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FERNDALE –Tickets to the Eighth Annual SullivanArc Garden Tour featuring private gardens in and around the Town of Neversink are still available. The trip will take place on Saturday, July 9, leaving from the Neversink Town Hall.
The tour is hosted by SullivanArc, Sullivan Renaissance and Time and the Valleys Museum. The proceeds benefit SullivanArc programs for people with developmental or intellectual disabilities. In addition to visiting eleven private gardens, the tour highlights scenic views of the Neversink Reservoir and surrounding areas.
The cost is $40 per person for the guided bus tour, which includes travel on a Rolling V air-conditioned coach bus, tip, guide, door prizes and snacks. Self-guided tour tickets and maps are also available for those who want to drive their own vehicles for $25 per person (not per vehicle). The bus tour will begin at 9 a.m. with the self-guided tour beginning at 10 a.m. A complimentary reception for ticket holders and garden owners will follow the tour.
The bus will stop midday at the Blue Hill Lodge in Claryville, where a prepared lunch will be available to bus passengers for a nominal fee. Guests are invited to visit the Claryville Art Center on the property as well. Self-guided tour participants are welcome to stop at the Blue Hill Lodge or any other local establishment along their way for lunch.
Limited tickets are available by calling SullivanArc at 845-796-1350 ext. 1050; or online at http://www.sullivanarc.org – click on “Buy Tickets.” If the tour is not sold out, self-guided tickets will be available the morning of the event at the Neversink Town Hall.
For information and opportunities to advertise in the tour map journal, call SullivanArc at 845-796-1350 ext. 1050.
SullivanArc is a not-for-profit agency dedicated to providing support and services to over 1100 individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families. Sullivan Renaissance is a beautification and community development program principally funded by the Gerry Foundation. The Time and the Valleys Museum is a living and interactive resource that preserves the past, educates the present and ensures the uniqueness of the Rondout and Neversink watersheds for all generations.