Our main social event is a monthly luncheon at a country club or restaurant. Luncheons are enlivened by raffles, fashion and jewelry shows, and stimulating speakers on topics such as adult literacy, mental health, breast cancer research, local opera and theatre companies, and other topics of interest to women.
Any nonmember wanting to attend should contact our current Membership VP for a guest reservation at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Virginians Club July Brunch is Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Reservations Deadline –Noon on Wednesday July 4, 2018 at noon
Please Join Us For Our Brunch and Program
The Gentleman’s Farm: Elegant Country House Living
Since classical times, the ideal of a gentleman’s farm as a place of pleasure and retreat has inspired the creation of extraordinary homes on landscapes of unparalleled beauty. In Virginia, these ideals were translated to the New World by such icons as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, who drew on classical examples while updating them with the democratic ideals and virtues of the new country they helped to create. For the past four centuries, such estates have served to influence the style of residential buildings across the country and continue to inspire generations of farmers who seek to live well on the land.
Debra McClane, co-author of The Gentleman’s Farm: Elegant Country House Living, will present a lively discussion on the historical precedents for these estates and will show us how these ideals are still reflected on farms across the Commonwealth. Her lecture will highlight some of the 23 Virginia farms featured in the book, and will be illustrated, in part, with photographs not seen in the book. From the Eastern Shore, to Central Virginia, to the Northern Piedmont, Debra will discuss the farms, vineyards, gardens, and fine country houses that still make Virginia’s farms the envy of many.
The July Brunch and Program will be at the
Salisbury Country Club
13620 W. Salisbury Road Midlothian, VA 23112
10:00 a.m. Check-In / Social Time in Reception Area
10:30 a.m. Welcome and Club Business
10:45 a.m. Brunch Served
11:30 a.m. Program
BRUNCH MENU -- COST $25
• Begin with a House tossed salad with warm rolls and butter
Your Choice of
- Quiche Lorraine or Vegetarian Quiche Florentine.
- Fresh seasonal fruit, broiled tomatoes, home style potatoes and sweet breakfast bread.
- Crème brulee cheesecake topped with fresh strawberry sauce.
- Coffee, decaf, hot tea, iced tea, water.
Due to contractual constraints, we are unable to provide substitutions to the fixed menu. ~ Thank you.