Quincy Preserves conducts two annual architectural tours — The Behind Closed Doors Tour and the Spring Homes Tour. In addition to our popular tours, Quincy Preserves also hosts several annual gatherings and events for both members and the public. Our annual membership dinner is the 3rd Tuesday of each March. On the third Thursday of June, we have our annual membership picnic at one of the many historic public parks in Quincy.
Behind the Garden Gate Tour
Saturday, June 9, 2018
The beauty of Quincy is blooming at every corner and your Quincy Preserves is ready to showcase 5 fascinating gardens during the annual “Behind the Garden Gate” tour. Saturday, June 9 is the day, rain or shine, to view gardens of all varieties! Whimsical, freeform, formal, koi ponds, waterfalls and Williamsburg inspired gardens will delight you. A very special opportunity will be the Four Winds Farm that features flowers, organic veggie, and herb gardening – this will be educational AND a beautiful experience so allow a bit more time at this location.
The addresses of this year’s gardens are:
413 Kentucky Road West
2105 Curved Creek
1900 SE Wilmar Dr
3729 North 36th – Four Winds Farm
Tickets are $12 the day of the tour and may be purchased at any of the tour locations. $10 advance tickets may be purchased online and at select businesses. Patrons may claim online advance ticket purchases and credit card sales at the Four Winds Farm location.
Advance tickets are available at the following Quincy locations:
Adam Florist – 522 S. 8th
Emerald City Jewelers – 3236 Broadway
Kirlin’s Hallmark – Quincy Mall
Java Jive – 211 N. Main Street
Added attractions are “ASK THE PRO” with your gardening questions, expertly designed flower pot arrangements by Creative Gardens (Carol Rakers) for purchase, and tasty pastries and beverages for your enjoyment and purchase.
Tour proceeds give Quincy Preserves the funds needed to support The District Façade Program, Scholarships, and other sister preservation organization needs.
June 19, 2018
The 2018 Quincy Preserves Membership Picnic will take place on June 19, 2018, at 6:00 pm at the Villa Kathrine. Villa Kathrine board member Paul Brown will give a history of the building which will be open for tours. 2018 scholarships will be awarded and recipients will read their essays. More information coming soon!
Quincy Preserves House Tours
The Quincy Preserves conducts two annual architectural tours. The Behind Closed Doors Tour and the Spring Homes Tour.
The Behind Closed Doors Tour takes place on the third Saturday in October from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Several homes and buildings are selected to be on this tour representing the different architectural styles found in Quincy.
The Spring Homes Tour which coincides with ‘Preservation Month’ will take place the weekend of Quincy’s Annual Dogwood Festival on Saturday, May 5th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
Quincy Preserves’ tours create an awareness of how fortunate Quincy is to have these many architectural treasures.