Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Hay House Presents the 18th Annual Macon Gardens, Mansions & Moonlight, April 29 - May 1, 2011

/PRNewswire/ -- Enchanting Secret Gardens and delightful Moonlight Tours await your discovery during Macon Gardens, Mansions & Moonlight. Recently named one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society, this premier home and garden event, now in its 18th year, will be hosted by Hay House April 29-May 1, 2011 in historic Macon, Georgia. Amble at your leisure through blooming private gardens in the Ridge Avenue area during the ever-popular Secret Garden Tour. On Friday and Saturday evenings, the Moonlight Tour offers guests romantic garden strolls at twilight and visits to home interiors as well. During the weekend, ticket holders will receive a complimentary tour of Hay House, featuring the newly restored Dining Room.

FREE Garden Market!

Nestled among historic magnolias and camellias, the Garden Market returns to the beautiful lawn of Hay House in the heart of downtown Macon. Browse charming vendor booths for flowering plants and trees, perennials, garden and patio accessories, birdhouses, home accents, and much more!

Garden Market Hours: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

FREE Gardening Seminars!

The 2011 Keynote Speaker is James T. Farmer, III. Traditional Home, Southern Living, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, as well as the bestselling book, The Private Gardens of Georgia, all have featured Farmer's work. Visit for great ideas for spring!

April 30, 11 a.m.
From Garden to Kitchen to Table: Food and Flowers for Living

May 1, 2 p.m.:
Hydrangeas Galore! Hydrangeas for Every Day of the Year

Secret Garden Tour - $15 in advance*/$20 day of
April 29, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
April 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 1, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Moonlight Tour - $15
April 29, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
April 30, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

* Advance Ticket Sales April 1-28:
Riverside ACE Hardware: 3600 Riverside Drive, Macon
Wesleyan ACE Hardware: 5020 Forsyth Road, Macon
Rutland ACE Hardware: 6173 Houston Road, Macon
ACE Hardware of Gray: 243 West Clinton Street, Gray
Circle ACE Hardware: 215 S. Commercial Circle, Warner Robins
ACE Hardware of Perry: 1345 Sam Nunn Boulevard, Perry
Creter's, 2374 Ingleside Avenue, Macon
Online at
Hay House, 934 Georgia Avenue

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