Stroll through these beautiful gardens and enjoy live music
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The Forte gardens in Wilmington.
The Forte gardens in Wilmington.
WILMINGTON- A garden party to benefit historic Memorial Hall will be held on Saturday, August 9, at 2 pm, at the home of Dr. Robert Forte, 40 Top of the Hill Road.

The theme of this event is “Music in the Air” and a concert will be performed at 3 pm, by Barbara Lipstadt, Robin Matathias, Karen Horton, and Marietta Formanek. Pieces to be performed include “Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Gluck’s ORFEO, “Auf dem Strom”, Op. 119, for voice and piano with horn obligato, and “Hypnosis” for Flute and Piano by Ian Clarke.

Tickets to this event are $25 (tax deductible) and can be purchased at the Memorial Hall box office, 14 West Main Street, from 11 am to 1 pm, on Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2, and on Friday, August 8, from 11 am to 1 pm, and Saturday, August 9 from 10 am to 12 pm.

They will also be sold at Folly Foods, 33 West Main Street, and at the garden the afternoon of the event.

Checks can be made out to the Wilmington Fund for Memorial Hall. Carpooling is recommended.

This extensive perennial garden in full bloom with waterfalls and sculptures is a wonderful venue for a benefit such as this. Hors d’oeuvres, champagne, wine, and refreshments will be served. Rain date is Sunday, August 10.

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