Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

2019 Tickets for the Grand Opening Dinner Party

Delaware Botanic Gardens
Grand Opening
Fundraising Dinner


Honorary Co-chairs
Carla and Jack Markell

Special Guest Piet Oudolf

_RGB5784-Pano_AirMagic_Processed.jpg

Overlooking the Meadow Garden

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2019  |  5:00 PM TO 8:00 PM  |  TICKETS $250

Logo screen shot full.png

Join us as we gather for the Delaware Botanic Gardens Grand Opening Fundraising Dinner — on the DBG site overlooking the Piet Oudolf Meadow Garden. Enjoy the evening in a beautiful open-air setting, sipping wine while dining in a beautiful sail cloth tent from Coastal Tented Events.

SODEL CONCEPTS

Once again the dinner will be catered by Plate Catering of SoDel ConceptsChef Ronnie Burkle, a member of the DBG's Advisory Council, has designed the menu to ensure a seasonal farm-fresh experience and SoDel Concepts Pastry Chef Dru Tevis has created a delicious array of desserts.

THE EVENING

Cocktails 5:00

HARVEST TABLE
Assorted Artisan Meats & Cheeses
Grilled Marinated Late Summer Vegetables
Roasted Marinated Wild Mushrooms
Roasted Artichokes | Truffle Ricotta
Smoked Salmon Deviled Farm Eggs
Pickles | Olives | Nuts
Assorted Artisan Breads | Crackers & Crostini

RAW BAR BOAT
Salt Shaker Oysters | Mignonette Sauce
Cocktail Shrimp
Chilled Baby Lobster Tails | Hot Butter

 
 

Dinner 6:00

PLATED SALAD
Heirloom Tomato | Roasted Corn | Cucumbers
Feta Cheese | Arugula | Fresh Herbs | Red Wine Vinaigrette

PLATED DINNER
Oven Roasted Filet Mignon | Herb Oil
Jumbo Crab Cake | Imperial Sauce
Roasted Local Baby Carrot | Red Potato & Farm Bean Salad

FAMILY STYLE ASSORTED DESSERTS
Cookies | Caramel Nut Bars | Marshmallow Treats
Cinnamon Apple Cake
 

A COOL DRINK FOR A HOT DAY

This year, Banks Wine and Spirits, one of DBG’s most loyal and generous supporters, is offering a refreshing Margarita Bar during this year’s Grand Opening Dinner.  

Come join us as we sip margaritas by the Meadow Garden!

OUR DINNER PARTNERS
Fantastic dinner presented by SoDel Concepts
Fine wines provided by Banks Wines & Spirits
Specialty beer provided by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Lighted dinner tent by Coastal Tented Events

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES
Enjoy piano music and vocals provided by Vincent Varrassi---for listening and dancing
Margaritas provided by Banks Wines & Spirits
Surprise seasonal cocktail provided by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
$50,000 Challenge Match presented by
Ron Bass & George Robbins

If either the Dinner Party Tickets or the Table for 10 indicates SOLD OUT, please contact Sheryl Swed at 202-262-9856 or sherylswed@delawaregardens.org to be added to the wait list for that item.

Note: Sorry no rain date or refunds


EVENT SPONSORS

PRESENTING SPONSORS BLUE LUPINE
Bancroft Construction
Ron Bass & George Robbins
Blessing Greenhouses and Compost Facility
Town of Dagsboro
George & Lynch
Carol McCloud
Nickle Electric
Edward V. A. Kussy
Pennoni
Ray Sander & Sheryl Swed
Serendipity Quilt Shop
Sussex County Conservation District
Sussex County Council
Sussex County Land Trust
Yorkston Consulting

GENTIAN SPONSORS
Baird Mandalas Brockstedt LLC
Barefoot Gardeners Garden Club
Brent & Malinda Baker
Carol & Tom Bason
Peter E Carter
Envirotech
Good Earth Market & Organic Farm
Steve & Valerie Parsons
Village Improvement Association of Rehoboth
WN Builders

SUNFLOWER SPONSORS
Junis Adkins
Babikow Wholesale Nursery
Cavano’s Perennials, Inc.
Ray Bojarski & Diann Corsnitz
Coastal Plant Care
Coastal Point
Susan Crampton Davis
Delaware Electric Coop
Faith Denault
Craig Haggerty
Jefferson, Urian, Doane & Sterner, P.A.
Lake | Flato Architects
Barbara Peters
Jan Poli
Rodney & Sue Robinson
Robinson Anderson Summers, Inc Landscape Architects
Angela & Kurt Schaab
SEA Studio, LLC
Kelly Sheridan & Deb Quinton

BIRD'S FOOT VIOLET SPONSORS
Margaret & Larry Brian
Peter & Frances Buttenheim
Salon on Central
I G Burton & Company
Sam & Cyndi Cashdollar
Dagsboro Paint & Wallpaper
Fred & Judy Dayhoff
Delmarva Environmental, Inc.
Nikki Foy Designs
Fulton Bank
Jackson & Erik Haggerty
Kathy Johnson
Robert & Karen King
Marylinda Maddi
New Moon Nursery
Brian Trader & Tyler Monteith
Alison Willocks


DIRECTIONS

We also invite you to become a Sponsor of the
Delaware Botanic Gardens Grand Opening Fundraising Dinner.
Can't join us for the fun, but would like to make a donation go to Make a donation
on this web site. All sponsorships, ticket sales and donations will help us
GROW THE GARDEN in 2020!

View Event →
2019 Sponsorships for DBG's Annual Fundraising Dinner Party
Sep
12
5:01 PM17:01

2019 Sponsorships for DBG's Annual Fundraising Dinner Party

Save the date and become a sponsor for the DBG Grand Opening Dinner Party presented by Chef Ronnie Burkle of SoDel Concepts under a beautiful sail cloth tent from Coastal Tented Events, with special wines from Banks Wine & Spirits, appetizers and selected beer from Dogfish Head Brewery, music by Vincent Varrassi with special guests, renowned Meadow Plantsman Piet Oudolf, and Honorary Co-chairs, Carla and Jack Markell.

Hosts.jpg

Hope to see you under the big tent!

Event Sponsors to Date

PRESENTING SPONSORS BLUE LUPINE
Bancroft Construction
Ron Bass & George Robbins
Blessing Greenhouses and Compost Facility
Town of Dagsboro
George & Lynch
Carol McCloud
Nickle Electric
Edward V. A. Kussy
Pennoni
Ray Sander & Sheryl Swed
Serendipity Quilt Shop
Sussex County Conservation District
Sussex County Council
Sussex County Land Trust
Yorkston Consulting

GENTIAN SPONSORS
Baird Mandalas Brockstedt LLC
Barefoot Gardeners Garden Club
Brent & Malinda Baker
Carol & Tom Bason
Peter E Carter
Envirotech
Good Earth Market & Organic Farm
Steve & Valerie Parsons
Village Improvement Association of Rehoboth
WN Builders

SUNFLOWER SPONSORS
Junis Adkins
Babikow Wholesale Nursery
Cavano’s Perennials, Inc.
Ray Bojarski & Diann Corsnitz
Coastal Plant Care
Coastal Point
Susan Crampton Davis
Delaware Electric Coop
Faith Denault
Craig Haggerty
Jefferson, Urian, Doane & Sterner, P.A.
Lake | Flato Architects
Barbara Peters
Jan Poli
Rodney & Sue Robinson
Robinson Anderson Summers, Inc Landscape Architects
Angela & Kurt Schaab
SEA Studio, LLC
Kelly Sheridan & Deb Quinton

BIRD'S FOOT VIOLET SPONSORS
Margaret & Larry Brian
Peter & Frances Buttenheim
Salon on Central
I G Burton & Company
Sam & Cyndi Cashdollar
Dagsboro Paint & Wallpaper
Fred & Judy Dayhoff
Delmarva Environmental, Inc.
Nikki Foy Designs
Fulton Bank
Jackson & Erik Haggerty
Kathy Johnson
Robert & Karen King
Marylinda Maddi
New Moon Nursery
Brian Trader & Tyler Monteith
Alison Willocks

Sponsorship Opportunities

PRESENTING SPONSORS BLUE LUPINE  |  $5,000
4 tickets with reserved seating
Business logo / Individual name in Fall Newsletter
Business logo with link / Individual name on the DBG website
Business logo / Individual name in program
Business Individual name in thank-you ad in local paper and on Facebook
An exclusive perennial featured in the Meadow Garden designed by Piet Oudolf

GENTIAN SPONSORS  |  $2,500
2 tickets with reserved seating
Business Logo with link / Individual name on the DBG website
Business / Individual name in program
Business / Individual name in thank-you ad in local paper

SUNFLOWER SPONSORS  |  $1,000
1 ticket with reserved seating
Name on the DBG website
Name in program
Name in thank-you ad in local paper

BIRD'S FOOT VIOLET SPONSORS  |  $500
Name on the DBG website
Name in event program
Name in thank-you ad in local paper

Become a Dinner Party Sponsor to Benefit
Delaware Botanic Gardens

2019 Delaware Botanic Garden Grand Opening Dinner Party Sponsors
from 500.00

If you would rather fill out our Sponsorship form and mail it to us you can download it here. Sponsorship orders will be accepted for the Grand Opening Party through August 26, 2019.

Amount:
Quantity:
I'M IN!
View Event →