Boone County Arboretum: Autumn Affair

  • September 21, 2019
  • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
  • St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center 3861 Olympic Blvd Erlanger, KY 41018

Organization: Boone County Arboretum

"Roaring Into The Next 20"
The 2019 Autumn Affair

Join us for a "Roaring 20s" themed evening gala as we celebrate the 20-year anniversary of Boone County Arboretum, look forward to our next 20 years of growth, and recognize the contributions of leaders in the community around us.

Saturday, September 21, 2019
6:30 PM until 10:00 PM

Past participants should read the following carefully for important changes from previous years.

New Location!

This year's Autumn Affair will be held at the St. Elizabeth Training and Education Centerin Erlanger, KY -- a larger space that is closer to the urban core of our region.

St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center
3861 Olympic Blvd
Erlanger, KY 41018
(just off the I-275, Mineola Pike exit)

Presented By:
Owen Electric
Owen Electric Cooperative.

Also Sponsored By:
* Ammon Nursery
* Bartlett Tree Experts
* Eason Horticultural Resources
* Maddox Garden Center
* Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum
* St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Sponsorship opportunities still available.

2019 Award of Excellence Recipients:

Corporate Supporter of Excellence:Owen Electric Cooperative
Community Leader of Excellence: Steve Foltz (Director of Horticulture, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden)
Community Project of Excellence: St. Timothy Catholic Church (Vegetable Garden)

A Fun, 1920s-Themed Evening Gala

Admission includes food-by-the-bite, a beer and wine bar, music and dancing, and a silent auction of unique gift baskets and the region's largest offering of rare and unusual plants! DJ Bill Spradlin will be spinning up the music hits from the era, and our honorary Emcee this year is John Gumm, Meteorologist at Local 12 Television.

In keeping with the theme, guests may wish to dress in 1920s party attire, completely optional.

Autumn Affair Raffle: If you are unable to attend but would still like to support the event, consider purchasing raffle chances:

1st Prize - A $500 gift certificate to Maddox Garden Center for plant material or landscaping services.

2nd Prize - A one-night stay at Earthjoy Village Treehouse Adventures in Augusta, KY, with gift cards / tickets to nearby Baker-Bird Winery, Beehive Augusta Tavern & Restaurant (~$350 total value).

3rd Prize - $250 cash.

Raffle tickets are $10 each (or get six for $50 - discount only applies if all six are filled out in the same person's name), and can be purchased online here or in person from FBCA members. Raffle tickets will also be sold at the event, up until to the drawing near the end of the evening.

Pre-registration is required by September 7. General admission is $50, discounted to $45 for Friends of Boone County Arboretum members (membership info | application).

All proceeds benefit the Environmental Education Outreach Fund and the Arboretum On Wheels.

Hosted by Friends of Boone County Arboretum

Friends of Boone County Arboretum is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002 to support the work of Boone County Arboretum. Members are community advocates for the Arboretum, creating awareness and encouraging participation. For membership information, please visit their page, or contact us directly. Interested in becoming a member? Sign up now.

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