Taste of Asia Tea at Fairchild

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Taste of Asia Tea at Fairchild - Don‘t Miss the Last Tea of the Season!

Coral Gables, FL, May 27, 2009 - Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden will hold its last tea of the season on Sunday, June 14 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on the veranda and in the ballroom of the Jean Ellen Dupont Shehan Visitor Center. Guests will delight in the ambiance of Afternoon Tea overlooking Fairchild and served at beautifully set tables, complete with fine china. The menu included scones, mini tea sandwiches, cookies and petit fours.

Cost per person is $27 for members, $37 for non-members and $17 for children 12 and under. For more information and reservations, please call Tricia Frank at 305-663-8091 or purchase tickets online at www.fairchildgarden.org.

For information or reservations call Tricia Frank at 305-663-8091 or Marnie Valent at 305-663-8059.  

About Fairchild

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is dedicated to exploring, explaining and conserving the world of tropical plants. It is one of the premier conservation and education-based gardens in the world and a recognized international leader in both Florida and international conservation. Currently Fairchild has field programs in over 20 countries including support to protected areas in Madagascar and Africa and botanic garden development and renovation projects in South and Central America, the Caribbean and Middle East. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden houses the National Palm Collection as recognized by the American Public Gardens Association (APGA), has the world’s greatest living collection of palms and cycads; an education program reaching more than 50,000 school children per year; hosts popular events like the International Chocolate Festival, International Mango Festival and International Orchid Festival, the Ramble, concerts, affiliated plant society shows and sales and more; and, is a not-for-profit organization relying on the support of its 40,000 members and benefactors. Fairchild hosts major art events such as Mark di Suvero and Kris Martin at Fairchild this year, Botero, Lichtenstein and Chihuly at Fairchild in 2008 and Chihuly at Fairchild in 2005 and 2006. Fairchild is located at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables (Miami), Florida 33156. Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $10 for children 6-17 and free to children 5 and under and Fairchild members. For more information, please visit us at www.fairchildgarden.org and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fairchild-Tropical-Botanic-Garden/21557931711.

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