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Jonesborough Garden Gala
June 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jonesborough’s 21st Annual Garden Gala Has a New Time and Date
To be held on Saturday June 3, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Flower lovers from across the region will venture to Jonesborough for the 21st Annual Garden Gala on Saturday, June 3. Alterations to note for this year’s Garden Gala are the date and time which have changed to Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Garden Gala brings back several private gardens from years past, some never before seen gardens, an elegant tea portion accompanied by well-known harpist, Martha Painter, as well as gardening presentations and demonstrations.
This day-long charity event is hosted by the Tuesday Garden Club and the Schubert Club, and supported by the Northeast Tennessee Master Gardeners and the Southern Appalachian Plant Society. The Annual Garden Gala is considered the official welcoming of spring in Tennessee’s Oldest Town and has been recognized nationally as an award-winning event.
The self-guided walking tour will be bringing back some of the most popular private gardens from the Garden Gala’s first year. The tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This year you can “Look and Learn Behind the Garden Gate”, not only by enjoying the beautiful flowers on the tour, but also by learning from professional gardeners. The elegant tea portion will be held between 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The tea sets the ambiance of true southern charm, enjoy homemade sweet and savory finger foods beneath gorgeous shade trees accompanied by harpist, Martha Painter.
There will be ongoing presentations and demonstrations that will inspire even the master gardeners. They will cover everything from simply getting started, building garden steps, how to compost, beginning a fairy garden and so much more. Shuttle transportation and water stations will be available throughout the self-guided tour as needed.
There will be Marketplace Vendors setup on the International Storytelling Center Plaza from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be everything from yard art, stained glass, plants, garden items, tools, garden-style jewelry, and other handcrafted items.
This year’s Garden Gala date and time which have changed to Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Tickets for the Garden Gala are $16.00 for a group of 10 or more tickets are $13.00 and may be purchased online at Jonesborough.com or by calling the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423-753-1010.