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Architect Doreve Nicholaeff to Present at “Dream Spaces: Reaching Beyond the Basics” Workshop

Doreve Nicholaeff, president of Nicholaeff Architecture + Design, one of the area’s premier architectural and design firms located in Osterville, MA, will be one of the featured speakers at the workshop “Dream Spaces: Reaching Beyond the Basics”, on Wednesday, May 9th from 5:30PM to 8:00PM. Presented by Design New England as part of their Spring Design Salon Series, this event is hosted by Roomscapes Luxury
Design Center, 40 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, MA.

Dream Spaces: Reaching beyond the basics to create your ideal” is specifically geared to homeowners and will include tips on creating a stunning one-of-a-kind home. In addition to Ms. Nicholaeff, other speakers will be joining her from Roomscapes Luxury Design Center, LaBarge Homes, and Sudbury Design Group. This is the fourth in a series of five interactive seminars held this spring offering design inspiration for the home presented by Design New England Magazine. It is free and includes refreshments, but space is limited, advance registration is required. Pre-register at www.designnewengland.eventbrite.com.

Nicholaeff Architecture + Design, founded by Doreve Nicholaeff, approaches architecture in the context of a total analysis of the site and its characteristics – topography, geology, indigenous vegetation, wind direction, orientation, surrounding houses, borrowed view paths, and the architectural vocabulary. Ms. Nicholaeff’s passion is to create homes for her clients that are truly theirs, singular and uncompromising.

Ms. Nicholaeff is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), and the Boston Society of Architects. Her firm is consistently featured in both regional and national home and design publications including Fine Homebuilding Kitchen & Baths, Design New England, TRENDS, Renovation Style, Florida Design, Boston Common, New England Home Cape & Islands, Better Homes & Gardens Beautiful Baths, and the Boston Globe Magazine among others.

Nicholaeff Architecture + Design is located at 812 Main Street in Osterville, MA. For more information on their company, please call (508) 420-5298, or visit the company website at www.nicholaeff.com.

Mass Hort Flavors of Spring Gala

 A Garden to Table Event  
Friday, May 04 2012, 6:30pm – 10:00pm    
Flavors_of_Spring_Save_The_DateWe hope you will join us for a very special evening at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society’s Gardens at Elm Bank.

This event is in support of The Garden to Table program. In its second year, the program is dedicated to teaching people of all ages and all levels of gardening experience to learn how to grow, cook, preserve and enjoy healthy local food.

Cocktail and Spring Food Tastings
The evening will feature signature cocktail tastings from The Sage Inn and Lounge in Provincetown. Bully Boy distillers, Cono Sur Winery, and the Mayflower Brewery. Wonderful spring tastings will be offered by local chefs from Pepper’s Fine Foods, Off The Vine, Cuisine Chez Vous and The Catered Affair.


Tickets are $125 per person and may be reserved by ordering online or by calling Maureen Horn at 617-933-4912.

Tod Dimmick of Tasting Times will be auctioning off some very special and unique items

Pamper yourself!
Two nights at the famous Pitcher Inn, a relais and chateau in Warren Vermont. Included are breakfasts, a dinner for two and two massages. Available dates provided.

Have a Private Garden Tour
A private garden tour of Jack Hyland and Larry Wente’s garden in Millerton, N.Y. This garden was featured in the Martha Stewart living magazine. It is a bucolic scene, spanning Dutchess county dairy farms, Indian Lake, and the wooded foothills of the Taconic mountains. This is combined with a one night stay at the nearby Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge. See a slide show of this garden.

Take in a Concert and Enjoy Boston: Receive two box seat tickets for a Bank of America Pavilion Summer Concert of your choice (subject to availability) at Summer Season 2012 and spend the night at the Copley Fairmont Hotel. Package includes one free parking pass at the Seaport Hotel and Garage, and two VIP passes to the B of A Pavilion Hospitality Tent.

Catch the Celtics at TD Garden: Score four second-row seats at a Celtics game and use of the Courtside Club, the exclusive lounge at the TD Garden.

Enjoy Provincetown
with a two night stay at the new Sage Inn and Lounge in Provincetown. While visiting Provincetown, take in a whale watch and a unique art tour of the famous Dune Shacks. All included. Available dates provide.

Take art lessons with a private six week art course from Arts2You. This is a unique experience to have high quality arts education brought to your doorstep for youth, teens, and adults. An assortment of nice art supplies included.

Boston Lobsters: Receive two premium seats to watch the Boston Lobsters take on the Sacramento Capitals on Opening Night, July 9 at the Ferncroft Country Club, Middleton, MA. Match time – 7p.m

Dine at Blue Ginger with a gift certificate for a party of four, featuring a four course chef’s tasting menu for four with paired wine. Yum! Also included are two autographed copies of Ming Tsai’s “Ming’s Master Recipes”.

Decorate your Garden with a beautiful garden sculpture by renowned local artist Karin Stanley


Book Signing at Volante Farms

Volante Farms is excited to be hosting new events in our brand new Farmstand this spring. This Sunday, May 6 from 10am to 12:30 pm we will host Chef Michael Natkin as he signs copies of his new cookbook, Herbivoracious. This cookbook compiles 150 of his favorite vegetarian recipes adapted for and from his Herbivoracious.com blog. Volante Farms is the perfect place to be inspired to cook healthy and acquire local and fresh produce all at once. For more information, visit Volantefarms.com or call 781-444-2351.