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Home and garden events around Charlotte

Saturday and Sunday

Art in the Garden Tour

The Charlotte Garden Club and the Mint Museum will host a weekend of gardens, art and festivities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Artists will be painting at each of six gardens and will have works for sale, with part of the proceeds going to the Charlotte Garden Club.

A celebratory party with music, art and food is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Mint Museum, 2730 Randolph Road.

Tickets for the tour and party are $15 in advance for museum and Charlotte Garden Club members and $20 in advance for nonmembers. Tickets and garden details: www.charlottegardenclub.org.

April 27

“Living Leisurely”

The 28th annual Clover-Lake Wylie Home and Garden Tour will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“Living Leisurely in Lake Wylie” will present six lakeside homes and gardens. Tickets are $20 and will be available the day of the event at River Hills Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive, Lake Wylie, S.C., or in advance by emailing dlschaub@comporium.net or susanpowers35@yahoo.net.

A buffet-style lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at River Hills County Club. Tickets are $15 per person and will be available in the dining room. Funds raised during the tour support a $2,500 scholarship for a Clover High School senior.

April 27-28

Secret Gardens of Fourth Ward

Friends of Fourth Ward will host a walking garden tour through the historic uptown neighborhood from noon to 4 p.m. each day.

The tour will include six private gardens; the garden at historic the McNinch House Restaurant and docent-led tours of Fourth Ward Park.

This tour will include beer tasting courtesy of Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and a cash wine bar at the McNinch House.

Limited on-street parking will be available in Fourth Ward. Participants are encouraged to use the $5 lot at 7th Street Public Market and the free horse-and-carriage-shuttle service. Tickets are $20, details: www.fofw.org.

Hilary Trenda

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