in the Garden
Special Ticketed Event — Both members and non-members must have a pre-purchased Eventbrite ticket to attend. Children under age 3 do not need a ticket to attend.
On this evening from 6 – 9 p.m., enjoy contemplative live music, meander the paths of the Central Garden and Cherry Tree Walk to discover self-reflective prompts, and enjoy food and beverages for purchase. This family-friendly event includes the opportunity to join in making a community paper chain of wishes and commemorations.
Derek Crowder & Adrian Duke – Guitar and piano
Becca Longhenry – Violin
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
5:30 p.m. Doors open
6 – 8 p.m. Join us for an opportunity for guests to join in making a community paper chain. Write your own special wish, or commemorate a loved one, on a strip of paper, and link it to another person’s. Watch how the chain comes together, each link connecting to and supporting the other.
6 – 8 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to inscribe a luminary to be placed in a collaborative installation.
6 – 9 p.m. Guests can meander paths of the Central Garden and Cherry Tree Walk to discover self-reflective prompts. Acoustic music in select locations will delight and surprise you. Guests can explore the Alfonso Pérez Acosta: Artist in Residence medicine wheel-inspired art installation of painted rocks at the base of the Anderson Meadow.
As dusk falls, Garden staff will float glowing lanterns in the Sunken Fountain Garden in the Central Garden.
Look for wine, Beer, water, sodas and prepackaged snacks in the Rose Garden until 8 p.m. both nights.
For dinner options please visit the Garden Cafe for these carryout selections
Roasted vegetable salad– mixed greens, roasted butternut squash, brussels sprout leaves, blue cheese and cranberries (Vegetarian, GF) $9
Salmon Caesar – grilled salmon, romaine, croutons, parmesan $10
Roasted turkey, gouda, apple butter & arugula on multigrain bread $10
Chicken salad croissant with Bibb lettuce $9
Coconut curry chickpea mash – fork mashed chickpeas, curry, toasted coconut, cranberries, Bibb lettuce, wheat sandwich round (Vegan) $8.50
Cheese & Fruit – Gouda, cheddar, brie, grapes, strawberry (crackers available at check out) (Vegetarian, GF) $10.50
Hummus & Veggies with pita rounds (Vegan) $6.50
Turkey & Cheese Roll-Up with cheese crackers & applesauce $6
PB&J with cheese crackers & applesauce $6
Assorted Desserts $5.50
BEST VALUE: MEMBERSHIP
Garden members get discounted admission to this event. If you plan to visit more than once a year, Becoming a Garden member may be your best value.
*Please note there will be no luminaries in Lake Sydnor this year.