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SULLIVAN COUNTY – The Fifth Annual SullivanArc Garden Tour will feature an exclusive look at private gardens in and around the Village of Bloomingburg on Saturday, June 29.
The tour is hosted by SullivanArc and Sullivan Renaissance with support from the Wurtsboro Board of Trade – to benefit the SullivanArc Horticultural Program.
Approximately eight beautiful gardens will be open for visits on June 29. Cost is $40 per person for the guided bus tour, which includes travel on a Rolling V coach bus, tip, guide, door prizes and snacks. Self-guided tour tickets and maps will also be available for those who want to drive their own vehicles for $25 per person. Following the tour is a complimentary wine and cheese reception for all ticket holders and garden owners.
Advanced tickets go on sale March 1 online from SullivanArc at http://www.sullivanarc.org – click on “Buy Tickets" or by calling SullivanArc at 845-796-1350 ext. 1050. For information about how to advertise in the map journal, call the same number.
The 2012 tour featured gardens in and around the Hamlet of Roscoe and was cosponsored by the Rockland-Roscoe Chamber of Commerce. It ended with a wine and cheese reception at the Tennanah Lake Golf and Country Club. The 2011 tour presented gardens along the Route 17 corridor and finished with a reception at Bashakill Vineyards in Wurtsboro. The 2010 tour was in western Sullivan County and completed at ECCE Bed and Breakfast in Barryville.
SullivanArc is a not-for-profit agency dedicated to providing support and services to over 850 individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and to their families. Sullivan Renaissance is a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation.