6:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. – Load bus in Beaufort and Morehead City
9:15 a.m. – Arrive at the Wilson Botanical Garden
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. – Meet with Master Gardeners and tour gardens
10:30 a.m. – Arrive at Wilson’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park
Free downtown attractions include: Rummage Warehouse, Barnes Corner Gallery, Newcomb
Lighting, Tig’s Courtyard Coffee Shop, Kruegers Candies, and the Boykin Art Center. Eyes on
Main Street 2020 (opens May 6 th ) will be in the process of installation, so a sneak preview of
large scale artworks will be available by strolling on Nash Street.
11:30 a.m. – Board bus for the Barton Graves House on the Barton College Campus
11:45 – 1:30 p.m. – Tour the gardens of the Barton Graves House, and walk across the Barton Campus to
catered luncheon on campus.
Topic for luncheon talk is “Keeping a College Campus Looking Great 365 Days a Year.”
1:45 p.m. – Tour a few private gardens
2:30 p.m. – Board bus for “Behind the Scenes” tour of Boone’s Antiques
2:45 – 3:30/3:45 p.m. – Tour Boone’s Antiques
6:00 and 6:15 p.m. – Home