Sep
6
5:00 PM17:00

2018 Tickets for the Garden Dinner Party

Annual Delaware Botanic Gardens
Dinner Party


Honorary Co-chairs
Chuck and Annette Pennoni

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First time on the Garden Site

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6, 2018  |  5:00 PM TO 8:00 PM  |  TICKETS $200

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Join us as we gather for the Annual Delaware Botanic Gardens Fundraising Dinner Party — first time on the DBG site. Enjoy the evening in a beautiful open-air setting, sipping wine while dining in view of the Piet Oudolf Meadow Garden.

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.

THE EVENING

Cocktails 5:00

HARVEST TABLE
Assorted Artisan Meats & Cheeses
Grilled Late Summer Vegetables
Marinated Artichokes
Crab Deviled Farm Eggs
Smoked Bluefish Dip
Chorizo & Pinenut Stuffed Cremini Mushrooms
Skirt Steak Skewers | Garden Herb Oil
Pickles | Olives | Nuts
Assorted Artisan Breads | Crackers & Crostini

Dinner 6:00

PLATED SALAD
Local Peaches | Grilled Corn | Shaved Poblano Pepper
Red Onion | Arugula & Frisee Lettuce | Garden Herbs
Local Honey Chili Vinaigrette
Freshly Baked Bread & Herb Butter

PLATED DINNER
Country Fried Chicken
Crab Imperial Stuffed Lobster Tail
Roasted New Potato & Green Bean Salad

GRAB & GO DESERT
Bumble Berry Hand Pie
 

America’s Native Spirit for Delaware’s Native Garden

Again this year, Banks Wine and Spirits, one of DBG’s most loyal and generous supporters, is offering their bourbon feature during this year’s Garden Party.  Ted Banks will host a great Bourbon Tasting event featuring four single barrel bourbons including Basil Hayden, Maker’s Mark 46, Knob Creek and the Banks personally selected private Knob Creek barrel from Kentucky. Our Farm Dinner attendees can sample these great offerings as straight or mixed during the Cocktail Hour.

Come join us as we sip Bourbon for the Botanic!!

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
Music provided by Vincent Varrassi
Bourbon tasting provided by Banks Wines & Spirits
Surprise seasonal cocktail provided by
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
$50,000 Challenge Match presented by
Ron Bass & George Robbins

EVENT SPONSORS

BLUE LUPINE SPONSORS
Ron Bass and George Robbins
Delaware Electric Cooperative
Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs
George & Lynch
Carla and Jack Markell
Nickle Electric
Pennoni
Sussex County Council
Sussex County Land Trust
Ray Sander and Sheryl Swed
Town of Dagsboro
Yorkston Consulting

GENTIAN SPONSORS
Brent and Malinda Baker
Sally Boswell
Baird Mandalas Brockstedt, LLC
Delaware Community Foundation
Serendipity Quilt Shop
Margaretta K. Stabler

SUNFLOWER SPONSORS
Bancroft Construction Company
By the Yard
Cape Gazette
Peter E. Carter
Faith Denault
Envirotech
Barefoot Gardeners Club
Cavano’s Perennials, Inc.
Good Earth Market & Organic Farm
Nancy J. Hoffman
Jefferson, Urian, Doane & Sterner, P.A.
John G. McCarthy and Peter D. Maller
Carol McCloud
North Creek Nurseries, Inc.
Valerie and Steve Parsons
Barbara Peters
Coastal Point
Jayne's Reliable
Jane Van Remoortere
Jane Rice
Robert and Betty Shellenbarger

BIRD'S FOOT VIOLET SPONSORS
Anonymous
Accent On Travel
Jane Blue and Louisa Watrel
Raymond F. Book & Associates
Larry and Margaret Brain
Dagsboro Days
Dagsboro Paint & Wallpaper Inc.
Henry and Marcia DeWitt
Paul E. and Sharon Dillon
Fulton Bank
Carol Gellner Levin
Ocean City Elks Lodge
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies
Craig Haggerty
Oksana and Robert Hoey
Jean Morrison and Greg Knott
Pat and Bradley Okin
CAMP Rehoboth Community Center
Holly and Osamu Shimizu
Southern Sussex Rotary
Douglas Tallamy
Warren's Station

Note: Sorry no rain date or refunds


DIRECTIONS

We also invite you to become a Sponsor of the
Annual Delaware Botanic Gardens Fundraising Dinner.
Can't join us for the fun, but would like to make a donation go to the Join us
page of this web site. All sponsorships, ticket sales and donations will help us
OPEN THE GARDEN GATES in 2019!

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2018 Sponsorships for Annual Delaware Botanic Gardens Fundraising Dinner Party
Sep
6
5:00 PM17:00

2018 Sponsorships for Annual Delaware Botanic Gardens Fundraising Dinner Party

This year's Garden Party, the first time on the DBG site, provides members and friends of the Gardens a unique setting to connect and celebrate the Piet Oudolf Meadow Garden, to see the progress our volunteers have made and to advance plans to Open the Garden Gates in 2019. 

We hope to see you under the big tent!

Event Sponsors to Date

PRESENTING SPONSORS BLUE LUPINE
Ron Bass and George Robbins
Delaware Electric Cooperative
Delaware Federation of Garden Clubs
George & Lynch
Carla and Jack Markell
Nickle Electric
Pennoni
Sussex County Council
Sussex County Land Trust
Ray Sander and Sheryl Swed
Town of Dagsboro
Yorkston Consulting

GENTIAN SPONSORS
Brent and Malinda Baker
Sally Boswell
Baird Mandalas Brockstedt, LLC
Delaware Community Foundation
Serendipity Quilt Shop
Margaretta K. Stabler

SUNFLOWER SPONSORS
Bancroft Construction Company
By the Yard
Cape Gazette
Peter E. Carter
Faith Denault
Envirotech
Barefoot Gardeners Club
Cavano’s Perennials, Inc.
Good Earth Market & Organic Farm
Nancy J. Hoffman
Jefferson, Urian, Doane & Sterner, P.A.
John G. McCarthy and Peter D. Maller
Carol McCloud
North Creek Nurseries, Inc.
Valerie and Steve Parsons
Barbara Peters
Coastal Point
Janye's Reliable
Jane Van Remoortere
Jane Rice
Robert and Betty Shellenbarger

BIRD'S FOOT VIOLET SPONSORS
Anonymous
Accent On Travel
Jane Blue and Louisa Watrel
Raymond F. Book & Associates
Larry and Margaret Brain
Dagsboro Days
Dagsboro Paint & Wallpaper Inc.
Henry and Marcia DeWitt
Paul E. and Sharon Dillon
Fulton Bank
Carol Gellner Levin
Ocean City Elks Lodge
Griffin Greenhouse Supplies
Craig Haggerty
Oksana and Robert Hoey
Jean Morrison and Greg Knott
Pat and Bradley Okin
CAMP Rehoboth Community Center
Holly and Osamu Shimizu
Southern Sussex Rotary
Douglas Tallamy
Warren's Station

Sponsorship Opportunities

PRESENTING SPONSORS BLUE LUPINE  |  $5,000
4 tickets with reserved seating
Business logo / Individual name in Summer 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
Exclusive collection of 5 perennials 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
Reserved seating
Name on the DBG website
Name in event program
Name in thank-you ad in local paper

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