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NW Alfa Romeo Club Annual Garden Tour May 30th 2015

Starting at 9:30 AM at Soos Creek Botanical Garden in Auburn with a Docent Tour at 10 AM. This garden has a large water garden, aviary and a sweeping lawn boarded by long colorful boarders. There is also a nice little museum with historical displays about the settlement of the Auburn area.

Next, head south past Flaming Geyser State Park, Enumclaw, Buckley, South Prairie to Orting for lunch and amazing views of Mt. Rainier if it is a clear day! Family Style Fried Chicken picnic lunch at Tim’s Kitchen at 114 Washington Ave. Tim’s is locally known as the best fried chicken place in the south sound! The cost will be $11 pp (+ tax).-2 pcs chicken, potato and green salad, dinner roll w/butter, ice tea and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Pay separately. RSVP to Debi required.

1:15 PM Depart for Chase Garden in Orting. There will be a Docent Tour of this Nature Conservancy garden that is a Northwest gem. Enjoy the 4.5 acres of naturalist gardens that make use of native plants and ecologically sound gardening. The view of the mountain is spectacular from here.

Next, head to Rainier View Winery & Nursery in Graham. Sample the handcrafted European style berry and grape wines and enjoy this small nursery. Owners and vintners’ Jolee and Clay will provide a tasting then wine will be available by the glass or bottle. This is a perfect place for a group photo.

Please email [email protected] by May 27th to sign up for tour and lunch and get more detailed info.. (We need to give each garden and the restaurant a head count by Thursday, May 28th.)
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