Botanical Center Garden Party & Concert scheduled for Oct. 14-16

Botanical Center Garden Party & Concert scheduled for Oct. 14-16

The 1st anniversary of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center will be celebrated the weekend of October 14-16, 2011 featuring these great events:

Botanical Center Garden Party and Concert – enjoy a full day of music on the outdoor stage on Saturday, October 15, Noon-7 p.m.

Free concert featuring visitors from our Sister City Tlaquepaque, Mexico – Mexican recording artists Luna Sureste, Paco Padilla, and Shelia Rios. Also featuring local musical artists Amber Norgaard, Kellswater, Queen City Cats, and M-Dock Band.

Concert Schedule:

noon – Queen City Cats
1 p.m. – Kellswater
2 p.m. – Amber Norgaard
3 p.m. – Luna Surestre
4 p.m. – M-Dock Band
5 p.m. – Paco Padilla and his band, later accompanied by Springfield Public Schools singing “Playing Fair”

Also enjoy these other weekend events:

  • NatureGrounds and Playtrail Equipment
  • Guided walks
  • Visit the Japanese Stroll Garden
  • Visit the Gray-Campbell Farmstead
  • Register for Tablescapes “Formal Feast” (Friday)
  • Register for a Bonsai Workshop (Sunday)
  • Flute Concert with Bettine Clemen (Sunday)
  • Solar Tram Tours

Sponsored by the:

Botanical Gardens and Complex

Springfield-Greene County Park Board

Friends of the Garden, Inc.

University of Missouri Extension

in the Nathanael Greene Park
2400 S. Scenic Ave.