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Tickets on sale for garden tour in King William

“Roseville” (above), built in 1807, is one of five properties on the Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula public tour of western King William County on Friday, May 2.

The Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula will present the public tour “Fox Trails in Western King William County” on Friday, May 2, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. as part of Historic Garden Week in Virginia. Five properties—three of which are associated with the Fox family, early settlers of the county—will be open to the public for this special event. 

The tour celebrates the floral design talents of local garden club members and the Antebellum and agricultural history of King William County.

Tickets are available for purchase on the day of the tour at Hebron Baptist Church only. Adults: $30 per person for full tour; $15 per site. 

Purchase advance tickets: $25 per person

Tickets are also available by mail before April 23. Send a check payable to the Garden Club of the Middle Peninsula along with a self-addressed, stamped legal-sized envelope to Kelly Gwathmey, 6357 W. River Road, Aylett, VA 23009. For more information, call 804-769- 2601. 

Tickets also available until April 23 at the following locations: Divin’ Off the Dock in West Point, and Cyndy’s Bynn in Urbanna.

E-tickets can be purchased at Note that all e-ticket holders must first go to Hebron Baptist Church to get a paper ticket before starting the tour on the day of the event.

Children 12 and older are full price; ages 6-11 half-price; and age 5 and under free. Children under 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 

Preordered box lunches will be available for $12 per person from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mangohick Volunteer Fire Department, 3493 King William Road, Aylett. Preorder reservations required by mail must be received prior to April 23. Send check payable with designated attendee name(s) and selection of either chicken salad or pork barbecue. Send via mail to:  Pam Crabtree, Mangohick Volunteer Fire Dept., PO Box 715, Manquin, VA 23106. Contact 804-543-6033 or for more information. No confirmation will be mailed. A preorder list will be used on the day of the event for lunch pickup.

posted 04.16.2014

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