Tampa Bay Vegetarians welcome guests and families to enjoy a day at the park, with an array of vegetarian cuisine, at annual share-a-dish picnic; needed are salads, main dishes and desserts, all must be vegetarian or vegan (either store-bought or homemade). Bring desired beverages. Reserve by Ap …
Price: Bring vegetarian dish for eight to share (with recipe and ingredient list), plus $2 for non-members, kids under 12 admitted free.
In conjunction with the PARC annual golf tournament, this event highlights area chefs from The Birchwood, Guppy's, Rococo, Sea Salt, Middle Grounds Grille, Eddie V's and Pia's assisted by students from PARC's new culinary arts program. Benefits PARC.
The annual 18-hole two person scramble includes cart, food, a raffle and awards (8 a.m.). This year adds a foot golf tournament. Two person teams compete "play your own ball" style. Both events benefit youth summer camp scholarships.
Price: $45 (golf); $35 (foot golf); $60 (both).
Cook up a new recipe like fried corn pone, orange biscuits, pumpkin corn chowder or black bean chili, made in cast iron kettle pot over an open flame. Limited class size, must be age 18 or older.
Price: $30, advance registration required.
Annual event melds the arts and flora in the gardens, and includes a plein air painting competition, art exhibit, garden art exhibits, vendors with orchids, tropicals and other plants, ceramics, glass art, jewelry, painted garden art items and more, scavenger hunt, rain barrel raffles, music and …
Price: $2, 12 and younger free.
Artists can compete in a "Quick Draw" competition for more than $2,000 in prize money. Paintings will be on display, along with garden-oriented art demonstrations, vendors, music, and more.
Price: $2 adults; children ages 12 and under free.
Club meets with tips for growing the easy care house plants; with refreshments and plant raffle. In the Cypress Building.