Celebrities, silent auction to benefit garden foundation

The annual benefit party for the nonprofit Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Foundation is slated for Wednesday and features many local celebrities, gardening types and otherwise, and silent auction items.

The evening includes a Mediterranean-style dinner with wine and belly-dancing entertainment.

The celebrity list includes Harriett Bullitt, David Horsey, Ivan Doig and Tony Angell.

They will auction stays at Sleeping Lady Resort, a visit to plantsman Dan Hinkley’s home and garden, studio tours, lunch or dinner events, and other day and overnight trips,

You can also bid on rare plants that can be seen in the MsK Rare and Native Plant Nursery.

Tickets for GardenParty 2013 start at $75 and $550 for tables of eight and should be purchased by Monday.

The benefit will be held at the Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. NE, Shoreline.

For more information and a list of attendees and auction items, go to www.kruckeberg.org/gardenparty. Tickets may also be purchased at the Kruckerberg website through Brown Paper Tickets.

More in Life

Lots to see in Upper Skagit, even if the eagles are elusive

A guided hike through a mossy old-growth forest more than makes up for a lack of raptor sightings.

Shopping cart showdown: Which stores have best food prices?

Jennifer Bardsley compares Fred Meyer, PCC, QFC, Safeway, Trader Joe’s, WinCo and Whole Foods offers.

Take a closer look: Winter gardens share gifts in subtle way

Go on a neighborhood walk this month to enjoy the seasonal beauty offered by a variety of gardens.

Lucasfilm
                                Daisy Ridley stars as Rey in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”
‘The Last Jedi’ opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend of all-time

The Disney blockbuster became just the fourth film to open above $200 million domestically.

Samish Flats in Skagit County prime turf for winter birders

This spot is great for birdwatching because of the mostly flat land, marshy areas and open water.

Outdoor classes and activities in and around Snohomish County

GET OUT Christmas bird count: Volunteers are needed for the Everett-Marysville Christmas… Continue reading

Relationship do’s and don’ts: Lessons from 40 years of marriage

Paul Schoenfeld reflects on what he’s learned about relationships after four decades with his wife.

Making it through the holidays on 4 legs and 4 wheels

1. Driving safety Here are some travel tips from the Red Cross… Continue reading

The top 10 albums of 2017: From Jay-Z to St. Vincent

This year saw an upward trend in music industry revenue due to the popularity of streaming services.

Most Read