Puttin' on the Ritz, A Black and White Affair is the theme for the 23nd annual Tribute to the Trees concert, as is pictured in Debbie Blackwell's lovely 2013 poster. The Concert features the Palo Alto
This fundraiser for the Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens happens Saturday, June 15, 2013. The Park opens 3:30 PM. Dinner is at 5:00 PM. The Concert begins at 6:30 PM.
Get out your best bib and tucker and join the fun! Come early and enjoy the Silent Auction, Raffles, Gardens Boutique and more. Al
fresco supper, catered by Chef Kate Chadwick of the Dogwood Diner, will be served at 5:00 PM or bring
your own picnic and relax in the ambiance that only the Botanical Gardens can provide. To add to the
enjoyment of the evening, you are invited to wear Black & White apparel.
Beginning at 6:30 PM the world famous Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Ben Simon,
conductor and Music Director, will present "a musical program that travels from Vivaldi's exuberant
quadruple violin concerto, featuring four soloists from the PACO orchestra, to a world premiere by the
young composer, Stephen Spies."" The program will also include pieces by Gershwin, Puccini, Donizetti
and Raymond Scott's, The Penguin. A sure bet... he's already dressed for this year's festivities!
Ticket Price for the Concert Only is $20 adults, $10 students. For both Dinner & Concert, tickets are $45 adults, $25 students. Membership and Group Discounts are Available. Tickets go on sale May 14, 2013. Reservations are recommended. The deadline for dinner reservations is June 7. Contact the Box Office, Dunsmuir Recreation District. Call 530-235-4740 or email email@example.com.
Accepting credit cards: Master Card, Visa, & Discover Card