Valentine’s Day Concert at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Features Jon Secada
Coral Gables, FL, February 4, 2010—If you and your sweetheart are searching for the perfect Valentine’s Day event on February 14, then you’ll find it at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden this year! Fairchild presents a Valentine’ s Day Concert featuring the sultry sounds of Grammy® award-winning singer and songwriter Jon Secada. Jon and his band will play jazz favorites that will 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: $175.00 includes reserved seating, buffet dinner and wine.
For ticket information or to purchase tickets, please contact Jennifer Baldwin, Special Events Coordinator, at 305.663.8058 or order your ticket online.
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 52,000 school children per year; hosts popular events like the International Chocolate Festival, International Mango Festival and International Orchid 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 Yayoi Kusama at Fairchild this 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 $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 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.