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After a very successful inaugural program in 2017, we are very excited to bring back Social Irrigation! Social Irrigation is a 15-week long program of Thursday night concerts in the Garden, featuring a new band, food, craft beer and lawn games each week. Trellis Café (Trellis Café links to dine page) will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage.

June 21: Big Time Grain Company

Authentic, energetic country with a rock edge from Kansas City, Mo. One of the fastest-growing country bands in the Midwest, brother duo Big Time Grain Company brings an energetic country western and country rock show with influences from across the genre. BTGC has shared the stage with Big & Rich, Restless Heart, Brothers’ Osborne, Drake White, Jerrod Neimann, Runaway June, Gary Allan, Dan and Shay, Travis Tritt, Chase Bryant, JoDee Messina, Los Lobos, Lanco and many more as well as headlining many country festivals all over America. The brothers’ passion for getitng to know and connecting with people mixed with their love for music leaves the audience and their heart warmed.

  • Event and Venue Open House
  • Activity: People for Pollinators: Join staff from Neil Smith National Wildlife Refuge to learn more about planting with natives and receive free plants or seeds to get started.




The Garden and Trellis are open from 5-9 p.m.; music runs from 6-8:30 p.m.
See below for the full list of live music.

(Regular cost of admission applies)
Members – free
Adults – $10
Senior – $9
Military – $9
Youth – $7
Children 3 and under – free

Social Irrigation Music Schedule

June 14: Tony Valdez and the Rockets
June 21: Big Time Grain Co.
June 28: Parrenderos Latin Combo
July 12: Max Wellman and the Annie Booth Trio
July 19: Nola Jazz Band
July 26: The Cerny Brothers
Aug. 2: Christopher the Conquered
Aug. 9: Abbie and the Sawyers
Aug. 16: The Maytags
Aug. 23: The Diplomats of Sound
Aug. 30: Parrenderos Latin Combo
Sept. 6: Damon Dotson
Sept. 13: Kevin Burt
Sept. 20: Gina Gedler sings Barbra Streisand
Sept. 27: Fred Gazzo Band

*Artists subject to change


Food and drinks from Trellis Café.

Lawn games, garden activities and more.

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