Join us for a very popular day of festivities! Polish Food, Dancing, & Music... and learn about Polish Heritage. Tickets available day of the event.
Join us on the evening of Saturday, August 19, at Friendship Botanic Gardens for a Bacchus and Beer Festival!
Sample from 15 of our area's favorite breweries and wineries.
Up 'N Smoke will be on site to serve up their famous barbecue. Live entertainment throughout the evening, featuring Matt Gabriel and John Vermilye.
Enjoy the beautiful views of the Gardens and Lake Lucerne while watching the stars come out. Sample, sip, set, and sway to the music while contributing to Friendship Botanic Gardens.
This is a 21 and over event. We will offer free craft soda and water to those who are DDs.
All proceeds go to Friendship Botanic Gardens
Sunday August 13th, 3:00 - 6:00 PM Central
Friendship Botanic Gardens is proud to host to a special afternoon of world-class artistry from the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Join us among the scenic vistas of the Gardens for a preview of the Lyric Opera Company’s 2017-2018 season, performed by some of the biggest names in the Chicago arts and culture scene.
All proceeds contribute to the continued restoration and maintenance of Friendship Botanic Gardens, a historic 105 acre botanical park in Michigan City that serves as the region's premiere destination where nature meets culture.
3:00 Join us for Wine, Beer, Beverages and Light Appetizers and linger through the Gardens prior to the concert. The performance starts promptly at 4:00.
Tickets are available at the Friendship Gardens Welcome Cabin, open Wednesday through Sunday, 10am – 6pm CDT starting May 6th, order By Phone at 219-878-9885, or order online at the bottom of this page.
Regular seating available for $40.00.
Premium seating available for $50.00 (first 4 rows). Please note Premium Seating is limited to 40 people.
Light appetizers included with your ticket. A cash bar with beer, wine and beverages will be on site.
Members receive a $5.00 discount on regular and premium seating. Get your discount code calling us at 219-878-9885.
Space is limited. Purchase your tickets today!
Host: Gary Alexander
Accompanist: John Goodwin
Singers: Rose Guccione, Janet Mensen Reynolds, Kenneth Donovan, Keven Keys
|Premium Seating - Lyric Opera 2017||$50|
|General Seating - Lyric Opera 2017||$40|
Join us for our First "Music Under the Stars" Concert!
Johnzo West is a singer, songwriter and guitarist born and raised in the great state of Indiana and currently based out of Los Angeles, California. Johnzo West has released two albums, a collection of mostly acoustic home recordings called “Bring On The Burden”, and the much more sonically expansive “Glory.”
He also played and sang on Miley Cyrus’ cover of Bob Dylan’s “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go” for Amnesty International’s “Chimes of Freedom” album.Cyrus and West shot a video with James Minchin lll that was #1 on both MTV and CMT and has been viewed over 11 million times on YouTube. The duo also performed on The Ellen Show and Jimmy Kimmel.
West is also the guitarist for L.A. based psych/rock band Fortress Social Club, and has recorded and toured with Billy Ray Cyrus, Ryan Beatty, Davey Allen and others.
Johnzo West will be performing with his band The Wayward Souls, including fellow Michigan City native Justin Andres, bassist.
A fun filled family friendly evening will be had by all…come and support the Gardens!
Tickets available online for $22, $20 Members, or at door for $25.
Be sure to bring your paypal receipt for the event, it functions as your entry ticket!