Preview Night - "Sip, Savor, and Shop" Information

Opening Reception Tickets Are Available for Friday Evening, October 13, 5-8 pm

Please join us for the 28th Annual Art in the Arboretum Festival.  Guaranteed to be a night of enjoyment with friends, fine drinks, tasty food (see menu below), live music provided by El Jaye Johnson, and an amazing collection of 75 artisans throughout the 7 acres of gardens.

The $35 tickets can be purchased online (click here),
or during regular business hours at the Arboretum Administrative Office,

6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington. 
Please note that the office is closed for lunch between noon and 1 p.m. (Monday through Friday) and on weekends.

Catering will be provided by Anne McCombie and Renato Abbate. 
Anne and Renato also have an interesting artistic background. 
Check out these links.


Menu Items


     Shrimp Spring Rolls

     Crawfish Salad

Meat Options:

     Boneless Grilled Chicken Bites

     Spiedini - Sicilian Stuffed Meat Skewers w/Fresh Focaccia bread

Veggie Options:

     Anne Famous Grilled Mac-n-Chez bites

     Caramelized Onion and Brie Tartlets

Dessert Options

      You will have many options to choose from

"Friends of the New Hanover County Arboretum" is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403


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