May Market

Suffield - posted Apr, 23 2013

SUFFIELD- On Saturday, May 11, Connecticut Landmarks’ Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden will host the Suffield Garden Club’s 36th Annual May Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This annual community event held the day before Mother’s Day, is the Suffield Garden Club’s signature fundraiser of the year and offers gardeners the opportunity to buy annuals and hard-to-find perennials including flowering shrubs, trees, vegetables and geraniums, geraniums, geraniums! Vegetables and garden décor available for sale. Many of the flowers are grown by students in the Future Farmers of America program at the Regional Agriscience Program at Suffield High School. Other flowers are from the Phelps-Hatheway Garden and the gardens of members of the Suffield Garden Club. Baked goods, collectibles and handicrafts will also be available for sale. Participants can enter to win exciting items in a “teacup” raffle and take a tour of the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden. Children's activities include stamping your own wallpaper pattern, and making a Mother's Day card or lavender sachet with staff from the Phelps-Hatheway House. Event held rain or shine. Admission is free, regular admission applies for house tour. The Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden is located at 55 South Main Street in Suffield, and is open for regular tours from May– October on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday, from 1 – 4 pm. Admission to the museum is $7 for adults; $6 for students, teachers, and seniors; $4 for children age 6-18; children under 6 and Connecticut Landmarks members are free. Families (2 adults with children) are $15; groups of 10 or more are $5 per person. For school groups and special curriculum-based programming, or to reserve tours for groups of 10 or more, please contact 860-247-8996.

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