Things to do July 16, 2011: Home and Garden

Posted July 15, 2011, at 10:03 p.m.

BELFAST, Maine — The sixth annual Belfast Garden Club Open Garden Days features 13 gardens in Belfast, Belmont, Searsport, Searsmont, Bayside and Northport. One garden per week will be open to the public 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 26. The July 22 featured garden is the garden and art studio of Jerri Finch and John Holmes, 33 Battery Road. Tickets can be purchased at each garden on the day of the tour for a donation of $4 for one garden or $15 for a five-visit ticket. Proceeds from the tour will benefit the club’s civic beautification projects. For information, call 338-3105 or 948-2815 or visitbelfastgardenclub.org.

CAMDEN, Maine — Wendy Andresen will present a follow-up talk in a series on Tending the Perennial Garden at noon, Wednesday, July 20, at Merryspring Nature Center, Conway Road. Admission is free to Merryspring members and children; $5 for nonmembers. For information, call 236-2239 or visit www.merryspring.org.

CAMDEN, Maine — 64th annual House and Garden Tour, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, July 21, rain or shine. Advance tickets on sale July 1-20 for $25 at Moose Crossing Garden Center in Waldoboro, Plants Unlimited in Rockport, Hoboken Gardens in Rockport, Surroundings in Camden, Whitehall Inn in Camden, Brambles in Belfast and Northern Kingdom Music in Camden. Tickets may be purchased on tour day for $30 at Camden State Park and Northern Kingdom Music parking lot. For information, call 236-8690, email info@camdengardenclub.com or visitcamdengardenclub.com.

CHERRYFIELD, Maine — Fifth annual Historic House Tour presented by the Narraguagus Historical Society, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 16. Homes, churches and a working blacksmith shop are included in this year’s tour. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased ahead of time or the day of the tour. For information, call 546-2076.

MONMOUTH, Maine — Highmoor Farm Field Day, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21, at Highmoor Farm, 52 U.S. Route 202. Registration, $15. No pre-registration required. For information, call 933-2100. For a complete schedule, visit http://umaine.edu/highmoor/blog.

TRESCOTT, Maine — Tree and Wildflower Identification Workshop with naturalist Michelle Reynolds, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Cobscook Community Learning Center, 10 Commissary Point Road. Bring a lunch. For information, fees and to register, call 733-2233 or visit thecclc.org.

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