Schedule

Thursday, September 14

4:30 – 6 p.m. Collector's Circle Reception

An elegant champagne reception for our Lily level sponsors and above.

Sponsored by Porsche of Omaha

6 – 9 p.m. Preview Party

Experience the excitement of opening night while enjoying cocktails & hors d’oeuvres served amid breathtaking gardens and magnificent antiques, and be among the first to shop the show. Reservations required. $150 per person

Sponsored by:
Dani & Dana Bradford
Julie & Lance Fritz
Jackie & Terry Kroeger
Suzann & Steven Seline

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Friday, September 15

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Show & Garden Market Hours

A home says a lot about a person. With each piece, you’re telling a story. And at the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show, there’s a little something for everyone. So, come look. Come find. Discovery is waiting.

10 – 11 a.m. Designer Morning with Schumacher Fabrics, a CEU Course

This family-owned company has been synonymous with style, taste, and innovation. Our collections are comprehensive, with an extraordinary range united by respect for classicism, an eye for the cutting edge, and an unparalleled level of quality.  Free for designers.

Sponsored by Sunderland Brothers Company 

10:30 – 11 a.m. Designer Walk - SOLD OUT

New to the 2017 show! Designer Walks: Tours of the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show through the lens of some of our favorite designers from Interiors Joan & Associates!

Design professionals will lead 30 minute tours to talk about what they love, why they love it and how they would incorporate these pieces into their homes and décor. With so much to see at the show, its easy to miss some of the hidden gems and opportunities to learn. This feature will be a fun way to see the show.  Reservations required. Free with show admission.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch & Lecture with Mark D. Sikes & Sophie Donelson - SOLD OUT

marksophieschedule1Mark D. Sikes and Sophie Donelson headline Friday’s luncheon. Mark is known for creating beautiful and timeless interiors with a talent for mixing American and European, traditional and modern, and new and old sensibilities.

The stylish editor-in-chief of House Beautiful, Sophie Donelson, will be joining Mark on the stage for the Friday lecture.  With a recently released book entitled, “Beautiful,” by Mark D. Sikes, the Friday event will be sure to be just that.  His book will be available at the luncheon.

And now—with an early release to our audience only (not even available online)—attendees can be the first to acquire Sophie’s book “House Beautiful Style Essentials: What Every Room Needs.” With an engaging lecture and two “beautiful” book signings, this event has inspiration for everyone.

To pay for a pre-existing reservation, please contact Tim Gorham at 402-346-4002 x 267

Sponsored by First National Bank

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1:30 – 2 p.m. Antique Academy: A Few of Our Favorite Things

Presented by Ron Greenwald and Robin Greenwald-Gilbert of Greenwald Antiques, Cleveland, OH

Robin and Ron Greenwald, second generation dealers and twins, share a passion for collecting.  Please join them on a tour of some of their “favorite things”. From 18th century Japan to France in the 20th century, we know you will enjoy the trip.

This educational 30-minute session is free with admission to the Antique & Garden Show.

Sponsored by the Dixon Family Foundation & Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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3 – 3:30 p.m. Antique Academy: The Art of Modern Mixing

Presented by Mindy Baschnagel, Redefined Decor, Chicago, IL

Mindy exhibits a wonderful and eclectic mix of antique, vintage and mid 20th century furnishings, unique accessories and original art.  Mindy will share how the perfect accent piece can help you express your own personal style and give your rooms a finished look.

This educational 30-minute session is free with admission to the Antique & Garden Show.

Sponsored by the Dixon Family Foundation & Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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Saturday, September 16

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Show & Garden Market Hours

Discover that special statement piece that brings your style to life. Find what inspires you.

10:30 a.m. to Noon Floral Inspirations with Shane Connolly – Official Florist to the Queen of England with lite fare & 90 minute demonstration

unknown-5Discover the meaning of flowers with Shane Connolly—the official florist to Her Majesty The Queen of England and the Artistic Director for the wedding of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. With 90-minutes of onstage inspirational floral demonstrations, guests will marvel in Shane’s organic design approaches that have been heralded for their elegance and originality. Following the demonstration and discussion, Connolly will sign his most recent book, “Discovering the Meaning of Flowers.”

Reservations required.

$60 General Ticket
$75 Patron ticket with premium seating
$40 Lecture only seating

Sponsored by BNY Mellon

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12:30 – 1 p.m. Designer Walk -SOLD OUT

New to the 2017 show! Designer Walks: Tours of the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show through the lens of some of our favorite designers from Interiors Joan & Associates!

Design professionals will lead 30 minute tours to talk about what they love, why they love it and how they would incorporate these pieces into their homes and décor. With so much to see at the show, its easy to miss some of the hidden gems and opportunities to learn. This feature will be a fun way to see the show.  Reservations required. Free with show admission.

1 – 2 p.m. Antique Academy: "Garden Rooms" with Designer Sandy Koepke

Interior designer Sandy Koepke is back with more inspiration. Creating indoor rooms with the look and feel of the garden, as well as beautiful and comfortable living spaces for outdoors

Sandy Koepke is an interior and garden designer who spent her happy career in Los Angeles creating indoor-outdoor living spaces and garden rooms.  Her work has been featured in numerous magazines, books and on HGTV.

Free with show admission.

Sponsored by the Dixon Family Foundation & Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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3 – 3:30 p.m. Antique Academy: Owning a piece of Fashion History

Presented by Virgil Rogers, Only Authentics, New York-Palm Beach

What could be better than a bit of art, history and style all rolled into one fabulous handbag!  Learn from industry icon, Virgil Rogers, who will share some of his favorite pieces as well as why collecting vintage designer handbags is actually a good investment.

This educational 30-minute session is free with admission to the Antique & Garden Show.

Sponsored by the Dixon Family Foundation & Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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Sunday, September 17

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Show Hours

It’s Mimosa Sunday! Enjoy a complimentary champagne cocktail while shopping the show beginning at 11 a.m. While supplies last.

Mimosas are sponsored by Beardmore Subaru

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Garden Market Hours

The Garden Market is Sponsored by Teri & Ron Quinn

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Garden Mixer: Lunch & Cooking Demonstration with Chef Grant Hon, Mixologist Tyler Fry and Emcee Nikki Boulay

granttylerscheduleBack by popular demand, the Sunday luncheon will feature Chef Grant Hon of Omaha Steaks to entertain and educate guests with his professional cooking demonstration and vast knowledge of food science. In charge of the afternoon’s libations is Omaha native and 2015 Chicago Rising Star Bartender, mixologist Tyler Fry. These masters of their craft will be fielding questions facilitated by Nikki Boulay.

Day Sponsored by Omaha Steaks.

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10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Designer Walk

New to the 2017 show! Designer Walks: Tours of the Lauritzen Gardens Antique & Garden Show through the lens of some of our favorite designers from Interiors Joan & Associates!

Design professionals will lead 30 minute tours to talk about what they love, why they love it and how they would incorporate these pieces into their homes and décor. With so much to see at the show, its easy to miss some of the hidden gems and opportunities to learn. This feature will be a fun way to see the show.  Reservations required. Free with show admission.

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Antique Academy: A Painting Within a Painting

Presented by Ken Kelleher, Kelleher Fine Art, Turlock, CA

Ken Kelleher is one of the West Coast’s pre-eminent dealers in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century European Art specializing in Belgian art.  Popular themes include animal subjects and genre paintings showing every day life.  However, there may be more than meets the eye in Dutch paintings. Join Ken as he shares his knowledge of these interesting and charming works.

This educational 30-minute session is free with admission to the Antique & Garden Show.

Sponsored by the Dixon Family Foundation & Amy L. Scott Family Foundation

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Website Sponsor

Pinnacle Bank

National Media Sponsor

Show Dates & Times

Thursday, September 14
Preview Party 6 pm – 9 pm
Reservations Required

September 15 – 17
Show runs daily 10 am – 5 pm

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Location

Lauritzen Gardens
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, NE 68108

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Gallery

Sample what’s in store via scenes from previous shows.

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