Rockport in Bloom Annual Garden Tour July 26 and 27

BUTTERFLY GARDEN TOUR ~ Tuesday, 16 July ~ 9-11 am

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This lovely Butterfly Garden Tour/Workshop in Gloucester is led by Kim Smith,

Last Summer Kim gave the RGC talk on Monarch butterflies at the Rockport Art Association 

To sign up and for information, please contact Mary Moorby at moorbymary@gmail.com

Where~ Patti Papow's home - 8 Graystone Road, Gloucester

2019 Events

Rockport in Bloom Garden Tour

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FRI & SAT, July 26 & July 27, 10-4.   Rain or Shine. 


This self-guided tour consists of more than a dozen private gardens that celebrate the diverse geography of Rockport, which includes: ocean vistas, enchanting gardens, water features, sculptures and artwork. Lunch is available for purchase at a seaside location.


Tickets purchased prior to June 1 are $25 and $30 thereafter. Tickets may be purchased in advance at:


1. Eventbrite - Buy Tickets Online

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rockport-in-bloom-annual-garden-tour-2019-tickets-56579037424


2. By check mailed to: Rockport Garden Club, PO Box 712, Rockport, MA 01966.


3. Tickets are also available during  June and July at Katie's Gift Shop,  3 Mt. Pleasant St. and John Tarr Store, 49 Main Street.


4. On tour days, tickets may be purchased at the Rockport Police Station, 168 Main Street.


  • Tickets purchased in advance may be picked up at the Police Station, on tour days.

Art in Bloom 2019

Saturday, June 29~ Sunday June 29

June 29 and June 30 2019



This event is a collaboration between the Rockport Arts Association and the Rockport Garden Club. Community members are invited to create original fresh flower arrangements evocative of a work of art of their choice. 

All creations are exhibited, at the Rockport Art Association galleries, with respective art pieces. 

Event is free and open to the general public. 

See slide show of June 2019's event

Plant Sale

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Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Rain or Shine.


Dept. of Public Works Parking lot

(behind the Chamber of Commerce Hut-next to the Rockport Police Station, 168 Main St.)


Buy healthy plants grown by RGC members at affordable prices: perennials, annuals, herbs, veggies, shrubs, hanging baskets, container gardens and trees.


  

The Plant Sale features distinctive raffle items including a granite birdbath, donated by Kyle Dutton of Rockport Cut Granite, Artwork by local artists, a golf putter from Bass Rocks Golf Club, a handmade basket and a Motif #1 Birdhouse by local craftsman, Tim O’Connor. 


Proceeds will help fund planting and maintenance of Rockport's 13 town gardens, various projects and several scholarships.


Harvestfest

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Saturday, October 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Rain or Shine.


The Rockport Garden Club has an attractive Autumnal stand at this town-organized event.   


Presented by the Rockport Exchange, New England food producers gather on one of Rockport’s historic working  wharves to celebrate the best of local food with fresh lobster, chowder,  pastries, grass-fed beef, wood-fired pizza, small-batch jams,  locally-grown produce and more.   


Harvestfest features plenty of live bluegrass, jazz, folk, indie rock,  cooking demos, a farm expo, and plenty of activities for families. 


Purchase various species of bulbs at our stand and talk about your garden with our horticultural team. 


Come and say Hi!