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DEWEY HALL

EVENTS

Sunday

Sep 15

12:00 pm

Dewey Hall Dahlia Festival and Contest

Dewey Hall Dahlia Festival

Sunday September 15th, 2024 12pm-4pm

Dewey Memorial Hall 

91 Main Street

Sheffield, MA 01257

Entrance to exhibit hall is free

Workshops are ticketed (registration links below)

INFO: deweyhalloffice@gmail.com

Description

Join us for the second annual Dewey Hall Dahlia Festival on Sunday September 15th, 2024 from 12pm-4pm. Come view the visually stunning display of dahlias submitted for the homegrown dahlia contest, peruse gorgeous bouquets available for purchase at the bouquet bar, and enjoy floral foods and beverages. There will also be facepainting, an assortment of local vendors, a garden information booth, and a raffle of fabulous horticultural prizes. Our workshop room will feature workshops in floral arranging with dahlias, creating biodegradable flower crowns, and overwintering dahlia tubers (the workshops are ticketed and registration in advance is encouraged to guarantee your place). Harpist Marie Hamilton will provide live harp music to accompany the event. 

To Enter the homegrown dahlia contest fill out these forms by midnight on Sunday September 8th, 2024. Blooms will need to be dropped off at Dewey Memorial Hall on Saturday September 14th between 2pm and 4pm. 

To enter the contest 

  1. Fill out this form by September 8th: https://forms.gle/G8xPEtFJVq89bviS7

     2. Send Payment Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/2024-dahlia-festival-contest-registration

Workshops

Floral Arranging with Dahlias with Wenonah Webster 

Sunday September 15th, 2024 11am-12pm, $25

Register Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dahlia-festival-workshop-floral-arranging-with-dahlias-with-wenonah-webster

Biodegradable Flower Crown Making with Clara Stickney

Sunday September 15th, 2024 12:30pm-1:30pm, $30

Register Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dahlia-festival-workshop-biodegradable-flower-crown-making-with-clara-stickney

Overwintering your Dahlia Tubers with Rebecca Klingabiel

Sunday September 15th, 2024 2pm-3pm, $15

Register Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dahlia-festival-workshop-overwintering-dahlia-tubers-with-rebecca-klingabiel

ASL interpretation services are available for the workshops if requested prior to September 1st by emailing deweyhalloffice@gmail.com. This service will be offered subject to interpreter availability. 

Thanks to: This event is sponsored by Webster Landscape Inc, One Mercantile/Sett, Windy Hill Farm, Clark, Green, and Bek, Campo de Fiori, John Field Tree Service, Ward’s Nursery, Acrisure, and Berkshire Mountain Distillery

NOTE: All proceeds support the operation and preservation of the nonprofit Dewey Memorial Hall, an historic community and arts center in Sheffield since 1887.

Photo Credit: Eric Limon Photography

Dewey Hall Dahlia Festival

Sunday September 15th, 2024 12pm-4pm

Dewey Memorial Hall 

91 Main Street

Sheffield, MA 01257

Entrance to exhibit hall is free

Workshops are ticketed (registration links below)

INFO: deweyhalloffice@gmail.com

Description

Join us for the second annual Dewey Hall Dahlia Festival on Sunday September 15th, 2024 from 12pm-4pm. Come view the visually stunning display of dahlias submitted for the homegrown dahlia contest, peruse gorgeous bouquets available for purchase at the bouquet bar, and enjoy floral foods and beverages. There will also be facepainting, an assortment of local vendors, a garden information booth, and a raffle of fabulous horticultural prizes. Our workshop room will feature workshops in floral arranging with dahlias, creating biodegradable flower crowns, and overwintering dahlia tubers (the workshops are ticketed and registration in advance is encouraged to guarantee your place). Harpist Marie Hamilton will provide live harp music to accompany the event. 

To Enter the homegrown dahlia contest fill out these forms by midnight on Sunday September 8th, 2024. Blooms will need to be dropped off at Dewey Memorial Hall on Saturday September 14th between 2pm and 4pm. 

To enter the contest 

  1. Fill out this form by September 8th: https://forms.gle/G8xPEtFJVq89bviS7

     2. Send Payment Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/2024-dahlia-festival-contest-registration

Workshops

Floral Arranging with Dahlias with Wenonah Webster 

Sunday September 15th, 2024 11am-12pm, $25

Register Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dahlia-festival-workshop-floral-arranging-with-dahlias-with-wenonah-webster

Biodegradable Flower Crown Making with Clara Stickney

Sunday September 15th, 2024 12:30pm-1:30pm, $30

Register Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dahlia-festival-workshop-biodegradable-flower-crown-making-with-clara-stickney

Overwintering your Dahlia Tubers with Rebecca Klingabiel

Sunday September 15th, 2024 2pm-3pm, $15

Register Here: https://secure.givelively.org/event/dewey-memorial-hall-inc/dahlia-festival-workshop-overwintering-dahlia-tubers-with-rebecca-klingabiel

ASL interpretation services are available for the workshops if requested prior to September 1st by emailing deweyhalloffice@gmail.com. This service will be offered subject to interpreter availability. 

Thanks to: This event is sponsored by Webster Landscape Inc, One Mercantile/Sett, Windy Hill Farm, Clark, Green, and Bek, Campo de Fiori, John Field Tree Service, Ward’s Nursery, Acrisure, and Berkshire Mountain Distillery

NOTE: All proceeds support the operation and preservation of the nonprofit Dewey Memorial Hall, an historic community and arts center in Sheffield since 1887.

Photo Credit: Eric Limon Photography

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