Yaddo Garden Association
|Garden Photo by Lynn Farenell
GUIDED GARDEN TOURS
June 15 through September 1.
The Yaddo gardens are open to the public every day, 8 a.m. to dusk, free of charge. Docent-led garden tours are offered for a fee of $5 per person. These tours are available on Saturdays and Sundays from late June to early September. During the Saratoga thoroughbred race course season (late July through Labor Day), docent-led guided garden tours are also offered on Tuesdays. In 2013, Guided (Drop-in) Tours will begin Saturday, June 15 and end Sunday, September 1.
All guided garden tours begin at 11 a.m. and start near the large fountain at the entrance to the gardens. Tours include historical information about Yaddo, the Trask family, the Mansion and the gardens.
In addition, private group docent-led garden tours may be arranged at a date and time convenient to your group by contacting Yaddo at 518-584-0746.
If you are interested in becoming a docent, contact the Yaddo office at 518.584.0746.
Ghosts in the Yaddo Garden Tours
Friday, September 13 through Sunday, October 27
Experience the Spirit(s) of the Gardens. Feel the energy and creativity of the forces of the Earth! Share in the spiritual intrigue from Native Americans, Edgar Allan Poe, the Trask family and other contemporary visitors!
"Ghosts in the Yaddo Garden Tours" will be held on Friday and Sunday evenings at 5 p.m., September 13th through October 27th. Docent led tours begin at the Yaddo Garden parking lot and last for approximately one hour. Cost is $10 per person (children 12 and under are free). Private docent led ghost tours may be arranged at a date convenient to your group from September 14th through October 27th. Contact Yaddo at 518.584.0746 for more information.
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