Spencertown Academy’s annual celebration of the art of the garden is Saturday, June 16th. This year the self-guided garden tour will feature a collection of six private gardens located in Red Rock, New Concord, and Spencertown. Back on the tour this year by popular demand, is the garden at Steepletop, the home of 20th century American poet Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Also happening on Saturday is the Garden Market on The Green at the Spencertown Village Green. This year’s market will showcase more than 20 vendors offering plants, home and garden furnishings, birdhouses, antiques, garden books, and expert garden advice, plus shoppers will find bargains on choice garden items and accessories at the Academy’s White Elephant Booth. Food options will include egg sandwiches for breakfast and grilled burgers and hot dogs for lunch prepared by the Spencertown Volunteer Fire Company, Arturo’s at Micosta food truck with crepes, coffee, fruit salad, organic juices, and vegetarian quesadillas, as well as an ice cream sundae booth staffed by Academy members.
Saturday, June 16 2018,
Tour: 10am – 4pm. Maps available from 9am to 2pm.
Market: 9am – 3pm
The tour will take place rain or shine
Day-of garden tickets and garden maps will be available at the Academy.
The Garden Market will take place at the Spencertown Village Green across the street from the Academy.
Tour: $35 in advance, $40 day of.
Visit https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=2a0e7f to purchase tickets.
Various package rates involving multiple events are also available.