Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Home and Garden Tour: Spring For the Arts, Manteo, NC

There are some places within the Outer Banks, NC that are truly set apart – historic treasures that tell a story of their own. The Home and Garden Tour takes place at just such a treasure: The Elizabethan Gardens, a true vision of beauty set on the shores of Roanoke Island.

The Elizabethan Gardens began construction on June 2, 1953; the date Queen Elizabeth II was crowned queen of England. The Gardens opened on August 18, 1960 and since then, dedicated visionaries and thousands of garden club members have worked to make this place one of the most beautiful and unique gardens in America.

The Home and Garden Tour, which is happening on May 10, 2014 is an annual fundraising event coordinated by the gardens and other sponsors, which provides guests a one-of-a-kind tour. You will be given an inside look at some of the most beautiful gardens, homes and historic sites around Roanoke Island. Each participating homeowner has partnered with an artist to display that artist’s work in their respective home. Relax and simply take in the sights or bring a note pad to write down all that inspires you along the way. What a fantastic way to spend a beautiful day in our little piece of heaven in North Carolina!


Date: Saturday. May 10, 2014
Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $35 in advance or $40 on the day of the event

**An amazing buffet style salad lunch will be provided at the Elizabethan Gardens from 12-3pm.
** For further details, visit the event website or call (252) 473-3234.

There is an abundance of fun to be had here in Manteo, NC. The White Doe Inn is the perfect place for you to relax and rest your head during your time here and we have a fantastic special for this event: 

Home and Garden Special

Book a two-night stay at The White Doe Inn and receive two complimentary tickets ($70 value) to the Home and Garden Tour on May 10, 2014. Call us today at (800) 473-6091 for reservation information before we fill up! We look forward to seeing you. 

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