In a long standing tradition, the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is pleased to present its Sunday concert program open to the public!
Bring your blanket, papers and coffee on Sunday, July 21st from 10 a.m. to noon for the soothing classical performances of Matthew Rosenthal and Hortensia Suleeman. Matthew will perform the double bass and Hortensia will play the Cello. Members are free – Non-members: $5.00.
Later in the day, Red Molly will perform from 5-7 p.m. Since 2004, Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmonies, crisp musicianship, and their warm, engaging stage presence. This past year, the ladies were invited to open for music legend Willie Nelson. They also performed at the venerable RockyGrass festival in Colorado. The Bristol Herald Courier dubbed Red Molly "The Twin City's sweethearts", saying the band "lit up the stage, as a massive crowd of adoring fans sat mesmerized by their silky smooth harmonies and superb musicianship." Members: $5.00 - Non-members: $10.00
Please mark your calendars!! Upcoming classical Sunday morning concerts include: July 28th, Trevor Babb, classical guitar; August 4th, Eric Anderson, clarinet and August 11th, Go Woon Choi, violin. Future evening concerts include: July 28th, Poor Old Shine (A roots Americana band that play folk and traditional Appalachian mountain music in the style of The Band, John Prine and Johnny Cash) and August 4th, The Away Team a sophisticated blues , R&B and Pop band with a touch of Rock & Roll.
Proceeds from these and other events enable the Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens to continue to offer outstanding educational opportunities for people of all ages including several Inspirca children who are awarded summer camp scholarships each summer. Additionally, Certified Master Gardeners offer the seasonal, Monday – Thursday plant clinic for gardeners. The Bartlett Arboretum also serves at-risk inner city children through outreach initiatives and adult education programs.
The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization is celebrating its centennial year this year.
To become a Centennial member visit the website www.bartlettarboretum.org.