Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Gardens are Treasures in Jonesborough on SATURDAY
The 14th Annual Gardens are Treasures display in Jonesborough is Saturday. Gates are open for you to get out of the car and explore this year’s Garden Gala. Lawn and garden creativity offers a variety of trees and blooms along trails, creek sides, fountains and bridges. Sponsored and hosted by the Jonesborough Schubert and Tuesday Garden Clubs members will lead a walking tour of 11 private gardens featuring 12 artists from Jonesborough’s Fine Arts Co-op. The day starts 9 am with back-to-back seminars at the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center for only five dollars. Admission to the tour includes tea at $13.30 in advance or $16.30 the day of the event. The event will coincide with the weekly Farmers Market at the Historic Court House offering special discounts to anyone bearing the Garden Gala swatch. Events are organized so that participants can stop for lunch and visit the shops in the historic downtown. The effort is a combination of town, merchants and residents co-operation with well over a hundred volunteers. All proceeds go to local charities and programs such asike the Town Library, a regional food bank and David Crockett High School. (bg)

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