Dr. Brenda Litchfield, IS the GUEST speaker at the Semmes Camellia Festival this year . She will be speaking at 1 p.m. on the Camellia. Dr. Litchfield is the co- author of "Camellia Garden Field Guide."
Artist Yuka Miller will demonstrate "How to Make Paper Camellias" at 10:30.
Open House at Semmes Heritage Park -3871 Wulff Rd. January 28th 11 AM til 1:30PM
Semmes Heritage Park consist of the original one room 1902 Semmes School, an Alabama Landmark, the Malone Chapel, a replica of the 1902 Mt. Pleasant Church, and a log cabin replica. Mt. Pleasant Church is known today as Semmes First Baptist.
The first school in Semmes was a log cabin that was the located on the 16th section of land close to were MGM High School is today. This log cabin was also the church.
Other points of interest- Semmes Honors Park honoring our veterans, across the street from Semmes First Baptist, and the Semmes Camellia Park. The Camellia Park is a small new City Park, planted with Camellias located on Illinois street.
See JoAnne Mcknights Home Blog. for more photo's of past tablescapes.
As a community event we welcome Camellia Blooms from home gardens and Camellia Tablescapes. Contact Chair Alice Baker for info. and to register (251) 753-3423. There is no fee . to display.
No entrance fee is charged as this event is sponsored by Semmes Heritage Park .