‘Twilight in the Garden: A Harvest Feast’ set for Sept. 7 at Klehm

Staff Report

Rockford’s Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St., will present “Twilight in the Garden: A Harvest Feast” from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7. Reservations are $100 per person. Raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20.

Twilight in the Garden is an opportunity for Rockford to celebrate great local foods and wonderful wines while supporting the programs, gardens, collections and educational opportunities that make Klehm Arboretum a cornerstone of stateline gardening culture.

Enjoy an upscale, yet relaxed, evening in Klehm’s unique gardens with a five-course gourmet meal prepared by Chef Ryan Adams and wine pairings from PRP Wines.

The chef and sommelier will introduce each course, explaining where the locally-sourced ingredients came from, how they were prepared, and how the wine complements the dish.

Reservations can be made online at klehm.org or by calling Klehm at (815) 965-8146. Raffle prizes include a private dinner for eight at your home or Klehm Arboretum with wine pairings, donated by the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center and PRP Wines; and a tree with planting (up to a $500 value), donated by J. Carlson Growers and Tree Care Enterprises.

From the Aug. 14-20, 2013, issue

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