Take a Tour of Connecticut’s beautiful State Capitol building

Connecticut State Capitol 210 Capitol Ave., Hartford

Capitol Information and Tours at the Connecticut State Capitol is operated by the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund and sponsored by the Joint Committee on Legislative Management, Connecticut General Assembly. General tourist information centers are located outside room 101 in the State Capitol and on the first floor, west entrance in the Legislative Office Building. Self-Guided Tours are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed for all State Holidays, the day after Thanksgiving and December 24 through January 1. For more information

15th Annual Nantucket Garden Festival: Lighthouse School Benefit

Nantucket Lighthouse School 1 Rugged Rd, Nantucket

July 23-25, 2024 The Nantucket Garden Festival is a celebration of the island's natural beauty, featuring inspiring garden tours, engaging lectures, and vibrant floral demonstrations. Your sponsorship provides essential support for this beloved event and organization. Don't miss this opportunity to join us in cultivating beauty and sustainability on Nantucket. For more information  

Various $

Yale American Furniture Study Center Highlights Tour

Collection Studies Center at Yale West Campus 900 West Campus Drive, West Haven

Join us on the first Friday of the month for a one-hour, in-person tour of the Leslie P. and George H. Hume American Furniture Study Center at the Collection Studies Center, Yale West Campus. See more than 1,300 examples of American furniture and clocks from the 17th century to the present in this facility, which opened in 2019, as well as an outstanding collection of contemporary wood art. Registration required; space is limited. Registered visitors will receive a confirmation email including directions to the site, where there is ample free parking. Unregistered visitors cannot be accommodated. For more information

Garden Dialogues 2024: Sullivan County, NY

Sullivan County NY

Sep 14, 2024 Register now to explore this stunning lakefront property designed by RKLA Studio Landscape Architecture, located in the western foothills of New York’s Catskill Mountains. Learn the secrets behind a landscape driven by collaboration between the landscape architect, architect, client, interior designer, general contractor, artists, and artisans. The tour will be led by Robin Key, founder of RKLA Studio Landscape Architecture, Naomi Drucker, Partner at RKLA Studio Landscape Architecture, Drew Lang and Jordi Biosca of Lang Architecture, and Interior Design firm Studio Nth. For more information

$75 – $100

2024 Annual American Society of Landscape Architects Excursion: Washington, D.C.

Oak Spring Garden Foundation Upperville, VA

Oct 04, 2024 Oak Spring, the refined and exquisite Upperville, VA estate of “Bunny” Mellon is the centerpiece of  The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) annual daylong excursion on October 4, 2024, held in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Conference on Landscape Architecture. Rachel Lambert “Bunny” Mellon gained international attention for her design of the White House Rose Garden during the Kennedy Administration, but it’s her 700-acre estate, now operated by the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, where Mrs. Mellon pursued her lifelong passion for plants inspired by the history, art, and culture of plants, gardens and landscapes. TCLF’s annual, curated excursions to exceptional examples of landscape architecture and design are eagerly anticipated, extremely popular, and always sell out months in advance. For more information

$1000