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2018 Garden Tour and Faire - June 24

Garden Tour Recap from Marlene Peterson!

The McMinnville Garden Club sold 546 tickets this year out of a total of 600!  Members are to be congratulated.

Thanks to Faire Committee; Mike, Gaye and Ruth who signed up a record number of booths (68!) for this years Garden Faire. This was our biggest Faire and we stretched 2 blocks from 1st and Cowls.

The club has made a beautiful profit of almost $11,000. But more importantly,  the club members have donated not just money but, even more important, their time and a tremendous effort to make this years event a success. It started with Benita’s beautiful painting, carried on with Lori’s and Melinda ‘s banner decorations to the solid support of each committee chair. Added to that each one of you gave so much more. There were countless hours spent on graphics, ticket distribution and sales and people who gave and kept track of money in and money out.

My best co-chairs ever, Ann and Susanne, who kept me enthused and organized. Solid, kind and dedicated garden club members who worked harder than any of you will ever know about.

The wrap up for committee chairs will be July 24th.

Now, we need someone to please step up and be next years Tour Chair.

(It’s fun, it’s frustrating at times, but it’s always fun.)

I love our McMinnville Garden Club!!!!


A Dandelion in the Wind, by artist and Garden Club member Benita Cole, is our featured image.

The Garden Faire, offering distinctive art, decor and plants, was  held at 3rd & Cowls Streets in Downtown McMinnville, Sunday, June 24.

This is our annual fundraiser and proceeds go towards $1,000 scholarships to deserving Yamhill County Students. In 2018 the McMinnville Garden Club awarded  $3,000!

2018 Faire Information

June 24, 2018, 9 am – 4 pm

The Garden Faire will be held in downtown McMinnville at Second and Cowls Streets in McMinnville, Oregon. This year we have many vendors who will have garden art, wearable art, plants and flowers. There is no cost to attend this event.

Vendors – for more information please call Mike at 503-831-3087

Garden Tour Photos

McMinnville Garden Club’s Annual TOUR

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Our five fabulous gardens are chosen and the owners are getting ready to have visitors at our annual Garden Tour, Sunday, June 24, 2018.

Tickets are available at Great Harvest Bread, Kraemer’s Garden Center, Incahoots Flowers as well as at the McMinnville Thursday Market. 

How the Tour Works! Once you purchase your ticket ($10) then you have addresses and complete access to the Garden Tour. You are welcome to tour the gardens in any order on Sunday, June 24, 2018.

For more information please contact,
Marlene Petersen:

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