Solstice Soiree: Gala in the Gardens

An evening of entertainment, auction, and food in celebration and support of the Arboretum.


Patron Sponsor Levels

Gold Patron Table at $6,000
Table for 10

Silver Patron Table at $3,000 
Table for 10

Patron Individual at $500
One reservation.

Guest Individual at $250 
One reservation to the Gala. $100 tax-deductible.

Gala Co-Chairs

Jennifer Allen
Georgia Thompson



Linda Cutler
Judy Fulk 
Isabel Keating
M.E. Kirwan
Marla Ordway
Jenny Verner
Susan Bachman West

Event Timeline

5:30 p.m.Reception in the Perennial Gardens with cocktails, unique appetizers, live music and Silent Auction bidding.
7:00 p.m.Gala Dinner and program al fresco in the Sensory Garden. Silent Auction bidding closes at 7:30 p.m.
8:00 p.m.Dessert and Live Auction featuring exclusive Arboretum and trip experiences.
8:45 p.m.Closing remarks, grateful thanks and checkout opens for auction purchases in Oswald Visitor Center.
9:15 p.m.After Party - more details to come

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation appreciates your support. Email to for more information.

For sponsorship opportunities and event inquiries, please contact Wendy Composto:

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation is a 501 (c)3 tax deductible organization.


Guest emcee: Belinda Jensen, KARE-11 TV. Hosted by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation. 

Presenting Sponsor

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