathy Cary Group from Louisville at Carloftis Family garden (private)

 

Livingston, KY

June 17

Wednesday

Breakfast in the Garden at Botherum for Bayer Group, Summit at Fritz Farm (private)

Lexington, KY

June 27

Saturday

Dinner and Tour of Botherum for Louisville Orchestra (private)

 

Lexington, KY

June 19

Friday

Cocktail Party at Botherum for attendees of the Proven Winners Life+Style Event #2 Summer Solstice at the Kentucky Governor's Mansion

5pm – 7pm

For tickets and information visit gardenlifestyleshow.com

 

 

Lexington, KY

June 20

Saturday

Proven Winners Life+Style Event #2 Summer Solstice at the Kentucky Governor's Mansion

8:30am – 3pm

LIMITED SPACE

For tickets and information visit gardenlifestyleshow.com

 

 

Lexington, KY

June 20

Saturday evening

Client wedding at Walnut Groves Farms (private)

 

Bloomfield, KY

June 23

Tuesday

Tour and Cocktail Party hosting the national judges of America in Bloom at Botherum (private)

6 – 8pm

Special congratulations to Dale Fisher who was selected as a new board member for AIB!

 

Lexington, KY

June 24

Wednesday

Tour and Cocktail Party hosting VisitLex at Botherum (private)

 

Lexington, KY

June 27

Saturday

Dinner and Tour of Botherum for Louisville Orchestra (private)

 

Lexington, KY

July 15

Thursday

V.I.P. After Party at Botherum for the Polo Series event at Fritz Farm (private)

 

Lexington, KY

July 27

Monday

Woodford County Farm Tour 50th Anniversary at Old Taylor Distillery (private)

 

Millville, KY

August 8

Saturday

Tour of Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens in Kentucky with Suntory, North America

(private)

 

Lexington, KY

August 15

Saturday

Picnic at the Pops Table Judges at Keeneland

 

Lexington, KY

August 21

Friday

Bayer Group/ Summit at Fritz Farm Dinner at Botherum (private)

 

Lexington, KY

August 22

Saturday

70's Pool Party/51st Birthday at Botherum (private)

 

Lexington, KY

August 24 & 25

Monday & Tuesday

Short Street Project Installation Downtown Lexington for America in Bloom (private)

 

Lexington, KY

August 27

Thursday at 1:00 pm

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Short Street Beautification Project

Open to All

Lexington, KY

September 5

Saturday

Lexington School Dinner at Botherum (raising $9,000 for the LS!) (private)

 

Lexington, KY

September 11

Friday

Cocktail Party at Botherum for attendees of the Proven Winners Life+Style Event #3 at Old Taylor Distillery

5pm – 7pm

For tickets and information visit gardenlifestyleshow.com

 

 

Lexington, KY

September 12

Saturday

Proven Winners Life+Style Event #3 at Old Taylor Distillery

8am – 4pm

LIMITED SPACE

For tickets and information visit gardenlifestyleshow.com

 

Frankfort, KY

September 18

Friday

Rehearsal Dinner at Botherum for niece Carly Rae and Lyle's wedding at Botherum. (private)

 

Lexington, KY

September 19

Saturday

Carloftis family wedding at the River House/ Rockcastle River Trading Co. (private)

 

Livingston, KY

September 23

Wednesday

LexArts ARTy pARTy Dinner Party by the Pool at Botherum

 

The event is limited to 14 guests only

$100 suggested donation.

 

RSVP to jon@joncarloftis.com

 

For more infomation on this and other events, visit:

www.lexarts.org/invest/artyparty

 

 

Lexington, KY

September 24- 27

Thursday - Sunday

America In Bloom National Board Meeting (private)

 

Holland, MI

October 3

Saturday

Proven Winners Life+Style Event #4

at My Old Kentucky Home State Park

8am – 4pm

LIMITED SPACE

For tickets and information visit gardenlifestyleshow.com

 

 

Lexington, KY

October 9

Friday

Canal House presents an Intimate Dinner with Chef John Besh at Maker's Mark Distillery

Sold out

 

Loretto, KY

October 10

Saturday

4 pm – 7 pm

Canal House presents Chef John Besh at Maker's Mark Distillery

Tickets are still available!

Ticket Price: $45

Please visit Makersmark.com for tickets: makersmark.com/distillery/events



 

Loretto, KY

October 11

Sunday

Southern Living & Suntory Plant Division Tour of local distilleries and Keeneland. Dinner at Botherum.

(private)

 

Lexington, KY

October 15

Thursday

11:00 am

Lexington Garden Club at Louisville Stoneware

(private)

 

 

Louisville, KY

October 15

Thursday

Jack Conway/Sannie Overly for Governor and Lt. Governor Fundraiser.

Cocktails at Botherum 5:30-7:00pm

TO MAKE A DONATION CLICK HERE

For invitation, please contact joncarloftis@joncarloftis.com

 

Lexington, KY

October 21

Wednesday

GIE & Proven Winners Garden Tour of Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens

 

Lexington, KY

November 18

Wednesday

Bayer Group | Summit at Fritz Farm cocktail party at historic Botherum (private)

 

Lexington, KY

November 19

Thursday

11:00 am & 2:00 pm

RRTC Christmas Open House Workshops

FREE, no registration required

606.843.0854

 

Livingston, KY

November 20

Friday

11:00 am & 2:00 pm

RRTC Christmas Open House Workshops

FREE, no registration required

606.843.0854

 

Livingston, KY

November 21

Saturday

11:00 am & 2:00 pm

RRTC Christmas Open House Workshops

FREE, no registration required

606.843.0854

 

Livingston, KY

December 2

Wednesday

Bayer Group | Summit at Fritz Farm cocktail party at historic Botherum (private)

Lexington, KY

December 7

 

Monday

Downtown Lex Awards honoring Jon Carloftis Fine Gardens for their body of work in Lexington, KY featuring gardens designed and built as part of the Short Street Project (2015), restoration of historic Botherum (2013), and the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (2010).

 

Lexington, KY