The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County Botanical Gardens:
Celebrate art and community amongst the summer blooms at Art in the Gardens. Join the festivities at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with fun for all ages on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7. There will be live music and more than 50 art vendors on the Event Lawn. Food, wine, and craft brews will be available for purchase. Musical acts include The Real Sarahs with Alex de Grassi, Mama Grows Funk, New Nashville West, and Moon Rabbit. Not to mention, the Perennial Garden will be at its peak and the dahlias are spectacular this time of year!
There will also be a variety of opportunities on August 5, 6, and 7 for you to get creative and nurture your inner artist including Paper Collage, Pine Needle Basketry, Paint & Sip, and Kids Acrylic Painting. For a more exclusive experience, tickets are available for the “Summer Soirée” on August 5 with hors d’oeuvres, craft cocktails, wine, and beer amongst the evening glory of the perennials.
Advanced tickets are strongly recommended (required for workshops and Soirée) and parking is limited so please plan to carpool. Event tickets are available online – Adult tickets are $25, juniors age 6 – 14 are $15, kids age 5 and under are free. Members of the Gardens can purchase discounted event tickets at $15 each. Proceeds from this spectacular event will directly benefit the non-profit botanical garden and its mission to engage and enrich lives by displaying and conserving plants. Check www.gardenbythesea.org/aig for ticket information and to see the full schedule of Art in the Gardens activities.
Don’t miss this classic summer festival… join us the first weekend of August for a celebration of creative expression at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens.