Botanic Garden Recess Rescheduled to September 13 Due to Weather
By Beth Milligan | Sept. 8, 2023
Join The Ticker for a special Garden Party Recess at the beautiful Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park on Wednesday, September 13 - rescheduled from September 6 due to weather.
Attendees at The Ticker's monthly after-work happy hour will enjoy socializing and delicious food and beverages on the idyllic grounds of the Botanic Garden, with live blues music provided by Blair Miller. Delicious food - including sliders, artisan sausages, and deviled eggs - will be provided by Anavery Fine Foods, who will also procure and serve a local farm-fresh salad. Drinks will be served by Roaming NoMi Bar Cart, with the Botanic Garden also will providing a mocktail for the event called the Anise Hyssop Lemonade.
Free tractor tours of the grounds will be available every 30 minutes. The Sakura Bonsai Society also will provide an on-site Bonsai demonstration. Guests will be entered into a drawing to win great prizes, including:
> A Botanic Garden package containing a family membership, $50 gift card to the gift shop, and a shrub or tree
> An evening for four botanizing with the Botanic Garden executive director at Sleeping Bear Dunes, with light refreshments served. This prize will also include a family membership.
> Floral centerpieces created by Old Mission Flowers
> A professionally printed 1917 map of the Grand Traverse Commons and Gardens
> A sculpted bonsai from the Sakura Bonsai Society
Admission to Recess is $10 and is open to the public. The event goes from 5pm to 7pm on Wednesday, September 13. The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park is located at 1490 Red Drive next to The Village at Grand Traverse Commons in Traverse City.Comment