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Wayne Theatre Garden Walk gives green tour of Waynesboro


garden walkThe Wayne Theatre Alliance will unveil its first-ever Garden Walk on Saturday, May 16.  From 10 am to 4 pm guests will be welcomed at five private gardens and two public gardens.  Master gardeners will be on hand at some of the gardens to offer advice.

An added bonus will be guided Hard Hat Tours of the Wayne Theatre and an opportunity to see the progress that has been made in turning the former movie theatre into a performing arts center.

The Partridge Garden on Cherry Avenue is noted for its 200-year-old oak trees and it collections of hostas, ferns, and Japanese maples.  A path will lead visitors through the spring wildflower garden with a variety of native plants.  The Chrisman/Sisson Garden is a fusion of English and Japanese styles with its native, exotic and heirloom plantings and vintage decorative elements.  The Tipton Garden is described as “a garden without discipline.”  Its profusion of wildflowers and cultivated plants is an ideal setting for the garden’s gazebo. Visitors to the Tipton Garden will enjoy refreshments in the gazebo.  The Geiger Garden is remarkable for its variety of plantings from the small cottage garden to the backyard patio with a water feature.  The Parmer Garden is a legacy garden that shows the handiwork of the avid gardener who designed it.  With beautiful flower beds, water garden, walkways and bridge, it is a treasure.

Also featured on the walk are the Clemmer Garden, designed in the 1940s by local architect A. H. Farnam and the Serenity Garden in Ridgeview Park with its memorial walkway and array of shrubs and flowers.

Tickets for the event are $20 in advance and may be purchased at the WTA office at 533 West Main.  Tickets are $25 on the day of the event and may be purchased at the Wayne Theatre.

For more information see www.waynetheatre.org or call 540-943-9999.



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