Biennial HISTORIC CHICHESTER GARDEN TOUR Set For July 29 & 30
The Chichester Garden Club announces its third biennial
“Historic Chichester Garden Tour” being held Saturday and
Sunday, July 29 & 30, 2017. Tickets $15 each day/both days
for $25. Reservations recommended so ensure adequate
meal preparation. Reservations can be made online
firstname.lastname@example.org; tickets will be held for you
day(s) of event at Registration Booth.
parking for both days: Attendees may park at Grange
Hall-Town Hall parking lot, 54 Main Street. Registration,
8:30am-12:00pm. Registrants receive Tour Program-Map for
that day, Heritage site-map, Entrance Ticket to Host Sites,
Special Millican Tour Ticket, Luncheon Ticket and door prize
ticket. While congregating for registration, enjoy the
Grange Hall Memorial Garden, newly constructed Charrette design
green-space and the Historical Society’s heritage garden across
the street. Starbucks coffee and Country Store cider
donuts offered at this time.
Saturday ONLY - After ticket
purchase, Saturday begins with a special tour of wholesale
nursery Millican Nurseries, Inc., 187 Pleasant St, Chichester.
Millican has generously offered each Garden Tour participant to
make a purchase after the 9:30am tour, so bring your ticket.
From there, participants will follow their Tour Program-Maps
viewing selected rural gardens throughout Chichester open only
on Saturday unless otherwise specified in program. Also,
Saturday program also includes young artist and Acapella
entertainment at one location. Browse and shop at the
Farmers Market open 10-4 including Gardening Workshop-Demos
Sunday begins with ticket purchase and light
morning refreshment; then participants will follow their maps to
view other selected gardens open only on Sunday, unless
otherwise specified in program. Browse and shop at the
Farmers Market open 10-4; Workshop-Demos 12:30-3:30.
Chichester Agricultural Commission is sponsoring the Farmers
Market at Town-Grange Hall parking lot for local
farmers/residents to sell agricultural items - produce, flowers,
meats, eggs, honey, maple syrup, baked goods, dog treats,
composting worms, and a variety of garden related items.
Also Demonstrations & Workshops offered 12:30-3:30 each day.
Chichester has many artisans; some participating in the Farmers
Market, others at Host Garden Sites. Reminder: specific
gardens will be open to the public on specific days.
residents interested in setting up a booth to sell their
products are encouraged; contact
email@example.com for a free space; farmers market
registration accepted until midnight July 22.
the Garden Club works closely with its partners Historical
Society, Heritage Commission, Town Library, Photography Club,
Charrette Design Team and Agricultural Commission, they will
also benefit from net ticket sales. This collaborative
effort provides an avenue for successful town-wide events as it
encourages local citizens to work together for a common goal and
builds a sense of community while providing an opportunity for
others to enjoy Chichester’s beauty and historic treasures.
Join us for a delightful day at the third biennial HISTORIC
CHICHESTER GARDEN TOUR on July 29th & 30th!