Kate Ireland Dinner & Auction Sunday, September 17, 2017 | 6 PM Honoring George C. Watkins

The festivities will be held at Glen Arven Country Club in Thomasville, GA, and include a cocktail reception, silent and live auction, and dinner. Each year the auction features an inspiring collection of world class artwork, unparalleled hunting and fishing opportunities, and unique offerings from the Red Hills Region and beyond. To purchase tickets, sponsor the event or donate an item for the auction, contact Crystal Davis, Director of Development at 850.545.2152 or cdavis@talltimbers.org; or Lou Maxwell at 850.893.4153, x249 or lmaxwell@talltimbers.org.

This book is the monograph of the eastern diamondback rattlesnake. Its publication is the result of over 40 years of long-term, in-depth study of the world’s largest rattlesnake. Author Bruce Means writes, “The limited biological knowledge available for this species is all the more amazing when one considers the economic impact of this snake. Because of its large size and highly toxic venom, it is arguably the most dangerous venomous snake in the U.S. and Canada, accounting for more human mortality than any other species….” More about the book & to order, click here.

Bill McKeown Exhibit at Tall Timbers

The Tallahassee Watercolor Society (TAWS) and Tall Timbers are proud to showcase the collected works of local artist, William Hugh (Bill) McKeown at the Webster Gallery in the historic Beadel House at Tall Timbers. The exhibit, “Here, There and Yonder,” opens Sunday, June 25, and closes August 14, 2017. The paintings are of beloved rural scenes of Bill’s native Gadsden County and maritime scenes from the Florida Gulf Coast, but also from his travels in the U. S. and abroad. Gallery hours are Tuesday & Thursday from 2-4 pm. Call Juanita Whiddon at 850-893-4153, x236 or 850-566-3390 to schedule a special tour.