Garden Tour 2017

 

7th Annual Maine Home+Design Cape Elizabeth Garden Tour

presented by the Fort Williams Park Foundation

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 9am-4pm

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The 2017 Garden Tour will feature several spectacular properties and private gardens in Cape Elizabeth and South Portland, Maine. Tickets will go on sale in May.  The tour benefits the 501(c)(3) nonprofit Fort Williams Park Foundation.

All proceeds from tickets, program advertising, and sponsorships will benefit the Arboretum Project of the Fort Williams Park Foundation.

Proceeds from the tour will help support the largest environmental restoration project ever undertaken at the Park. Visit the Children’s Garden, Cliffside, Cliff Walk, and Lighthouse View sites to see what has already been accomplished!

Garden Tour FAQs

Where/when can I purchase tickets?
Tickets cost $25 in advance and $35 on the day of the event.

Tickets are available online at gardentourtickets and at the following establishments:

          Broadway Gardens  1640 Broadway, South Portland, ME  04106  207-772-0415

          Cape Community Center   345 Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107  207-799-2868

          Fort Williams Park Foundation  299 Ocean House Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME  04107  207-767-3707

          Jordan’s Farm  21 Wells Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME  04107    207-671-5341

          Nonesuch Books 50 Market Street, South Portland, ME  04106   207-799-2659

Questions about purchasing tickets online? Contact Mary Hodgkin at maryh777@fortwilliams.org or 207-807-6888

Will you mail the tickets I purchase online?
No – simply show your online receipt or gift certificate when you check in at the Registration table at Fort Williams Park. Look for an “Online Tickets” check-in line, where we will have a list.

Where does the tour start?
Please start at the Registration table in Fort Williams Park, where you will find signs to guide you and ample parking. When you register, you will be given a tour program with information about the garden locations.

Is it a guided tour?
You may visit the gardens in any order you wish, and spend as much or as little time as you like. Each garden will have a volunteer docent, and some will have landscapers or owners to talk with if you have questions.

What if it rains?
Unless the rain is torrential, the tour will be held as scheduled. Information concerning postponement, if necessary, would be posted on www.fortwilliams.org.

Can I bring my kids and dog?
Children are permitted on the tour; however they must be supervised by an adult at all times. Those under 5 years old are admitted free; all others will need a ticket. Pets are not permitted.

Are the gardens handicapped accessible?
Gardens are not necessarily handicapped accessible. It’s a good idea to wear comfortable shoes, as a fair amount of walking is involved.

Will lunches be available?
There are several good places for lunch in Cape Elizabeth and South Portland, convenient to the garden locations. There are also food trucks at the Park.

For other questions, or more info, please contact Ann Caudle at gardentour@fortwilliams.org or call 207-776-5002.

 

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