Carlyle House Annual Garden Day Herb & Craft Sale – THIS Saturday!

by Lee Hernly, Editor

Come celebrate Spring with the Friends of Carlyle House’s Annual Garden Day Herb & Craft sale from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM THIS Saturday, April 23rd. An exciting mix of herbs and vegetable plants will be available for purchase, and family friendly activities and entertainment will take place throughout the day on the grounds of Carlyle House Historic Park.

Culinary and decorative herbs and plants from Mount Vernon and Layng & Company will be available for purchase. Knowledgeable representatives from the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, the Virginia Native Plant Society and Bartlett Tree Experts will be on site to offer guidance to help ensure that your plants thrive when you get them home.

Come shop for a special gift from local artisans and crafters while listening to performances by area musicians and living historians. Bring your little ones to participate in a child’s craft ($2 per child) and 18th century games and activities are FREE!

The House will also be open for tours and a 10% discount on all garden related items will be available from the Museum Shop. Admission for the House tour is $5 for adults; $3 for children 5-12 years old; FREE for children 4 & under or FREE with your Alexandria Garden day ticket.

Proceeds benefit Carlyle House’s collections and the Garden Guild. This event will take place rain or shine.

For more information about this event please contact Carlyle House at 703-549-2997.

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