50th Birthday Celebration 2024

Make your plans to attend the “Golden Birthday Celebration” of the Mobile Botanical Gardens (MBG) on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 6 pm.

Music by the regionally well-known Jimmy Roebuck Jazz Trio (Buddy DuBourg – keyboard, Joe Morris – string bass, Jimmy Roebuck – percussion

Cocktail buffet by Georgia Roussos Catering:
PORK TENDERLOIN with rolls, jezebel & horseradish sauce
GRILLED OYSTERS
CRAB MORNAY with Phyllo cups
BLUEBERRY GOAT CHEESE TARTS
STUFFED MUSHROOMS with Sausage
ROASTED VEGETABLE DISPLAY
GRILLED CHICKEN TENDERS with honey mustard sauce
SHRIMP & GRITS BAR with sautéed shrimp, bell pepper & onion fricassee, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh spinach, roasted garlic, creole crawfish cream sauce, smoked Gouda, crumbled goat cheese and scallions

Craft beer by Braided River Brewing Company

Wine – Tea – Basil Infused Water

Signature cocktail by Woodford Reserve

50th birthday cake by Lacy Lane Designs

Photography by Elizabeth Gelineau

Attire is business casual.

This ticketed fundraiser event ($106 per person reflects MBG’s 106 acres) celebrates the 50th anniversary of Mobile Botanical Gardens and the successful establishment of a $1,000,000 endowment. 

Proceeds of the MBG 50th Birthday Celebration will go directly toward enhancing the value of the Gardens’ collections and furthering its educational mission. For reservations, call the Gardens at 251-342-0555 or go to https://mbgrebloomshop.com/collections/golden-birthday-celebration

Our Sponsors:

Stephen E. Clements
Allison and Trent Hall
Robert and Robin Krchak
Michael and Kitty Meshad
The Carolyn W. Saunders Foundation
USA Health – University of South Alabama
David and Greer Wilhelm
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