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HO LI DAY A Longwood Christmas November 28–January 12

A Longwood Christmas On view November 28–January 12 Fruit has had a place of importance in the Gardens since 1907 when our founder Pierre S. du Pont first planted fruit trees. We celebrate this history by decking our halls with the bounty of the season. Extravagant fruit-adorned trees stand in our Conservatory, red and green apples float in our Exhibition Hall, and a lavish holiday tea is set in our Music Room. Stroll the Gardens and enjoy our expanded outdoor experience—featuring a floating tree display, twinkling tree forms, a 12-foot fountain of lights in our Main Fountain Garden, and more. Savor the beauty of A Longwood Christmas— fresh and in season.

Plan Your Visit to A Longwood Christmas Buy Before You Arrive Timed Admission Tickets Required Tickets Limited

Admission to A Longwood Christmas is by timed admission ticket only, with tickets issued for a specific date and time. Remember, Members Purchase in advance as Visit for Free! tickets sell out quickly.

See all Member details on next page

Purchase timed tickets today at longwoodgardens.org or by calling 610.388.1000.

Non-Peak Days Mondays through Fridays from Nov. 28–Jan. 12 Excluding Dec. 26–31

Peak Days All Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 28–Jan. 12 and Dec. 26–31

Non-Peak Day hours: 9 am–10 pm Crowds are lighter, prices are lower!

Peak Day hours: 9 am–10 pm Visit late—After 8 pm is great!

Adults: $18 Seniors ages 62+: $15 Students with student ID: $8 Children 4 & under: Free Members: Free. No reservations required.

Adults: $25 Seniors ages 62+: $22 Students with student ID: $11 Children 4 & under: Free Members: Free reservations required after 2 pm.

Member Reservations & Bringing Guests Members may visit anytime, but require free reservations after 2 pm on Peak Days. Reservations are limited, and sell out is likely. Members Bringing Guests Guests not included in a Membership require a timed admission ticket. We cannot accommodate a Member’s request for tickets if we are sold out. Using Complimentary Tickets? Many complimentary admission tickets are not valid on Peak Days during A Longwood Christmas. Check your tickets as restrictions may apply. Make your free Member and Member Guest reservations today: longwoodgardens.org 610.388.1000

Non-Peak Days Mondays through Fridays from Nov. 28–Jan. 12 Excluding Dec. 26–31

Peak Days All Saturdays and Sundays from Nov. 28–Jan. 12 and Dec. 26–31

Members

Come as you wish, no reservations required

Free reservations required after 2 pm

Guests Included in Membership Level

Come as you wish, no reservations required

Free reservations required after 2 pm

Chimes Tower Members & Guests Included in Chimes Tower Membership Level

Come as you wish, no reservations required

Come as you wish, no reservations required

All Other Guests

Timed Admission Tickets required. See previous page

Timed Admission Tickets required. See previous page

Using Your Complimentary Guest Tickets

Accepted

Check your tickets as restrictions may apply

Upgrade to a Chimes Tower Membership Today! Chimes Tower Members and those included in their Membership Level can experience holiday magic at any time and do not require reservations. Upgrade at longwoodgardens.org or by calling 610.388.1000.

Mondays are Merry for Members! December 2, 9, 16 5–10 pm

Beat the crowds and bring guests with ease during exclusive Members-only hours on these select Mondays. Members can bring guests using complimentary guest tickets, or can purchase timed tickets on-site. Enjoy the seasonal sounds of the Olde Towne Carolers from 5–9 pm on these evenings, too.

Glittering Discounts Members receive 20% discounts all day at The Café, 1906, and The GardenShop.

Visiting Tips 1

Come Early! Arrive by 2 pm and you’ll miss the evening rush of traffic and still have time to explore all the Brandywine Valley has to offer after your visit to the Gardens. Our outdoor holiday lights come on at 3:30 pm and our fountain shows run continuously throughout the evening.

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Print Your Tickets at Home. To avoid lines, we encourage you to print your tickets at home and show them upon entry. Or, go paperless and open your print-at-home tickets on your smartphone prior to entering the Visitor Center and we'll scan it at the door.

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Bundle Up! A Longwood Christmas is both indoors and outdoors. Please dress accordingly and wear comfortable shoes.

Shop and Dine. Our Café, 1906, concessions, and The GardenShop are all available for you. Make a reservation in our fine dining restaurant 1906 at opentable.com. Be sure to select the same date for which you purchased Timed Admission Tickets or made a Member Reservation.

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Allow for Travel Time. Traffic may become heavy approaching Longwood Gardens between 3 and 7 pm.

Parking is Free. Remote parking is used if needed. Transportation from remote parking areas to the Gardens is provided. Handicap parking is available in the main lot of Longwood Gardens. Please display your handicap permit so our staff can appropriately direct you to the designated area.

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Save on Non-Peak Days. Purchasing a timed ticket during a Non-Peak Day means crowds are lighter and prices are lower! Non-Peak Days are Mondays through Fridays from November 28–January 12, excluding December 26–31.

Using Complimentary Tickets? Many complimentary admission tickets are not valid on Peak Days during A Longwood Christmas. Check your tickets as some restrictions may apply.

Be Our Guest. Once you enter the Gardens, you may stay as long as you wish. If you wish to leave and re-enter—no problem. Just be sure to stamp your hand.

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Stay Connected. Want real-time holiday updates, behind the scenes photos, and ticket sell out alerts? Be sure to follow us @longwoodgardens on Twitter and Instagram and “Like” us on Facebook.

Calendar of Events November 25

December

Conservatory Closed All Day in Preparation for A Longwood Christmas Outdoor Gardens are open, 9 am–6 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

Thanksgiving Reimagined 6 & 9 pm *

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Conservatory Closed All Day in Preparation for A Longwood Christmas Outdoor Gardens are open, 9 am–6 pm

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Conservatory Closed 9 am– 12 pm in Preparation for A Longwood Christmas Outdoor Gardens are open, 9 am–6 pm

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Members-only Monday 5–10 pm Enjoy exclusive Members-only hours during A Longwood Christmas. Members save 20% in The GardenShop and The Terrace. Hear merry melodies sung by the Olde Towne Carolers from 5–9 pm.

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Diamond State Chorus of Sweet Adelines, International 7 & 8 pm

A Longwood Christmas On View November 28–January 12, 2014 Thanksgiving Buffet

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3 & 4 pm

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Mark O’Connor’s Appalachian Christmas

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

Making Spirits Bright, Christmas with Ann Hampton Callaway

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Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

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The Forty Niners Chorus 7 & 8 pm

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

Floral Design Winter Studio 9 am–12 pm *

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, & 4 pm

Breakfast with Santa

Floral Fun: Visit Germany 6:30–8:30 pm *

Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

The Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian Church, West Chester, PA 7 & 8 pm

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3 & 4 pm

Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm Breakfast with Santa

Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

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Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm *** Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

Keeping It Real: A Naturalistic Holiday Wreath

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm Members-only Monday 5–10 pm Enjoy exclusive Members-only hours during A Longwood Christmas. Members save 20% in The GardenShop and The Terrace. Hear merry melodies sung by the Olde Towne Carolers from 5–9 pm.

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Breakfast with Santa Structured Elegance 9 am–12 pm Second session added: 1–4 pm *

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Birds of Longwood Tour 9–11 am

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3 & 4 pm

Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

Côr Cymraeg Rehoboth (Rehoboth Welsh Choir) 7 & 8 pm

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm Breakfast with Santa

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm Members-only Monday 5–10 pm Enjoy exclusive Members-only hours during A Longwood Christmas. Members save 20% in The GardenShop and The Terrace. Hear merry melodies sung by the Olde Towne Carolers from 5–9 pm.

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3 & 4 pm Cherokee High School Chamber Choir and Girls Ensemble 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve Organ Music 3–9 pm

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3 & 4 pm

Rob Dickenson and The Brandywine Christmas Minstrels 2–8 pm

Unionville High School Chorale 7 & 8 pm

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PartiGras Band 4–9 pm

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3 & 4 pm

Philadelphia Bronze, handbells 7–9 pm

Nothing But Treble 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

Frank the Dog Barbershop Quartet 6–9 pm Gardens Close at 10 pm

Breakfast with Santa

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm Breakfast with Santa

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, & 4 pm Jazz Pianist: Eric Mintel 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Insider Tours: Conservatory and Heat Plant 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, & 4 pm Central Bucks High School-West Chamber Choir 7 & 8 pm

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January

Organ Sing-Alongs 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8 pm

Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

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Insider Tours: Conservatory and Heat Plant 11:30 am & 2 pm *** Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

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Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

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Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm Organ Concerts: Marc Cheban 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

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Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm *** Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

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Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm *** Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

Botanical Illustration Studio 6-part class January 6, 20, 27 February 3, 10, 17 12:30–3 pm *

Organ Concerts: Rudy Lucente 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Insider Tours: Conservatory and Heat Plant 11:30 am & 2 pm *** Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm

Organ Concerts: Marc Cheban 6, 7 & 8 pm

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Insider Tours: Production Greenhouse 11:30 am & 2 pm ***

Exotic and Tropical Plants 6-part class January 8, 15, 22 February 5, 12, 19 1–3 pm *

Insider Tours: Conservatory and Heat Plant 11:30 am & 2 pm *** Conservatory Highlights Walk 1 pm Organ Concerts: Marc Cheban 6, 7 & 8 pm

Horticulture Holiday Dining Events Holiday Performances, Free with Gardens Admission

Ticketed Performances Continuing Education Classes and Workshops

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Conservatory Closed All Day for A Longwood Christmas Removal Outdoor Gardens are open, 9 am–6 pm

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Conservatory Closed All Day for A Longwood Christmas Removal Outdoor Gardens are open, 9 am–6 pm

Member Mondays

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Advanced registration and fee required: ce-registration.longwoodgardens.org 610.388.5454. For a complete list of our Continuing Education opportunities and to view our full-year course catalog visit us online at longwoodgardens.org. Members save 10%.

*** Special ticket required for Insider Tours: longwoodgardens.org, 610.388.1000, or on-site. $4 Ticket, $3 Members. This ticket does not include admission to the Gardens.

The class you want sold out? E-mail help-ce@longwoodgardens.org or call 610.388.5454 to be put on our wait list. Please note: All ticketed events are limited. Sell out likely. Birds of Longwood Tours require outdoor clothing and shoes/boots. Binoculars are recommended.

Illuminated Fountain Shows Dance Daily Fountain shows run on the hour from 10 am–3 pm, and every 5 minutes beginning at 3:30 pm.

Garden Fresh Highlights The Fruits of Our Past This year’s fresh and in season fruit theme for A Longwood Christmas is inspired by the historical significance fruit has played since 1907 when our founder Pierre S. du Pont first purchased and planted fruit trees at his estate. In 1912, Mr. du Pont recorded a list of the following fruits growing in the orchards: 18 apple varieties, apricots, plums, nectarines, and 14 peach varieties. The Conservatory was built between 1919 and 1921 to create a large entertainment space but also as a place to grow fruit out-of-season. The central area of our Conservatory, the Orangery, originally sheltered citrus. Six greenhouses dedicated to fruit production flanked the Orangery and could produce as many as 5,445 nectarines, 1,000 apricots, 655 peaches, and 1,139 figs a year. The Banana House was dedicated to growing fruit for the enjoyment of Mr. du Pont’s employees, friends, and family. Throughout the 1920s–40s, Mr. du Pont sent holiday gift baskets filled with fruit to family and friends, and in return, he received many thank you notes for his generosity. Guests can see some of these historic thank you notes on display outside the Music Room alongside modern-day fresh fruit baskets inspired by those from our past.

The Magic of A Longwood Christmas Changeover Perhaps one of the most impressive things about A Longwood Christmas is what happens the three days before the display even opens. That’s when the entire Conservatory is transformed into our holiday showplace. The “Changeover,” as it is called, is anticipated with enthusiasm and excitement by everyone in the Gardens—and has become a tradition. Beginning on Sunday night, November 24 at 6 pm 155 staff members work many hours to transform the outdoor Gardens and Conservatory from Chrysanthemum Festival to A Longwood Christmas. Within the first three hours of work, all of the mums

are removed from the Conservatory, and more than 50 trees and a portion of our 2,300 poinsettias are moved inside. Trees are pre-lit prior to moving them into the Conservatory, but all the decorating with dried, faux, glass, and fresh fruit ornaments are completed on-site. Every area of the Gardens isn’t considered “finished” until Display Designer Jim Sutton checks it off as “approved” on Wednesday, November 27. To keep our hardworking staff happy, coffee and donuts are served in the morning, and pizza dinners are provided at night. “The best part about A Longwood Christmas Changeover is seeing all of our staff work together seamlessly in an intense, short period of time to help each other in any way needed. I get the best feeling seeing our team members proud of their work and knowing the joy our trees and displays will bring to guests during the next 46 days,” Sutton says. Although Changeover is compressed into four days of work, the planning process of A Longwood Christmas starts more than 12 months in advance and takes an estimated 5,400 hours to create.

Explore More Lights Outdoors This holiday season we’ve expanded our outdoor light display in the east part of the Gardens. Stroll past floating green and white trees in our Large Lake. See more than 100 sparkling snowflakes twinkling in the night sky and be amazed by our first-ever display of 18 custom crafted 13 ft –16 ft tree forms twinkling with white lights behind our Small Lake.

What’s Your Guess? One of the freshest highlights of this year’s A Longwood Christmas is our floating apple display on the Fern Floor in our Exhibition Hall. Red Rome and green Granny Smith apples from a PA-based apple grower, Bear Mountain Orchard, float in an artistic pattern in four inches of water. To keep the apples in place, a lightweight structural form was made using plywood, Plexiglas, and metal at our in-house Carpentry Shop. After A Longwood Christmas season, the apples will be donated to Herr’s in Nottingham, PA for cattle feed. Just how many apples are floating on the fern floor? That is our question for you! Be sure to “Like” us on Facebook at Facebook. com/LongwoodGardens and participate in our Facebook contest to guess how many apples are floating on the Fern Floor! The contest is open from Thursday, November 28 at 9 am through Tuesday, December 3 at midnight. The winner will receive a year-long Rose Arbor Membership and a gift certificate for “Tea for Two” in the Green Room at The Hotel du Pont. We will announce the winner on Wednesday, December 4 on our Facebook page.

Photo: Courtesy Cohn-Stone Studios

Green Room, Hotel du Pont. Courtesy Hagley Museum and Library

Pre-order Your Piece of A Longwood Christmas

Our Music Room Goes Green for a Holiday Tea

One tree you’ll be sure not to miss this holiday season is the 18-foot Douglasfir tree in our East Conservatory adorned with 175 larger-than-life, hand-blown glass works of art. Each red, green, and yellow glass pear on the tree may look like it’s an ornament, but these works, created by artisans from Cohn-Stone Studios in California are 10"–12" in height and weigh 2.5 lbs, making them too heavy to hang like a traditional ornament. Our Longwood Metal Shop made a custom frame that sits inside the tree to gently hold each pear in place. These exquisite pears will also look perfect as a table centerpiece or on display on a mantle or shelf in your home. We’re offering guests the opportunity to purchase the official hand blown glass pears used on this tree! Pre-order your hand-blown glass pears today, while supplies last, at longwoodgardens.org or call The GardenShop at 610.388.5475. Pears are $329.99 and Members save 10%. Please remember, because you’ll receive the pears featured in our A Longwood Christmas display, items are available for in-store pickup or will begin shipping on January 16, 2014. Supply is limited and color choice is first come, first-served.

This year, our Music Room display is inspired by the Green Room in The Hotel du Pont, which is celebrating its centennial year. Our founder, Pierre S. du Pont, was largely responsible for building the Hotel, located in Wilmington, DE. Today, the Green Room at the Hotel du Pont still serves daily afternoon tea and in honor of its 100-year milestone, a collection of loose leaf centennial teas featuring many of the du Pont landmarks in the Brandywine Valley—including Longwood Gardens—was created. The Longwood Centennial Tea makes a perfect stocking stuffer and is available for $21.99 at The GardenShop and longwoodgardens.org, Members save 10%. Inside our Music Room display throughout A Longwood Christmas seasonal splendor abounds,

Visit Our Twinkling Garden Railway! Our G-scale model train display is all dressed up for A Longwood Christmas and is ready to delight our youngest holiday guests! The Garden Railway is outdoors and runs during regular Gardens hours, weather permitting through January 12, 2014.

Holiday Gifts Picked Just for You

Gift of Membership The gift of a year-long Membership means 365 days of unparalleled access to our Gardens, exclusive discounts, Members-only events, and much more.

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Garden Gift Cards Give the one-size-fits-all gift that can be used for admission, Membership, classes, Fireworks & Fountains Shows, purchases at The Terrace, The GardenShop, and more.

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Treeware Collection Every piece of our Treeware Collection for kitchen and home uses reclaimed wood of fallen legacy trees from our Forest. Crafted by local artisans, Artifaqt. $89–$179

A Romantic Dinner for Two Celebrate Valentine’s Day on Saturday, February 15 from 7–11 pm with champagne, dinner, and chocolates in our lush Conservatory. $275 per couple / $150 single $235 Member couple / $130 Member single

Purchase in The GardenShop or online at longwoodgardens.org. Some quantities may be limited.

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Classical Series

Venice Baroque Orchestra Thursday, February 20, 8 pm Founded in 1997 by Baroque scholar and harpsichordist Andrea Marcon, Venice Baroque Orchestra is one of the premier ensembles devoted to period instrument performance. The program will include Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.

Jazz Series

Performance: Exhibition Hall $42 Reserved seating $36 Members

Marcus Roberts Trio Saturday, February 1, 8 pm Founded in 1995, the Marcus Roberts Trio is known for its virtuosic style—a style that is strongly rhythmic, melodic, and filled with dynamic contrast. Joining pianist Roberts are bassist Rodney Jordan and the uniquely talented Jason Marsalis on drums. “We call him the ‘genius of the modern piano,’ because he is.” —Wynton Marsalis, Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Performance: The Ballroom $42 Reserved seating $36 Members

Organ Series

Isabelle Demers Saturday, February 22, 8 pm Isabelle Demers is Organ Professor and Head of the Organ Program at Baylor University in Texas. A native of Québec, she is rapidly becoming recognized as one of North America’s most virtuosic organists. Her concert at the 2010 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists was received with great acclaim. Performance: The Ballroom $35 Reserved seating $30 Members

A World of Music Series

Max Raabe & Palast Orchester

A World of Music Series

Cherish the Ladies Friday, February 28, 8 pm One of the most highly regarded and sought-after Irish-American groups in Celtic music, the all-female collective Cherish the Ladies formed in the early ‘90s. The group’s heady blend of stellar musicianship, breathtaking singing, and lively step dancing won them fans all over the world.

Thursday, March 6, 8 pm Slick and nostalgic, yet unmistakably modern, Germany’s Max Raabe & Palast Orchester debut at Longwood Gardens. The ever-elegant, debonair Raabe and his 12-piece orchestra embody the halcyon days of 1920s and 30s Weimar Berlin in all its high style and musical glory. It’s all there— dance hall songs, couplets, Cuban rumbas, happy foxtrots, and stylish tangos, as Raabe in his perfect tux captures the essence of the cabaret singer, the bel canto hero, the falsetto of ragtime, and the timbre of early prewar jazz. Performance: Exhibition Hall $40 Reserved seating $34 Members

Performance: Exhibition Hall $40 Reserved seating $34 Members

Pick 3, Save 10% Build your own concert series and save 10%. This discount can be applied when tickets to three separate performances are purchased in one transaction. Discount applies to performances sold through Ticket Philadelphia only.

Wine & Dine Look for this dining symbol to make a reservation for a prix-fixe, preperformance dinner, in our fine dining restaurant, 1906. Three gourmet courses, $42. Reservations can be made via opentable.com or by calling 610.388.1000.

Meet the Artist Look for the coffee symbol to enjoy a complimentary coffee reception with the artist after select performances.

Tickets Tickets to these performances are sold via Ticket Philadelphia: ticketphiladelphia.org / 215.893.1999.

Orchid Extravaganza On view January 25–March 30

Step out of the winter cold and into our Conservatory oasis where thousands of orchids flow from baskets, drape from walls, form artful structures, and bloom in extravagant arrangements in this colorful display. Join Us for OrKID Days! January 20, February 17, March 22 11 am–2 pm OrKID Days are fun for our youngest garden guests! Children will enjoy going on a scavenger hunt in the Conservatory, learning about orchids at discovery stations, and hearing stories told at storybook locations.

Gardens Information Gardens Hours November 28, 2013–January 12, 2014 A Longwood Christmas 9 am–10 pm Please Note Our Conservatory is closed all day on November 25–26, until noon on November 27, and all day January 13–14 for A Longwood Christmas installation and removal. The Outdoor Gardens are open. Tickets General Admission / Non-Peak Day Admission Adults: $18 Seniors ages 62+: $15 Students with student ID: $8 Children 4 & under: Free Members: Free. No reservations required. Peak Day Admission Adults: $25 Seniors ages 62+: $22 Students with student ID: $11 Children 4 & under: Free Members: Free reservations required after 2 pm. Chimes Tower Level Members and guests included in their Membership do not require reservations throughout A Longwood Christmas. Peak & Non-Peak Days during A Longwood Christmas Non-Peak Days Mondays through Fridays from November 28–January 12 Excluding December 26–31 Peak Days All Saturdays and Sundays from November 28–January 12 and December 26–31 Visit longwoodgardens.org for more details. Prices and hours are subject to change.

Dining at The Terrace The Terrace is a Certified Green Restaurant through the Green Restaurant Association and offers two dining experiences, open daily: The Café Enjoy casual fare made from fresh seasonal ingredients. 1906 Savor this artful, full-service dining experience. Reservations made via opentable.com or by calling 610.388.1000. For Your Convenience Longwood Gardens covers many acres. There are no shuttles within the Gardens. We’re happy to offer the following: – Non-motorized wheelchairs, electric scooters, and children’s strollers are available on a firstcome basis for a fee. Supply limited, reservations not accepted. – Rentals are free for Members, but Member guests will be charged a fee. – Scooters are not available during rainy, snowy, or freezing weather. Become a Member Make our world yours—become a Member today. Membership pays for itself in two visits. Stay Connected

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