Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory: Blooming Month by Month
About the Book: Download a Sample Chapter-January-Flowers of VPC in PDF format of Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory: Blooming Month by Month. Viewing Note: To best view the chapter as it appears in the book, using Adobe Reader, on the top menu is “View.” Under that is “Page Display.” Select “Two-Up” and below that, CHECK “Show Cover Page During Two-Up.” This will ensure that the two-page spreads display as intended. Get the latest version of Adobe Reader here.
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Download a fact sheet in PDF format about Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory: Blooming Month by Month. Info-Flowers-VPC
About the Author: Watch Darryl Whalen’s interview with Sara on Greener Views
Download Q & A for Sara Chapman on making the book, photography and gardening in .rtf format. Q & A for Sara Chapman
BURIEN WILD STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
Saturday, June 15, 2013 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday, June 16, 2013 10:00am-4:00pm
Burien Town Square Park, 5th &152nd SW and 150th
Tons of family-friendly events and activities in this beloved two-day festival on Father’s Day weekend in downtown Burien, WA. Carnival rides, car show, craft vendors, the works!
Sat., May 11, 12:00-5:00pm, Renton Spring Festival
Piazza, Renton, WA
Lots of arts and crafts in the new and bigger Renton Spring Festival on the Piazza on Saturday, May 11, 2013, noon to 5pm. It promises to be a gorgeous day to browse all the booths, plus there is a Family Fair in the Pavilion and the downtown Renton Poker Run happening at the same time.
Facebook event link
Sat., April 13, 10:00-5:00pm, South King County Flower & Garden Show
SeaTac Community Center, 13735 24th Avenue So., SeaTac, WA
First Annual event sponsored by Rotary of SeaTac. Vendors, workshops, plants for sale.
Thu., March 28, 5:30-9:30pm, Treat Yourself Soiree
Trevino Skin Care, 509 Olive Way, Suite 1045, Seattle, WA 98101
Trevino Skin Care is hosting this fun and FREE Girls Night Out with a Beauty and Wellness Soiree. Join us for wine, appetizers and an indulgent sampling of body pampering and health and beauty tips and services.
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Weds., February 6, 2013, 10:45am Slideshow “Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory” by author/photographer Sara L. Chapman and Conservatory Senior Gardener, David Helgeson at Grace Lutheran Church, 22975 24th Ave S, Des Moines, WA
The Chinook District of the Washington Federation of Garden Clubs presented “Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory” slideshow. Flower show and lunch included in admission.
NW Flower & Garden Show, Seattle. February 20-24, 2013.
Thursday, December 6, 2012, 6pm-9pm, ’57 Biscayne Holiday Open House & Gift Sale. First Thursday Art Walk. Resident artists at ’57 Biscayne opened up their studios in the historic Scheuerman building. Love That Image Glass Tile Jewelry was there with sparkly, unique necklaces and earrings, made with flower and plant images from Sara Chapman’s book, “Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory.” At 110 Cherry Street Suite 200 Seattle, Washington 98104
Normandy Park Cove Holiday Bazaar, Saturday, December 1, 2012, 9am-3pm. It was a great craft fair with all local, handmade items. We were there in Booth #17 with Flowers books to sign and lots of pretty new glass tile jewelry, made from a copy of my book. http://www.npcove.org/
Holiday Craft Market, Friday, Saturday, Nov. 2 & 3, 2012, at the Kent Senior Center. We sold LOTS of pretty glass tile jewelry made from the pages of a damaged copy of my Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory book.
Victorian Day at Volunteer Park Conservatory, Sunday, August 12, 2012, 1-6pm. Croquet tournament, costume contest, live music, the works. I’ll be signing books and having a fine time. Download poster of event.
Interview, Video and Podcast, Monday, July 23, 2012, 7:30pm. Darryl Whalen of Burien’s Greener Views will be interviewing me and posting the audio and video.
Meet the Author, Friday, April 27, 2012, 1-4pm, at Martha E. Harris Flowers & Gifts in Madison Park, just in time for Mother’s Day. See Facebook page of event. What a gorgeous store! 4218 East Madison St., Seattle, WA 98112 • 206.568.0347
Meet the Author, Sat., Apr. 14, 2012 1-3pm, at Burien Books in Olde Town, 824 SW 152nd St.
Burien, WA 98166, (206)244-1422.
Sun., Dec. 4, 10-4pm, the Tacoma Art Museum “Let It Snow” Holiday Craft Fair. I’ll be there with books and glass tile JEWELRY made from the book!
Sat., Dec. 3, 9-3pm: The BEST holiday bazaar around: Normandy Park’s Holiday Bazaar at the Cove: at 1500 SW Shorebrook Dr, Normandy Park WA 98166. Info: (206) 242-3778, email@example.com. All items are locally made art or handcrafts! Author appearance and book signing of “Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory.” I’ll be there with books and JEWELRY made from the book!
Fri., Dec. 2, 2011, 5-8pm: Special Lighting Ceremony (and Gift Shop sale) kicking off the Volunteer Park Conservatory Centennial 2012. I’ll be there signing books.
Nov. 20, 2011 UW Friends Crafts Fair: First sale of glass tile JEWELRY made from pages of a damaged “Flowers” book. People love them!
Signing books at Trudy’s Floral Design at the open house on Thursday, November 10, from 2:30 to 6:30. Please drop by and enjoy her lovely flowers, plus goodies!
Seattle-area flower lovers! There’s a huge ‘Tis the Season Flower Show in Everett on Weds., Nov. 2 and Thurs., Nov. 3 at the Holiday Inn on Pine St. Donation $8 in adv, $10 at the door. Lots of merry exhibitors including “Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory” book signing on Weds noon to 9pm and Thurs, 9am to 4pm. See you there!
Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2011: Meet the Author at Northwest Bookfest 2011 in Kirkland, WA, exhibiting in Booth #20, and speaking on “The Creative Journey” with slides of her favorite images from the book at noon on Sunday, Peter Kirk Community Center, Room 2.