Green Thumb Garden Club Announces Events and Programs for 2024 and 2025

By Kathleen Edge, Publicity & Website Chair

Save the dates for the exciting events and programs Green Thumb Garden Club is planning for its members and the community next year.

The new year’s first program will be on September 18, 2024 at Horse Power Pavilion and Westonwood Ranch in Freeport, Florida. Attendees will tour Westonwood’s exceptional facility, including their aquaponics farm, followed by lunch at Horse Power Pavilion. Westonwood Ranch, a non-profit organization, offers transitional programs for teens & young adults with autism and developmental disorders with an emphasis on job training.

October 16, 2024, is the members-only Holiday Bazaar Pre-Sale at Cantina Laredo in Miramar Beach, Florida. The fourth annual Holiday Bazaar on November 2, 2024 is also at Cantina Laredo in Miramar Beach. The November Bazaar is GTGC’s biggest scholarship fundraiser of the year, featuring beautiful hand-crafted trees, garland, handmade cards, art, jewelry and much more. The event is open to the public and admission is free.

The holiday party will be at the Royal Palm Grille in Miramar Beach on December 12th. Attendees will have an opportunity to support Walton County Sheriff’s Santa Patrol and a deserving Habitat for Humanity family while mingling with friends, enjoy fine fare and admiring the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico. GTGC Members are very much appreciated for their generous donations to these worthy causes every year.

Gulfarium Marine Park, Eden Gardens and other great venues are in the planning stages for January through April 2025. In May 2025, a unique, special event is planned with a renowned floral designer…stay tuned for more information as details are finalized.

It is going to be an exciting new year. Green Thumb Garden Club always welcomes new members. Please visit the Green Thumb Garden Club website to learn about our charitable mission, how to join and details on meetings, activities, and events. The website address is or send an email to Some venues may have limited space and active members will receive priority.

The Green Thumb Garden Club, Inc., located in Walton County, Florida, is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Its mission is to stimulate interest in the beautification of Walton County, furthering the education of its members and the public in botany, community beautification, conservation of natural resources, environmental awareness, floral design, gardening, horticulture, and nature studies and instill in our youth the love of gardening and respect for the environment.