Thursday, June 23, 2011

What's Happening in July

There's so much going on in July, let's get right to it:

Wednesday Night Movies at Foellinger Theatre—Free Admission
  • July 6, , Megamind
  • July 13, , Despicable Me
  • July 20, ,How to Train Your Dragon
  • July 27, , Nanny McPhee Returns
  • August 3, , Toy Story 3
  • August 10, , Tangled
Tuesday, July 12, 10 am –
Family Fun Day
Botanical Conservatory
Don’t miss the Three River’s Festival fun at the Conservatory! Make crafts, get a balloon animal, have your face painted and win prizes at games of skill and chance. Enjoy lunch or a snack. Hot dogs and other items will be available for 50¢. Your fun will include a bubble dance party, giant slide, moonwalk, and inflatable paddle pond (some height and/or age restrictions may apply). Explore our gardens indoors and out while exploring the color and mood of Flower Power: Summer of Love. No reservations required; regular admission applies. A responsible adult must accompany children. Wear your TRF button to receive an admission discount. Regular admission: $5/adult, $3/child ages 3-17.

Friday, July 15, , $25
Three Dog Night
Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, Franke Park
Three Dog Night rocked the 60’s and 70’s with 13 gold albums and 21 top 40 hits including “One,” “Mama Told Me Not To Come,” “Joy to the World,” and “Black and White.”  The Foellinger Theatre is proud to bring this group back to rock the house! Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE, Whatzup and MedPartners. Reserve tickets on-line at, or call 427-6000.

Saturday, July 16,
Jazz Under the Stars
Botanical Conservatory
Bring a lawn chair for an evening in the outdoor gardens enjoying Vintage jazz band and vocalist Francie Zucco. Settle into a spot on the Terrace or in the Exploration Garden, wander through the display gardens, enjoy the summer evening, and dance to the music. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from Mad Anthony Brewing Company. Please do not carry in food or beverage. The Festival finale fireworks are beautifully visible from the Terrace right after the concert. Doors open at 6 pm. No reservations needed. Wear your TRF button for a discount. Conservatory admission applies: $5/adult, $3/child ages 3 - 17. For more information, call 427-6440. 

Saturday, July 23, , $10
Hotel California
Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, Franke Park
Hotel California “A Salute to the Eagles,” was founded with the intent of filling the void left by the demise of The Eagles in 1982. By blending extraordinary vocal and musical talents, Hotel California faithfully and accurately reproduces the sound of the Eagles studio recordings, while recreating a classic sound which undeniably transcends the boundaries of Rock, R&B, and Country. All this while delivering a modern, action packed performance that brings this timeless music into the new millennium. Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE, MedPartners and Champions Sports Bar. Reserve tickets on-line at, or call 427-6000.

Friday, July 29, Doors Open / Opening Act
Botanical Roots Concert Series: The Ark Band (Reggae)
Botanical Conservatory
The Botanical Roots Concert series is back for a 6th year! Concerts are held on the Terrace Garden, rain or shine. Seating is limited so please feel free to bring your own chair. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from Mad Anthony Brewing; no outside food or beverage is allowed. The Ark Band is a St. Lucian reggae band, based in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1987 by Terry and Eustace Bobb, (The St. Lucian Riddim Twins) The Ark Band has continually toured across the United States, Canada and Jamaica sharing its roots reggae, calypso and soca music. 

Saturday, July 30, , $10
Foellinger Outdoor Theatre, Franke Park
Here’s your chance to relive the music of one of the greatest rock ‘n roll groups of all time. Revolution captures the Beatles with authentic instruments, costumes, visual impact, sound and excitement that can only be described as “incredible!”  This four-man group of Beatles’ impersonators delivers a concert that takes the audience time-traveling through the 60’s. Sponsored by Fun 101.7 WLDE, MedPartners and Champions Sports Bar. Reserve tickets on-line at, or call 427-6000.

Have fun!