Travel “Down Country Roads” this Saturday

Isle of Wight County Virginia is proud to host
Virginia’s Historic Garden Week – Southeastern VA Tour
on Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Historic Garden Week in Southeastern VA is hosted every year jointly by The Franklin Garden Club, The Elizabeth River Garden Club and The Nansemond River Garden Club. The Mission of the Garden Clubs is the restoration and preservation of Virginia’s historic gardens, landscapes and state parks.
TICKETS DAY OF TOUR: $35, Children 6 & under free.
  • Tickets will only available at Tour Headquarters (Boykin’s Tavern, 17146 Monument Circle, Isle of Wight) on the day of the event. Tickets will not be available for sale at the individual houses. 
  • Via mail (by April 13): send a check made to NRGC-HGW in a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Sharon Beale, 16411 Ivor Rd., Courtland, VA 23837.
  • Available online at 
  • Available at the following locations until April 22: Alphabet Soup, 107 East Second Ave., Franklin Peanut Patch, 27478 Southampton Parkway, Courtland Windsor True Value Hardware, 5 Joyner Ave., Windsor Smithfield & Isle of Wight Tourism Visitor Center,   319 Main Street, Smithfield A. Dodson’s, 2948 Bridge Road, Suffolk Suffolk Visitor Center, 524 North Main Street, Suffolk 18th Century Merchants, 3591 Forest Haven Lane, Chesapeake Bowman’s Garden Center, 315 Green Street, Portsmouth
Box lunches (eat-in or take-out) are available for $15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations required by mail by April 16. Call (757) 357-5810, or
For directions, information and to purchase tickets online go to:
Sponsored by the Franklin, Elizabeth River, & Nansemond River Garden Clubs.

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