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Concerts in the Garden Series - Thursdays, July 15-August 19 - Jul 13, 2010

Enjoy a picnic dinner at Concerts in the Garden

by Lisa Andre, Event Services Coordinator

Relax and enjoy live music in a peaceful garden setting located in Green Bay Botanical Garden’s Agnes Schneider Terrace.  Green Bay Botanical Garden will host a six concert series every Thursday starting this week and running through August 19th.

Concerts in the Garden Series:

July 15, 2010: Green Bay Symphony Orchestra Greenhouse Jazz Ensemble: Made up of musicians from the GBSO, the Greenhouse Jazz group is sure to delight with standard jazz favorites, Broadway classics and favorite pop tunes.  Get into the groove when you join us for a concert featuring Greenhouse Jazz – Paul Ristau (drums), Andy Sachen (bass), Tom Ditzler (piano) and Steve Schani (viola).

July 22, 2010:  Big Mouth and the Power Tools: This is a group that commands its audience to feel the music and have fun with great rhythm and blues classics, funk, soul, rock and roll with a chemistry all their own.  This group features a premier horn section.

July 29, 2010:  Patchouli: Patchouli is comprised of Julie & Bruce Hecksel who play real, original, acoustic music with a remarkable capacity to inspire and uplift the human spirit.

August 5, 2010:  Claudia Russell & The Folk Unlimited Orchestra: This group plays a style all their own: eclectic folk music with traces of blues, western swing, rock and county.  Claudia quickly bonds with audiences, winning them over with her powerful voice and signature guitar voicings.

August 12, 2010:  Celtic Consort: A light-hearted musical and pictorial overview of the history of Ireland, featuring traditional Irish music and songs by a Celtic harpist, flute player, fiddler, guitarist, bodhran (Irish drum) player and vocalist.

August 19, 2010:  Bay Area Big Band: An eighteen piece jazz band made up of Allouez and Pulaski community band players, teachers and other friends playing your favorite big band tunes.

Come and enjoy these casual, outdoor events on Thursdays from 6-7:30 pm throughout the summer. Concerts are FREE with admission to the Garden.  Admission rates:  Adults · $7, Children (5-12) · $2, Children 4 and under and Green Bay Botanical Garden members are FREE.  Food & beverages are available on site from Alpha Delights & La Java.  Popcorn, ice cream treats, soda & water are also available.

This series is sponsored by:  Sanimax, Emil & Gail Fischer, George Kress Foundation Inc, Les Stumpf Ford, WFRV-TV 5, Couples Bridge Marathon, Henry & Margaret Czachor, Heartland Business Systems, Billie Kress, Dennis & Karen Langenberg, M&I Bank, Charlie Nickel, Rawson & Mary Price, Jack & Margie Swelstad, and Weyers Equipment.

Bring your chairs, sit back and enjoy! We hope to see you there!

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