Gardens By The Sea, a walking tour of nine private gardens in the Borough of Stonington, Connecticut, is planned for Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, 2022. “Artists in the Borough,” a unique highlight of the 2022 tour, will feature New England “plein air” artists, who will draw inspiration from our seaside village gardens and landscapes. Their work will be available for sale. The tented Marketplace, located on Wadawanuck Square, will have a variety of vendors offering garden accessories, plants, crafts, clothing, jewelry, and home decorating and gift items. A “celebrity” lecture by Charlie Nardozzi, nationally recognized speaker, writer, and radio/TV personality, will be offered each day from 1-2 pm and will be ticketed separately. (topics to be different each day) In addition, a special Preview event will be held Thursday, June 9, at the La Grua Center and will also be ticketed separately.
Gardens By The Sea will be open to the public each day from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, rain or shine. Tickets will be available online starting in March 2022 and are $35.00 in advance and $40.00 if purchased onsite at the day of the tour. Tickets are valid for both days of the tour.