As always, the Green Thumb Gala raises money for operating expenses of the Botanical Garden. Past events have also set aside funds for special projects.

This year, even though the physical event has been cancelled, we hope you will continue to support the Garden. A percentage of what we raise will go toward a Conifer & Evergreen Grove reflecting this year’s Gala Theme, which recognizes the importance of these varieties of trees and shrubs as the foundation and true heart of our gardens.

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

Help us continue to keep the Garden a living refuge. Your tax deductible gift will allow the Garden to continue to provide, as it has in the past, a peaceful and safe haven for all in our community.

“When we tug at a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world.” – John Muir

Chairs: Rick Fox and Ralph Cianelli

Ticketing Info

We invite you to purchase a ticket to support the Garden… and then stay home!

$150 – Individual Ticket | $500 – Gala Patron

$1000 – Sponsor   | $1500 – Non-Table Host

~ Sponsorships Available ~

Thank you to our Sponsors

Majestic Redwoods $10,000

Jim & Kati Blalock

Mountain Pines $7,500

Ambassador & Mrs. Victor Ashe

Mountain Hemlock $5,000

Martha E. Begalla

American Hollies $2,500

Diane Humphreys-Barlow & Jack Barlow
UT President & Mrs. Randy Boyd
Rick Fox & Ralph Cianelli ● Neil & Maureen Dunn McBride
First Bank ● Fiser, Inc. Regions Bank

TIS Insurance Services, Inc.
Sandi Burdick & Tom Boyd Lane Hayes

Hinoki Cypresses $1,500

Linda Gay Blanc & Marshall Peterson
Cortese Tree Service Annelle Neal Mike & Laurie Devoto

Blue Star Junipers $1,000

Jeff and Susan Arbital Anne Kinggard and Lennie Robertson 
David Williamson ● Dan and Mikki Steinhoff ● Mike McClamroch Townes Osborn and Robert Marquis ● Jeffery Queen

Winter Heaths $500

Katharine Pearson Criss Janna Hubbs Pat Conroy Taylor
Victoria Daniel Cape Bobby and Margaret Gehring
Rich and Jane Ray ● John and Sandra Butler
Steven Smith
Fred and Sandra Anderson Cetera Advisor Networks/Bob Williams

Buy tickets below or mail a check made payable to the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum to 2743 Wimpole Ave., Knoxville, TN 37914. Be sure to put in the memo line what it is for.



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