Across Stanly County the arrival of spring brings an explosion of floral landscapes and the return of outdoor living. To celebrate the beauty and rich history of Albemarle and Stanly County, The Stanly County Historical Society will host a benefit Courtyard & Garden Tour on April 30th from 10:00 – 4:00. Proceeds from this event will fund educational programs and preservation initiatives of the Stanly County Historical Society, a 501 (c) 3 non profit organization.
This self guided tour will allow access to 10 private and public courtyard and garden spaces stretching from Albemarle to Richfield that will delight and inspire you. The tour features a variety of garden spaces including DIY landscapes, restored formal gardens and centuries old family farms.
Advance $15 wristband tickets will be available at the Stanly County History Center, 157 N. Second St in Downtown Albemarle beginning March 1, or by mail order to Stanly County Historical Society, PO Box 1384, Albemarle, NC 28002. Pre-paid mail orders will be held at the will call station at the 1852 Isaiah Snuggs House, 112 N. Third St, Downtown Albemarle from 9:30 – 2:00. $20 wristband tickets may be purchased on the day of the tour at the 1852 Isaiah Snuggs House. This event will be held rain or shine and all tickets are non-refundable donations. Direct inquiries to Stanlycountyhistory@gmail.com or call 704-986-3777.
The Courtyard & Garden Tour is made possible by our tour site hosts and our generous corporate sponsors Bushwackers Landscaping, Hudson Pool Distributors, Smith’s Home Furnishings, McAulayAllen Design, NJR Group, Mauney’s Farm, Home and Garden and The Corner Supermarket.