By: Cheryl Johnson | Category: In Our Communities | Issue: September 2007
Jola Houchin, committee member, Lucy Lockwood, committee chair, Lynn Wheatley, decorating chair, Tracy Winters-Stow, wine chair, and Thom Golden, Tulsa Garden Center Executive Director, are working to make this year’s event outstanding.
The Tulsa Garden Center is pleased to announce the return of Tulsa’s premiere fall wine and food event. Presented by the Kivisto Family Foundation, An Evening of Wine and Roses will be held in the Tulsa Rose Garden on Friday, October 12, from 7:30 to 10 p.m.
An Evening of Wine and Roses is one of the region’s largest wine-tasting events. Over 150 different wines will be featured from around the world and will be paired with exquisite food from more than 25 of Tulsa’s top restaurants and caterers. Attendees are sure to enjoy the combination of amazing food and wine under the stars while strolling through a garden full of roses at their peak fall bloom. The event is one of Tulsa’s most talked about events.
Live music will also be featured at the event, in addition to dancing and a silent auction. Ticket prices for An Evening of Wine and Roses are $60 for Tulsa Garden Center members and $75 for non-members. Reservations are required for this popular event, and space is limited.
Before the event opens to the public, event sponsors will receive a special invitation to a private patron tasting. This tasting showcases a selection of premium vintners’ favorite wines paired with exquisite food from Tulsa’s top chefs. Please call the Tulsa Garden Center for additional information on sponsor opportunities and benefits.
The Tulsa Garden Center, located in historic Woodward Park, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide a variety of horticultural and environmental education opportunities for the community. The organization serves as horticultural headquarters for the Tulsa area. A primary goal is to promote learning about plants through educational and recreational programs while preserving the heritage of its historic building. The Tulsa Garden Center fulfills its role as part of a larger botanical community by advocating responsible stewardship of plants and their habitats. It frequently sponsors lectures, classes, shows and special events. Nearly 30 affiliated organizations call Tulsa Garden Center home for horticultural and environmental activities.
An Evening of Wine and Roses attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Proof of age is required at the event. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Tulsa Garden Center and will help the organization further develop a horticultural knowledge in Tulsa.
For reservations or more information, call the Tulsa Garden Center at (918) 746-5125 or visit the organization online at www.tulsagardencenter.com. Do not miss out on a fun night of great food and wine. Make your reservations today.