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In the Gardens Annual Fundraiser

June 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens’ Annual Fundraiser:

Join us in support of children’s education initiatives and for the debut of our night illumination…

In the Gardens!

Now seeking event hosts and business partners!

Contact Sarah Warran, Marketing & Events Coordinator to learn how you or your business can play a key role in supporting FBBG’s Children’s Education programs! 414-525-5661 or swarran@fbbg.org


Valet Parking | Music by the Terry Smirl Jazz Trio
5:30 – 6:30 | Sample themed cocktails, cash bar & docent-led Garden Walks
5:30 – 7:30 | Browse a unique selection of items in our Silent Auction
7:30 – 8:00 | Bid on exciting Boerner-centered packages in our Live Auction
6:30 – 8:30 | Enjoy gourmet selections prepared by Zilli Hospitality Group
9:00 | Watch the gardens light up around you for the first time!
9:15 – 10:00 | Guided night tour led by lighting designer Joel Reinders

Event Highlights:

Gourmet Dinner
Delicious variety of passed hors d’oeuvres and food stations
Tantalizing assortment of delicious desserts | Coffee bar with flavored coffees & garnishes

Auction Highlights
Exclusive rose package from world renowned rosarian, William Radler
Private candlelight dinners in the Gardens prepared by Zilli Hospitality Group
Exciting China Lights packages | One-of-a-kind pieces by local artists

Special opportunities to support FBBG’s outcomes-driven youth & adult educational programs

Night Garden Lighting Debut
Celebrate with us as we turn on the lights…In the Gardens!
Exclusive night tour of the gardens led by lighting designer Joel Reinders of Reinders, Inc.

…And much more!


Huge thanks to our event sponsors and supporters!


    Proudly supporting Milwaukee County Parks      


Ellie Boerner & Greg Schlichting
Roger L. Boerner Family
Bob & Heidi Hanley
Margarete and David Harvey
David and Camille Kundert
Mary Ann & Charles LaBahn
Denasha Scott & George Charnecki
John & Leslie Zaganczyk


June 15, 2018
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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(414) 525-5653 | All Rights Reserved.
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