A Summer Evening in the Gardens 2019

A Summer Evening in the Gardens

Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m. – – RSVP deadline is June 6

Event is sold out

Join us for our premier party of the year, A Summer Evening in the Gardens, our annual dinner gala honoring supporters of Wellfield Botanic Gardens. Wellfield closes early to the public on this special evening to provide exclusive access to our closest friends and supporters. Enjoy a stroll through the gardens during the pre-dinner cocktail party with passed hors d’oeuvres and full bar before being seated for dinner. Enjoy a top-notch, delectable dinner from Navarre Hospitality as well as delicious wine pairings from Tiedemann Wines. Enjoy words of thanks from the Board of Directors, a brief State-of-the-Gardens update address from the Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director, Eric Garton and hear from special guests.

Ticketing and Sponsorship Opportunities: 

  • Individual, all-inclusive tickets are $200 per person. Tables seat 8 guests. 

To show your support the event through Sponsorship, which includes special recognition leading up to and at A Summer Evening in the Gardens, as well as preferred seating, select from one of these options:

  • 2019 A Summer Evening in the Gardens Platinum Presenting Sponsor – $10,000
    • Dana and Tom Pletcher
  • 2019 A Summer Evening in the Gardens Gold Sponsor – $5,000
    Includes one complimentary table for 8 with premium seating, program recognition, and recognition as Annual Partner at the $5,000 level throughout the year.

    • Navarre Hospitality Group / Kurt Janowsky
  • 2019 A Summer Evening in the Gardens Silver Sponsor (Table Sponsor) $2500
    Includes one complimentary table for 8 with preferred seating and program recognition; Thanks to our sponsors:

    • Tom and Dottie Arnold
    • Barnes & Thornburg, LLP / Joel and Amy Duthie
    • Broderick Chiropractic Center
    • Patty Brotherson
    • Janette Burkhart-Miller
    • Ken and Tammie Carr / TalentSource
    • Tom and Libby Eisele
    • Helgeson Steel, Inc.
    • INOVA Federal
    • Lake City Bank
    • Rex Martin
    • Steve and Jane Poe
    • Sandy Richardson
    • Doug and Sharon Risser
    • Stan and Linda Rupnow
    • STIFEL | The Elkhart Group
    • Welter Foundation, Inc.

To be a part of A Summer Evening in the Gardens, contact Eric Garton, Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director at 574-266-2006 ext 102 or e.garton@wellfieldgardens.org. For new and continuing Annual Partners and Event Sponsors, please note Summer Evening in the Gardens table/ticket benefits listed in your sponsorship letters or contact Eric Garton for details or questions. 

See you at Wellfield!