Oakwood Garden Club hosts 25th annual tour, tea

The Oakwood Garden Club has announced its annual spring tradition of hosting the Oakwood Garden Tour and Tea on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4. Garden tours will begin with a seated tea at the Merrimon-Wynne House.

The two-day event has been expanded to accommodate up to 400 guests. Tickets are $30 and sold by seating time, only available in advance (click to buy).

Oakwood Garden Tour

Oakwood Garden Tour

Tours begin with a seated tea featuring vintage china and hand-selected teas, provided by Tin Roof Teas, to complement the sweet and savory edibles provided by 18 Seaboard, Capital Club 16, The Cupcake Shoppe Bakery, Empire Eats, Kimbap Café, Posh Nosh Catering, Inc., Side Street Restaurant and Yellow Dog Bread Company. The tea will last approximately one hour, and guests are invited to wear their best hats.

Oakwood Garden Tea

Oakwood Garden Tea

Novice and expert gardeners, outdoors enthusiasts and families will enjoy a neighborhood stroll while gathering endless ideas for annual and perennial gardens. Tours include short and long options for touring some of Historic Oakwood’s most beautiful sites and nearby spaces. Oakwood neighbors will provide insight on the neighborhood’s history and unique garden features.

Attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes.

(Images via HistoricOakwood.org/Anita Blomme)

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