Martha Stewart to headline 2018 Newport Flower Show

NEWPORT – Television personality and celebrity Martha Stewart will headline the 2018 Newport Flower Show hosted by the Preservation Society of Newport County, the society announced Wednesday.

The 23rd annual Flower Show will take place June 22 to June 24 at Rosecliff and includes a series of events that will revolve around the show’s theme — Cottages: Smart & Small. Stewart will make an appearance at the Flower Show’s opening night party June 22 and will host a flower arranging demonstration and a book signing the next day.

Additional evens throughout the weekend include afternoon tea on Friday, a dinner and a movie on the Rosecliff lawn on Saturday and a champagne and Jazz brunch on Sunday.

During the Flower Show, Rosecliff’s front lawn will feature a “neighborhood” of tiny houses on wheels. Pop-up demonstrations and lectures by plant experts, flower designers and gardeners will take place on the lawn throughout the weekend.

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Tickets for the Flower Show and its individual events can be found at http://www.newportmansions.org/events/newport-flower-show.

Lauren Aratani is a PBN contributing writer.