Flowers, food highlight Ellen Noël event

It really is time to smell the flowers and all for a good cause – supporting the the Ellen Noël Art Museum.

The Ellen Noël Art Museum, 4909 E. University Blvd., has scheduled Flower Market 2018, a fundraising event, May 4-5 in the garden.

A variety of events including live music and shopping and free art activities for children are on the agenda.

The schedule:

  • May 4: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Preview Party. There will be food, beverages, live music, early shopping at vendor books and first access to the plant and flower sale. Tickets are $35. Advance registration is required.
  • May 5: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Plant and Flower Sale. There will be a wide selection of plants, flowers, herbs, pots and more for sale, as well as demonstrations, food trucks, music and family art activities.
  • May 5: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Community Art Day with Earth Day activities and free hands-on art stations for all ages.
  • May 5: An Evening in the Garden. There will be plants and flowers for sale, along with music, food trucks, a cash bar, artisan vendors and more. Tickets are $15 (includes one drink).

The museum will begin selling raffle tickets during the Preview Party for a trip for two to Brandywine Valley in the picturesque Pennsylvania countryside.

Tickets are $50 each and include airfare, hotel and car rental for four days and four nights and a $500 gift card to be used toward dining and other entertainment.

Admission is free and open to the public (unless otherwise stated).

For more information, call 5509696 or visit