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Music in the Garden

DATE: March 1, 8, 15, 29 | April 5, 12, 26 | May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
TIME: 7-9 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.
PRICE: Members: $32.95 | General Admission: $36.95

Enjoy a stunning Garden backdrop as you experience local bands during this Friday’s night series. This 35-year-old tradition returns with concerts from January through May. All guests must be 21+.

  • March 8 – Desert Rose Project feat. the Music of Sting | Pop, jazz, yacht rock, pop rock SOLD OUT
  • March 15 – Kilted Spirit | Irish Rock SOLD OUT
  • March 29 – Rose’s Pawn Shop | Americana, folk rock 
  • April 5 – Vinyl Station | Medium Rock 
  • April 12 – Alice Tatum | Jazz crossover and originals 
  • April 26 – Marmalade Skies | Tribute to The Beatles
  • May 3 – Black Forest Society | Folk rock
  • May 10 – Delphine Cortez with Joel Robin & Friends | Vocal jazz and contemporary  
  • May 17 – Jácome Flamenco Música | Spanish flamenco guitar music 
  • May 24 – AJ Odneal Quintet | Indie folk 
  • May 31 – Las Calakas | Cumbia, rock, hip hop


Chef Specials

  • March 01 | Shrimp Po Boy
    Battered Shrimp, Louisiana Hot Sauce, Dill Remoulade, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Pickles, and Cajun Potato Salad
  • March 08 | Fish and Chips
    Battered Cod, Seasoned Fries, Tartar Sauce, Coleslaw, and Lemon
  • March 15 | Corned Beef and Cabbage
    Corned Beef and Braised Cabbage, Creamy Horseradish, Crispy Red Potatoes, Braised Carrots, Dinner Roll and Butter
  • March 29 | Gyro
    Traditional Gyro with Tzatziki Sauce, Fresh Pita, Pickled Onion, Garlic Hummus, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Feta
  • April 05 | French Dip Sliders
    Braised Beef, Provolone, Brioche Buns, Au Jus, Crispy Onions Rings
  • April 12 | Mahi Mahi Tacos
    Grilled Mahi Mahi, Corn Tortillas, Shredded Cabbage, Pineapple Papaya Salsa, Crema, Spanish Rice and Beans
  • April 26 | Fish and Chips
    Battered Cod, Seasoned Fries, Tartar Sauce, Coleslaw, and Lemon
  • May 03 | Chicken Fried Steak
    Country Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Dinner Roll and Butter
  • May 10 | Chicken Fajitas
    Grilled Chicken Fajitas with Bell Peppers and Onions, Flour Tortillas, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Salsa, Black Beans, and Arroz Verde
  • May 17 | Torta Ahogada (Birria Torta)
    Braised Beef in Red Chile Sauce, Bolillo Bread, Pickled Onions, Queso Fresco, Lime Wedges, House Made Chips
  • May 24 | Chili Con Carne Dog
    All Beef Hot Dog on a Brioche Bun, Topped with Beef Chili, Cheddar Cheese, and Onions, Served with Tater Tots
  • May 31 | Carnitas Tacos
    Braised Pork Carnitas, Corn Tortillas, Avocado Crema, Salsa Fresca, Refried Beans, Mexican Rice

Dine before the concert at Gertrude’s Restaurant (Reservations strongly recommended) or get Gertrude’s To-Go. Snacks, light meals and non-alcoholic selections are available at Patio Café. Bar service including cocktails, beer and wine by the glass or bottle available for purchase with debit/credit and digital payment options.



Fernando Botero: El Maestro

Oct. 7 - March 31

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Majestic Mariposas

March 2 - May 12

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Read Between the Spines Author Series Featuring Abra Lee

March 6 & 7

Dig into bestselling books with the author themselves.

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