Author Topic: JHBG Historic Jackson Heights Weekend - Saturday 9/18 and Sunday 9/19  (Read 193 times)

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Thirty years ago, the JHBG first launched its Historic Jackson Heights Weekend highlighting our unique garden community.  And over the decades people have come from far and wide (and, of course, close to home) to attend the exhibit of original photographs and ephemera, a slide presentation, the garden tour and the walking tour.  Attendance has grown to a total of over 300 for all events over the last few years.

Sadly, the pandemic forced the cancellation of the June 2020 and June 2021 events. However, we are preparing for a “slimmed down” version this September (only the Garden and Walking Tours). We invite you to join us.  Tickets are $10 for each tour.

Garden Tour: September 18th from Noon to 4pm (raindate: September 25th)
We anticipate 12 gardens participating this year.  And since we have never had a fall garden tour, here is a chance to see what they look like as the summer comes to a close.  Tickets can be purchased at Espresso 77 (35- 77th Street) beginning in early September.  On the day of the event tickets can be purchased in front of Community Church, on 35th Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets between 11am and 2pm.  We hope to have some books and T-shirts also available for sale.

Walking Tour: September 19th at Noon
Tours will meet at 11:45 in front of the Community Church, on 35th Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets).  We ask that you reserve in advance by calling 347-766-9129 so that enough guides are available to keep each tour group to under 20 people.