Vines and Vignettes on Saturday, May 31 at The Chimneys

Vines and Vignettes 2014

Vines & Vignettes: A Fantasy Garden Tour, St. Mary's-by-the-Sea, The Chimneys, Saturday, May 31

On Saturday, May 31 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., a one-of-a-kind experience and fundraiser will be held on the grounds of the historic Chimneys mansion in the heart of the Black Rock neighborhood of Bridgeport.  Vines & Vignettes will be a visual feast for garden enthusiasts and a day full of unique garden vignettes featuring over 30 vendors and boutiques.  

Some of Fairfield County’s finest landscape designers, nurseries, and garden antique dealers will create over twenty vignettes on the exquisite grounds of the Greek-Revival mansion.  These vignettes will be featured in the many garden spaces, terraces and walkways encompassing over three acres overlooking the St. Mary’s-By-The-Sea waterfront.  Vintage and antique automobiles will be on display in the estate’s original slate Motor Court.

Emmy-nominated TV Host and best-selling author Mar Jennings will be there all day to meet visitors and give gardening and design tips. 

Visitors are invited to spend an enchanting day perusing the elaborate grounds, getting garden and decorating ideas, shopping the specialty boutiques, and taking part in short workshops lead by leading landscape and design experts while sampling foods and wine from the region.

All proceeds and donations to Vines & Vignettes will benefit St, Ann Academy, Christian Heritage School, and The Black Rock Food Pantry.  


Tickets: To purchase tickets for this annual event, please log on  Tickets will be sold in advance online for $35.00 and at the door the day of the event for $40.00.  In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place on Sunday, June 1, 2014. 


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