• Wiawaka Announces Restoration Project with Downton Abbey Event

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    August 15, 2019
    Wiawaka Center for Women located on the eastern shores of Lake George has announced a Restoration Project and Capital Campaign for their main cottage, Fuller House. The kickoff will start with a Downton Abbey themed brunch to be held on September 22nd from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. There will be an Edwardian themed brunch with delectable sweets and savories. The public is invited to attend and tickets are currently on sale.

    Tickets are $65.00 for an individual and $120 for a couple. Sponsorships are also available.
    The Phinney Design Group will be speaking on the restoration project and will outline the plans to restore Fuller House. There is a complete rendering of the project that is on display in the parlor of Fuller House.

    Wiawaka Center for Women is a 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to enriching the lives of women through wellness, learning and art. Since the early 1900s, artists, including Georgia O’Keeffe, have spent summers painting on Wiawaka’s beautiful lakeside campus.

    Wiawaka was created by and for women in 1903. It is the oldest and longest continuously operating retreat for women in America. We are proud to honor our tradition and embrace the future as we work to maintain this historic property and fulfill the mission set forth by our founder, Mary Fuller.
    Tickets may be purchased online and Men and Women are invited to attend in Downton Abbey attire (optional).

    Contact the Executive Director, Doreen Kelly at wiawakadirector@gmail.com for sponsorship opportunities or by calling (518) 668-9690 option 2.

    For more information and to purchase tickets, please go to www.wiawaka.org.
    Doreen Kelly, Executive Director
    518.668.9690 option 2