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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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Symphony at the Gardens 2024

Sunday, August 11, 2024
at 12:00PM and 2:30PM
on the Event Lawn at the Gardens

Symphony of the Redwoods is proud to present a set of outdoor concerts at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. At noon, the Mendocino Woodwind Quintet will perform chamber music written for the woodwind quintet in a lighthearted way. Then at 2:30 pm, Bob Ayre's Big Band will present a selection of swinging tunes from the 1930's and onward. Beverages and light snacks will also be available at concession tables. The concerts will be professionally mic-d to enhance the outdoor music listening experience. There will be a limited amount of chairs available on a first-come-first-served basis and plenty of opportunities to spread out on the grass while listening to this great music.

 

TICKETS
The concerts are free to attend with the cost of regular Gardens admission which can be purchased the door, no special event ticket is needed. Discounted admission is available for Mendocino County locals ($10), children ($0 - $8), and anyone with an EBT or WIC card (Museums for All rate $2). CLICK HERE to see a full list of admission rates.

 

Mendocino Woodwind Quintet, 12:00PM

Kathleen Reynolds, flute; Beth Aiken, oboe; Eric Kritz, clarinet; Randy Masselink, french horn; and Eva von Bahr, bassoon, will present a delightful program of light and engaging music ranging from J. Haydn to S. Joplin and others fitting for a summer afternoon in the Gardens. Come ready to hear the best of chamber music written for the woodwind quintet in a lighthearted way.

 

Bob Ayre's Big Band, 2:30PM

Bob Ayre's Big Band (previously known as Boonville Big Band) will present a selection of swinging tunes from the 1930's and onward. This long-time coastal Big Band will put a smile on your face and a tap in your feet. Come ready to hear and rock out to the best Big Band on the Mendocino Coast!

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Date: Sunday, August 11, 2024