Monday, July 5, 7:00p.m.
The spectacular new Virginia Living Museum is the site of the GNSI Annual Art Exhibit. Enjoy a glass of wine while you view and vote for your favorites among the fabulous selection of member art work chosen for this juried exhibition. Discuss methods and techniques with your peers while strolling to a fabulous Gourmet Chocolate Fondue Station where you will find a fountain of chocolate surrounded by fondue pots of creamy milk chocolate and white chocolate in which to dip items from the lavish display of fresh strawberries, Hawaiian pineapple, marshmallows, pretzels, blondies, cookies, and other delicious tidbits. Sip coffee or tea, or enjoy wine and soft drinks from the cash bar.
Tuesday, July 6, 7:00p.m.
The annual GNSI fund raising Auction will be held in the auditorium of the W&M University Center. Cheese, crackers, and fruit will be available as snacks, and the cash wine bar will be open.
Wednesday, July 7, 6:30p.m.
The Mariner's Museum, one of the finest maritime history museums in the world, is the location of the 2004 GNSI Banquet and Awards Ceremony. Enjoy a glass of wine as you stroll through the fascinating exhibits of this beautiful museum, then return to the Huntington Room for a buffet of traditional Colonial foods featuring:
Pecan Smoked Turkey
Mashed Potatoes with side gravy
Colonial Corn Bread Dressing
Traditional Sweet Potato Souffle
Pasta Primavera with Colonial Country Vegetables
Soft Yeast Rolls with Butter
Fruit Cobbler with Fresh Whipping Cream
Iced Tea, Coffee; Cash Wine Bar and Soft Drinks
After the Awards Ceremony, travel back in time to join Dance Master Lou Vosteen and The Williamsburg Heritage Dance Ensemble as, with live musical accompaniment, they teach and join you in dancing traditional country dances, reels, cotillions and minuets.