Festive Dinners with Friends

Woodbury, CT - Engage the Past – Enlighten the Future with Honorary Chairs David & M.Douglas Bibbey and seven local residents who will open their homes on Saturday, May 19th in support of The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden’s 14th annual “An Evening of Festive Dinners with Friends” which launches the celebration of the 93rd Anniversary of the Glebe House Museum. Wine, champagne, fine food and great conversation will flow freely at these intimate dinner parties. Each host will present a memorable dining experience and the opportunity to see a special home and its grounds. Some of this year’s venues are historic homes with stories worth hearing; others are architecturally signific

A Gem in the Heart of Woodbury

A History Bites Lecture presented by The Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden Gracing Woodbury’s historic Glebe House Museum is the only garden in America by the great English garden designer Gertrude Jekyll. In 1926, Miss Jekyll was commissioned to draw up plans for an “old-fashioned garden” for the Glebe House. The completed plans disappeared for many years. In the 1980’s, the hidden plans were found and volunteers stepped up to install the many hundreds of feet of perennial borders. But even beautiful gardens change over time, and today’s crop of volunteers is working to bring the borders closer to Miss Jekyll’s vision. Three of those restorers will share their experience as part

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49 Hollow Road

Woodbury, CT 06798

203-263-2855 office@glebehousemuseum.org


*Please note: For the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers the Museum is open by reservation only. Guided Tours will be made available on select, Friday, Saturday and Sunday dates. 

Tickets for scheduled dates are available at: Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/glebe-house-museum-guided-tours-tickets-118175017659

*See our calendar page for available dates.

The Gertrude Jekyll Garden:  Open year round, 7 days per week, dawn-dusk, for self-guided tours.

*Please follow proper "social distancing" when visiting. 

Museum Admission:


Children under 12: Free

Garden Suggested Donation - $2.00

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