On Saturday, June 27 Door County will be alive with visitors streaming into the well-manicured yards of homeowners throughout the county as Waterscape Designs of Forestville presents the fourth annual Parade of Ponds. The Parade of Ponds showcases various types of water features and water gardens via self-guided tour at nine locations. Gardens will be open between the hours of 9 am – 6 pm.
The pond walk tour locations are as follows:
• WaterScape Designs – 6981 Geier Rd., Forestville
• Arlene & Jerry Mancheski – 1908 Taube Rd., Sturgeon Bay
• White Lace Inn – 16 N 5th Ave., Sturgeon Bay
• Trudy & Howard Kinn – 1727 Washington Dr., Sturgeon Bay
• Mary & Ron Greisen – 1028 S 19th Place, Sturgeon Bay
• The Garden Door – 4312 State Hwy. 42, Sturgeon Bay
• Laura Marx/Rick Thrun – 6447 W Whitefish Bay Rd., Sturgeon Bay
• Dianne VanRiper – 5361 Pine Tree Rd. E, Sturgeon Bay
• Anne & Lance Lucibello – 8948 Spring Rd., Fish Creek
The cost to attend the Parade of Ponds is $15/per person with no charge for children 10 and under. The price of admission includes a wristband and booklet complete with map and descriptions for every water garden on the tour.
Admission passes may be purchased in advance at all Baylake Banks in Door County, WaterScape Designs, the Family Centers Main Office and Cattail Café. Credit Card orders are being taken by phone at 920.856.6595 or online at http://www.paradeofpondsdoorcounty.com. Admission passes will be sold until 3 pm the day of the walk at any of the water feature locations and at Cattail Café until 2 pm.
Major sponsorship provided by Baylake Bank, Fred & Fuzzy’s Waterfront Bar and Grill, Maas Floral & Green Houses, Door Peninsula Internet, Oscars Rubber Stamping and Scrapbooking and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Additionally, donations from numerous other businesses make this event possible.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Family Centers of Door County Inc., a non profit organization that provides fun, family entertainment and education for people of all ages throughout the county. Events are listed at http://www.doorcountyfamilycenters.com.