Spencertown Academy, “just up the road and across a bit” from the Inn, is hosting their annual “Hidden Gardens” which includes five country garden-themed events this weekend, June 17-18, 2016, kicking off with a twilight party on Friday and then a breakfast lecture, tours of local gardens, and the final weekend of a gallery exhibition of still lifes by eight regional artists.
Also, from 9 ’til 3 on Saturday, the Arts Center will be hosting a Garden Market on the green in the hamlet of Spencertown, with twenty vendors selling a fine array of unusual plants, garden furniture and other garden-themed items. Garden demonstrations will also be offered on the green in the afternoon.
Admission to the gallery exhibition and the garden market is free, while the other events have individual admission fees, so you can pick and choose the ones you’re interested in.
There’s more detail about the Hidden Garden 2016 events on the Academy’s website, and you can save money by buying tickets for the tour, lecture and workshop in advance.
All in all, it’s a great way to celebrate nature in the area’s most beautiful gardens, and you’ll be supporting the Spencertown Academy Art Center, to boot.