Location: Jungle Terrace (indicated as “Private Rental Area 2” on map) just outside the Grassmere Historic Home and Farm in the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, 3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211.
Parking and entrance: Park in the general visitor parking lot off Nolensville Road for free.
Time: 5:00-6:30 pm: Garden viewing and Croft House tours at Grassmere Historic Home and Farm
6:30-8:00 pm: MGofDC Monthly Meeting at Jungle Terrace (concrete floor covered with a tent).
Entrance: Gardeners may enter the zoo for free through the main entrance between 5:00 and 6:30 pm. Please wear your name badge. Gardeners arriving between 5:00 and 6:00 pm can enter the zoo for free through the main entrance and make their way to the Jungle Terrace and Historic Farm and Gardens. Gardeners arriving after closing time (6:00 pm) until 6:30 pm will be escorted from the main entrance into the zoo by a staff member. Gardeners who arrive after 6:30 pm will be unable to enter.
Transportation within the zoo: Gardeners may walk from the entrance to the Jungle Terrace adjacent to the Historic Farm and Gardens. See attached map. From 5:00 – 6:30 pm, those in need will be transported via golf carts (2 reserved) to the Jungle Terrace to drop off potluck items, then on to the Historic Farm and gardens. Golf carts will be available to transport those in need from the gardens back to the Jungle Terrace beginning at 6:15 pm. All gardeners will return to the Jungle Terrace by 6:30 pm to begin the dinner and meeting. The meeting will end at 8:00 sharp. Golf carts will be available again to transport those in need to the zoo entrance. The last person needs to be out of the zoo no later than 8:30 pm.