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Spring blooms at Bayou Bend young professionals garden party — Americana style with plenty of bubbly

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Martin Von Rosenberg and Carrie Worley at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Martin Von Rosenberg and Carrie Worley. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Laura Penney and Jordan Dupuis at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Laura Penney and Jordan Dupuis. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Nancy Kate and Mark Prescott, from left, with Kirk Forrester at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Nancy Kate and Mark Prescott, from left, with Kirk Forrester. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Lauren Baughman, from left, Carter Leggett and Lauren Roberge at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Lauren Baughman, from left, Carter Leggett and Lauren Roberge. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Emily Smith, left, and Abbey Marks at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Emily Smith, left, and Abbey Marks. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Taigi Dean and Chanel Lockhart at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Taigi Dean and Chanel Lockhart. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Michael and Kimberly Lombardino, from left, and Taryn and Erik Burt at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Michael and Kimberly Lombardino, from left, and Taryn and Erik Burt. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Katie Eisterhold, from left, Lucy Allara, Hudson Hoosier, Ashley Garner and Bailey Coe at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Katie Eisterhold, from left, Lucy Allara, Hudson Hoosier, Ashley Garner and Bailey Coe. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Jeff Bradley, from left, Manny Gonzales and Rakhee Fharma at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Jeff Bradley, from left, Manny Gonzales and Rakhee Fharma. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Elle Seybold, from left, Chalice McGee, Eirik Grottheim and Lindsay Parker at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Elle Seybold, from left, Chalice McGee, Eirik Grottheim and Lindsay Parker. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Elizabeth Tyson, from left, Elisa Bates, Amie Geary and Megan Kaldis at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Elizabeth Tyson, from left, Elisa Bates, Amie Geary and Megan Kaldis. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Claire Peters, from left, Laura Prus, Samantha Walter, Cathleen Fishel and Kelsey Walker at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Claire Peters, from left, Laura Prus, Samantha Walter, Cathleen Fishel and Kelsey Walker. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Justin Kwan, from left, Vicci Faz and Lauren and Kevin Hirschberg at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Justin Kwan, from left, Vicci Faz and Lauren and Kevin Hirschberg. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Brian and Perry Shure at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Brian and Perry Shure. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Dan Kruger, left, and Matthew Behrmann at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Dan Kruger, left, and Matthew Behrmann. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Whitney Garibay, from left, Victoria Jezic-Keller and Lynn Zeid at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Whitney Garibay, from left, Victoria Jezic-Keller and Lynn Zeid. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Washington Sereatan, from left, Veena Chandrakar, Yvette Thomas and James Brown at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Washington Sereatan, from left, Veena Chandrakar, Yvette Thomas and James Brown. Photo by © Jenny Antill
Martin Von Rosenberg and Carrie Worley at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Laura Penney and Jordan Dupuis at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Nancy Kate and Mark Prescott, from left, with Kirk Forrester at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Lauren Baughman, from left, Carter Leggett and Lauren Roberge at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Emily Smith, left, and Abbey Marks at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Taigi Dean and Chanel Lockhart at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Michael and Kimberly Lombardino, from left, and Taryn and Erik Burt at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Katie Eisterhold, from left, Lucy Allara, Hudson Hoosier, Ashley Garner and Bailey Coe at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Jeff Bradley, from left, Manny Gonzales and Rakhee Fharma at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Elle Seybold, from left, Chalice McGee, Eirik Grottheim and Lindsay Parker at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Elizabeth Tyson, from left, Elisa Bates, Amie Geary and Megan Kaldis at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Claire Peters, from left, Laura Prus, Samantha Walter, Cathleen Fishel and Kelsey Walker at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Justin Kwan, from left, Vicci Faz and Lauren and Kevin Hirschberg at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Brian and Perry Shure at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Dan Kruger, left, and Matthew Behrmann at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Whitney Garibay, from left, Victoria Jezic-Keller and Lynn Zeid at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014
Washington Sereatan, from left, Veena Chandrakar, Yvette Thomas and James Brown at Bayou Bend's Bubbly on the Bend April 2014

What: Bubbly on the Bend.

Where: Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.

What: With azaleas and champion trees in bloom, the grounds of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens were awash with the colors of spring, the surroundings offering more than 500 young professionals a charming setting in which to mix and mingle under a white tent erected on the elegant South Lawn Thursday. The former River Oaks Estate of Ima Hogg, today the house museum that holds the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's American decorative arts collection, came alive with Americana tunes from Houston-based band Grand Old Grizzly plus floral-themed bubbly bevs courtesy of Chandon.

Who: Brian and Perry Shure, Laura Prus, Cathy Webb, Dan Kruger, Matthew Behrmann, Elizabeth Sharpiot, Anneleis Willett, Laura Penney and Jordan Dupuis, Laura Baughman, Carter Leggett, Lauren Roberge, Maddie Solari, Nicole Worley, Krista Wittig, Devin Mrlik, Nancy Kate and Mark Prescott, Julie Thomas, Ali Terry, Summer Rudd and Lynn Zeid.

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