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Warner Mansion Porch Party–August 8, 2013

Release date: 7/30/2013

There’s something for everyone at the August porch party at the Governor Warner Mansion. The Warner Mansion gardeners will sponsor and host this party at the beautiful Governor’s Mansion on Thursday, August 8, 7-9 PM. The central attraction for this event will be the ever-popular ice cream social featuring refreshing make-it-yourself ice cream sundaes accompanied by various beverages, brownies, and cookies. The fee to attend will be $5 for ages 8 and above, and younger children will be admitted free.

Come meet Kristina Franchi, the newly-crowned Miss Farmington 2013 in one of her first official public appearances. Then try some of the Victorian outdoor games which will be set up on the extensive Mansion lawn. A special event for this porch party will be gardener-led tours of the many beautiful Mansion flower gardens so lovingly cared for by the dedicated Warner Mansion Gardeners. Master gardener, Betti Pool, will be on hand to help answer your gardening questions. And, the artistic, face painter, “Her” will be there to paint some blossoms on willing faces, arms, or hands. Come join the fun on the porch and on the lawn at our August porch party.

For more information, call Farmington City Hall (248) 474-5500, Ext. 2225. Proceeds will be used to help maintain the Mansion as the home of Farmington history. The Governor Warner Mansion is located at 33805 Grand River, just west of Farmington Road.



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