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    Sunday, August 14, 2022

    Let's Go: 'Gardens & Art' in the Quiet Corner

    The Quiet Corner Garden Club presents Gardens & Art in the Country, a self-guided Garden Tour and an Arts & Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 9. The tour will feature eight gardens located in Woodstock, Pomfret and Putnam.

    Fifty vendors will display and sell their work at the Arts & Crafts Fair, located at the Woodstock Fairgrounds.

    Tour gardens offer a variety of vistas from formal gardens to pocket gardens, historic farms, shade and vegetable gardens, unique patios and outdoor spaces. Plein Air artists, musicians and craftsmen will provide additional entertainment in the gardens. Garden owners and club members will be available to answer questions about plants and design.

    The tour starts at the Woodstock Fairgrounds on Route 169/171 where participants can purchase tickets or visit the will call table to receive an admission wristband and tour booklet. The booklet includes a map, a description of each garden, and indicates rest rooms and picnic area locations.

    The Arts & Crafts Fair is located adjacent to the registration/admissions tables at the fairgrounds. The Quiet Corner Garden Club will offer its “Garden and Gift Shoppe” featuring wreaths, planters and more.

    Funds raised support the annual Horticultural and Conservation Scholarship Program. Proceeds also fund many local civic projects sponsored by the Quiet Corner Garden Club.

    Tickets are $25 the day of the tour or available in advance for $20 at quietcornergardenclub.com. Children under 12 are free. Strollers, carriages and pets are not allowed in the gardens. Pets, except for service animals, are not allowed on the fairgrounds at any time.

    For more information visit quietcornergardenclub.com.

    Let’s Go is a regular feature. To submit email times@theday.com.

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