Garden tour in Bar Harbor July 17

BAR HARBOR — The Bar Harbor Garden Club presents “A Tour of Fine Island Gardens,” featuring six beautiful private and public gardens, on Saturday, July 17, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The tour will include a variety of historic and scenic properties, including a community sustainable farm, historic hilltop home and several large oceanside estates with spectacular views of Frenchman Bay and the Porcupine Islands. 

The public is also invited to shop at the “Marketplace,” located at the MDI YMCA in Bar Harbor and featuring works of nine artists from the Island Arts Association.

The tour will be held rain or shine and is designed as a self-guided, walking tour. There will be free parking for 200 cars and Oli’s Trolley shuttle service to the tour headquarters will be provided for tour participants.

All CDC guidelines will be followed. Pending any changes in directives from the state of Maine, a face covering must be worn while using the shuttles.

Tickets are $35 and may be purchased online and by mail order through July 16. Tickets and details are available at or by calling 460-8496. 

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