January 2018 Happenings


Virginia Robinson Gardens’ 2017 Holiday Open House

“How fantastic!” “How fabulous!” were some of the comments heard at the 2nd annual Holiday Open House on December 1 and 2, 2017 at Virginia Robinson Gardens. Last year, the Friends’ wonderful president Marian Power came up with the idea to hold a festive holiday celebration in the style of the 50s, in the spirit of Virginia who threw legendary parties. It was so successful that the event was expanded to two days, and the Holiday Open House has now become an annual tradition. Helmed by the incredible co-chairs Kathy Choi and Patty Elias Rosenfeld, the event was even more beautiful, elaborate and exciting this year. The façade of the house, sumptuously festooned with flowers, ornaments and leaves and pink poinsettias in urns on the roof set the tone for the dazzling displays within, thanks to the wonderful work of designer Kenneth Boyer of Atelier K.  Several Christmas trees, each…

Spotlight on Linda Meadows

Each month we will spotlight a volunteer, staff member, donor or sponsor of Virginia Robinson Gardens (VRG)—those that have made an impact on the organization. We want to let you, the reader, know a little bit about these wonderful people and corporations that give so much to the Virginia Robinson Gardens and community, and what they do that is so impactful.

This month, we spotlight Linda Meadows, a dedicated Friend of Robinson Gardens and Board Member. This year, Linda was one of three recipients of the Volunteer of the Year Award, given by the Friends of Robinson Gardens. We asked her these three questions… Read More