Events

Garden of Eden Ball

Circus

Saturday, September 28
6:30 p.m.

The Garden of Eden Ball is the Garden’s largest annual fund-raiser. The black-tie gala has come a long way since its early days in a tent in a former parking lot that’s now the popular Edible Garden.

Announcing a gala unlike any other! The one and only, Garden of Eden Ball: Circus is in town for one night only. This is a spectacle you will not want to miss. Enjoy a sparkling and unforgettable evening as Mary Wayne Dixon is honored for her remarkable leadership, inspiration, and volunteer service to the the Ball for 25 years.

Ball Co-Chairs Ginger Dixon Molloy and Susan Been are planning an incredibly fun evening under the Big Top. The show will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on Howell Fountain Plaza at dusk. Parties to Die For will transform the tented ballroom upon the Great Lawn into a three-ring extravaganza. Center ring will feature amazing circus performances by The Imperial Opa, a three-course seated dinner, and live music performed by Atlanta Showstoppers that will have guests dancing the night away.

For more information and an invitation to the Ball, contact Christina Dill Williams at 404.591.1537 or
cwilliams@atlantabotanicalgarden.org

2013 Garden of Eden Ball Committee

Benefitting: Atlanta Botanical Garden

Honoring: Mary Wayne Dixon

Ball Co-Chairs: Ginger Dixon Molloy and Susan Been

Benefactor Chairs: Sally and Jim Morgens

Patron Chairs: Jackie and Jimmy Cushman

Ladies & Gentlemen’s Committee Chairs: Blair and James Robbins

Special Advisor: Mary Wayne Dixon

Committee: Mary Bray, Robert Brown, Aimee and Tom Chubb, Lane and Richard Courts, Paula and David Dickey, Kristen Doerr, Duvall and Rex Fuqua, Jennifer and John Gordon, Mary Katherine and Tom Greene, Burch and Mark Hanson, Christy and Tim Hooper, Kimberly Ichter, Lucy Inman, Jim Landon, Kim and Tom Lape, Kelley and Malcolm Oakley, Cynthia and Michael Reid, Suzy and Ed Smith, Susan and Todd Stuart, Dina and John Varner, Pam and John Wilkins, Dina Woodruff

Event Designers: Kathy Rainer and Tricky Wolfe, Parties to Die For

Presenting Sponsors:

Isdell Family Foundation        Merrill Lynch

Media Partner:

Patron Party

The 2013 exclusive Patron Party took place at the beautiful garden and home of Shearon and Taylor Glover on September 12. Garden of Eden Ball donors at the Patron level ($1,500) and above attended to help kick-off the festivities. Donors at these levels are recognized in the Ball program.

For additional information please contact the Garden of Eden Ball Coordinator at cwilliams@atlantabotanicalgarden.org or 404.591.1537.

Ticketing Information

Presenting Sponsor: $25,000
Benefits tailored to fit Sponsor needs; please contact 404.591.1534 for more information.

Garden of Eden Ball Sponsor: $15,000
10 tickets to the Ball with priority seating, 10 tickets to the Patron Party, 1 Arbor Circle Membership, 50% off a facility rental at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Supporting Sponsor: $10,000
8 tickets to the Ball with priority seating, 8 tickets to the Patron Party, 1 Arbor Circle Membership, 50% off a facility rental at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Table Sponsor: $7,500
8 tickets to the Ball with priority seating, 8 tickets to the Patron Party

Benefactor: $5,000
6 tickets to the Ball, 6 tickets to the Patron Party

Patron and Friends: $2,500
4 tickets to the Ball, 4 tickets to the Patron Party

Patron: $1,500
2 tickets to the Ball, 2 tickets to the Patron Party

Individual tickets are $475. Amounts exceeding $200.00 per Ball ticket and $50 per Patron Party are eligible for a charitable income tax deduction. For an invitation to the Ball, contact Christina Williams at cwilliams@atlantabotanicalgarden.org or 404.591.1537.

 

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