Castle in the Clouds Opens for season on Saturday - (270)

MOULTONBOROUGH — Castle in the Clouds will offer Art and Nature in Ikebana, on Friday, May 10.
The day begins at 10:30 a.m. for an optional tour of Lucknow and a discussion of its nature inspired Arts and Crafts design, followed by lunch at 12:30 at the Carriage House-soup, salad and sandwich buffet with coffee and dessert.
After lunch participants will learn more, about the art of Ikebana, freestyle flower arranging, which develops a relationship between nature and humanity, presented by Master Judge and Sogetsu Ikebana Teacher, Riji, Kaye Vosburgh.
Reservations are required and tickets are $35 pp, $30 for Castle Friends. Art and Nature in Ikebana is sponsored by Spider Web Gardens of Tuftonboro and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare of New England.
On Saturday May 11 the Castle opens its doors to the public for weekends only, including the first art exhibit, Winslow Homer's Wood Engravings sponsored by Christopher P. Williams Architects, PLLC. There will be an opening reception May 19 at 5:30 p.m.
The Opening day is also Moultonborough Appreciation Day, sponsored by CG Roxane LLC, when Moultonborough residents can tour Lucknow free of charge.
On Sunday, May 12 there will be a Mother's Day Brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  Adults $30, Youth $15. Mom's tour Lucknow free of charge.
The Lucknow Lawn Party which will have the run of the Lucknow mansion and gardens with tasty tea delicacies and optional vintage attire will be held on Thursday June 6, from 3-5 p.m, just before the Castle is fully open for the season.
Tickets are $25--$20 for Castle Friends. The Lucknow Lawn Party is sponsored by Irwin Automotive Group.
The Castle opens daily, on Saturday June 8, from 10 a.m. to  4:30 p.m., until October 27.