Join us on Saturday, May 20 for the second annual Beyond the Gates, an exclusive tour of some of our area’s most impressive backyards, gardens, pools, and views.
The day begins at 10 am with a reception with light refreshments in the Hardin Center’s courtyard. From there, take the tour in any order you choose.
The tour participants will be announced soon.
Tickets are $20 per person and available at the Hardin Center. All funds raised go towards the programs and projects of the Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation.
This event will take place rain or shine. In the event of rain, certain tour stops might not be included.
More information about the featured spaces:
Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts Courtyard, 501 Broad Street, Gadsden, AL 35901:
The Hardin Center’s courtyard features brick pavers, gas lanterns, the Basil Gilchrist memorial fountain, Venetian lights strung overhead, and beautiful trompe l’oeil murals painted by artists Steve Temple, Rob Johnston, and Mario Gallardo. Many of the improvements to the courtyard over the years have been funded by the Serendipity Dance Club. The courtyard is the venue for the annual Courtyard Concert Series each Friday and Saturday night, April through August. Local musicians perform free concerts and Courtyard Café provides food and beverage service.