Gardens & Bees Tour Information

Dear Gardens & Bees Participants,

We are very pleased you will be joining us on Wednesday, October 6th, for The Houston Seminar’s Gardens and Bees trip to Hempstead and Navasota. We have a full day so please arrive early so we can leave promptly at 9:30 AM.

Parking & Departure Instructions

We will meet at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 3471 Westheimer Rd, 77027. Please park in the southwest corner of the parking lot located on Edloe St.

St. Luke’s advises participants not to leave any valuables in their cars, as its lot is not constantly monitored.

Departure Time: 9:30 AM
Return Time: 5:30 PM

COVID Protocol

Due to the current pandemic the following requirements will be followed:

– For the health and safety of our guests, COVID-19 vaccination is required to attend this event.
– All passengers are required to wear a mask while on the vehicle; at all times.
– The first row of seats on both sides will be inaccessible for seating.
– The second row will be reserved for tour guides.
– In order to avoid aisle congestion, passengers must fill seats from rear to front when loading, and front to rear when unloading the vehicle.
– As always, if you are experiencing any COVID symptoms, please do not attend this event; we will be happy to refund your registration fee.

Self-driving Option

For those who prefer to drive independently, email [email protected] for driving directions.

Boxed Lunch

Please see options below and make your selection by Friday, October 1st by emailing [email protected], indicating your full name and option #1 or #2.

BOX LUNCH #1 (vegetarian)
Devilled Egg
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, Olive & Sweet Pepper Relish on Mini Challah Bun
Chopped Southwest Salad (romaine, pear tomato, avocado, jicama, roasted corn-black bean
salsa, crispy tortilla strips, tomato-jalapeno vinaigrette)
Crudite, hummus, chip bag (crostini and wheat pita crisp)
Assorted Sweets Box
BOX LUNCH #2
Devilled Egg
Salami, Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, Olive & Sweet Pepper Relish on Mini Challah Bun
Chopped Southwest Salad (pulled chicken, romaine, pear tomato, avocado, jicama, roasted
corn-black bean salsa, crispy tortilla strips, tomato-jalapeno vinaigrette)
Crudite, hummus, chip bag (crostini and wheat pita crisp)
Assorted Sweets Box

Waiver

Please fill out this tour waiver and return it to [email protected] in advance of the tour, or bring it with you on the day of the trip.

Gardens and Bees Waiver

Further Reading

If you wish to familiarize yourself with the places we are visiting, please check out these informative documents.

BeeWeaver Pamphlet

John Fairey Garden History

John Fairey Garden Mosaic Description

 

Finally, if you find your plans have changed, let us know as soon as possible. Please contact Hadia Mawlawi at [email protected] or (832)- 755 1470 if you have any questions or concerns.

We look forward to seeing you on the 6th!