2013 Fundraising Events Galleries
On Friday, August 23, nearly 700 guests gathered for a celebration of Ohio's harvest. Guest began the evening with cocktails and appetizers on the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. At the sound of the dinner bell, guests made their way to the Grand Mallway gardens, where they enjoyed an al fresco dinner under the stars. Presented by the Conservatory's Women's Board, the fifth annual Field to Table raised over $250,000 to support the Conservatory's community gardening programs.
On Friday, May 3, 2013, over 600 guests sporting spring fashions and hats gathered under a grand marquee at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The 13th annual Les Chapeaux Dans le Jardin (Hat Day) luncheon is one of Columbus’ premier social traditions and the Conservatory’s signature spring fundraising event. Proceeds from this year’s event are expected to net over $290,000 to benefit the Conservatory’s education programs. Fashion expert Tim Gunn, co-host of Project Runway, was the featured guest speaker.