SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2015 | 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join us for an enchanting evening amidst our illuminated gardens as you delight in uncommon artistry in entertainment and exquisite, garden-inspired fare.

  • Stroll vibrant gardens as performance artists captivate you with unusual flair
  • Enjoy tasting stations with delicious food and signature beverages
  • Find unique treasures and adventures in our silent and live auctions
  • Savor a gourmet seated dinner in our outdoor dining room

Proceeds from this special event will support The Garden's award-winning Ms. Smarty-Plants™ youth education program, as well as programs and services educating residents of all ages about conserving our most precious natural resource - water.

Honorary Host Committee

John A. Coleman
President, Association of California Water Agencies
Kevin Faulconer
Mayor, City of San Diego
Ann Hunter-Welborn
Chair of the Board Hunter Industries
Hon. Dianne Jacob
Supervisor, San Diego County
Carlos Lugo
General Manager, Helix Water District
Cindy Miles,
PhD Chancellor,
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

Mary Sessom
Mayor, City of Lemon Grove
Maureen Stapleton
General Manager,
San Diego County Water Authority

William Verbeck
Mark Weston
Chair of the Board,
San Diego County Water Authority

Gala Committee

Susan Boticelli,
Committee Chair
DeAna Verbeke,
Committee Vice Chair
Melissa Bolthouse
Leslie Cloud
Maureen Hall
Donna Hendrix
Beverley Ireland
Hedy Levine
Irene McCormack
Peggy Matarese
Diane Owens
Karen Garcia-Raines
Elyssa Robertson
Jan Tubiolo
DeAna Verbeke
Suzie Wiest
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
Barona Band of Mission Indians SoCal Shade Sails