August Garden Party Press Release

Monday, July 2, 2018

Terrace Hill
Iowa Governor's Residence & National Historic Landmark
For Immediate Release
Contact: Molly Thompson, 515.281.7205

Terrace Hill Garden Party - Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 5-7 pm

Join Iowa’s First Gentleman, Kevin Reynolds, in the beautiful and historic Terrace Hill gardens for a summer evening of food, drinks, tours, and fun!

On August 28th from 5-7pm, we’re throwing a Garden Party at Terrace Hill, Iowa Governor’s Residence and National Historic Landmark. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Terrace Hill Partnership, a non-profit organization that supports necessary conservation and restoration projects for the Terrace Hill building and grounds.

The evening’s garden party-themed reception will include:​

  • Hors d'oeuvres and desserts prepared by Terrace Hill Chef Sharon VanVerth, featuring garden produce from the Terrace Hill gardens
  • Wine & beer
  • Croquet games on the Terrace Hill lawn
  • Tours of the Terrace Hill residence and gardens

Reservations are $45 per guest and must be made in advance. For reservations go to or call 515-281-7205.

Terrace Hill Governor’s Residence and National Historic Landmark is located at 2300 Grand Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa. Guided tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday from 10:30 am-1:30 pm. Walk-ins are welcome; reservations are requested for groups larger than 10. 

For more information on events and tours visit

Printed from the Terrace Hill website on July 18, 2019 at 4:37pm.