Support Local Journalism. Donate to Detroit Metro Times.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Idyllic garden party will raise money for Belle Isle Conservatory

Posted By on Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:07 PM

PHOTO VIA FACEBOOK
  • photo via Facebook
The Belle Isle Aquarium and the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory are the crowned jewels of Detroit's island park — it's hard to argue otherwise. While the rest of the park lies all but dormant in the winter, these structures welcome visitors into their warm fold all year round.

As summer is coming to a close, we have fewer and fewer chances to admire their exterior beauty, so we've got to make each and every one count.

For the last 10 years the Belle Isle Conservancy and leaders of the Grosse Pointe area’s garden club communities have put together an idyllic garden party that takes place just outside the ever-popular Conservatory. Guests are invited to sip cocktails and nosh on strolling hors d'oeuvres under a tent on the Conservatory grounds. This year local crooner Ben Sharkey will provide entertainment, and there will be an art installation by John Sauve. The money raised at the Garden Party will go toward funding outdoor lighting for the Conservatory.



The party starts at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The Conservatory is located at 900 Inselruhe Ave., Detroit. For more information call 800-447-2757 or go to belleisleconservancy.org. Tickets are $50 to $500.

Tags: , , , , ,

We’re keeping you informed…
...and it’s what we love to do. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, Metro Times has been keeping Detroit informed for years.

It’s never been more important to support local news sources. A free press means accountability and a well-informed public, and we want to keep our unique and independent reporting available for many, many years to come.

If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to Metro Times. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture. Thank you.

Read the Digital Print Issue

March 25, 2020

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit