Sparta Historical Society welcomes everyone to enjoy the first days of summer at Van Kirk Homestead Museum's grounds. Stroll leisurely as Master Gardener, Miriam Tower, discusses and highlights the sights and sounds of our certified butterfly garden, as well as, our vibrant Community Garden plots. Karen Brand, from Flowers by Karen, will demonstrate flower arranging techniques and her arrangements will be auctioned off. Enjoy a glass of ice tea and summer treats on the house patio! This event is totally weather dependent - there is no rain date.