Secret Garden Tour
The Minot Symphony Orchestra will host its 26th annual Secret Garden Tour and Vendor Store on Wednesday August 12 from 4:30 to 8:30 pm.
This annual open house style event features 6 great gardens in the Minot area. On August 12th from 4:30 to 8:30pm, with ticket in hand, you can travel on your own to the featured gardens and spend time enjoying a variety of over fruit trees and bushes, perennial and annual flower beds, vegetable gardens, yard art, and so much more. The ticket includes the addresses, brief description and a map to each garden. Musicians from the Minot Symphony Orchestra will be at various gardens providing music for your enjoyment.
This years’ event features:
1. The beautiful double lot orchard of Rob Thomas & Eric Johnson with over 70 fruit trees, 100 fruiting bushes and so much more.
2. Don Lee’s serene yard filled with roses, daisy’s, lily’s and more.
3. “Garden Grace” by Deborah Dyste where ‘Cottage-garden-joy meets Zen tranquility,’ explore many textures and colors of Mother Nature.
4. Learn about Indigenous planting traditions of the Arikara and Mandan tribes at MSU’s Red & Green Garden.
5. The vineyard at Pointe of View Winery has numerous grape vines, trails to explore, and wine samples for those at least 21 years of age.
6. The North Dakota Master Gardeners Pollinator Garden features perennial and annual plants with water and refuge shelters for the pollinators with Master Gardeners available to answer questions. Save time to shop at the vendor store showcasing some of Minot’s talented artists with handmade art, wearables and décor, as well as some of your favorite home-based businesses.
Tickets are available for $15 (cash or check) at Lowe’s Garden Center-1604 4th Ave. NE, Visit Minot-1020 S. Bdwy (11am-5pm), and the Flower House and Garden Center-9243 38th Ave. NW Mohall. Tickets will be available the evening of the tour for $20 at each garden. Children under the age of 12 are free. The event will go on rain or shine!
All proceeds from this event will benefit the programming of the Minot Symphony Orchestra, a university and community orchestra that aims to enrich lives by providing opportunities for musicians and inspiration to patrons through education and the performance of diverse orchestral repertoire.
For more information, contact the Minot Symphony office at 701-858-4228.
The Minot Symphony Orchestra is a unique blend of student, community and professional musicians that has been performing in the Magic City for over 90 years.