The 20th Annual Union Hill Garden Tour will take place Sunday, June 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the historic Union Hill Kansas City neighborhood. The self-guided tours will begin at 31st Street and Grand Avenue, featuring residential and community gardens, created and maintained by Union Hill residents. In addition, raffle prizes and live entertainment will be present at the event, as well as gardeners and volunteers to help navigate and answer questions.
Half of this year’s proceeds will benefit the Union Cemetery Historical Society, helping to maintain Union Cemetery - Kansas City’s oldest public cemetery.
$10 for adults, $8 for seniors (60 years and up). Children under 12 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the time of event, as well as online: http://www.uchskc.org/.
Complimentary parking will be available in the KCPT lots at the corner of 31st Street and Grand Avenue.
Any homeowner interested in participating, please contact Rachael Cozad at email@example.com. In addition, if anyone knows any "garden related" artists that would be interested in selling their items the day of the tour, please contact Chris Marchewka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following offers from neighborhood restaurants will be available to Garden Tour attendees:
Barrel 31 (400 E. 31st Street):
-Flower Power – Bombay Sapphire, Cucumber-Lavender Shrub, Cava. $5.00
-Fried Green Tomatoes – Cornmeal Crusted Green Tomatoes, Mustard Caviar, Green Goddess Dressing. $5.00 per order.
The Drop Bar & Bistro (409 E. 31st Street):
-Lavender Lemon – House-infused lemoncello, lavender, champagne, soda, rocks. $5.00
-Veggie Sandwich – Hummus, cucumbers, artichoke hearts, red pepper, red onion, spinach, feta. Served with kettle chips. $6.00
Sol Cantina (408 E. 31st Street):
-$3 Loaded Coronas
Tower Tavern (401 E. 31st Street):
-$4 off homemade pizzas
-$1 off cans of PBR and Hamm’s beer