FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media contact: Brooke LeMaire
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
305-667-1651, ext. 3392
GRAMMY-NOMINATED VOCALIST RENEE OLSTEAD
TO PERFORM AT FAIRCHILD’S VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT
Coral Gables, FL, January 25, 2016 – There’s no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than spending time with your loved ones amid 83 acres of tropical beauty. On Sunday, February 14 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., visitors to the lush Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will be serenaded by the lovely vocals of Grammy-nominated artist Renee Olstead at the annual Valentine’s Day Concert. Pack a picnic basket and blanket and enjoy a romantic night under the stars.
Ticket prices vary. Concert admission is $75 for the general public, $60 for Fairchild members, $25 for students with ID, $20 for children 6-18, and free for children 5 and under. Guests can also reserve a romantic candlelit dinner and wine for $175 (general public) or $150 (members).
Tickets can be purchased by phone or online. Please call 305-667-1651 or visit the Valentine’s Day Concert webpage.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m., rain or shine. Parking is free. This year’s concert is sponsored by Marriot Miami Dadeland and Courtyard Marriot.
Born in Houston, Texas, Renee Olstead has amassed more than nine seasons of television appearing in hit shows like CBS’s “Still Standing” and ABC Family’s “Secret Life of the American Teenager.” She also starred in the 2015 Universal Pictures movie “Unfriended.” Her acting prowess is matched only by her vocal talent. She signed on to Warner Brothers Records at age 12 and completed two albums produced by Grammy-winner David Foster. Renee’s debut album received a Grammy nomination for the song “Summertime” and a Golden Globe nod for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture, “Christmas in Love.”
About Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Established in 1938 and comprising 83 acres in Miami, Fla., Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. The world-renowned plant collections feature palms, cycads, orchids, tropical fruit trees and more. Fairchild has the largest education program of any metropolitan area, reaching more than 200,000 schoolchildren each year with environmental programs like The Fairchild Challenge. It aims to inspire a greater knowledge and love for plants and gardening so that all can enjoy the beauty and bounty of the tropical world. Special events include Chocolate, Mango, and Orchid Festivals in addition to an annual art exhibition, concerts, plant sales and more.