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.
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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