Welcome
Welcome
Visitors to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers will enjoy 20 acres of historical buildings, historic gardens, the Edison Botanical Research Lab and the Edison Ford Museum. The newly restored buildings include the Edison Main House, Guest House, Caretaker's House and the Ford House.
Alchemy of the Senses

Alchemy of the Senses
Regular Price: $25.00
Member Price: $20.00
Alchemy of the Senses - A Self-Guided Sensory Meditation February 17, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Class will be held at the Edison Caretakers House. Relax, breathe, release and enjoy this personal journey through sound vibration with singing bowls and drums. Modern medicine can now measure and confirm the practice of sound as a means to promote healing. Reduce your stress and experience a deep sense of peace. The class is taught by Dolores J. Gozzi, a Licensed Massage/Alternative Therapist (MA37360). Bring something to lay on like a yoga mat or towel, water, and a small pillow. If you would like more information on Dolores and Vibration Meditation, you can visit her website at www.naturescycles.com.

Cost: Edison Ford Members: $20; non-members: $25
Session A Self-Guided Sensory : Sun, Feb 17, 2019 3:30PM - 4:30PM   CLOSED

 
DRAWING IN THE GARDEN WITH MEGAN KISSINGER

Join award-winning nature artist Megan Kissinger to learn the basics of drawing flowers, leaves, and trees with informal drawing techniques!


BEGINNING BOTANICAL DRAWING
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $40.00

Saturdays, January 12, February 23, or March 23.

BEGINNING BOTANICAL DRAWING: FLOWERS TREES & LEAVES:
This student-oriented series is suited to any skill level! Everyone will learn as the botanicals in bloom change from month to month. Students may take a single class or the entire series. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch.


MEDITATIVE ZEN DRAWING
Regular Price: $60.00
Member Price: $40.00
MEDITATIVE ZEN DRAWING:
No experience is necessary in this creative class! Students will be inspired by nature as they stroll
through the gardens of Edison Ford.
Session Session A: Sat, Mar 30, 2019 1:00PM - 4:00PM   OPEN

 
ART CLASSES WITH MARIE DYER
For Artists of All Ages
Join renowned Southwest Florida artist Marie Dyer to create your own masterpiece!

GARDEN GRANDEUR WITH MARIE DYER
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $90.00

Saturdays, November 3, January 5, or March 2.

In this impressionistic workshop, participants will use acrylics to paint botanicals from the Edison Ford gardens! Students of all levels are welcome and will learn about observation, texture and form, mixing colors and
basic design techniques.


SILK SCARF PAINTING WITH MARIE DYER
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $90.00
Saturday, November 17, December 29, January 19, February 16, March 16, or April 20.
A variety of techniques will inspire painters of all levels to create their own one-of-a-kind scarf. The scarves can be work or used as art in the home.

LANDSCAPE PAINTING WITH MARIE DYER
Regular Price: $100.00
Member Price: $90.00

Saturday, December 1, February 2, or April 6.

Spend the day overlooking the water in the River Pavilion while painting a beautiful landscaoe using acrylic paint!

 
Car Exhibit Registration

Ford Mustang Exhibition Exhibitor
Regular Price: $15.00
Additional: $5.00
Show your Mustang at the beautiful location in Lee County, riverside on the Henry Ford Winter Estate lawn. Edison Ford, is excited to invite you to be a part of the Edison Ford Annual Ford Mustang Exhibiition. Sponsorship packets and one boxed lunch are provided for each vehicle owner. Dash plaques will be given to each participant. Saturday, March 2, 2019

Specifications for entry:

Must be a Ford Mustang, any year
This is an exhibition only

Registration:
  • Pre-register by February 27 ,2019-5:00 p.m.
  • Pre-registration is $15 for one car and $5 for each additional car. This includes admission into Edison Ford for the registered participant and one passenger.
  • Parking begins at 7:30a.m. and ends promptly at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. March 2, 2019.
  • One boxed lunch will be provided per registration. A food vendor will be onsite for additional food options not included in registration.
  • Door prizes will be given, and music will be provided.
  • You must stay inside the gates and parked until the end of the exhibition at 2:00 p.m.
  • For more information contact Leeanne Criswekk at lcriswell@edisonfordwinterestates.org or call 239-334-7419.
Session Exhibitor Registration: Sat, Mar 2, 2019 7:30AM - 2:00PM   OPEN

 
Yoga Along the River
Jan. 26, Feb. 9 and Feb. 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Join us for a one-hour class of yoga in the River Pavilion, along the Caloosahatchee River. Release your mind and get rejuvenated in a relaxing environment. The class is taught by a certified yoga instructor from Gulfshore Yoga. Bring a yoga mat, water and a towel.

Yoga Along the River
Regular Price: $20.00
Member Price: $15.00