Newport, Rhode Island is celebrated for its stunning seascapes and famous mansions, from presidents to philanthropists, it is also known for the people who summered and socialized there. Author, Lecturer, & Lifestyle Editor Bettie Bearden Pardee provides an insider’s glimpse into this fabled town where privacy is a treasured asset. An accomplished hostess, her home, “parterre,” and its gardens provide the ideal setting for carrying on Newport’s tradition of gracious living. She is the author of two books on entertaining: Private Newport: At Home And In The Garden and Living Newport: Houses, People, Style. Ms. Pardee’s books will be available for purchase and signing following the lecture. This lecture is sponsored with thanks to Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP. Morven Museum & Garden’s Grand Homes and Gardens Distinguished Speakers Series 2020 is sponsored with thanks to Baxter Construction. Fine fare generously donated by Olsson’s Fine Foods, served 30 minutes prior to each talk.
Tuesday - March 10, 2020
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