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    June 06, 2019
    11th ANNUAL
    Line up announced June 10, 2019. 
    Limited online pre-order special rate Tickets and Tent sales launch Monday, June 17 at 7 AM through July 31.


    Good through June 9, 2019
    DIXON IL – Gardenstock organizers are deep into preparing for this year’s event and plan to announce its 2019 line up on June 10, 2019

    Limited online pre-order special rate Tickets and Tents go on sale Monday, June 17 at 7 AM through July 31. 11th annual Gardenstock Art and Music Festival benefits Sinnissippi Centers’ Youth Garden Program. Event happens Saturday, August 17, 10 AM – 11 PM. Located at Distinctive Gardens in Dixon, IL. 

    Long-time event-goer, Kate Klimson, states, 
    “Gardenstock is simply a community of giving and receiving friendship, love, and music. I always leave feeling happier than when I arrived. It is one of my favorite days of the year.”
    Event activities include: 9 bands, 40 “Art Alley” artists, food court, Art Raffle, 50/50, Tie Dye Contest, and the Gardenstock “Bustown”. The family friendly event offers plenty of space for picnicking and hanging out. Bring a cooler, chair, or blanket. Tents are available to rent online. Shuttle Service runs until midnight. No onsite parking. Visit distinctivegardensinc.com website for more information.  

    Distinctive Gardens garden center established Gardenstock Art & Music Festival in 2009. The event offers a way to serve the community and benefit a local non-profit. In year one, it partnered with Sinnissippi Centers non-profit. The team up supports the Youth Garden Program. This partnership has continued for 11 years. Distinctive Gardens offers plants, design services, grounds rental and events. It serves northern Illinois, from Chicago suburbs to the Quad Cities. It passionately promotes a thriving small-town arts and culture scene.
     The Youth Garden Program provides valuable hands-on gardening experiences for at risk youth. The program is a great tool to open lines of communication with Sinnissippi clients. The Gardening Program serves as an add-on to regular services. Produce raised from the program in turn is donated to the Dixon Food Pantry. 
    For more information on Gardenstock, please visit: distinctivegardensinc.com or Facebook.com/DistinctiveGardens. For access to an electronic press kit please email:distinctivegardens@comcast.net

    Distinctive Gardens:
    Bud or Lisa LeFevre,
    Shop tele: 815-285-0014,
    Bud’s cell: 815-440-0813,
    Lisa’s cell: 815-535-7325,
    email:  distinctivegardens@comcast.net
    Sinnissippi Centers: 
    Andrew Jackson,
    email: andrewjackson@sinnissippi.com
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