The 1922 Club takes off | Coronado Island News

The rare occasion of a Spreckels Park evening; the only chance to be part of its inaugural year

The Coronado Flower Show is finally back to celebrate its centenary and kick off spring in all its floral glory. And its return means the famous Saturday party is also back. It’s time to get on the grass and get your (bare) feet up!

What was once known as Spring Fling, held every Saturday night during the annual Flower Show weekend, is now reimagined as The 1922 Club. “We wanted a name for the party that reflected how classy and unique an evening it is, and something that paid homage to the century-old roots of the Flower Show it accompanies,” said Sara Stillman, President-elect of the Coronado. Flower Association. and co-chair of the event alongside Colby Erickson.

On April 23, attendees have the chance to party under the stars – and on the grass – amid the floral show’s signature tents and, this year, the only opportunity to be part of the inaugural year of the 1922 Club. . It’s a local night filled with fantastic food and drink, live music from a variety of local artists including singer and guitarist Tricia Lynn, violinist Jamie Shadowlight, The Mondaze, Robb Huff, Sue Shirey and more , and ornate decor that makes guests forget they’re in Spreckels Park. This year’s theme is “Through the Looking Glass 100 Years”, so expect whimsical Alice in Wonderland-themed vignettes with every twist. Guests are encouraged, but not required, to don their best costumes based on Lewis Carroll’s beloved – and quirky – classic.

“We are thrilled to offer the community the chance to celebrate this milestone for the Coronado Flower Show and experience the magic in Spreckels Park at night,” said Colby Freer, Event Co-Chair and branch manager of Griffin Funding Home Loans. “This year, Club 1922 will be filled with delicious food from Buona Forchetta, beer, bubbles and wine from High Tide Bottle Shop and Coronado Brewing Company, as well as specialty cocktails from local distillery, Liberty Call Distilling Co. , as well as specialty cocktails. gifts commemorating his very first year. Proceeds from ticket sales for the event, which sells out annually, help support programs funded by the Coronado Floral Association (CFA).

“We’re in this fun and exciting time of rejuvenation,” Stillman said. “The 1922 Club is a fine evening of drinks, bites, and all manner of whimsical delights that both honor Coronado’s heritage and open the door to a new vision for the future.” It’s both deeply rooted and freshly blooming!”

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Special thanks to our sponsors: Julia Elassaad, IVT Yacht Sales, Bo Blumenthal Insurance Services, Barbara and Ryan Wamhoff Realtors/ The Seaside Ryde, Heather Dueitt (Point Loma Credit Union), Sweat Circuit, Katie Herrick Group, Brian Smock (Coronado Terrain Golf), Colby Freer (Griffin Bayside Funding), Garage Buona Forchetta, Clayton’s Bakery and Bistro, DH Design Firm, Root 75, Coronado Flower Lady, Christian Rice Architects, Sea La Vie, JPR, Salon on First, Liberty Call, Islander Beer Club, High Tide, Faletta, Coronado Junior Woman’s Club and Coronado Brewing Company.

FLIGHT. 112, NO. April 15 – 13, 2022