Starts: Jul 14 2012 - 9:30am
Ends: Jul 14 2012 - 3:00pm
Kennebunk, ME 04043
The eighteenth annual Private Garden's of the Kennebunks Garden Tour explores select gardens in the Kennubunks. As a special treat, Paul Parent, syndicated radio host of the Paul Parent Garden Club, will show his personal garden on the tour.
Starts: Sep 18 2011 - 2:00pm
Ends: Sep 18 2011 - 4:00pm
Falmouth, ME 04105
Warm, welcoming, and comfortable, OceanView is the perfect place to retire and make the most of your life, now and in the years ahead. An active adult community for those fifty-five and older. Join us for walking, van tours, music, door prizes, and refreshments.
Topsham, ME 04086
Forty-six fiber art studios, farms, galleries, mills, and shops statewide open their doors and offer special demonstrations for this tour. Weaving studios, alpaca farms, yarn spinneries, and fabric shops offer craft demonstrations, hands on workshops, farm tours, and crafts for children.
Historic New England, a nonprofit devoted to preserving the region’s architectural treasures, opens all of its Maine historic house museums for free for one day: Castle Tucker, 2 Lee St., Wiscasset; Nickels Sortwell House, 121 Main St., Wiscasset; Marrett House, Rte. 25, Standish; Hamilton House, 40 Vaughan’s Ln., South Berwick; Sarah Orne Jewett House, 5 Portland St., South Berwick. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There’s so much to do in a garden! So why not tour someone else’s for a break? The Sagadahoc Preservation House & Garden Tour’s ninth annual tour features a variety of nine architectural styles and distinctive gardens. Unique views, waterfront properties, and in-town jewels like the Customs House in Bath, make this tour a must-see. Down East is a sponsor of this event.
York, ME 03909
Explore the private gardens at Braveboat Harbor Farm in York that is open to the public to benefit the Garden Conservancy.
Bath, ME 04530
Featuring a variety of architectural styles and distinctive gardens reflecting the diversity and character of Maine's “Cool Little City”. Unique views, waterfront properties, and in-town jewels make this tour a must-see for residents and visitors alike. SPI is celebrating its fortieth anniversary!
Starts: Jul 16 2011 - 9:00am
Ends: Jul 16 2011 - 4:00pm
1/2 mile down from the Oak Hill Area in Rte. 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Visit eleven gardens this year! No repeat gardens from previous tours and seven of the eleven are even in one neighborhood. Proceeds go towards a scholarship fund for a graduating SHS student entering into the horticultural or environmental field in college.
Starts: Jun 4 2011 - 8:00am
Ends: Jun 4 2011 - 12:00pm
1/2 mile down from the Oak Hill area of Rte. 1
Scarborough, ME 04074
Scarborough Garden Club members dig and divide their garden perennials beginning in May and pot them and label them with the plant name and care. Unusual perennials as well as traditional favorites are among the many plants that are for sale.
Portland, ME 04101
Feel the presence of those buried within on an evening tour of a spooky colonial graveyard. Tours through the Eastern Cemetery with costumed actors portraying the interred when they were alive. Presented by Spirits Alive in conjunction with Acorn Productions and Portland Playback.