Sanctuaries: Homes, Churches and Gardens

Thank you for your continued support for HPACC and Friends of LeDuc.

There will not be a tour in 2017, but the garden committee plans to conduct a tour next year. If you have ideas for the next tour, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email at or via our Facebook page.

Orange Dragon Art Gallery and Freedom Park’s gardens will be available for touring. Please check their individual pages for hours and more information.

Please share your garden photos in Facebook: Facebook: Sanctuaries, Homes, Churches, and Gardens.

2016 Garden Tour Information

Promoting architecture, design and gardening as art forms!

Hastings Prescott Area Arts Council and Friends of LeDuc of Historic Hastings are pleased to announce their upcoming event, “Sanctuaries – Churches, Homes, & Gardens” on July 9, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

This fundraiser is for the benefit of scholarships for youth who are interested in any of the art forms. It is the philosophy of the steering committee for this event to promote architecture, designs & gardening as art forms.

Tour 1 mid-century church, 3 modern homes (all at least 50 years old) and 5 amazing gardens. Some sites will host workshops (POLLINATOR GARDENING, FLOWER ARRANGING, FUN WITH HERBS) and the tour includes other examples of modernism to admire curbside.

This tour focuses on the theme of Mid-Century Modernism & Modernism. There are exciting surprises in store for the tour guests.

Advance tickets at $20 will be available from May 25 to July 8 at the following places of business: Hastings YMCA, BreakAway Arts in Hastings, MN and the Orange Dragon Art Gallery (ODG) in Prescott, WI. On the day of the tour, tickets will only be available at BreakAway Arts and ODG for $25. Guests will receive a map of locations for each of the stops and may choose their own route.

Online tickets are no longer available.

sanctuaries contestIn an effort to raise awareness for this tour and fundraiser, we are inviting people to post and share photographs of sanctuaries, gardens, or flowers. Participants will have a chance to win a set of two pillows kindly donated by MyPillow.®

Share photos using hashtag #GardenPillowContest on Instagram or post directly on the Sanctuaries: Homes, Churches and Gardens page.

 A winner will be randomly chosen from posts tagged #GardenPillowContest from May 25 to July 9, 2016.

You may also win a second set of MyPillow® pillows by buying a ticket for the July 9th Sanctuaries Tour. All ticket holders will be entered into a drawing as well.

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2015 Tour Images

The tour in 2015 was organized and sponsored by HPAAC and Friends of LeDuc, however our communities benefit from a lot of other organizations. We all work together.



We are grateful to everyone that participated in the 2015 tour. Please know that all proceeds will benefit and support arts and cultural programs in the community as well as in local schools.

Please continue to support our Premier Sponsors for this event:

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Sanctuaries Tour Committee is grateful for a Tourism Grant from the Hastings Lodging Bureau to help promote the event.

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