Valentine’s Day Concert at Fairchild

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Valentine’s Day Concert at Fairchild Features

Kevin Mahogany and the Frost Concert Jazz Band

Coral Gables, FL, February 2, 2011—Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Fairchild has the perfect way to spend it with that special someone! On Monday, February 14, Fairchild will hold its annual Valentines Day concert—this year featuring the smooth sounds of jazz singer Kevin Mahogany and the University of Miami’s premiere large ensemble the Frost Concert Jazz Band. Don’t miss out--their music will surely set the mood on the most romantic night of the year!

Bring a picnic basket (Gourmet picnic baskets  are available from Creative Tastes) and a blanket and let the dreamy music and the beauty of Fairchild make this Valentine‘s Day a night to remember.

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m.

Ticket prices:

  • Fairchild Members $60, Non-members $75
  • VIP ticket: Members: $150.00; Non-members: $175.00-VIP includes reserved seating at a table, buffet dinner and wine.
  • Student (with ID): $20

 Purchase your tickets online , at The Shop at Fairchild or contact Special Events at 305.667.1651, ext. 3377.

About Fairchild

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. It is one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and Middle East. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden houses palm and cycad collections that are nationally recognized by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), has the world’s greatest living collection of palms and cycads; an education program reaching more than 70,000 school children per year; hosts popular events like the International Chocolate Festival, International Mango Festival and International Orchid Festival, the Edible Garden Festival, the Ramble, concerts, affiliated plant society shows and sales and more; and, is a not-for-profit organization relying on the support of its 45,000 members and benefactors. Fairchild hosts major art events such as Les Lalanne at Fairchild and Yoko Ono’s Wishing Grove this year, Yayoi Kusama at Fairchild last year, Mark di Suvero, Fernando Botero, Dale Chihuly and Kris Martin at Fairchild in 2008, Botero, Lichtenstein and Chihuly at Fairchild in 2007 and Chihuly at Fairchild in 2005 and 2006. Fairchild is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables (Miami), Florida 33156, just a thirty minute drive from South Beach. Admission is $25 for adults, $18 for seniors, $12 for children 6-17 and free to children 5 and under and Fairchild members. For more information, please visit us at www.fairchildgarden.org and on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contacts:

Paula Fernández de los Muros                                      Kim Bobson

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden                                 Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

pfernandez@fairchildgarden.org                                    Kbobson@fairchildgarden.org

305-667-1651, ext. 3392                                                 305-667-1651, ext 3371

 

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