University of Florida

Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

North Florida Research and Education Center



Art and Garden Fall Family Festival

Saturday, October 4, 2014  9am - 2pm

Sponsored in part by: Gadsden Arts Center,

Gardening Friends of the Big Bend, Plein Air Painters,

Quincy Garden Club and Tallahassee Watercolor Society.

Click here for the 2013 Art and Garden Sucess Story

UF IFAS North Florida Research and Education center will

offer trolley tours of their beautiful campus and gardens.

Admission: FREE!

Once the weather has cooled and the flowers are in bloom, join us for a day filled with creative ways to explore visual art and the art of gardening. Spend the day learning, discovering and engaging in fun activities for the whole family, including:

  • Plant Sale Extravaganza!
  • Hourly Door Prizes!
  • Ask the EXPERTS - UF IFAS NFREC Faculty and Staff will be on hand to answer your questions
  • Jackson County 4-H BBQ Sales
  • Children's Craft Activities including Pumpkin Painting, Paper Making, Doodle Cart, Spiderweb Making, and More!
  • Produce, Plant, Homemade Jams, Jellies and Art Sales
  • Big Bend Woodwind Quintet
  • Walking Tours of Gardens of the Big Bend
  • Premier Designs Jewelry Sales
  • Demonstrations of Flower Arranging
  • Plein Air Painting
  • Trolley Tours to View Cold-Hardy Citrus, Deciduous Fruits and Vegetables
  • Gardening Talks on a Variety of Topics
  • and Much More!

Click here for the event flyer!

What: The day-long, family-friendly event is free and open to the public.

When: Saturday, October 4, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm EDT

Where: University of Florida/IFAS, North Florida Research and Education Center, 155 Research Road, Quincy, FL. Located just north of I-10 Exit 181, 3 miles south of Quincy, off Pat Thomas Highway, SR 267.


The event will be free and open to the community!


 UF IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center

155 Research Rd.

Quincy, FL  32351-5677 

 Phone: (850) 875-7100