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The Rockport Garden Club invites you to attend its 2017 garden tour: Rockport in Bloom. This self-guided tour consists of 11 private gardens clustered in the three Rockport neighborhoods. Each garden celebrates the diverse geography of Rockport, from sweeping ocean vistas, to enchanting gardens with water features, to unique granite sculptures and arches evoking the legacy of the granite industry in Rockport. Lunch, including a vegetarian option, is also available for your purchase and enjoyment in a seaside garden. 

An additional feature for this year’s tour includes artists in the garden. Several local artists will be painting ‘en plein air’ during the tour and are sponsoring a wine and cheese reception that will take place following the tour on Saturday, July 8th at the Rockport Community House, 58 Broadway from 4:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Tour dates are: July 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Tickets purchased prior to June 1 are $20 and $25 thereafter. Tickets may be purchased in advance through Eventbrite or by check mailed to: Rockport Garden Club, PO Box 712, Rockport, 01966.

On tour days, tickets may be purchased at the Rockport Police Station (cash, check or credit card), 168 Main St. and Toad Hall Book Store (cash or check only), 47 Main St, Rockport. Tickets purchased in advance may be picked up at the police station. The tour is held rain or shine. Please see the RGC website: for additional information.