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

Allen Carlisle
General Manager, Padre Dam Municipal Water District
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

Melissa Bolthouse
Leslie Cloud
Donna Hendrix
Beverley Ireland
Hedy Levine
Irene McCormack
Reema Makani Boccia, APR
Peggy Matarese
DeAna Verbeke,
Committee Vice-Chair

Diane Owens
Leslie Payne
Pia Piscitelli
Sunny Rickard
Karen Garcia Raines
Elyssa Robertson
Suzie Wiest
Terry Wolcott
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Barona Band of Mission Indians California American Water Bennett & Assoc. San Diego Gas & Electric
San Diego Metropolitan Credit Union Jon Cloud

Agri Service Backflow Services Baldwin and Sons Best Best & Krieger RCP Block & Brick Bob's Crane Brickman Charles Wei-Hsun Fu Foundation Crown computer management services Pardee Homes Kleinfelder SoCal Shade Sails Verbeke, Frank and DeAna

Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District Peggy Matarese Two Rivers Strategies Fusion Glass Spectacular Events

Hamann Construction My Rustic Garden West Coast Benefits West Rhode & Roberts Village Nurseries Keller Williams Fortress Landscape Schmidt Design Group Geocon Incorporated