Saturday, June 20, 2015, 10 am – 5 pm
Tour Tickets: $40 • Lunch Tickets: $20 • Reception: $50
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes view of a diverse selection of some of the Mendocino Coast's most magnificent private gardens on this self-guided tour. There will also be gourmet vegan benefit lunch at the Stanford Inn's Ravens Restaurant, a Garden Shop & Plant Sale at the Mendocino Art Center, and a special June 19 (5 pm to 7 pm) reception, "An Evening at Casa del Mar," at an ocean view Mendocino Coast home, featuring fine wine, hors d'oeuvres and live music.
This year, the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens will honor the MAC Garden Tour ticket for a locals discount on Sunday, June 21. Just present your Garden Tour ticket at the front entrance.
The award-winning artwork from the Members' Garden-Themed Exhibit, will be on exhibit through June.
The Mendocino Coast Garden Tour
is generously sponsored by:
The 2015 Garden Tour is a fundraising benefit
for the Mendocino Art Center.
AN EVENING AT CASA DEL MAR
Hors D'oeuvres, Wine & Live Music Reception
Friday, June 19, 5 pm – 7 pm • $50 per person
Kick off your Garden Tour weekend with a reception, Friday, June 19, 5 pm to 7 pm. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres; fine wines by Goldeneye, Migration, Husch Vineyards and Roderick; and live music by Ira Rosenberg and Sally Wells, while gazing over the sea from this ocean view home.
Tickets are limited for this special evening.
BENEFIT LUNCH AT RAVENS RESTAURANT
Stanford Inn by the Sea
Saturday, June 20, 12 pm – 2 pm
On Garden Tour day, the Ravens Restaurant at the Stanford Inn by the Sea, the north coast's premier organic vegan restaurant, will host a special gourmet lunch. The meal is not the only sensory pleasure, with a breathtaking view from the dining room extending from the Big River Estuary to the Pacific Ocean.
Inspired by the Stanford’s Certified Organic gardens, the Ravens Restaurant is outstanding and nationally acclaimed for vegetarian cuisine. Guests at Stanford Inn, as well as local Mendocino residents, consider Ravens Restaurant to be an essential dining experience on the Mendocino Coast.
MEMBERS' GARDEN-THEMED AWARD WINNERS EXHIBIT
Best in Show: Valerie Rose, "Moon Garden," acrylic
This exhibit features the award winners from the annual garden-themed showing which spotlights the finest works created by the Art Center’s contributing members. A highly competitive juried selection process leads to an exceptionally creative, high quality, and much anticipated gallery showing with a wide spectrum of artwork, including paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, photography and more.
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2015 Garden Tour Poster Artist
Susan Louise Moyer
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PREVIEW THE GARDENS