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Important Covid-19 Safety Update for Hay House Events

COVID-19 Safety Measures and Protocols: Masks are NOT required for inside tours of Hay House. However this is subject to change based on the CDC COVID-19 Transmission rates for Bibb County. 

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Spring Stroll Tour of Gardens

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - May 2 @ 5:00 pm

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One event on May 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm

$65

Enchanting gardens await your discovery at Middle Georgia’s premier garden event! Now in its 27th year, Spring Stroll Tour of Gardens features some of Macon’s most spectacular private gardens.

Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of all things gardening!

Spring Stroll Tour of Gardens

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 30-MAY 1

Saturday Tour hours 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday Tour hours Noon – 5 pm

Saturday and Sunday are filled with tours of some of Macon’s most awe-inspiring gardens in the College Hill neighborhood. You’ll also enjoy three lectures from gardening experts, including historian James Barfield, container gardening expert Laura Tuck, and Matthew Israel, camellia expert and executive director of Massee Lane Gardens.

Price: Purchase the Spring Stroll Ticket Bundle for $65 (includes Spring Stroll Tour of Gardens ticket and all three lectures at Hay House —a savings of $10!) or $45 for Garden Tour only.

PURCHASE TICKETS


Lectures at Hay House

Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.

Jim Barfield – Notable Gardeners from Macon’s Past
James Everett Barfield, Jr. is a local historian. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mercer University and Georgia College and State University, he taught history in Bibb County for thirty years. Involved early in Macon’s historic preservation movement, he also has been involved with the Hay House for more than forty years. He has led rambles in Rose Hill Cemetery since 1990 and lectures frequently about Macon history and gardens.


Saturday, April 30, 2 p.m.

Laura Tuck – A How-To on Container Gardening
Laura Tuck is the owner of Potted Elegance, home to unique and one-of-a-kind container plantings, for seasonal enjoyment, as well as annual color, and landscape design.


Sunday, May 1, 2 p.m.

Matthew Israel – Camellias
Matthew Israel is the executive director of Massee Lane Gardens, the botanical garden headquarters of the American Camellia Society, an International Garden of Excellence, and a Georgia Camellia Trail garden. Located in Fort Valley, Georgia, Massee Lane Gardens is home to one of the world’s finest camellia collections.


Price: $10 per lecture or purchase the Spring Stroll Ticket Bundle for $65 (includes all three lectures at Hay House and a ticket to the Spring Stroll Tour of Gardens—a savings of $10!)

PURCHASE TICKETS

All purchased tickets will be placed on will call and made available for pickup at Hay House during the event.

All proceeds benefit the continued restoration and maintenance of Hay House, a property of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

Details

Start:
May 1 @ 12:00 pm
End:
May 2 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$65
https://www.georgiatrust.org/tours-events/hay-house-events/

Organizer

Hay House
Phone:
478-742-8155
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Venue

Hay House
934 Georgia Ave
Macon, Georgia 31201
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Phone:
478-742-8155

2022 – 2023 Safety Measures and Procedures

The Hay House, a property of the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, feels a special duty to protect those who attend, participate, and staff our special events.

The safety of ALL is our number one priority. As such, attendees will need to submit proof that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test done within 48 hours of the event.

Current CDC guidelines encourage the population to get vaccinated as soon as possible and to wear a mask indoors to maximize protection from Delta and other variants and to prevent possibly spreading it to others. Properly worn masks are required unless you are actively eating or drinking.

For anyone not fully vaccinated, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 48 hours (2 days) of attending the above events (with the exception of Santa Day).

Events 2022- 2023 ATTENDANCE PROCEDURES

If you are vaccinated, please do one of the following options:

  1. Email a copy of your Vaccine Card or Vaccine Record from your computer or phone to [email protected] (preferred method due to postal delivery being unreliable), or
  2. Mail a copy of your Vaccine Card or Vaccine Record to: Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave, Macon, Georgia 31201, or
  3. Bring a copy of your Vaccine Card or Vaccine Record to Hay House at 934 Georgia Ave, Macon, Georgia 31201, between 9-4, Monday-Friday, or
  4. Bring a copy of your Vaccine Card or Vaccine Record to the Hay House the day of the event. We highly encourage attendees to send proof of vaccination prior to the event to streamline the registration process.

Protocols for indoor events at Hay House:

Any indoor event sponsored by Hay House at Hay House will require masking of staff, volunteers, and attendees unless community transmission rate is below “high” or “substantial” (as determined by the CDC or a similar metric from a health agency) one week before the event.  Whether or not masks are required, masking is always recommended. This HH policy does not countermand any ordinance or law in effect at the time of the event.

Please note that the above is subject to change.  Please check with Hay House staff for any clarification or further information.

You will not be required to submit proof of vaccination for other Hay House events once you have provided it to us.

If you are unvaccinated:

  1. Bring Negative COVID-19 test results to the Hay House the day of the event.
  2. The test must be obtained within 48 hours (2 days) of attending any event.