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!

Garden Folk

July 20th, 2017 6pm-9pm

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.

While The Parsons may not be “this year’s model,” they are a rare vintage model string trio who’ve been making music together for nearly 30 years.  ​Jon and Caroline Parsons and their longtime sidekick Jerome Hawkes are gifted songwriters, singers and multi-instrumentalists.  Come share an evening of songs and stories with one of the Cape Fear region’s best acoustic bands.

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!

Latin Soiree

August 17th

Anna Fiore is back at the Garden to dance and immerse you in Latin culture.

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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