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Kansas City Rose Society to host An Evening in Versailles garden party in September
September 20 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
The Kansas City Rose Society and honorary chairs, Gary and Anita Robb, will host the eighth annual Wine & Roses event on September 20, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The theme for this year is An Evening at Versailles, which will feature actors dressed in Napoleonic costumes and French inspired hors d’oeuvres, specialty cocktails and wine by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. With the help of production sponsor, Platinum KC, the evening’s music will include Hot Club KC playing French jazz music and DJ Ashton Martin playing French pop music. The dress code for the event is casual garden chic.
- Actors dressed in Napoleonic costumes.
- French inspired hors d’oeuvres, specialty cocktails and wine by Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions.
- Music will include Hot Club KC playing French jazz and DJ Ashton Martin playing French pop.
- Casual garden chic dress code encouraged.
In the case of inclement weather, the event will take place at the Loose Park Pavilion east of the garden.
WHY: The event will raise funds through sponsorships to help maintain the garden and provide community events. The event will recognize the garden for receiving this year’s Award of Garden Excellence from the World Federation of Roses during the Triennial Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.