CAMDEN — Camden Garden Club was unable to hold its annual fundraiser in 2020 due to the pandemic, but the organization is very excited to announce the return of this extremely popular summer event, according to the Club, in a news release.
The 73rd Annual Garden Tour will take place on Thursday, July 15, from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. – rain or shine. Five of Camden’s most attractive and diverse gardens will be open for ticket holders to admire and enjoy. Historic barns and artifacts on two of the properties will also be included on the tour.
Local artist Cali Veilleux will set up her easel, paints and canvas in one of the featured gardens to create an original piece of art that will be raffled off at the end of the day. Veilleux’s paintings reflect her knowledge of the human form, her love of the natural world, and her passion for storytelling. Proceeds from the raffle benefit the Camden Garden Club Scholarship Program which was established in 1984. Over 130 scholarships to students majoring in horticulture related studies have been awarded since that date.
Camden Garden Club is a member of the Garden Club Federation of Maine and National Garden Clubs, Inc.