McKee to host 3rd Annual Garden & Antique Show and Sale March 18-20

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McKee Botanical Garden is hosting its 3rd Annual Garden & Antique Show and Sale on Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20. This event will feature a wide array of exceptional and distinct antique furniture, paintings, outdoor garden benches and fountains, garden accessories, statuary, oriental rugs, estate jewelry, and more.

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McKee Botanical Garden is once again working in conjunction with Charlie Miller of Miller, Hamilton & Co. located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina to present this magnificent collection of antiques, art and garden accessories that will be on display throughout the Garden. This year’s show will showcase distinguished antique and art vendors and purveyors from across the U.S., including 13th Colony Fine Arts (Atlanta, GA), American Estate Jewelry (New Canaan, CT), Barbara Fellman Fashion Jewelry (McIntosh, FL), Beth Poindexter Luxe (Greensboro, NC), Casa Costigan (Beaufort, SC), Edwin Skinner Fine Antiques (Point Clear, AL), Foreign Affair (Roswell, GA), Greg MacBain Fine Art (Knoxville, TN), Iron Renaissance Folk Art & Garden (Damariscotta, ME), La Poma & La Poma (Franklin, NC), Linda Ketterling Fine Majolica (Toledo, OH), Marano Studio (Chicago, IL), Mark English Contemporary Art (Tampa, FL), McDonough Fine Art Prints & Maps (Atlanta, GA), Nicoll Antiques & Art (Damariscotta, ME), Orkney & Company (Treasure Island, FL),  P & S Estate Jewelry (West Palm Beach, FL),  Roberto Freitas American Antiques & Art (Stonington, CT), Schorr & Dobinsky Garden & Antiques (Reading, PA), Somerset Antiques & Estate Jewelry (Leesburg, VA), Stems & Vases (Austin, TX), and Tropical Tapestry (Pawleys Island, SC).

Whether you are a garden enthusiast looking for some unique pieces for your garden, an avid antique collector, or just looking for inspiration for your home, this show has something for even the most discriminating collector. Our experienced and knowledgeable antique and art purveyors will be available throughout the show to answer any questions you may have.  In addition, Valkaria Gardens will also have a wide array of bromeliads, orchids, and other plants. McKee Botanical Garden will have a special booth featuring an array of specially selected items from the Book & Gift Shop.

Enjoy two exhibitions for the price of one.  The Garden & Antique Show and Sale is being held in conjunction with McKee’s Dinosaurs Around the World Exhibition which features 10 animatronic dinosaurs. You will be transported back in time to experience the age of reptiles including such dinosaurs as the mighty T. rex of North America, the bi-pedal predator Herrerasaurus, one of the first dinosaurs to appear on earth, and the bizarre, bony-crested Oviraptor from Mongolia.

Enjoy lunch at the Garden Café.  The Café will be featuring a special menu and is open from 11 am to 3 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 12 pm to 3 pm on Sunday.

The show hours are Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19, from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, March 20, from 11 am to 4 pm.  Last admission ticket is sold one hour before closing.

Admission is $15 Adults, $13 Seniors (65+)/Youth (13-17), $10 Children (2-12).  McKee members and children under 2 free. McKee Botanical Garden is located at 350 US Highway 1, in Vero Beach, Florida.  For more information, call 772-794-0601 or visit our website at

McKee Botanical Garden, Inc., a 501 c (3) not-for-profit organization that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a sub-tropical hammock spanning over 18 acres. A paradise for nature lovers, this lush garden holds an impressive 10,000 native and tropical plants dotted with picturesque waterlilies. Its mission is “to nurture and enhance a historic garden in a unique tropical setting for the education, enjoyment and enrichment of all.”

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