Presented by the Garden Club of Virginia, Historic Garden Week encompasses 31 tours organized and hosted by member clubs, visitors are welcomed each spring to over 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during “America’s Largest Open House.” This 8-day statewide event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia’s springtime color, as well as beautiful houses sparkling with over 2,300 flower arrangements created by Garden Club of Virginia members.

Lynchburg’s Garden Day is hosted locally by the Lynchburg Garden Club and Hillside Garden Club, and offers visitors an experience of 200 years of history in scenic Lynchburg and its surrounding counties. Stroll through the gardens, orchards and grounds of three small farms on Fox Hill Road and Trents Ferry Road. 

  • Explore a 1832 home relocated and restored to its original grandeur.  Its privy-turned-garden-shed, c. 1700s outdoor kitchen, and the sheep, chickens and pigs that live there harken back to colonial times; 
  • Visit an old cabin with wide, welcoming front porch and split-rail fence created for a couple to vacation-in-place;
  • Enjoy a classic four-square home with a modern guest/pool house that is owned, renovated and decorated by a nationally recognized designer; and
  • See Sweet Briar’s President’s home, located a short 12 miles north.

Reserve your lunch served in a lovingly hand-painted lunchbox by artists from the Lynchburg Art Club!  Deadline to reserve your lunch is April 26, 2019.