|SARASOTA, Fla. – Grab a lawn chair or blanket and find a shady seat in the banyan grove at Selby Gardens. It’s time for the Fall Music Series. Sundays in October, the gardens are filled with sweet melodies from area musicians and entertainers from 1 to 3 p.m.
The First Brass kicked off the music series with the “Red, White and Brass: American Salute” Oct. 6. Other bands scheduled to perform are O Som Do Jazz, Lauren Mitchell Band and Key Chorale. A variety of grilled entrees and beverages from Local Coffee + Tea will be available for purchase. Garden guests are encouraged to bring folding chairs and lawn blankets, but coolers are not allowed in.
Tickets are free for Selby Gardens members, $5 for member guests and $17 for non-members. Admission is free for children 11 and under, but tickets are required. For more information about the Fall Music Series and the performers, visit www.selby.org or call 941-366-5731.
About Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a leader in the display and study of orchids, bromeliads, gesneriads, epiphytes and tropical plants with a focus on botany, horticulture and environmental education. The mission of Selby Gardens is to provide an oasis of inspiration and tranquility, while furthering the understanding and appreciation of plants, especially epiphytes. For more information, please visit www.selby.org.
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas, regular admission $17 (ages 12 and up), ages 6-11 $6, Members and children 5 and under enter free. Contact us at (941) 366-5731 or selby.org. Get social at www.facebook.com/selbygardens or www.twitter.com/selbygardens.