Summer Evening in the Gardens

Summer Evening in the Gardens
Thursday, June 15, 6 p.m. – – RSVP Deadline is June 9

Join us for our premier party of the year, Summer Evening in the Gardens, our annual gala honoring supporters of Wellfield Botanic Gardens. Wellfield closes early to the public on this special evening. Enjoy a stroll through the gardens during the pre-dinner cocktail party with hors d’oeuvres before being seated under the Event Garden tent. Enjoy a top-notch, delectable dinner from Matterhorn Catering as well as delicious wine pairings from Tiedemann Wines. Enjoy words of thanks from the Board of Directors, enjoy a State-of-the-Gardens address from the Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director, Eric Garton and hear from special guests. The sounds of flowing waters at Wellfield, a gorgeous setting and great friends complete the evening. 

Wine list from Tiedemann Wines:
Cocktail Hour: 
Cepas Privadas – Cabernet Sauvignon, La Escondida – Chardonnay, and Tre Fratelli – Pinot Grigio
Dinner: Glenwood Cellars – Chardonnay, Tiedemann Signature Series – Red Wine

Individual Tickets are $175 per person (tickets are all inclusive)
Tables seat 8 guests. Call 574-266-2006 for seating availability. 

To support the event through SPONSORSHIP or to become a TABLE SPONSOR, which includes special recognition leading up to and at Summer Evening in the Gardens, select from one of these options:

  • Summer Evening Platinum Supporter $10,000 
    • Thanks to Dana and Tom Pletcher for their PLATINUM SUPPORTER sponsorship of this special evening!

  • Summer Evening Gold Supporter $5,000. Includes event banner, one complimentary table, program recognition, AND recognition as Annual Partner at the $5,000 level.
    • Thanks to Kurt Janowsky/Navarre Hospitality Group for their GOLD SUPPORTER Sponsorship of this special evening!

  • Summer Evening Silver Supporter (Table Sponsor) $2000. Includes seating for 8 and program recognition.
    • Thanks to our SILVER SUPPORTERS!: Dick & Linda Armstrong, Barnes and Thornburg, Beacon Health System, Nancy Brock, Susie and Bill Broderick, Ken & Tammie Carr/TalentSource Staffing, Tom & Libby Eisele, INOVA Federal Credit Union, Kruggel Lawton/Merrill Lynch, Toni & Bill Johnson, Kem Krest, Steve & Jane Poe, Dennis Smeltzer, and Troy & Suzie Weirick.

For more information, questions or to register by phone call Cheree Thews at 574-266-2006, or email

See you at Wellfield!