Joy Garden Tour

The Joy Garden Tour is a biennial event to raise financial support for The Village Green. The tour inspires gardeners of every level of experience and enthusiasm. The Joy Garden Tour features a guest speaker event, a special patron party and garden shops with 35 vendors offering plants, garden related merchandise, unique gifts, antiques and more. The highlight is a day spent touring select and stunning private gardens in the Cashiers area. Noted Plein Air Artists will paint in these gardens with the paintings available for purchase.

The next Joy Garden Tour events will take place July 17-21, 2019. The tour of gardens will will be Friday, July 19th. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list or update your address to ensure that you receive important ticket information.

Garden Speaker and Luncheon

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
10:30 a.m.
The Country Club of Sapphire Valley
Price tba (ticketed event)
"Making Your Garden Bee-Have" will be presented by Steve Bender, aka The Grumpy Gardener from Southern Living Magazine.

Patron Party

Thursday, July 18, 2019
6:30 p.m.
The Village Green Commons
Price tba (ticketed event)
Don't miss this exciting gala with dinner and live music. Enjoy lots of great auction items, plus cocktails, dancing, and shopping at the Garden Shops.

Garden Tour

Friday, July 19, 2019
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Price tba (ticketed event)
Tour of five private gardens, plus a box lunch at The Village Green Commons.

Garden Shops

Friday, July 19, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Village Green Commons
Free
Treasures abound in this distinctive boutique shopping experience with a variety of fine merchandise including  jewelry, gifts, specialty food items, home decor, stationery, and of course, beautiful floral and garden selections.

Saturday Speakers

Saturday, July 20, 2019
The Village Green Commons
Free
Speakers to be announced. Open to the public.

Jazz Brunch

Sunday, July 21, 2019
11:30 a.m.
The Country Club of Sapphire Valley
Price tba (ticketed event)
Meet the talented artists who painted in the gardens. View and purchase their original works of art and enjoy a delicious New Orleans style brunch, sip mimosas and Bloody Marys, and listen to a live jazz ensemble.