Grand Marais Garden Tour on tap; Advance tickets to event available

MARQUETTE -The 2014 Grand Marais Garden Tour will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 26 in Grand Marais.

This year’s theme is “Birds in the Garden.”

Guests can visit a number of specialty gardens as well as tour many local private gardens. Events include a silent auction sponsored by the Grand Marais Historical Society, an arts and craft show, and lunch provided by the students of Burt Township School.

Workshops will include “Attracting Birds to Your Garden” and “Viewing Piping Plovers.”

Tickets for the garden tour are $10 and can be purchased the day of the tour at the Community Center on Brazel Street or the Gazebo on the Greenspace.

Advance tickets are available at Forsberg Flowers in Marquette, Meister’s Showplace in Harvey, Flatt’s Greenhouse in Newberry, the Munising Flower Shop in Munising, and at Grand Marais businesses.

For more information, visit gardentour.grandmaraismichigan.com or contact Melissa Carothers at 658-3478.