Tours

Saugatuck Walking Tour

Old Saugatuck Walking Tours

Saturday, June 6, 2015

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The walk will begin at the train station, where rail service was launched in 1848, making Westport more accessible for visitors and, in turn, giving residents better access to New York City. Railroad construction brought an influx of jobs, filled mostly by Irish and Italian laborers, and the young community eventually was called Little Italy. In 1958, a swath of buildings bisecting Saugatuck was demolished to make way for the Connecticut Turnpike.

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Hidden Garden Tour

Sunday, June 14, 2015

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Flower lovers can take in a kaleidoscope of color  when the Westport Historical Society hosts its 24th annual Hidden Garden Tour. This year’s edition will feature seven carefully landscaped and planted gardens, including one in neighboring Southport that is also the only cut flower farm in Fairfield County.

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Garden Party 2015

Garden Party

Sunday, June 14, 2015

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In the evening we will gather at Gilbertie’s Herb Garden, 7 Sylvan Lane, for a festive Garden Party with hors d’oeuvres catered by A Dash of Salt,  wine and  music with guitarist Leigh Richardson and silent and live auctions.  Items to go on the block include tickets to sporting events and a Broadway show, stays in a Washington, DC. Condo , Cape Cod home, Cape Cod inn and historic Inns in Connecticut, a dinner prepared by Cajun chef in a historic home and Cajun cooking lessons. An additional activity this year is a Hat Contest for Best Gentleman’s, Best Lady’s , Best Use of Fresh Flowers and Most Creative top.  Tickets are $60. BUY TICKETS HERE 

 

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