Glencairn BloomFest

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Saturday, May 18, 2019
9 AM - 3 PM

Glencairn BloomFest is a free, family event with kids activities and vendors offering garden-themed items for sale.  You'll find plants, garden art, pottery, baskets and other items -- many handcrafted -- for sale by area vendors. We also have a variety of activities for children to celebrate “National Kids to Parks Day.” Plus strolling musicians and garden tours.  Enjoy some treats from a food truck or  a dessert by our own OWLS (Older Wiser Loving Seniors).  Join us at the Meadow at Glencairn Garden at 825 Edgemont Avenue.  We'll have one-way traffic around the Garden to help with the flow. Questions:  803-329-5620.

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Event Information:  

 Garden Vendors | Kids Activities  |  Photos 

Friends of Glencairn & Garden Party (May 16)



Kids Activities  BloomFest Kids at Play

At Glencairn BloomFest, we join the National Kids to Parks Day celebration by offering these fun activities ... 

  • Play games in the Meadow with friends and family!  Parachute play, balls and more.
  • Stroll along a path and read a children's book at Reading with Nature.
  • Play the Litter Pick-Up Relay and learn about great habits like recycling!
  • Explore the Children's Garden and pick a veggie from the Victory Garden!


BloomFest Plant Vendor



2019 Garden Vendors

Visitors will find plants, of course, as well as garden art and decor.  Our vendors also offer many handmade items ... pottery, paintings, baskets, jewelry, candles and more.  We look forward to hosting many of our popular, returning vendors and we welcome new vendors as well!




 2019 Vendors Include...

  • Ag + Art Tour
  • BloomFest Plant Sale
  • Charming Chandeliers Décor ... Solar sconces, solar lamps, solar chandeliers, chandelier planters and cake stands
  • Clean and Green
  • DIY Dad Online ... Bottle opener plates, cutting boards, charcuterie boards, state cutouts, wooden spoons, wooden butter knives, napkin holders, etc. 
  • Enchanted Forest Children's Closet ... Boys and girls clothing
  • Fat Dog Soapworks, LLC ... Hand made soaps, bubble scoops, body butters, lip balms
  • Glencairn Garden Information and Souvenir Table
  • Hannah Antonucci ... Dog bowties, dog flowers, earrings, wine charms
  • Jazsmin Kinder ... coaster sets, garden bowls, garden steppers, customized stone
  • K & M Creations ... Wooden door hangers, farmhouse signs, burlap wreaths
  • KALAAP ... paper jewelry: earrings, bracelets, sets; canvas art, hand painted bowls
  • Master Gardener’s Plant Sale
  • Merry Mosaic Studio ... Framed photos, matted photos, tiles, etc.
  • Neighborhood Bonsai ... Various Bonsai trees
  • Nicki Degeneffe Designs ... Pottery mugs, bowls, containers
  • Oily With Me, LLC ... Essential oil products: sugar scrubs, roller balls, linen sprays, bug sprays, beard oils, face serums, etc.
  • Old South Creations ... Hand forged iron work: bottle trees, butterfly garden art, garden stakes and plant holders
  • OWLS Club Bake Sale
  • Palmetto Panther ... Veteran cups, baby onesies, coffee mugs, coasters, decals, coozies
  • Pickleweeds Press ... Original design high quality t-shirts
  • Ryon’s Rugs ... Woven rugs, towels, bags, etc.
  • Sally’s Handwovens... Fiber art handwoven rugs, totes, market bags, shawls
  • S. Watts Art
  • The Crafty Peddler
  • Tkimball Art ... original art of varying sizes, art prints from original artwork, all art features folk/pastoral scenes and nature
  • Wreaths Across America ... Patriotic & Spring Wreaths
  • You Are My Sunshine, LLC ... Handmade jewelry, hair ties



Who's Hungry??

O.W.L.S. Bake Sale ... delicious sweets and treats

Ask us about O.W.L.S. activities (Older, Wiser, Loving Seniors) through Rock Hill PRT

Food Trucks:

Vito's Pizza Truck ... NY Style Pizza

Comfort Foods on Wheels ... chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, etc.


2019 Friends of Glencairn Garden and Sponsors

Tarheel Contractors Supply, Inc.
Sandra and John McMahon, Gala Affairs, Gilda Mitchell, Peggy and Gary Williams, Kathy and Larry Wilson
AB Poe & Company The Farmers Exchange, Karen and William Beaty, Martie Curran, Liz and Bob Hille, Mac and Doris Leitner, Jan and Dick McCoy, Libby Neely, Winston O'Reggio, Joyce and Baxter Simpson, Ann and William Spencer, Totty and Forrest Wilkerson
Eileen and Robert Barrett, Wilma and John Bucy, Betty Caughman, Marlene and Dan Chernitsky, Hannalie and William Ferguson, Katherine and James Hardin,Betty and David Hunt, Sandra and Mackie Hunter, Linda and Hiram Hutchinson, Jeanne and Brian Kelly, Mary Ann and Clarkson McDow, Pine Lakes Garden Club, Terry and Betty Plumb, Charlie and Gay Redfern, Toy and Grazier Rhea, Frances and Marshall Rouse, Elizabeth Scoville, Karen and Chaplin Spencer, Susan and Robert Start, Town and Country Garden Club, Pat and Jim Vining, Sheree and Jim Welsh


With the financial support of many fine people, businesses and other groups, Glencairn Garden can continue to grow and be maintained at a level that benefits our community and generations to come.  Among the benefits of becoming a Friend of Glencairn Garden is a special invitation-only Garden Party each spring featuring a fun-filled evening with refreshments and enlightenment from a fascinating gardening expert!  Become a Friend

This year's Garden Party will be held May 16, 2019 with guest speaker, Andy Cabe, Botanical Garden Director at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.  He will share "Andy's Top 40" ... his favorite plants and flowers.  Garden Party Flyer



Images of BloomFest activities


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