Blossoms and Butterflies Adult Ed Bus Trip September 22

This trip includes moderate walking!  Enjoy nature’s beauty and bounty in several different venues.  Our first stop is the Yankee Candle flagship store in South Deerfield, Massachusetts.  After a time it’s on to Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens. Magic Wings is an 18,200 square foot facility including an 8,000 square foot glass conservatory filled with butterflies, moths and tropical vegetation.  Year-round, the conservatory is set at 80 degrees creating a tropical-like environment. 

Next, lunch at the Deerfield Inn.  The menu includes a choice of Apple-Brandy Pork Loin, Herb Crusted White Fish (topped with toasted herbed crumbs with a sundried tomato beurre blanc) or Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Breast. The meal comes with warmed rolls and butter, baby green salad, coffee, tea, and dessert. Please select your entree choice from the drop-down menu when registering.

We end our trip of beautiful things by spending some time at the Bridge of Flowers. It was built in 1908 by the Shelburne Fall Our trip ends at the Bridge of Flowers, built-in 1908.  It began as a freight destination for the Shelburne Falls and Colrain Street Railway. After it was abandoned in 1927, Antoinette Burnham imagined it becoming a garden bridge.  It became a reality thanks to volunteers like the Shelburne Falls Area Women’s Club.

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