Marie Selby Gardens Associates Present the 2nd Annual Wine, Dine, & Pine on November 30, 2011

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October 01, 2011 – Sarasota, Florida: Presented by the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Associates, the spectacular Wine, Dine & Pine fundraiser returns on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Great Room by the Bay. This Sarasota Chic event will feature jewelry, tableware and one-of-a-kind trees creatively decorated by local artists and businesses.   Silent Auction bidding closes at 7:00pm. For sponsorship information, please contact Emily Lane 941/366-5731 ext.267 or  Proceeds of Wine, Dine, and Pine benefit the Gardens. 

Reservations for the event are $50 per person and include wine, cheeses, and appetizers provided by The Fresh Market with music by the Scott Blum Trio.  Reservations are required and can be made at beginning October 15th.  You may prefer to send your check for the event to the Associates Group at The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236, to the attention of Wine, Dine & Pine Tickets.  This fundraising event is open to the public. 

If you are a member of Selby Gardens, you are eligible to join the Selby Gardens Associates.  The Associates are an auxiliary group of volunteers who love to find ways to support the Gardens through volunteerism, special events, education, and ambassadorship. The Associates have supported the mission of the Gardens since 1980 through their effort to serve, support, and grow the Gardens.  The Associates’ activities and programs provide a friendly, social experience for members, while providing value for the Gardens. Members receive monthly newsletters, enjoy luncheons, programs, and fundraisers during the season.  Annual dues are Patron $100, Contributing $50, Associate $35.   

Thank you to our sponsor: THE FRESH MARKET

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. For more information please visit our website.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas, regular admission $17, Members and children 11 and under enter free, (941) 366-5731 or our website.  Get social at or