Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Virtual Gala

September 17, 7 - 9 PM

Celebrate and support the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum at our first-ever virtual gala. Learn more about the Arboretum’s Plant Conservation Program and hear from Arboretum director Peter Moe and University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel. KARE 11’s Belinda Jensen will host the event. Funds raised at the gala will be invested into the Arboretum’s 1,200 acres of gardens, plant and tree collections, model landscapes and natural areas.

New this year, online opportunities! Select the ticket option that works best for you. Enjoy an inspiring program with emcee Belinda Jensen, hear from U of M President Joan Gabel, bid on auction items and help save Minnesota orchids, all from the comfort of your own home. 

Ticket options:

Virtual Individual: $0/Free

Virtual Silver House Party Host: $1,000*

Virtual Gold House Party Host: $3,500*

*House Party Hosts will receive a gift basket

Program Overview

6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Pre-Show 

7:00 - 7:30 p.m. Program

Belinda Jensen, Kare 11 emcee
Andy Imholte, Auctioneer Fladeboe Advancement
Pete Moe, Arboretum Director 
President Joan Gabel, University of Minnesota
2020 Fund-a-Need: Plant Conservation Program 

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Post Show 

9:00 p.m. Auction Closes