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Virtual Garden Tour

June 25, 2021 9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Overview

Explore Concord’s gorgeous formal gardens and rambling country landscapes without leaving home!

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A riot of color parades along the front facade of this 18th century home in an idyllic, rural setting.

The Guild of Volunteers is pleased to present the 32nd Annual Garden Tour as a virtual experience featuring six spectacular gardens.

Join Garden Guide Ellen Hartshorne Whitney to tour this stunning collection of gardens.  Each property reflects nature’s beauty and bounty in its own way, whether in the vibrant pinks of peonies in full bloom, the sculptural twists and turns of carefully tended trees, or the expansive view across natural meadows alive with butterflies and bees.  Produced by Sam Krueger Cinema, each episode is rich with both breathtaking vistas as far as the eye can see, and moments spent lingering on the intimate beauty of flower petals speckled with dew or leaves dancing in the breeze.  Experience these special places with the benefit of expert guidance, encouraging the eye and the mind to notice and appreciate both the smallest details and the grandest ideals reflected in these unique properties.  And, with continuing access to the entire series after release, return anytime you want to be inspired again and again!

 

Plus, enjoy:

  • Free Concord Museum admission and live demos:
    • 1:00pm, Saturday June 26: Floral arranging with Marta Taylor of Bloom Floral Studio
    • 1:00pm, Sunday June 27: Summer driftwood arrangement with Elisa Scola, President of of the Wayland Garden Club
  • Video how-to’s with Deborah Trickett of The Captured Garden and Gail Alden of Laurel Gardens (included on Garden Tour website)
  • Shopping opportunities with local Concord merchants

Register for the event to receive exclusive access to the garden tour website, where the six-episode series will be released on the following schedule:

  • June 25 at 10:00am
    • A Pastoral Retreat
    • The Enchanted Garden
  • June 26 at 10:00am
    • Peony Paradise
    • Hidden Oasis
  • June 27 at 10:00am
    • Elegance in Bloom
    • Riverside Abundance
After each episode is released, it will remain available for participants to watch or re-watch anytime.  The event is pre-recorded, and you do not need to watch each video at the time it is released.  Registrants will receive reminder emails each day when new episodes are released.

Tickets

$35 General Admission; $30 Museum Members

 

Presenting Sponsor

Lead Sponsors

 

Garden Tour Sponsors

           

       

      

Media Sponsors

Retail Partners

      

          

Shopping

Visit our retail partners to support local businesses and the Concord Museum!

Our Virtual Garden Tour retail partners will donate a percentage of their sales to the Museum, so be sure to shop local June 25-27!

Shop in-store at 93 Main Street, Suite 104 June 25-26 (closed Sunday) to donate 10% of your sale to the Museum.

 

 

 

Shop in-store at 9 Walden Street June 25-26 (closed Sunday) and mention “Garden Tour” at checkout to donate 10% of your sale to the Museum.

 

 

 

 

Shop in-store at 41 Main Street June 25-27 for a 10% discount on full-price apparel, and a donation of 10% of your purchase to the Museum.

 

 

 

Shop in-store at 44 Main Street June 25-27 to donate 15% of your purchase to the Museum.

 

 

 

 

Shop in-store at 14 Walden Street June 25-27 to donate 15% of your sale to the Museum.

FAQs

Is the event live or pre-recorded?

The six episodes are pre-recorded and released to the Garden Tour website from June 25-27.  Two episodes will be released at 10am each day.

How do I access the Garden Tour website?

Check your confirmation email for a link and login to the website.  You will also receive reminder emails with this information each day when new episodes are released.

Can I watch the tours at a different time?

Yes! After each episode is released, it will remain available for participants to watch or re-watch anytime by logging into the Garden Tour website.

Can I register after the tour has already begun?

Yes! If you register after the tour has begun, you will receive the link and login in your confirmation email, and can visit the website right away to view the content that has already been released.

What if I don’t receive the link and login?

Please contact elawrence@concordmuseum.org or 978-369-9763.

Can I buy a ticket for someone else as a gift?

Yes! Provide the gift recipient’s email address under “additional questions” during registration. The gift registrant will receive an email informing them of the gift and providing login details one week before the tour begins (or during the week leading up to the tour if registered then), and will receive reminder emails each day when new episodes are released.  They will not receive a receipt of the transaction.

I’m not sure what to expect during the virtual tour. Can you explain?

Although there are some new surprises for this year’s virtual Garden Tour, our virtual Holiday House Tour, held in December 2020, offers an idea of what to expect. See examples here:

Yuletide Cheer

Handmade Holidays

Merry and Bright

Sneak Peek Photos!

Get a taste of what’s in store for the virtual tour…

 

Details

Date:
June 25
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm