Come see the Garden in a different light, we are extending our hours to bring you Third Thursdays! Beginning March 16th and continuing through September, come soak up nature till 9 PM in the Garden. Each month’s “Third Thursday” is a bit different from the next and sure to be fun! Evenings are free with a membership or paid admission!

Latin Soiree

August 17th, 2017 6pm-9pm

Explore the dynamic world of Cuban Salsa with Anna Fiore of A la Fiore Arts! 
Rueda de Casino is the synchronized swimming of the Latin dance world! Originally from Cuba, Rueda de Casino is a fun, energetic group dance that involves several couples switching partners through various moves called out by a designated leader. It’s a great way to meet and connect with new people in a laid-back environment. Don’t worry, you don’t need any previous salsa experience to attend this class. If you have a partner, great! If not, no worries, you can still join the fun!
Feast on amazing Peurto Rican and Carribean cuisine from My Boricua Kitchen and quench your thirst at our cash bar!
Local artist, Trish Brownlee, will be displaying her work from 4-9pm in the entry pavilion! Stop by to see her and learn more about the papermaking process. Check the calendar for workshops to leave with your own handmade paper creations.

Tango unTapped

March 16th

A performance of Tango throughout the years with tacos and beer!

Beer, BBQ, & Boots

April 20th

Whiskey Pines from Southern Pines will be performing live all night! Enjoy BBQ from My Daddy’s BBQ food truck and craft beer from our cash bar!

Beachy Keen

May 18th

Relax and dance the shag to Carolina beach music and grab food from Skewed up!

Piano Pizzazz

June 15th

A night of tickling the ivories with Casey T. Cotton who will have you laughing the night away! Purchase yummy food from R Burger and beer & wine from our cash bar!

Garden Folk

July 20th

Enjoy folk music with The Parsons and meet Mark Weathington, author of Gardening in the South. Feast on My Daddy’s BBQ and purchase beer and wine from our cash bar.

Foodscaping 101

September 21st


Want to learn how to be sustainable? Author & Horticulturalist, Brie Arthur, explains how you can eat your yard with edible landscaping.

Third Thursday Series brought to you by:

“Music in the Garden” program support provided in memory of Jerry Leggett

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