2023 Events

Coxhall Guild Posh Picnic

The Posh Picnic is an annual fundraising event organized by the Coxhall Guild at Cripe Pavilion at Coxhall Gardens, will take place on August 19,2023 from 6:30 pm -10:30 pm. Guests are invited to bring their favorite people, culinary delights, and table settings to create a night of magic in Carmel’s most beautiful picnic spot! The evening features a tablescape challenge, with prizes awarded for “Most Posh”, “Most Creative”, and “People’s Choice”. and “Most Coxhall-Like”. Guests provide their own refreshments and tableware for a highly personalized, stylish experience. Dancing under the stars follows for an unforgettable evening.

On Par for Parks Golf Tournament

The Friends of Hamilton County Parks, Inc. invites you to join us for our 5th year of the popular Annual On Par for Parks Golf Tournament at the beautiful Harbour Trees Golf Club on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 . Opportunities for sponsorship and a four-person team golf scramble are available. All proceeds of this event are used to support the mission of Friends of Hamilton County Parks, Inc. for the betterment of our parks in Hamilton County. Join us and enjoy one of Hamilton County’s most beautiful green spaces at Harbour Trees while making a meaningful impact to our county’s parks!!

Coxhall Guild Spring Sensation

The Coxhall Guild, an affiliate of Friends of Hamilton County Parks, Inc., invites the public to attend it Second Annual Spring Sensation. A collection of highly respected professional decorators, florists and individuals will design and display spectacular tablescapes and décor, as inspiration when hosting your own special spring and summer events, such as graduations, weddings, and other memorable occasions. Guests will be given the opportunity to peruse unique offerings from local specialty retailers, and enjoy a tearoom, a Signature Cocktail Bar (at a small additional cost) and melodic entertainment performed by a member of the Carmel Symphony Orchestra.

This special fundraiser will be held at the stately Coxhall Mansion on Saturday, April 29, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Coxhall Mansion is accessible, and the mansion features a guest elevator permitting convenient access to all three floors of the historic residence.

A $25 cost per person to attend the Spring Sensation includes up-close viewing of a variety of unique tablescape designs and décor, your tearoom experience, and an unguided walk-though of the iconic mansion to personally visit with a variety of retailers showcasing their exquisite merchandise, made available for purchase during this special event.