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Celebrate the bounty of field, farm and garden with a savory, multi-course feast.

Diane Holder
Event Chair

Theodora Polamalu
Ryan B. Martin and Dr. Maureen Russell
Honorary Event Co-Chairs

Join friends for an unforgettable Sunday dinner party featuring locally sourced  fare, select wines and special entertainment. As our guest, you will delight in savoring the fresh flavors of a vibrant meal enlivened by the warm spirit of community. It will be a perfect evening for us to celebrate the bounty of the garden together!

V.I.P. Reception 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Fine wines and delectable hors d’oeuvres

Garden to Plate Dinner 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Select wines and garden-to-plate feast
Live entertainment

Benefactor tickets are $200 per person and include the private V.I.P. Reception at 6:30 p.m. and Garden to Plate Dinner at 7:30 p.m.

Patron tickets are $175 per person and include the Garden to Plate Dinner at 7:30 p.m.

Additional support levels include the Chairman's Circle ($5,000), Trustee's Society ($3,000), Director's Circle ($1,000), and Event Donors ($500).

Complimentary valet parking will be available. Attire is garden party casual.

To reserve your tickets, click on the "View Ticket Options" button below, or contact us at 412/651-5281 or reservations@phipps.conservatory.org. Please reply by Aug. 31, 2014.

 
Benefactor

includes private V.I.P. Reception at 6:30 p.m. and Garden to Plate Dinner at 7:30 p.m.

$200     
Patron

includes Garden to Plate Dinner at 7:30 p.m.

$175     
Additional Support - Chairman's Circle

 

$5,000     
Additional Support - Trustee's Society

 

$3,000     
Additional Support - Director's Circle

 

$1,000     
Additional Support - Event Donors

 

$500     


Honorary Host Committee
Phipps also invites you to help us lead this celebration in a special way by joining our Honorary Host Committee.


Proceeds benefit Phipps’ award-winning community outreach programs.

Event Questions? Please call Rachel Kernic at 412/622-6915, ext. 6404.
Ticketing Questions? Please call Cherise Clark at 412/441-4442, ext. 3966.



Other Featured Exhibits & Events

Summer Flower Show
May 10 – Oct. 5, 2014
The whimsical miniature world of Garden Railroad takes center stage at Phipps this summer. With themed railroad displays in multiple exhibit rooms enhanced by unique plantings, interactive features and more, this show will bring the wonder of childhood to visitors of all ages.
Romero the Corpse Flower
Turns Over a New Leaf
Ongoing
Last year, he wowed thousands with his inimitable odor, and this year, he’s back with an amazing new look. After 10 dormant months, Romero has produced an enormous leaf to collect energy for his next big bloom. Visit the Tropical Forest Conservatory to see his transformation firsthand.
Farmers at Phipps
Wednesdays, June – October 2014
2:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Refresh your food shopping experience! Visit our sustainably managed front lawn to browse organic and Certified Naturally Grown fruits, vegetables and more from local farms.
Biophilia: Pittsburgh
Next Meeting Oct. 2, 2014
6 p.m., with networking and refreshments at 5:30 p.m.
Biophilia: Pittsburgh is the pilot chapter for a Biophilia Network of creative minds meeting monthly to discuss strengthening the bond between people and the natural world through education, discussion and action. Meetings are free to attend; advance RSVP is required. Join the conversation!
Party in the Tropics
Select Fridays
Next Party Oct. 3, 2014
7 – 11 p.m.
Ages 21+
Gather your friends and get ready to dine, drink and dance the night away at Phipps! Make our paradise your own as you indulge in sweet and savory morsels, taste unique cocktails, and dance to the beats of a live DJ in our Tropical Forest Conservatory. Entry is free with Conservatory admission.
Members-Only:
BETA Art Tours
First and third Saturdays, July – October 2014
Next Tour Oct. 4
11 a.m. – noon
Discover the BETA Project, a new collection of art at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes designed to enhance and restore the bonds between people and the natural world. Tours are free for members; however, space is limited and reservations are required by the Thursday prior to each tour date. To reserve, please contact us at 412/622-6915, ext. 6505 or members@phipps.conservatory.org.
Fall Flower Show
Oct. 18 – Nov. 9, 2014
In celebration of the harvest season and its changing hues, this colorful exhibit showcases beautiful chrysanthemums, vibrant foliage and other festive flowers as tiny trains wind their way through many of the Conservatory’s display rooms.
Halloween Happenings
Oct. 24, 2014
4 – 8 p.m.
When you feel a chill in the air and start to see pumpkins everywhere, you know it's almost Halloween! Bring costumed kids for a spooktacular time in the gardens as we offer a host of healthy snacks and family fun, including games and a pot-a-plant activity. All activities are free with Conservatory admission.
Native Plant and Sustainability Conference
Nov. 1, 2014
8:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh
Phipps’ annual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference brings together national experts for a one-day forum on plants, landscapes and our roles as environmental stewards. This year’s program pairs an entomologist with a landscape designer to help illuminate how a well-designed landscape can be a place of beauty while fulfilling several important ecological functions.
Garden Railroad
Now Open
A unique twist on the traditional Garden Railroad, this year's display takes you to Phipps Prehistoric Park — a whimsical world where dinosaurs are brought back to life! Full of surprises, detailed models, moving parts and trains, this can't-miss exhibit is a thrilling adventure for all ages.
Tropical Forest India
Now Open
Explore our new exhibit showcasing one of the most botanically rich regions of the world. Highlights include an Ayurvedic healing garden, spice and tea market displays, a stunning temple facade on Special Events Hall, and more!