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Cook Healthy, Cook Happy

24 May , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens is offering a class to whet your healthy appetite.

This healthy cooking class is taught by Anne Massie of Altered Eats, and will focus on dressing up seasonal vegetables. The class includes printed recipes, samples of several dishes and a live cooking demo with healthy eating pointers. More…

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Library And Kingwood Team For StoryWalk

6 May , 2018  

The Mansfield/Richland Public Library and Kingwood Center Gardens are bringing local families a StoryWalk as part of Free National Public Garden Day.

The event will take place from 9 AM to 4 PM on Friday, May 11 at Kingwood. More…

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History & Tourism

Landmarks of Mansfield: Kingwood

20 Apr , 2018  

REPOSTED. This look at Kingwood, the house at Kingwood Center Gardens, has been re-posted in honor of the house’s opening tomorrow for the 2018 season.

In 1926, a bit of France landed in the middle of north central Ohio in the form of Kingwood, the home of Charles Kelley King. Ninety years-plus later, it forms the centerpiece for one of the region’s foremost attractions and one of the best-known public gardens in the entire Midwest. More…

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Kingwood Hall, Ohio Brass Exhibit Open For Season

20 Apr , 2018  

We’re all hoping for spring to arrive in time for summer!

One sure sign of the season was the annual opening of Kingwood Center Gardens which took place this past Easter Sunday. On Saturday, Kingwood Hall, the former home of Charles Kelley King built in 1926, will open as well. More…

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Kingwood Joins Museums For All

17 Apr , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens has announced on Facebook that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Association of Children’s Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. More…

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EBeacons At Kingwood Lead The Way

11 Apr , 2018  

The next time you visit Kingwood Center Gardens, be sure to take your phone.

With the installation of 12 eBeacons throughout the gardens which were activated in 2017, you can enjoy a curated experience as you walk the paths and visit the various buildings. The beacons are connected to the Kingwood Center Gardens App, which is available on both iTunes for iPhones and on the Google Play Store for Android. More…

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Kingwood Surpasses Fundraising Goal; Expanded Work To Begin

31 Mar , 2018  

On Friday afternoon, Kingwood Center Gardens officials made an exciting announcement both in an outdoor event and via Facebook Live.

In December, it was shared that some $7 million had been raised in an “Honoring the Past, Growing the Future” campaign that had an overall goal of $8.5 million (our story can be found here). That amount would fund an initial phase of hoped-for improvements. More…

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Kingwood Season Starts Sunday

30 Mar , 2018  

Click on image for a larger version. Our recent story on Kingwood’s 2018 season can be found here.

Photo: 1812Blockhouse

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Kingwood Opening For Season

26 Mar , 2018  

It’s time to celebrate the arrival of spring, even if there is a bit of cold in the air.

One of the sure signs of spring is the annual opening of the extraordinary Kingwood Center Gardens, one of the leading horticultural centers in the Midwest. This year promises to bring brand-new offerings to the traditional fare at Kingwood, which opens for the 2018 season on Easter Sunday, April 1. More…

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Become A Part Of Kingwood

14 Mar , 2018  

There’s a sure fire way to enjoy nature, people, and beauty at the same time – volunteering at Kingwood Center Gardens.

The miracle which is Kingwood is seeking volunteers to assist in a full range of 2018 activities. Each year, over 100 people donate their time and impact almost every project in the house and on the grounds – an amazing 10,000 hours of service annually. More…

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Bridal Open House Coming To Kingwood

17 Feb , 2018  

Are you or someone in your circle planning a 2018 wedding? If so, you may well be on the lookout for ideas and resources – and there’s an event coming soon that will allow you to do just that.

For free, no less!

Kingwood Center Gardens is hosting a Bridal Open House on March 18. The open house will showcase local vendors and extraordinary local venues. More…


History & Tourism, Holidays

Christmas At Kingwood Begins Next Weekend

18 Nov , 2017  

It’s a natural combination — Kingwood Center Gardens, which provides a colorful oasis throughout the year, and the sights, smells, and sounds of Christmas.

Christmas at Kingwood is a local tradition. Enjoy live music, dozens of uniquely trimmed Christmas trees, many photo ops, a beautifully decorated Greenhouse serving hot cocoa and cookies, outdoor light displays, outdoor campfire, and more! More…

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