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Cocktails at the Cottage at the Historic Spanish Point campus

cocktails at the cottage

Renée James Gilmore, Mary Evelyn Guyton,
Cornelia Matson, and Jeannie Russell

cordially invite you to

Cocktails at the Cottage

with a special preview of Clyde Butcher: Nature Through the Lens
at the Historic Spanish Point campus

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

5 – 8 p.m.

Enjoy a casual evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres overlooking Little Sarasota Bay at Selby Gardens’ Historic Spanish Point Campus. Watch the sunset and be the first to preview our new exhibition Clyde Butcher: Nature Through the Lensfeaturing the iconic artist’s large-scale landscape prints on aluminum set amid the native nature of this beautiful and beloved campus. 

The event will take place at the 19th Century White Cottage,
Sunken Garden, and Pergola. 

Host Committee

Elaine and Chuck Barber, Co-Chairs

Laura and Gaylon Peters, Co-Chairs

Sylvia S. Barber

John Bean and Alexandra Jupin

Susan and Jim Buck

BJ Creighton

Carole Crosby and Larry Wickless

Norb and Ann Donelly

Teri A Hansen

Dr. Washington Hill

Susan Hines

Katherine and Frank Martucci

Marianne and William McComb

Dawn Merrill

Drs. Joel Morganroth and Gail Morrison Morganroth

Lowe Morrison

Nikki and Jeff Sedacca

Susan and Zuheir Sofia

Audrey Robbins and Harry Leopold

Julie Rush

Judy Rossmoore Veale

Margaret Wise

Located on Little Sarasota Bay less than 10 miles south of Selby Gardens’ Downtown Sarasota campus, the Historic Spanish Point campus is one of the largest preserves showcasing native Florida plants that is interpreted for the public. The preserve celebrates an archaeological record that encompasses approximately 5,000 years of Florida history.

All proceeds from Cocktails at the Cottage benefit Selby Gardens’ Historic Spanish Point campus.