Music and activities highlighting the Garden’s past. Enjoy tours of Bloemendaal House and imagine its early days as the original Lakeside Wheel Club, built in the late 1880s and one of the first bicycling clubs in Richmond.
Strolling and serenading through the Garden
Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 to 3 p.m.
Four In The Morning
The Virginians Barbershop Chorus recalls popular music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Historic Bloemendaal House
Saturday, Noon to 3 p.m.; Sunday, Noon to 4 p.m.
Garden Guides welcome you into Bloemendaal, originally the Lakeside Wheel Club built by Lewis Ginter in 1894 and the home of Grace Arents from 1913 until her death in 1926.
Music Under the Bloemendaal House Tent
Saturday and Sunday at 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30 p.m.
The Titanic String Band
Enjoy 30-minute performances of ragtime-era music by Peter LaBau, banjo and Mitch Nelin, mando-cello.
On the Lawn of Bloemendaal House
Throughout the afternoon
Vintage Bicycles on Display
Cycling enthusiasts, gather around a display of vintage bicycles, enjoy learning about bicycle history, and imagine Bloemendaal House in its heyday as the Lakeside Wheel Club.
For your further enjoyment and entertainment near Bloemendaal House:
- Dress-up trunk and photo opportunities
- The Ice Cream Connection selling hand-dipped ice cream cones
Admission Fee: Regular Garden Admission
Last Updated: 1/24/2014 11:02 AM