BATH — The 10th annual tour of Architectural Gems and Hidden Gardens of Bath, sponsored by Sagadahoc Preservation Inc. (SPI), will run from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 16.

The tour, which takes place rain or shine, features a variety of architectural styles and gardens.

At one of the homes open for the tour, Down East Magazine will feature signed copies of “Porch,” by the award-winning photographer Brian VandenBrink and author Richard Grant.

Bath Garden Club members will work with SPI to create arrangements for the homeowners. Artists from the Kennebec Art Club will paint in the gardens and homes, offering for purchase their artistic depictions of tour homes. New this year, live musicians are slated to play in homes or outside in the gardens.

Advance tickets cost $25 and are available at Now You’re Cooking, Springer’s Jewelers, Brick Store Antiques, Ornament, New England Antiques and Bath Printing and Gulf of Maine Books.

Mail orders can be sent to. SPI, Box 322, Bath, ME 04530. Order tickets online at

Tickets the day of the tour cost $30 and can be purchased at the Winter Street Center, 880 Washington St.

Those who present tickets or brochures on the day of the tour will receive discounts at the Maine Maritime Museum, Solo Bistro, Kennebec Tavern, Mae’s Cafe & Bakery, Admiral Steak House, Byrnes Irish Pub, J.R.Maxwell’s, Café Creme, Fiona’s Restaurant, Cabin Restaurant and Beale Street Barbeque.

For more information, call SPI at 443-2174 or email [email protected]

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